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Located in the newly refurbished Wintergarden complex of Brisbane’s Queen Street Mall, Strike Wintergarden is not a normal bowling alley and has raised the bar when it comes to entertainment in the city.
Home to 12 bowling lanes, an amazing laser tag arena, pool tables, private karaoke rooms and now three exciting Escapism puzzle rooms! Strike Wintergarden is the ultimate place for a great night out.
The ‘theme park-style’ laser arena hosts battles of up to 30 participants and features laser tag technology, realistic soundscape and various styles of gameplay - making it the perfect venue for team-building events, unique celebrations, corporate functions and kids parties. And with a 450 person capacity, Strike Wintergarden has room for all occasions.
Exitus puzzle rooms now open!
Exitus is a challenging and interactive real life game where you and your team are trapped in a room, and have 50 minutes to find a way out.
Everything around you could be a clue - and you're not getting any hints from the outside world. Together you need to find hidden objects, solve riddles, crack clues and beat the clock to escape the room. Find out more
Get in touch with one of our dedicated team to help arrange your perfect night.
Brisbane\'s Queen Street Mall has long been considered the centre of fashion and retail in Queensland. This vibrant shopping and lifestyle precinct lies at the heart of Brisbane City and is arguably Australia\'s most successful pedestrian mall, playing host to over 26 million visitors a year.
The Queen Street Mall offers an unrivalled mix of local, national and international labels and flagship stores. Some 700 plus retailers have made their homes there - many enjoy mall and street frontage, others are tucked away inside world-class centres and heritage-listed arcades.
Built in 1923, the heritage Brisbane Arcade is one of the city\\\\'s oldest shopping arcades. From Terazzo floors, and balustrades to dado pannelling, it reflects the elegance of its award-winning fashion designers, manufacturer jewellers, antiques, arts and gift stores you won't find anywhere else. So come along and enjoy your shopping experience at the Brisbane Arcade.
Riverlife - Unique adventure & recreation experiences on land and water – 7 days a week!
Looking for a great outdoor activity in the city without breaking the budget? Day or night kayak on the Brisbane River to South Bank / Mowbray Park, rock climb or abseil the Kangaroo Point Cliffs, learn to skate or hire a mountain bike or set of rollerblades along the river! No experience necessary - minimum 8 years of age.
Also available… Riverlife’s unique riverfront venues (surrounding Brisbane’s heritage listed Naval Stores) with great affordable catering options!
Visit Riverlife’s NEW recreation centre – Tangatours at Tangalooma Island Resort on Brisbane’s Moreton Island!
Step into the glamorous world of non-stop excitement every time you walk through the doors. Discover three spectacular non-stop levels with big time gaming action, featuring over 80 gaming tables and over 1,300 gaming machines—more than anywhere else in Queensland.
You can feel the sheer magic of this setting. The magnificent four-storey atrium sparkles and enchants, for an experience like no other.
There’s no other feeling like stepping onto the casino floor with the colour and excitement of over 1,300 of the latest and greatest machines. With an incredible range of choice, you should always be able to find a seat at your favourite machine.
Did we say 1,300?
Yes we did and they are all under one roof for you to enjoy!
Non-stop excitement starts here!
Machines include Traditional Poker or Spinning Reel Machines – aka the ‘Pokies’ and Money Train Hyperlink Machines. This is where true Casino excitement begins.
A Brazilian Carnival in the heart of Brisbane where you can join the conga line, salsa the night away and feel the pulsing rhythms of Latin America.
Sit back and relax with a tantalising fruit cocktail or enjoy the mouth watering gourmet Brazilian barbeque. It’s hot and you’ll feel the temperatures soar as Latin fever takes over your body on a night at Brazilian Touch.A night at Brazilian Touch is vibrant, flamboyant, relaxed, exotic, colourful and full of energy. You can jive with our dancers, get on stage for competitions, fill up on Brazilian cuisine... you’ll feel like you’re in the middle of a carnival!
