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Trades Hall, Fringe Common Rooms

location marker Cnr Lygon and Victoria Street, Carlton, Victoria, 3053.

Located in Melbourne’s iconic Trades Hall, Common Rooms is Melbourne Fringe’s year-round home for vibrant accessible performances and events by independent artists. We are a safe space for our community and a meeting place housing a licensed performance space and a salon for events of all kinds!


Accessibility

Lift access for patrons and performers. Hearing loop available if requested. Accessible and gender-neutral bathrooms.


Transport

Fringe Common Rooms is located upstairs, inside Trades Hall, on the corner of Lygon and Victoria Streets, Carlton. Enter via Lygon Street. There is lift access available.

Public Transport
There are three public transport options from the Melbourne CBD to Common Rooms – train, tram and bus, you can plan your journey using the Public Transport Victoria website

Train
Trades Hall is located 800 metres from Melbourne Central train station. Exit at Swanston Street/La Trobe Street, and make your way East up La Trobe Street. Turn left at Russell Street, and continue to Victoria Street, when Russell Street becomes Lygon Street. Trades Hall is on the corner of Victoria Street and Lygon Street. 

Bus
Trades Hall is around a 15-minute bus trip from Melbourne CBD. Catch the 907 Bus from Swanston and Lonsdale Streets. Bus 907 is a Smart Bus – accessible for wheelchairs and mobility scooters. 

Tram
Catch the number 30 and City Circle trams East along La Trobe Street. Alight at corner Russell and Swanston and walk north on Russell Street. Continue to Victoria Street, when Russell Street becomes Lygon Street. Trades Hall is on the corner of Victoria Street and Lygon Street. 

These trams are not accessible for wheelchair or mobility scooters, nor are there accessible stops along La Trobe Street. 

Car
There are a number of street car parks outside Trades Hall on Victoria Street, including an accessible parking bay. Lygon Street carpark is a short walk from Trades Hall – located at 204-218 Lygon Street.

For more information, visit the Fringe Common Rooms website.

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