Book The Venue

Studio 188 is available for hire for a range of productions, events, functions, film screenings, music recording and performances. Formerly the art-deco Old Baptist Church, the space provides a vibrant arts complex that serves as a multi-purpose arts and cultural centre for community and cultural activities.

Because each event is different, please email your hire enquiry using the below contact form. The following information is an introduction to the Conditions of Hire and the Hire Agreement:

  1. Functions can commence Monday to Saturday from 8.00am
  2. Functions can commence on Sundays from 9.00am
  3. All Functions are to be completed no later than 12.00am on weekdays/weekends

The booking process requires approval of an Application Form and then a signed Hire Agreement. Community applicants may be eligible for fee relief.

The person signing the Application Form and Hire Agreement must be over the age of 18 and promises Council that he or she has the power to do so and to bind the customer to everything in the Hire Agreement.

View the Studio 188 technical specifications and seating plans.

For further information contact the Ipswich Civic Centre on (07) 3810 6699.