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Brown's Mart is an iconic, much loved performance space that has been the centre of community arts development for over 40 years. For a full listing of what is coming up at Brown's Mart Theatre, go to our website.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
12 Smith St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800, Australia
Part of the historic quarter of Darwin, one of the oldest surviving buildings now saved as a community theatre and music venue. Lovely use of the local stone and good to see it having an ongoing use for the city. Nice photogenic frontage too.
My husband and I had time to kill before our flight so we watched a beautiful silent film boy and the world I think it was called. The movie was different but ok.
The chairs and the pillows felt dirty. We felt a bit dirty....More
I was thrilled to find that one of Australia's oldest working theatres still brings live entertainment to the steamy tropics. A heritage building now - beautifully restored and lovingly maintained with all the 'smells, bells & whistles'.
She hosts professional and amateur touring productions through...More
We attended a play called "Broken" (part of the 2016 Darwin Festival program)yesterday at the Brown's Mart Theatre, this was the first time we had been to Brown's Mart. The theatre is fabulous, it is small, but that added to the ambience of the drama...More
It was built in the 1880's and has served many roles over the years and survived Cyclone Tracy and is now a community theatre. Its history is well described and although not always open to the public it is worth a visit to see the...More
Brown's Mart Theatre is located in Smith Street opposite the Old Town Hall. It was was built by Vaiben Louis Solomon in 1885 and was originally known as “Solomon’s Mart”.
Evidently Victor Vowles Brown in September 1887 established the Port Darwin Mercantile and Agency Co....More
Brown's Mart Theatre is a beautiful stone heritage building in the heart of Darwin, opposite the Old Town Hall. Whilst currently used as a theatre and concert venue, it was originally built intended to be a mining exchange.
Go here on a Friday afternoon. They have live music, it is a great friendly atmosphere There is seating for about 60-80 people. And in the park just next door they have the food vans, so you can get yourself a bite to eat, come...More
A great spot for the Arts, it comes into its own during the Darwin Festival period July to August each year. There are different venues located close together where I have seen great shows over the last few years. Its the Arts & Entertainment Hub...More