Our FACILITIES include the:

  • Newbery Hall lecture theatre
  • Dorothea Bleek Room (Boardroom)
  • Alex du Toit Room
  • Drawing Rooms
  • Goodwin Room

All the above rooms are available for hire during the day and on certain evenings. For more details of the facilities, see this summary.  A layout plan of the building can be seen here. The layout plan can be downloaded as a pdf file by clicking on the button at the top right-hand corner of this page.

The Newbery Hall is admirably suited for holding lectures, and for staff training purposes, etc.  Please view the collection of Newbery Hall photographs.

Photographs of the smaller rooms are displayed as follows:
Drawing-Rooms ; Dorothea Bleek Room ; Alex du Toit Room; and Goodwin Room.


Please click on availability for a timetable of the rooms which can be rented.

For rental pricing of the Newbery Hall and of the smaller rooms during 2024, see  here .

A small kitchen is available for renters of the Athenaeum rooms to use.  Please see the photograph.

We are now able to provide emergency electrical power backup in the Newbery Hall during load-shedding.  For further information please refer to the Newbery Hall page.

Please call Tina Birch (the resident manageress) on cellphone number 082-306-2687 for information, or to make a booking. She can also be contacted on WhatsApp at this number (preferred method of contact in writing).

Alternatively, please send her an email at .

If you join one of our Member Societies you will automatically enjoy what other members call ‘home’!