Boardroom 207

We are a 36,000-square-foot arts centre in the North End of Sydney, Unama’ki, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia that offers affordable, accessible, and inclusive gathering, learning, and presentation space for the community. Indigenous people and organizations are HST exempt.

Bookings at Eltuek Arts Centre

Eltuek Arts Centre affordable workspaces for artists, arts collectives and organizations, as well as gathering and event space rentals for the community. Eltuek features a variety of spaces available for events, conferences, retreats, weddings, book clubs, classes, presentations, board meetings, and much more. The building features contemporary design with high ceilings, public art, lots of natural light, and several areas of exposed foundation stone. Indigenous and non-profit rates are available.



Eltuek Arts Centre is fully accessible.

Barrier-free access is available at the main entrance off George Street, the South Stairwell, and the West Entry.

The elevator is located near the Main Entrance on the First Floor.

Accessible washrooms are available on each floor.


We encourage active and public transportation for all visitors to Eltuek.

There are two accessible parking spots located in front of the main entrance off George Street.

Parking is available on-site: in front of the building via George Street, in the Nepean Street parking lot, and behind the New Dawn Centre (off Charlotte Street).

There is street parking available on George Street, as well as Charlotte and Yorke Streets.


Wi-Fi is available.

Public hours*

Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm

*Additional charges may apply for bookings outside regular hours.


Catering is available and provided by Café Marie Catering – new menu coming soon! For more information, please contact:


If you require assistance with A/V design, set up, and production help for your event, please contact NovaStream:


  • 135 Black Indoor Chairs.
  • 26 Half-octagon Tables (58″ x 52″).
  • 22 Banquet Tables (60″ x 30″).
  • HDMI Plug-&-Play High Definition Projection.
  • 2-column speakers with Bluetooth.

Available to Rent

  • Black table linens (round and rectangular).
  • Chairs and tables for outdoor events.

Terms of Use/Booking Guidelines


You (“The Renter”) understand this is a tentative booking and the event rental and catering, if applicable, are not confirmed until the contract is signed.

The Renter shall not make any alterations, additions, or improvements to the premises without the prior written consent of the Eltuek Arts Centre.

The Renter shall comply with all rules, regulations, ordinances, codes, and laws of all governmental authorities having jurisdiction over the premises.

The Renter shall not sublet or assign the premises nor allow any other person or business to use or occupy the premises without the prior written consent of the Eltuek Arts Centre, which consent may not be unreasonably withheld.

At the end of the term of this rental agreement, the Renter shall surrender and deliver up the premises in the same condition.

Cancellation Policy

Please be courteous and advise as soon as possible if you need to make a change to your booking. Any cancellation less than 24 hours prior to the start of your event will result in a fee equivalent to 25% of your initial estimate plus the full cost for any additional items, A/V setup, linens, etc.

Inclement Weather Policy

Eltuek Arts Centre follows the same cancellation policy as Cape Breton University. Building closures to the public will be posted on the Centre’s social media @eltuekarts


Special Requests

Special requests are subject to an additional charge based on need and availability (A/V setup, additional tables & chairs, linens, etc.)

Event Rental Rates

All rates are subject to HST. Registered Not-For-Profits, registered Charities, and tenants are granted a discount on all rates (before HST). Proof of Not-For-Profit or Charitable status is required when booking.


Upon default in any term or condition of this Rental Agreement, the Eltuek Arts Centre shall have the right to undertake any or all other remedies permitted by Law.

All Spaces for Rent