We are open on Thursday nights and for Sunday lunches with a traditional Brazilian Churrasco.
This is truly a unique experience that will touch all your senses. It’s hot and you’ll feel the temperatures soar as Latin fever grips everybody in the room.
Kookaburra River Queens welcome you aboard Brisbane’s truly unique icons. Enjoy the spectacular and memorable experience of our luxury cruise aboard authentic paddlewheelers.
As you take in the best views Brisbane has to offer, enjoy the changing city sights by day or night.
Whether it’s for a romantic seafood dinner, wedding or a corporate conference for executives, Kookaburra River Queens can tailor events to your every whim and desire. Combining elegant dining, live entertainment and undeniably the most breathtaking views of Brisbane, your Kookaburra River Queen experience will be one you will never forget!
Just a short walk from Roma Street Station, Normanby Busway Station, Caxton Street, Normanby Hotel and Roma street Parklands is the Brisbane Arts Theatre, a 151 seat, Air Conditioned auditorium with a licensed bar and comfortable outdoor courtyard available for functions.
There is free parking right outside and disabled Access. Perfect for your next corporate function or fundraising event.
The Brisbane Arts Theatre is Available for hire in 2008!
The Theatre has \\'No Steps" Access for 117 and an upstairs gallery that seats 34.
There are two dressing rooms available which
are fully equipped and air-conditioned.
We also provide tea, coffee and \\'snack preparation\\' facilities and a licensed wine bar.
The Boutique Twelfth Night Theatre is located in the leafy inner Brisbane suburb of Bowen Hills.
Where every seat is a good seat and Where every show is the best.
Since 1988, Twelfth Night Theatre is owned by Gail Wiltshire. It has the distinction of being the only privately owned theatre in Australia. Neither the theatre nor its productions receive any form of Government subsidy.
It was built by the community in 1969. Twelfth Night Theatre stands on land donated by Majorie and Brian Johnstone. In 1980, the Queensland Government of the time sold the theatre into private ownership and it is because of the support of the people of Brisbane that it stands today; a gracious and welcoming theatre presenting popular productions, some of which are listed on the 'Best of British Comedy' page.
Join us at the theatre in 2009 and celebrate the joy of facing life in all its wondrous extremes through great entertainment. Our season of nine plays, from the latest Australian and international works to grand theatre classics, provides blazingly honest and beautifully intense observations on the way we live.
And excitingly, you’ll see a whole lot more actors than usual in our 2009 season – with some big cast shows starring some of the best performers in the country on stage in Brisbane.
Welcome to 2009 – a season of truth, beauty and courage.
The StageDoor Dinner Theatre was officially opened on July 17th 2002 by Judy Cornwall (Daisy from "Keeping Up Appearances). Since then literally thousands of patrons have seen a wide variety of comedies, thrillers, cabarets and celebrity luncheons.
This is the permanent home to Starbuck Productions, a Queensland based production company that has built a strong reputation as a provider of quality entertainment. Starbuck was established more than a decade ago and in this time has produced live entertainment in venues such as the Queensland Performing Arts Centre, The Suncorp Piazza, Seagulls International Showroom, the Twelfth Night Theatre and in regional touring venues throughout south east Queensland.
Already their stable of shows is impressive, including Brisbane seasons of Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney, Australian Musical sensation Rhonda Burchmore, The Australian Tom Jones Spectacular, Little Shop of Horrors.
More recently Starbuck has presented Agatha Christie\'s "Murder On The Nile", "Witness For The Prosecution", "And Then There Were None", and the riotous comedy "Ladies Night."
Our aim is to mount 3 productions each year using Hamilton Town Hall as our home base.
We welcome new volunteers, whether experienced or novice. While many people think instantly of being on stage – and we do run open auditions wherever possible – there is always room for extra hands to design or construct sets or costumes, operate lights, crew a show or staff front of house. The good part is, if you volunteer with us, your commitment can be as extensive or as restricted as you choose.
