The Bromley Room, West End
This gallery and event space is well and truly tucked away in Brisbane’s up-and-coming cultural precinct, West Village. Surrounded by the urban contrast of foliage and graffiti, the Bromley Room is a modern space with artistic installations and a heart for social and cultural change. The warehouse lot is available for private hire and casual events. Better still, all of the proceeds are donated to your charity of choice. But you will have to enquire fast if you are hoping to get your mittens on this sweet deal – The Bromley Room is only available for hire until March 2018, so that’s just a few short months to get your celebration plans in order.
Newstead Studios, Newstead
Newstead is peppered with funky bars and cafes and attracts all sorts of creative people. So its no surprise that in this industrial neighbourhood there’s a light-filled studio with white washed walls and impeccable interiors. Newstead Studios is a co-working and event space with an in-house cafe for all your caffeine needs. Available for private hire, this space is ‘funky’ on arrival and even funkier when it’s decked out all with all of your engagement party or bridal shower decorations.
Lightspace, Fortitude Valley
A sought after space for weddings and corporate events, Lightspace is an industrial function room primely located in Fortitude Valley. Yes, it might be more ‘warehouse’ than ‘studio,’ but the space has been used countless times for fashion runways and launches so the creative atmosphere is as thick as ever. And there’s plenty of space to get creative yourself with floating floral installations and lettered balloons.
Metro Arts, Brisbane
In the heart of the Brisbane CBD, the Metro Arts Theatre is the place to visit for independent film and entertainment – think spoken word performances and cult classics screenings. There are a number of rooms for hire, including the quintessential sunlit studio with wooden floorboards and industrial fixtures that immediately comes to mind when you think of an urban studio. Dress it up and enjoy your Insta-worthy celebration party with family and friends.
Vieille Branche, Albion
For a laid back celebration with ample charm, the country-style French cafe Vieille Branche has a studio vibe that just might fit the bill. Frequently accomodating photoshoots and workshops, the Vieille Branche cafe and studio can be hired as a unique environment to host your event, or as the backdrop to a memorable engagement photo session. What’s a celebration without chocolate croissants and French champagne?
Institute of Modern Art, Fortitude Valley
An urban gallery with a curated program of exhibitions and performances, the Institute of Modern Art has a unique atmosphere that lends itself to creative engagement and connection. There are several spaces that may be hired for private cocktail events, equipped with all the technical bits and bobs to ensure that your occasion runs smoothly. Bear in mind that the availability of the space will depend on the current exhibition schedule.