The Tuen Mun Town Hall is a cultural complex managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Located in Tuen Mun Town Centre and effectively served by a motorway network connecting all parts of the district as well as Yuen Long,
Tsuen Wan and Kowloon, the Town Hall is the centre for cultural activities and performing arts in northwest New Territories. To cope with Tuen Mun's rapid development, the Town Hall has been continually enhancing its facilities, improving its services and dedicating itself to promote the cultural activities in the region, with a vision to bringing to the local community a vibrant cultural milieu.
The Auditorium, versatile for different types of performances and with a seating capacity of 1372 audiences, is the pride of the Town Hall. It has a stage area of 323 square metres measuring 19 metres in width, 17 metres in depth and 9.9 metres in height. With the two wings each offering an area of approximately 300 square metres, the stage layout is convertible and can effectively cater for different production requirements. Other main features include adjustable sound enclosures to fit orchestras of different sizes. For proscenium performances, the stage is equipped with a flying system for the putting up of scene curtains, sufficient for large scale production.
The first two rows of seats in the seating area may be removed for easy conversion into an orchestral pit to accommodate a maximum of 70 musicians. The backstage area is equipped with six single and seven communal dressing rooms, an advanced computerized lighting system complete with 120 circuit, and a sophisticated sound system with a 24-channel mixer. The state-of-the-art fixture and equipment of the Auditorium guarantee superb audio-visual enjoyment for cultural programmes. With the magnificent stage and a large seating capacity, it is also an ideal venue for holding large-scale gatherings and graduation ceremonies.
Cultural Activities Hall :
The Cultural Activities Hall has a floor area of 367 square metres. It can accommodate a maximum of 300 movable seats on tiers and a stage measuring 9.8 metres by 4.9 metres. Other fixtures include two dressing rooms, sound and stage lighting equipment, a baby grand piano and acoustic shells. The Cultural Activities Hall has long enjoyed the reputation as the perfect place for small-scale productions, seminars and gatherings. Video equipment are available for hire.
Lecture Rooms :
There are two lecture rooms with a floor area of 116 square metres each, equipped with raked seating for 120. Other fixtures include a roll-up projection screen, a public address and playback system. Audio-visual equipment is also available for hire. The rooms are currently used mostly for conferences, lectures and training classes.
Conference Room :
The Conference Room has a floor area of 135 square metres, it can comfortably accommodate conferences of up to 50 persons. It is an excellent choice for conference, lectures as well as training performing skills of Chinese opera.
Dance Studio :
The Dance Studio has a floor area of 285 square metres. The space is embedded with sprung flooring and wall-to-wall mirrors and handrails on the three sides of the room. Other fixtures include an electric roll-up screen, an upright piano, as well as a fully equipped sound and lighting control room. The Dance Studio is excellent for rehearsal and dance training classes. With a high ceiling, it is also suitable for training martial skills in traditional Chinese operas.
Music Studio :
The Music Studio with a floor area of 240 square metres, is embedded with sprung flooring, and has wall-to-wall mirrors and handrails installed on two sides of the room. It is also equipped with an upright piano, and a fully equipped sound and lighting control room. Besides practising music, the Studio is an excellent choice for dance training classes.
Practise Rooms :
The three Practice Rooms each has a floor area of 12 square metres. The walls have been specially treated for maximum acoustic fidelity. Equipped with upright pianos, the rooms are most suitable for Piano classes/ practices instrumental and vocal practices by individuals or small ensembles.