Richmond Literary Institute was established in 1861 it’s founding President was George Bowman. The foundation stone was laid in January 1866 and the Building was opened by Sir Henry Parkes on the 27th August, 1866.

Richmond Borough Council came into being in 1872 and the council meetings were held at the School of Arts until 1913.

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Murray Wing
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Archerfield Room
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Meeting Room
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All Our Function Halls and Meeting Rooms are for Hire
Our range of great rooms and halls are suitable for:




*Staff Meetings
*Public Meetings

Contact Us:
Richmond School of Arts

Ph: 02 4578 2110 Seven Days
Or Visit in Office Hours
Wednesdays & Fridays
8.30am to 12noon

Inspections welcome
26 West Market St
Cnr March St
Richmond NSW 2753

Find us here:

Coming Events:
2 Day Masterclass on
Character Transformation
with Aaron Jeffery

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd April
9am to 4pm

Richmond Players
Saturday 12, 19 May
26 May (matinee and evening)

Macquarie Towns Arts Society
Autumn Exhibition
25th – 27th May

Self Catering or Engage
a Caterer of your choice

  • Competitive rates for
    all categories
  • Great parking
  • Accessible Friendly
  • Entrances & Facilities

Our Central Location is
two minutes walk to

  • The Park Mall
  • The Market Place
    Shopping Center
  • Richmond Mall
  • Richmond Railway Station
  • and Adjacent to Richmond Park

Weekly Regulars:

  • Performing Arts – Ballet, Tap, Jazz – Wed & Fri
  • Drama – Richmond Players – Mon & Wed
  • Stage to Screen – Wed
  • Craft – Hawkesbury Valley Lapidary Club – Wed, Fri, Sat
  • Pilates – Tues, Wed
  • Zumba – Tues
  • Check out our What’s On page for more information




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