We are also keen to support other community organisations so if you have a fund raising idea you think we can help you with, please make contact and we’ll see what we can do!
In 2004 a new era - the era of N@sh - had dawned, very much a more geographically flexible era. We secured the use, courtesy of Front Row Theatre, of the Hamilton Town Hall for our second play of 2004 - Medea. Several plays were, in fact, already in rehearsal during this unsettled period, the casts and crews of which were beginning to feel distinctly gypsy-like. Nash stormed back to Fortitude Valley after an agreement was made with the Trinity Anglican church
where we performed one our biggest (and oddest?) crowd pleasers of 2004 - a production of the Shakespeare classic A Midsummer Night\'s Dream. It couldn\'t compete, in crowd pleasing stakes, though, with our final production for 2004: Dan James\' "twist of lemon" take on Tarantino film Reservoir Dogs - an absolutely incredible effort from everyone involved.
All of which seems to mean our roving gamble is paying off: 2004 was, in fact, been a truly great year for N@sh - one in which we\'ve gone from place to place, and strength to strength, and back and forth to the pub. We\'ve made new friends, forged new "alliances", and broken new ground in all kinds of ways!
Zen Zen Zo is a Brisbane-based physical theatre ensemble at the forefront of contemporary performance and training in Australia. Founded in 1992, the company has continually produced edgy, innovative theatre experiences ranging from radical interpretations of classics to original new works. These have been showcased throughout Australia and Asia.
Zen Zen Zo pursues two artistic goals:
1. The creation and performance of dynamic and engaging physical theatre experiences which excite, challenge and transform our audiences.
2. The facilitation of workshops and physical theatre training that empowers and inspires sustainable artistic journeys and the development of new work and emerging artists.
Villanova Players was formed in 1948, and has been producing plays and nurturing the theatrical talents of the people of Brisbane for over sixty years.
In the early years, the group performed in St James\\\\'s Hall at Coorparoo, Brisbane. Performances were also mounted in the Albert Hall in the city, where the Suncorp building is now.
With the rebuilding of the hall, we moved to the recently vacated St Luke\\\\'s school building in Taylor St Buranda, Brisbane, and converted the ground floor into a 120 seat theatre with a well equipped stage.
In late 2000, we moved our productions to the McElligott Theatre in St Lawrence’s College, South Brisbane.
Since the start of 2004, we have been performing our major productions in the theatre at the Morningside Campus of the Southbank Institute of TAFE, Clearview Terrace, Morningside, and the Hanrahan Theatre, at Villanova College, Coorparoo.
Built in 1917 and restored in Art Deco style, this elegant, fully licensed theatre has state-of-the-art technical features, top-of-the-range facilities, in-house catering by our 5 star chef and dedicated staff available to meet all your needs.
Check out the hottest local and touring acts (upcoming events) or let us create your ideal event, from food and beverage packages to layout and theming (functions and receptions).
The art deco style Auditorium with mezzanine holds 1,500 standing or 700 seated patrons. The Tivoli Theatre is renown for its great warm sound and consistent production standard. The Tivoli staff endeavours to make our venue one of the highlights of your tour.
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The Society has enjoyed over 50 years of successful operation. Its venue is the Anglican Church Hall of St Luke\'s at Ekibin Rd East, opposite the junction of Sexton St, Annerley (or Tarragindi.)
Auditions are not held. Instead, we present rehearsed and staged play-readings over a particular weekend where the potential of an aspiring member can be assessed. Four major plays (comedies being the most popular choice) are presented each year and new members who have shown promise are given roles along with the main established actors.
Guest directors are invited into the yearly program to keep the standard high and we attract good audiences. Each major play season runs for 8 performances including 2 matinees.
From profits, exceedingly generous donations are directed to a long list of charities, including World Vision, Smith Family Sponsorship and local and overseas charities.
The hall has been set up as a theatre venue that attracts other fund-raisers who benefit from our discount offers for Block Bookings of 20+. Parking is accessible both in the grounds and nearby streets. The hall is a 7 minute drive from the City Centre, a phone is installed for patrons\' use and buses pass the door.
