the forum | turbine hall

Newtown - Gauteng

About us

The Forum│Turbine Hall

This historic venue that once operated as a power station back in the 1920’s, is an integral part of Johannesburg’s architectural history. After an extensive refurbishment, the iconic building reopened to the public in 2005 and has since become a firm favourite for hosting a range of world-class events and conferences.

Nestled in the heart of the city’s trendy arts and cultural precinct, the space is also one of Joburg’s most coveted wedding and party venues, due to its unique and edgy industrial spaces accented by beautifully modern interiors.

Turbine Hall Conference Rooms

  • seats 26 to 45 people
  • automated screen
  • mounted projector
  • VGA points
  • audio

  • seats 26 to 60 people
  • automated screen
  • mounted projector
  • VGA points
  • audio

  • seats 30 to 80 people
  • automated screen
  • mounted projector
  • VGA pointsaudio

Turbine Hall Function Spaces

  • seats 24 people for a boardroom meeting and up to 60 cinema style
  • executive boardroom and dining room with a featured
  • glass ceiling or intimate setting for smaller dinner
  • functions. unique, sophisticated, intimate and
  • interactive dining area set
  • just off our kitchen and hosted by our executive chef.

  • can accommodate up to 700 people
  • exhibition space, conference, banquets and parties

  • can accommodate up to 200 people
  • have your function set between the concrete turbinesof turbine hall

  • up to 100 people
  • lavish and stylish bar, perfect to host functions

  • 270 banqueting, 800 cocktail
  • our signature event space.exhibition space
  • fully equipped bar

award-winning food

We believe in an artisanal and bespoke approach to food.  By matching first-class cuisine with top-notch service and beautiful presentation, you can expect an extra special element of creativity and flawless execution at your event. Our unique menus are designed to showcase quality local and seasonal products that are not only delicious, but nutritious and sustainable too.

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