Beatrice Taylor Hall, Hornsby

Council’s community centres are open for public access.

Please see the Terms and Conditions page to review the hirer’s responsibilities in response to COVID-19. Please contact the Venue Management Team on 9847 6050 or with any enquiries.

25 Edgeworth David Avenue, Hornsby

Beatrice Taylor Hall

Located at the rear of the historic Willow Park Complex, this facility is only suitable for low-key social functions with limited numbers, such as Seniors groups activities, high teas, children’s parties under 10 years of age, small-scale community meetings, meditation and yoga classes. For events not meeting these permissible categories, please explore other suitable options.

Online books; Kitchen; Parking; Air Conditioning

Please note, due to the location of this Community Centre in a high residential area, it is important to ensure noise levels are kept to a minimum. Therefore, public address systems and amplified music are not permitted to be used as part of casual hire bookings.

Book online or check availability


Capacity 60
General Facilities Off-street parking, wheelchair accessible entry only (no accessible amenities)
Hall Facilities Small stage, tables, chairs, stage, air conditioning
Kitchen Facilities Hot water, refrigerator with freezer, oven, microwave
Floor Wooden

Australian Chinese Community Association

Elderly service centre.

Contact: Michelle Chan, 0413 829 863,
When: Wednesday, 10am-2pm

Australian Plants Society - North Shore Group

Talks about growing Australian plants.

Contact: Judy Jeffrey, 0429 438 598,
When: 2nd Friday of the month, Feb - Nov, 7pm-10pm
Cost: Free

O'Grady Drama Academy

Speech, movement and drama lessons.

Contact: Louise Gardiner, 9875 3139 / 0410 700 272
When: Saturdays, (Kindy - Y3) - 10am-11am ; (Y4 - Y6) 11am-12pm;  Youth (Y7 - Y12): 12pm -1.15pm

Hornsby Ku-Ring-Gai Folk Club

Folk music poetry.

Contact: Barry Parks, 0425 275 097,
When: 3rd Friday of each month, 7pm - 11pm

Hornsby Art Society

Demonstrations and workshops

When: Check website Hornsby Art Society website for more details.
Contact: Dennis Fisher 0419 288 348 / Janelle Mcintosh 0432 619 966

Hornsby Art Society - Watercolour Group

Independent watercolour group that meets weekly to paint together.

Contact: Janelle McIntosh 0432 619 966,
When: Tuesday (during school terms), 10.30am-2.00pm

Hornsby District Toastmasters

Building your public speaking and leadership skills.

Contact: Ali Sarami 0403 060 352
When: 1st, 3rd and 5th Tuesdays of every month, 7.30pm-9.30pm

Integricare Supported Playgroup for Grandparents

A supported playgroup for grandparents in the Hornsby area.

Contact: Louise Greig 0437 762 830
When: Monday, 10.00am-11.30am

Institute of Modern Taekwondo

Taekwondo classes.

Contact: Martin Vickery 0403 797 946
When: Wednesdays, 5.00pm-8.30pm


Krishna evening - Iskcon cultural program.

When: 2nd Sunday of each month 5pm-8pm
Contact: Jayaprakash Karre 0420 628 005,

Italian Senior Citizens

Social get together for Italian senior citizens.

Contact: Renzo Russo,  9489 6741
When: Thursdays, 8.30am-2.30pm

Korean Day Centre

Aged care day centre activities for Korean older people.

Contact: Senja Chang, 0406 384 514, or Joanne Nienhuis
When: 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Fridays of the month, 10am-2pm

Miss Rhythmics Gymnastics Club and Dance Studio

High quality rhythmic gymnastics and dance programs for girls 4 - 15 year old. Recreational and competitive classes

Contact: Kateryne Matiashevska, 0422 524 076,
When: Friday 4pm - 6.30pm
Cost: $12 per class, $110 for full term

Nepal Life Science Inc

Yoga and Meditation Satsang

Contact: Asim Lamsal, 0431 290 148,
When: Sunday 6pm - 8pm (1st Sunday of the Month)

Sydney Academy of Chess

Chess competitions for children.

Contact: Neil Wright, 9745 1170,
When: Sundays 12:30pm-4pm

Willow Dance Base

Dance lessons.

Contact: Lisa Linton-Ffrost  0411 304 876
When: Mondays 4-6.30pm and Thursdays 4pm-6pm

Tai Chi Society

Tai Chi classes for beginners.

Contact: Kellen Chia 9954 7266
When: Thursday 6.30pm