Established in 1961, Savoyards is Brisbane's longest continuously running community based musical theatre company, producing two large scale musicals each year. Based in Brisbane's bayside, we are a nonprofit group, managed by a dedicated group of volunteers and supporters.
Savoyards is committed to helping performers of all ages develop their skills through engagement with professional directors, musical directors and choreographers as well as workshops with professional training organisations, such as the National Institute of Dramatic Arts (NIDA).
The Princess Theatre is the oldest theatre on mainland Australia, and is listed on the Queensland Heritage Register.
Constructed in 1888 in Annerley Road, Woolloongabba, the Princess Theatre is designed to an ornate Italianate style.
There were few productions staged in the 1890s and appropriately a clothing business was established in the dress circle during this period. It was still used periodically as a theatre but it is best remembered for film screenings which occurred after 1912.
EDC (Expressions Dance Company) is defined by its commitment to the future evolution of contemporary dance in Australia and throughout the world. The cornerstones of the company are:
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Natalie Weir, and drawing on the talents of an ensemble of six extraordinary dancers, the company is well on it’s way to being recognised as one of the premier dance companies in the country.
In addition to main stage performances, EDC maintains its place at the forefront of contemporary dance through a busy program that includes regional, national and international tours; an extensive education program, professional dance training intensives; weekly dance classes; and development opportunities for emerging performers and choreographers.
Brisbane Powerhouse is both a producer of contemporary performing arts and a multi-arts, dining and conference venue. Nestled on the beautiful banks of Brisbane River (beside New Farm Park) the former power station has become a distinct landmark, both as a stunning industrial creation and as a hub for everything creative, including theatre, music, comedy, film, visual arts, festivals and ideas.
Owned and supported by Brisbane City Council, Brisbane Powerhouse opened as an arts centre in 2000 after its 30-year reign as a derelict power station. Bold industrial structures laced with European flair, raw textures and preserved graffiti walls combine to create the perfect artistic space and have earned the building a heritage listing.
Captain Jim Kelly established the business in 1987, making Brisbane Cruises the oldest family business on the Brisbane River.
If you’re looking for a boat cruising adventure to explore Brisbane, Moreton Bay, St Helena Island Penal Settlement, Bribie Island or the Bremer River, look no further. Our wealth of boating experience, detailed knowledge of waterways, regular maintenance of our boats and highly trained staff, means you can relax and enjoy the scenery while we take care of the behind the scenes details. Jim shops at the local markets daily to ensure the food we serve is fresh and appetising. Visit our website to discover more details about our regular day cruises and the many celebratory function events we specialise in.
St Helena Island is Queensland’s most historic island. This beautiful National Park is located four kilometres from the mouth of the Brisbane River and for more than 60 years was home to hundreds of society’s outcasts, for here stood colonial Queensland’s foremost maximum security prison for men. The Island is rich in history and has a fascinating and colourful past.Tours to the Island operate all year long and we offer Day tours or Night Ghost tours conducted by members of the St Helena Theatre Troupe.
Visit St Helena Island Penal Establishment for Men, by day… or for the more adventurous try the ‘Secrets of St Helena – Ghost Tour’ (Night Tour). Enjoy the scenic views as you cruise to St Helena. Tour the old prison and enjoy our picnic lunch in the Superintendent’s Gardens. Our qualified actors/tour guides will entertain you with fascinating stories about the lives of those poor inmates of St Helena.
Brisbane City Botanic Gardens is a living museum of plant collections, displaying early heritage specimens through to present day exotic and native plantings. It is considered to be one of the most important non-indigenous cultural landscapes in Queensland and is recognised for its natural and historic values. In addition to the plant collections, there are a number of significant heritage features.
