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set to illuminate the City of Perth with its vibrant energy.


Nokturnl, the visionary force behind acclaimed venues like The Old Synagogue and The Beaufort, is poised to unveil their latest masterpiece, in just under a month. This anticipated addition promises to redefine the city’s social landscape, offering an unparalleled fusion of culinary delights, immersive experiences, and pulsating nightlife across five expansive storeys.


A render of Nokturnl’s latest venue linking the CBD to Northbridge, Stories. Credit: Supplied

Features include:

  • 11 bars, including a rooftop bar and speakeasy, catering to diverse preferences.
  • Three distinct restaurants serving up culinary delights.
    A private dining space for exclusive gatherings and events.
  • Boasting a capacity of over 2500, making it Perth’s largest venue.
  • Varied entertainment options, from live music bands to renowned DJs, showcasing local talent.
  • ‘Stories front yard’ featuring an inviting outdoor area, complete with a children’s playground for family-friendly weekends.

“This isn’t just another venue, Stories encapsulates the essence of Perth’s vibrant culture,” remarks Ross Drennan, co-founder of Nokturnl.

“We’ve meticulously curated an experience that caters to everyone, from discerning foodies to nightlife aficionados.”


Revitalising Yagan Square:

Stories isn’t merely a standalone venture; it’s a cornerstone of the $8.4m Yagan Square Market Hall redevelopment, signalling a transformative era for this iconic precinct. John Carey, the Planning Minister, underscores the significance of this endeavour in bridging the gap between Perth’s CBD and its bustling nightlife district.

“Yagan Square holds immense potential as a cultural hub, but its true essence was yet to be unlocked,” explains Carey. “The revitalisation efforts, spearheaded by Nokturnl, are poised to breathe new life into this space, fostering connectivity and community engagement.”

Beyond its architectural splendor, Stories embodies a deeper narrative – one that celebrates Western Australia’s rich heritage and the indomitable spirit of its people. Drew Flanagan, co-founder of Nokturnl, envisions Stories as more than just a venue; it’s a destination that beckons explorers to embark on a journey of discovery.

“Our vision for Stories transcends mere bricks and mortar; it’s about crafting an immersive experience that pays homage to our local roots,” affirms Flanagan. “With the unwavering support of the State and our unwavering commitment to excellence, we’re poised to create something truly extraordinary.”


As the countdown to its grand unveiling draws near, Stories emerges as a beacon of hope and rejuvenation for Western Australia’s cultural landscape. With its eclectic offerings, vibrant ambiance, and unwavering commitment to storytelling, Nokturnl’s latest venture promises to leave an indelible mark on Perth’s collective consciousness. Get ready to embark on a journey of discovery, as Stories invites you to immerse yourself in the tales of yesteryear while embracing the promise of tomorrow. Welcome to a new chapter in Perth’s storied history – welcome to Stories.

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