• Venue Hire - Cambrian Centre Main Auditorium
  • Venue Hire - Cambrian Centre Bar Service area
  • Venue Hire - Cambrian Centre Sound Mixer Desk

Venue Hire: Cambrian Centre

The Cambrian Centre, located at 10 South Station Road, Booval,  is regarded within the Ipswich community as an easy-to-access and convenient conference, function and performance facility. The venue is available for hire for corporate functions, recording sessions, meetings, church gatherings, concerts and other events. However, out of respect for the comfort and well-being of our neighbours, the centre is not available for 18th or 21st birthday parties or for events incorporating the use of heavy metal or other loud rock bands.


  • Main auditorium – seats 220 theatre-style, or 160 banquet-style (pre-COVID restrictions; contact us for current COVID-Safe capacity)
  • Raised, proscenium arch stage with full theatre lighting, curtaining and change rooms
  • Stage lighting console
  • Sound system, including mixing console, front-of-house speakers and foldback wedges, overhead stage microphones, wired and radio microphones
  • Twin data projectors
  • Full technical specifications of the hall are available upon request when hiring
  • Fully equipped commercial kitchen, with stainless steel bench tops, island bench, 90cm freestanding gas cooker, dishwasher
  • Bar service kitchen that opens into hall with large drinks refrigerator, dishwasher, urns and hot water system
  • Crockery and cutlery setting for up to 160 people
  • Tea and coffee service
  • Caterers welcome
  • Boardroom (12m x 6m)
  • Loft room – air conditioned (12m x 6m)
  • Close to Booval railway station
  • Ample on-street parking

Hire Charges

The Centre provides for a range of flexible hire options, which can include all or any of the available facilities on a casual, short-term or long-term basis. If required, technical staff can be arranged with your venue hire.

Fees are available on application.

Fees will vary depending on factors such as length of hire; the space(s) and equipment included; and the need for technical staff.


Inspection of the facility is by appointment with the Hall Manager.

For all enquiries and bookings, please complete the form below.

    Name *

    Contact Phone Number *

    Contact Email *

    Event Type *

    Start Date *

    End Date

    If multiple specific dates are required (e.g. two consecutive weekends), please indicate so in the details field below.

    Enquiry Details *