Walk through the beautiful Brisbane City Botanic Gardens accompanied by a Brisbane Botanic Gardens Volunteer Guide. Tours are offered twice daily, (except Sundays, public holidays and mid-December to mid-January). Walks last approximately one hour. Meet at 11.00am or 1.00pm at the Rotunda opposite the Albert Street gates. You can also visit Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, situated on Mt. Coot-tha Road, Toowong.
A visit to Queensland Parliament allows you to experience the grandeur of Queensland\'s first and foremost public building. Built in 1868, the beautifully restored interior showcases Queensland\'s history, as shaped by the governments and laws that have been made in the Parliament.
Today the building is still home to Australia\'s only unicameral State Parliament. Visitors can enjoy tours conducted by Parliamentary Attendants, who provide insights into the buildings\' architecture, history and operation of Parliament.
The area now known as Musgrave Park was, and continues to be, a meeting place for a number of Indigenous groups of South-East Queensland, offering a neutral site for holding feasts, ceremonies and the resolution of disputes. The Cultural Centre provides a focal point for Aboriginal community and for the preservation, promotion and presentation of Aboriginal culture and heritage.
While Centre development is being undertaken, Musgrave Park Cultural Centre operates from the Jagera Arts Centre.
City Hall is one of Queensland's most significant heritage and cultural icons.
Since its opening in 1930, City Hall has been a symbol of civic pride and over the years it has become one of Brisbane's greatest icons and community meeting places. The building has played an important role in the lives of our local community in times of war, peace, celebration and refuge and has rightly earned the title of the 'People's Place'.
City Hall is home to Brisbane’s civic, community, artistic and social life and reopened in April 2013 after three years of extensive restoration and upgrades.
Visitors can enjoy free exhibits at Museum of Brisbane, daily tours and access to the iconic clock tower. For more information call 3403 8888 or visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/cityhall
The MacArthur Museum Brisbane introduces visitors to a critical time in Brisbane’s history – the dark days of World War Two.
Visit the office where MacArthur planned the Allied campaigns in the South-West Pacific and his famous, ‘I shall return’ campaign for the recapture of the Philippines.
Experience Brisbane during the dark years of 1942 to 1944 – when streets were lined with air-raid shelters, and warships and submarines crowded the banks of the Brisbane River.
Explore a time of censorship, rationing and blackouts, when adults and children carried ID cards, and housewives queued for food supplies.
The Queensland Police Museum offers visitors the opportunity to enter the world of policing. Displays depict the history of the Queensland Police Service from 1864 to present day, giving an insight into different police sections. Visitors can test their detective skills by using clues from the simulated murder scene to solve a crime.
Other displays illustrate infamous Brisbane crimes, real murder cases, a Shrine of Honour and police transport.
QUT Art Museum has a nationally significant collection focused on contemporary Australian art. The six galleries provide an engaging space for exhibitions. It is situated within QUT Gardens Cultural Precinct, Brisbane City.
The QUT Art Museum is proud to display collection based exhibitions, major touring exhibitions, as well as QUT student exhibitions. Guided tours and free public programs, including the "Meet the Artist" series, provide a diverse range of activities to compliment the exhibitions.
Displays are set out chronologically from early 1800s to the modern era, relating the history of Queenslanders\' service in the Queensland and Commonwealth Defence forces, both in times of peace and during war, and of the Allies of the Colony and Commonwealth in war.
Day and evening tours are available by prior arrangement for interested groups.
Whether you want to indulge in a special treatment or just relax with a massage, manicure or facial, Beautiful Beings Day Spa & Clinic will look after you. Enjoy their Signature Package – a relaxing back of the body massage, a hydrating body wrap & a skin-specific facial!! Life giving rituals & massages have been practised in every culture since the beginning of time. Ancient people have lived in balance with the rhythms of nature and have understood that each person is a unique combination of elements with individual needs at different times. Our massage menu respects these traditions.
The first of its kind in Australia, The Thai Foot Spa is a blissful escape from the constraints of daily life. A den of pure heaven, the pavilion-like sanctuary is gently lit by soft candle light fostering an exotic ambience emanating peace and tranquillity. Our comfy wicker chaises provide the perfect place to stretch out and enjoy every minute of your journey while you relax and unwind.
