Keep in the loop of what's on, plus receive exclusive offers. Join

Welcome to the centre of our community

Since 1975, the premier cultural destination for Ipswich has been a focal point for the culture, community and corporate life of our City and our region. Today, it has grown to become a centre of excellence in events, entertainment, exhibitions and even more.

The centre of attention for your wedding

Make your biggest day ever the one you've always imagined, in a unique place where everything can be coordinated for you.

Find out more

The centre of success for your function

No matter what type of event you're hosting, our team work together with precision and professionalism to make it a success beyond your expectations.

Find out more

What's happening at Ipswich Civic Centre?

See all events
  • Journey through the dark delights of the City and witness astounding acts of magic and illusion.

    Sunday 3 July

    Paris Underground

  • There is a line between human and animal, between madness and sanity, between logic and dream. We invite you to step over this line... and go Beyond.

    Friday 8 July

    Beyond by Circa

  • Queensland’s leading man and leading lady of music join forces for the first time since their star turns on The Voice Australia in this magical evening of song.

  • A night with Keith Potger

    The founding member of The Seekers, Keith Potger AO, comes to Ipswich for a solo performance.

  • Little Prince

    Take flight with your imagination with Spare Parts Puppet Theatre’s acclaimed production of The Little Prince adapted by Simon Clarke from the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

    Thursday 28 July

    The Little Prince

  • Gold Logie winner John Wood performs in concert with his leading lady, singing sensation Michele Forbes.

    Saturday 6 August

    A Guy and A Gal in Concert

  • Enjoy a complete night out with a delicious 2-course meal and an exceptional performance as Catherine Alcorn inhabits the divine Miss M.

    Saturday 13 August

    The Divine Miss Bette

  • Three Remarkable Acts, One Big Weekend!


What's on at Studio 188?

The art-deco former Baptist church is now one of the coolest presentation spaces in Ipswich for bands, DJs, concerts, workshops and more.

Featuring exclusive one-off events as well as regular monthly performances of: Groove & Grape, Saturday Comedy Club, Live & Loud, Saturday Night Live, and more.

Visit Site

The venue. A multi-faceted centre

An impressive combination of entertainment, function and conference centre, it also showcases an extensive year-round program of local, national and international performing arts events.

Find out more

Centred around your visit

Centrally located on Limestone and Nicholas Streets, you’ll find on- and off-street parking options, wheelchair access, an in-house lift, hearing loop and special tickets for registered carers.

Find out more

View our current program guide

View Guide

Sign up now for your free membership to enjoy discount offers, early-bird tickets and a range of other exclusive benefits.