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The Freedom Hub Events venue

An Events Venue with a Purpose

Are you looking for an events venue to host a function? We have been the chosen venue for hundreds of functions over the last four years.

Host a dinner party, corporate events, or a wedding.

This is a venue your guests will remember. Read why.

Party with a Purpose at Sydney’s first Ethical Events Venue!

Anyone choosing to host events at the Freedom Hub Venue are aligning with values that care about

  • the world
  • people and
  • about giving back.

As a result our events have an extra feel good factor!

Ethical events are the new giving back trend that people are looking for and our large warehouse adds the feel.

Leverage your big day for good.

100% of the profits from your event, supports people who have experienced modern day slavery within Australian borders. 

You can even go one step further and choose our preferred ethical partners for catering, wine, photography, flowers etc

Ethical Consumerism is a winning value.

By choosing our recommended ethical vendors you know every effort has been made to ensure your event is sustainable and ethical.

So your guests will love the feel good buzz of knowing the celebration has a purpose and you are taking a stand to make the world a better place.

The great thing about The Freedom Hub Event Venue is you have FLEXIBILITY. Because you can also decide to choose your own caterers, drink suppliers, décor or work with ours. It is your event.

Our Venue Capacity is 100 people but this changes with Covid restrictions.

Contact us to find out more.     

Read about a recent wedding at the Freedom Hub.

Packages & FAQs 

Please read our COVID Policy here.

Check out the beautiful Gallery pics below and get a good feel for the size of the venue in the video below.

We would be honoured to host your event!

The Freedom Hub Events Venue

Situated in what was once a Sydney industrial area, the Freedom Hub Events Venue is a Warehouse that captures the heart of early days. It is styled with a modern industrial decor.

The venue is 100 years old, with an original floor of hand-smashed river pebbles. Large steel beams in the ceiling where used to hoist the heavy machinery of an 1900s automobile garage.

Now a thriving, edgy community of young city commuters; our venue is hidden on a back street of Waterloo and well worth discovering.

Close to the airport for travelling guests. Also close to airport hotels for your early escape onto your honeymoon or next business trip. Walking distance from Green Square station and buses from Central Station pass by a few meters away.

A Casual Event layout
Popular Event Floor Layout
EVENT REVIEWS

5 Star Event Reviews

“The party was amazing, the venue looked beautiful. Thank you for your wonderful service!”
Amy
“I want to thank you all for your help with my event. Everything was beautiful and was very much admired.”
Susan
“Professional and friendly staff. The very best”
David

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your Venue Hire Packages

Yes. We have three packages to choose from.

1. Blank canvas.

This package includes the cafe tables and chairs only.  (*French white lounges can be hired at an additional cost, as can our piano*). As a blank canvas, you bring in everything else you need. Just as you would for a marquee event. We have recommended partners you can select if you want to ensure your function is completely ethical or you can choose your own.

2. “Assisted event”

We provide staff, tableware, and glassware. You can add onto the packages any extras such as overnight storage, extra staff, PA system, Projector etc.

3. “Fully managed venue”

We work together to select ethical food from our menu, wine and staffing. The fully managed package also gives you a number of hours with one of our experienced event planners who will help you with every detail pertaining to hire, food and bev, to make your event a huge success. Styling your event is still your responsibility so you can create your own feel.

Find out more now.

How do i book an event?

1. Complete an enquiry form HERE giving us as much information about your event as possible.
2. We‘ll contact you to find out any information we are missing and then we’ll send you our package pricing.
3. If you are happy that our pricing suits your budget, book a 45min “viewing and planning meeting” with one of our planners HERE.
4. We will then send you a personalised quote for your event and put a “tentative hold” on the date for 14 days.
5. If you are happy with the quote, a non-refundable $500 deposit is required within days of the quote with signed T&C’s.
6. 50% prepayment is required 3 months prior to your event, with full payment due 4 weeks prior to your event.

We would be honoured to help you “host an event your guests will remember”.

100% of the profits from your venue hire are used to end modern slavery and help victims recover. You can find out more about our work in Ending Slavery here.

Is there a time limit?

The Freedom Hub venue is a cafe six days a week, so events are held outside cafe hours

Exclusive and partial hire of the venue is available during cafe hours and has a separate cost structure and booking terms.

We charge your event by the hour so you can choose how much time you need to bump in your event and bump out. The venue must be reset as found for cafe trading after your event (we can provide a team) and for evening events all guests must have departed by midnight.

NOTE: During COVID there is an additional COVID cleaning fee after your event.

Find out more about hosting a Covid Safe Event and our COVID action plan here.

What is your cancellation policy?

We have become a very popular venue so holding a date can cost us thousands of dollars in missed business if you cancel.

The deposit also helps us cover the administrative costs of hours put in by your planner to reach the quote stage. So should your event be cancelled, the following conditions apply unless otherwise agreed by The Freedom Hub and at its discretion.

All cancellations must be received in writing.

Your deposit is forfeited, cancellation;

Up to 30 days prior to the event date; 50% of the invoice will be retained, 50% refunded to the client
Up to 14 days prior to the event date; 70% of the invoice will be retained, 30% refunded to the client.
14 days or less; 100% of the invoice will be retained to The Freedom Hub, 0% refunded to the client

 

100% of the profit from your event supports victims of human trafficking in Australia.

Do you have parking?

DO YOU HAVE PARKING AT THE VENUE?

Like most city venues we only have street parking, this is unmetered throughout the weekend and evenings. Besides TFH there is a parking lot which is empty from 4 pm Fridays and all day Saturdays & Sundays. 

The nearest parking station is behind Aldi on Danks St. Greensquare Railway station is a 10-minute walk. The taxi exchange station is directly behind our venue.

BYO questions & More FAQ's

CAN I BYO ALCOHOL?

You are welcome to BYO beverages. However, there is a flat $200 corkage fee. Also, keep in mind that The Freedom Hub bar staff are required to serve due to RSA laws. The required ratio is 1 bar staff per 40x guests based on the drink menu. Additional bar staff can be added to your preferred package.

Ask us about our amazing drink packages.

If you BYO you are required to provide your own ice, drink tubs, ice, garnishes, spirit pourers etc.

CAN WE HAVE OUR OWN CATERER?

The great thing about hiring The Freedom Hub venue is you have the flexibility to choose our preferred 100%, ethical caterers. Or you can outsource your favourite caterer instead, attracting a flat $250 surcharge.

We recommend that outsourced caterers come by the venue to check out our kitchen facilities, as it is designed for café food preparation.

We also recommend you make a booking with our event planner on-site. You may need additional staff for your event for service, clearing etc.

*Most catering companies will include wait staff in their packages or you can request ours*

 

 

IS YOUR VENUE WHEELCHAIR-FRIENDLY?

Yes. We have a ramp leading into the venue. We have a wheelchair-accessible toilet and wide corridors for access.

 

 

 

 

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