What are the venue operating hours?

City of Sydney Creative Studios operates 6am - 12am daily. 

Please be aware that staff are only onsite for the following hours: 8am - 8pm, Monday to Friday. 8am - 6pm Saturday and Sunday.

If you require access to studio spaces outside of the above staff hours, you will need to have been inducted by venue staff and supplied with access security FOB. 

Security FOBS cannot be issued outside of non-staffed hours.

Does the venue have parking onsite?

Please be aware that the venue does not have onsite parking.

The nearest parking location is Wilson Parking, 14 Wilmot St, Sydney, operating from 6.30am - 7pm Monday - Friday. 

Alternatively, Meriton Pitt Street Parking on 100 Bathurst Street, Sydney is open 24 hours daily and offer cheaper rates.  

Please let venue staff know if loading dock access or accessible car spaces are required as this can be organised.

What’s the nearest public transport?

The nearest public transport is by train - 5 min walk from Town Hall and Museum Stations; L2 Light Rail - 5 min walk from Light Rail platforms; or Bus - 5 min walk from Elizabeth St Stand C and D.

Can we do a public event?

Brand X at City of Sydney Creative Studios venue is not a place of public entertainment. Invitation-only showings and workshops are welcome, please talk to our staff if you intend on having an invitation-only event. If you are interested in running a public event, look at our Darlinghurst venue, East Sydney Community and Arts Centre: https://www.brandx.org.au/escac

When can I have venue access?

Access to the building is provided 15 mins prior to your booking via your security access FOB. This provides you access to common areas only. Venue access is provided from the time of your booking. 

Please be aware that during busier periods bookings can be back to back. You will need to include your setup and pack down times as part of your booking. 

Can I use naked flame or smoke/haze in your venue? 

Naked flame, smoke or haze of any kind is not allowed in the City of Sydney venues. This includes candles, incense, vapes and cigarettes.

Are pets/animals allowed? 

No animals are allowed into the space unless they are service animals.