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Our Venues

Somerville House boasts a prime location in South Brisbane, overlooking the picturesque South Bank Parklands. With a blend of heritage and modern facilities, we are excited to offer our venues for hire for events.

The Honour Room, situated within our Foundation Building, is a contemporary venue perfect for a variety of events such as business meetings, weddings, conferences, and more. Its spacious reception area, accessed through an intimate foyer, complements its impressive terrace boasting stunning city views.

Harker Hall, our School Auditorium, accommodates concerts, lectures, and other events with seating for up to 880 attendees. This versatile space can also be partitioned for smaller gatherings, and its foyer and terrace offer additional city vistas.

For a classic ambience, the Chamber Room in the Chambers Building provides an elegant setting for cocktail functions, recitals, and intimate gatherings, comfortably seating 80 guests in a theatre-style arrangement.

During school breaks, our modern boarding houses, Mavis Holden and Craig Hall, offer residential accommodations suitable for conferences and workshops, ensuring both students and adults enjoy comfortable amenities.

When you book a venue at Somerville House, amenities such as air-conditioning, basic AV equipment, table and chair arrangements, and linen tablecloths are included. Routine cleaning within our existing arrangements is also provided. Additional charges may apply for after-hours and weekend bookings. For comprehensive facility details or to schedule a visit, please contact us at or call 07 3248 9200.

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Foundation Building

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Valmai Pidgeon Performing Arts Centre (VPAC)

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