The Thai Foot Spa is a unique private retreat specialising in ancient-inspired treatments to promote inner peace, a genuine sense of well-being and good health. Unlike traditional spas where you need to bare your whole body,
The Thai Foot Spa focuses on the feet, head, scalp, shoulders and hands employing soothing massages and Asian reflexology to relax, energize and help the body to improve its physical and psychological power. We offer treatments to suit your every rejuvenation need and to fit in with your schedule during work or after-hours.
Welcome Onboard the Aussie Princess
The Aussie Princess provides the opportunity for guests to experience the little known beauty of Melbourne by water.
The Gabba has a team of dedicated volunteers who conduct venue tours on a regular basis.
Tours usually take between one hour and one-and-a-half hours depending on the number of attendees and will give you a first hand look at the venue’s impressive facilities including player facilities, media rooms, the Members Dining Room with memorabilia, the Gabba’s indoor and outdoor practice wickets and even access to the main field (subject to team requirements and field maintenance).
For over 22 years, Brisbane’s Riverside Markets have been a popular gathering place for locals and tourists looking for a massive range of arts, crafts, clothing and food under the Queensland sun by the edge of the Brisbane River.
Home to dozens of market stalls selling quality local and imported handcrafts, food & beverage vendors and street performers from Eagle St right down to the boardwalk, Riverside at the Pier is a perfect destination for that special gift for someone you love, or just treat yourself to a relaxing day by the river.
Right next to the heart of the CBD, it’s easily accessible by bus, train, ferry or foot! There’s also ample secure off street parking just underneath.
The iconic Brisbane Lookout at scenic Mt. Coot-tha has been a favourite destination for locals and visitors for more than a century and has been made new again! Recent improvements to the renowned Summit Restaurant and popular Kuta Cafe, as well as ongoing improvements to the Mt. Coot-tha, gives everyone a reason to keep coming back!
If you haven't visited us yet you are invited to do so for Brisbane Lookout is a great destination for everyone and a "must see" for all visitors to Brisbane. Breathtaking panoramic views of Brisbane City out to Moreton Bay by day and a fairyland of glittering lights at night await you.
Within the Mt. Coot-tha area you'll not only find the Brisbane Lookout....though that alone is worth the journey. There is also the many pleasures and attractions of the Mt. Coot-tha Botanic Gardens, the Cosmic Planetarium, Herbarium and the many picnic, walking, bike and even horse tracks around Mt. Coot-tha. A remarkable vantage from which to view Brisbane and beyond and a fantastic, natural recreation reserve....does it get any better?
Brisbane's Chinatown is located next to Fortitude Valley, one of Brisbane city's live music venue and bar hot spots helping to put Brisbane, Australia on the cultural map.
Before you head out for a night of music, dancing and bar action, stop in to Chinatown next door to be treated at one of the restaurants serving authentic Asian cuisine.
Distinctive Chinese architecture, statues and lanterns set the scene for restaurants offering traditional Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese, Laotian, Malaysian and Vietnamese cuisine, at great prices.
The centre of Chinatown is the Chinatown Mall on Duncan Street, which is flanked by lots of fantastic Brisbane restaurants and shops. You'll find more Asian restaurants and grocery markets extending along busy Wickham Street.
Looking for a river cruise experience that is uniquely Australian? We offer the most relaxed, interesting and enjoyable way to the largest Koala Sanctuary in the world!
There's something about a village setting by the sea. A feeling of friendliness, a nautical atmosphere with a warmth and charm that's hard to find anywhere else...
Just 20 minutes drive from the heart of the city is Brisbane's only bayside village, Manly Harbour Village. A place where old world character and charm sits comfortably beside present day chic, right on the edge of picturesque Moreton Bay.
Manly Harbour Village overlooks the largest man-made marina on Australia's east coast, which is home to over 1,500 craft of all shapes and sizes.