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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.

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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.

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What's happening at Ipswich Civic Centre?

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

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    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.

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    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.

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  • A night with Keith Potger

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

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  • 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

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    Thursday 28 July

    The Little Prince

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

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    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.

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    Saturday 13 August

    The Divine Miss Bette

  • Three Remarkable Acts, One Big Weekend!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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