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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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  • A tribute to the music and harmonies of The Everly Brothers

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    Thursday 2 November

    Forever Everly

  • From the team who brought you the sell-out Roaring 20s, get ready for a night of fabulous Frenchy chic cabaret!

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    Saturday 4 November

    Midnight In Montparnasse

  • The Imperial Russian Ballet Company returns to Australia with this diverse and stunning programme

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    Tuesday 21 November

    A Festival of Russian Ballet

  • Ireland’s most celebrated show returns to Australia on their worldwide 10 Year Anniversary Tour

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    Thursday 23 November

    The Rhythms Of Ireland

  • A hand-picked group of internationally recognised acoustic guitarists from across the globe join forces to weave memorable musical magic

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  • Don't miss this year’s Christmas concert featuring the Senior's Concert Group

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    Wednesday 6 December

    S.O.S. Calling The Angels

  • A celebration of Geraldine Turner’s incredible life on stage

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    Friday 9 February

    Turner’s Turn

  • What's a hot flush between friends? Join the girls at Menopause The Musical for a show that'll make you laugh until you cry

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    Wednesday 14 March

    Menopause The Musical

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 Cabaret, 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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