Ormiston College venues are available for hire to the local community. Our state-of the-art facilities all have commercial kitchen facilities, are wheelchair accessible and have excellent parking located adjacent to the venues and across the college campus.
The Lingo Lin Performing Arts Theatre provides a 700-seat auditorium with 342 plush tiered seating, 166 stalls seating and 192 balcony seats. It is fully air-conditioned, has first class acoustics and is perfect for functions, performances, conferences and events.
The classically designed foyer provides ideal formal surrounds for receptions and displays and offers box office and cloakroom facilities. Guests appreciate the all-weather covered entrance and forecourt to stretch their legs, mingle and enjoy light refreshments provided by the on-site catering service facilities. Catering is also available from Ormiston College providing for your specific requests and your guests' dietary needs.
Your function or performance will be presented on a 13 x 9 metre stage appointed with twin electric curtains with 26-second opening/closing, professional stage lighting and sound systems. The cyclorama cloth spans a width of 9.4 meters and expends to a height of 5.6 meters. The venue is further equipped with data projection facilities and a 3 X 2 metre drop down projector screen in front of the main curtain. Ample dressing rooms and rehearsal rooms are also available for use.
For conference hire, the quality equipment includes audio visual tools, head and hand held wireless microphones, mobile mixing desk, long throw projector and more.
The Lingo Lin Performing Arts Centre venue hire fee incorporates full facilities and takes into account a variety of requirements including casual hourly hire, and either short or long hire that incorporates rehearsal, set up and performance time. If required, staffing can be arranged with your hall hire, from Front of House door staff to Ushers, Program Sellers and Merchandisers.
The Somerset Sports Centre is superbly designed for a wide range of sporting events as well as for functions and banquets.
Sporting groups have hire access to two indoor basketball courts and one exterior court suitable for basketball, netball, badminton and volleyball, tiered seating accommodating 700 spectators, fully equipped gymnasium, plus multi-purpose areas for dance, aerobics and self-defence. Canteen and commercial kitchen and first-class showers and amenities are included in the full-function facilities.
The expansive, up-market stadium is a perfect reception venue for large gatherings as it is one of the Redland's largest venues. It is ideal as a wedding reception venue, engagement party venue, or as a venue for 21st birthday party, anniversaries, New Year parties or as a formal banqueting hall.
The Somerset Sports Centre also provides smaller function rooms for hire with the Hall of Fame Gallery an ideal location for more intimate functions and party room hire. Hall hire options can be for stadium, single court, or Hall of Fame venue, with full or short hire including bump in, set up, function and bump out time, casual or hourly hire. Multi-day hire or Specific Events Hire including wedding receptions can be quoted on request and we invite you to enquire about our 'Total Wedding Package'.
With your function venue hire, The Somerset Sports Centre offers catering, room arrangement, table decoration, props and more, undertaken by Ormiston College in consultation with the hirer, and caters to varying dietary requirements. For major functions, varying banquet and general tables, plus chairs, seating up to 320, white linen tablecloths, a lectern and microphone are available.
With a function centre with such fantastic facilities, your guests, supporters, clients or delegates will enjoy a comfortable and memorable experience.
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