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Why you'll love Arcana Brisbane

  • Blank canvass venue boasting 7 flexible spaces with AV facilities and beautiful garden setting with a lovely bar.
  • Ideal venue for film crews, artists, photographers, events, dance parties, theatre and more.
  • With shared kitchen space for caterers to use.

About the venue

ARCANA is a unique, fully licenced warehouse space hosting quite a diverse mix of events such as receptions, events, workshops, concerts, parties, large-scale theatrical shows, community group rehearsals, TVC and Musician Film Shoots, Performing Arts Educators and Group Workshops, Company & Show Audition Space and more, for up to 300 people. The venue has a total area of 790 square metres, comprising of interconnecting ground floor spaces – The Empress Room and Moon Room, dressing room and our lush, Temperance garden bar, with the Sun Room upstairs. Arcana's flexibility and versatility of studio facilities are what sets it apart from the rest and allows for a range of different events to be held in one space.

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Multi Purpose Performance Space (Exclusive Venue Hire)

Multi Purpose Performance Space (Exclusive Venue Hire)

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Temperance Garden Bar

Temperance Garden Bar

This bar is quirky and cool, the perfect place to celebrate, enjoy a drink and takein the ambience of our lush surroundings. Featuring craft beers on tap, qualitywines and spirits, relaxed comfy lounges and a mix of high and standard timber...

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The Empress Room

The Empress Room

The Empress Room is a complete Blank Canvas, perfect for any event up to 220 people. At 212sqm, including incredible PA and lighting equipment, this space can be the ultimate dance party venue. The Empress Room has its own bar with craft be...

From $1,650
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The Empress Theatre

The Empress Theatre

Arcana’s Empress Room is one of the most flexible and versatile spaces ideal for film crews, artists and photographers looking for something different. Features include: - 99% black 24 hours a day - 5m high black curtains - PA, Spotify an...

Price on Request
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The Sun Room

The Sun Room

This event space is truly diverse - suitable for rehearsals, workshops, filming, photography and cabaret theatre style performance Space Features: - Sound Proofing - Air Conditioning - Black Drapes and surround full height mirrors - 24/7 b...

From $108.9
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The Moon Room

The Moon Room

This event space is truly diverse - suitable for rehearsals, workshops, filming, photography and cabaret theatre style performance Space Features: - Sound Proofing - Air Conditioning - Black Drapes and surround full height mirrors - 24/7 b...

From $145.2
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D McDonald

May 27, 2024

Thank you to the Arcana team for making our 21st birthday celebration a special evening with family and friends, and one that we will always remember with fond memories. The planning up to the date of the event was perfect and any special requests were never too much trouble. Bar staff on the evening, Sam and Hannah, were attentive and again, any special requests were always met with a smile. The all-inclusive bar tab, including cocktails, worked a treat too. Thanks also to the kitchen staff as the food was great, there was plenty of it and it was served in a timely manner. A mix of platters and canapes meant that food was available throughout the evening. The extras really added to the ambiance. The light up numbers and the balloon garland were, I have to say, spectacular. Again, they are organised by the Arcana team, set up by them, and all we had to do was turn up an hour beforehand. We also liked the exclusivity of the venue and the availability of parking for those who chose to drive. Friends and family were impressed, and we were often asked throughout the evening how did we found this venue. Luck, but we're so thankful we did.

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Rebecca M

June 18, 2024

I can't thank Andrew and the team enough for helping me to put our event together. They were more than accommodating and helpful with all the extra hires and preferences I had to customise our birthday party to what I had envisioned. Arcana is a great space, and we had lots of comments on the night of how it was a 'cool hidden gem' venue.

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Dan Pullar

May 19, 2024

Excellent venue. My band just recorded our music video in the epic Empress Room. Amazing fully blacked out room with lighting and sound system. Perfect for what we were looking for, and one of the only venues that have this feature in Brisbane. Plus there is a nice dressing/kitchen area for having a break etc. Staff were friendly and great! FIVE STARS!

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Meng Moni

May 11, 2024

arcana is a really excellent studio. We booked moon room to rehearsal. The light and set up in room were very beautiful. we will book here for the next time!

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Angelina Roest

February 19, 2024

The most amazing spot! We booked this for a milestone birthday and Andrew and the team where amazing. Such a relaxed atmosphere people could sit back and relax. Love the fact it's a quiet hidden space and the food was fantastic, lots of suggestions for dietary requirements. I can't thank them enough for making this such a relaxed event.

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Food & Beverage

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Coffee / Tea
External Catering
Filtered Water

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Air Con
Dance Floor
External Music or DJ
Free Room Hire
Furniture Hire
Natural light
On-Site Parking
Outdoor Space
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