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Hold your next function or event at Spirits of the Red Sand inside the historical village in Beenleigh!

Spirits of the Red Sand is an award-winning Aboriginal tourism experience sharing 60,000 years of culture. Our incredible facilities inside the historical Village in Beenleigh mean that we can offer you a range of fully flexible venue spaces with a cultural twist.

We are located right in the heart of the historical village in Beenleigh, 30 minutes from Brisbane and 40 minutes from Gold Coast, just off the M1.

With free parking, we have the capacity for functions and events of all sizes and budgets and the experience and know-how to effortlessly bring your event to life.

Here’s why we should be considered for your next event:

  • Unique historical village atmosphere
  • Exciting range of venue’s affordably priced
  • Opportunity for Indigenous and/or Heritage tours and entertainment inclusions
  • Experienced event professionals that will organise everything for you
  • Amenities include: Free parking; full café and bar on site
  • Fully flexible event spaces – you’ll pretty much be able to do anything you want

BONUS OFFER:  All events include free audio-visual equipment and technician


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Dreamtime theatre

An Indigenous themed indoor theatre space with full audio-visual, large presentation screen and foyer for arrival; cocktails or breakouts.

Cocktail seating capacity – 100

Banquet seating capacity – 80

Theatre seating capacity – 100

Spirits of the Red Sand Evening Experience


An original intimate church from the 1800s complete with wooden pews and pulpit.

Theatre seating capacity – 80

Spirits of the Red Sand Aboriginal Performance, Brisbane

Chambers of Commerce

A free-standing original Chambers of Commerce from the 1800s with picket fenced front-yard and boardroom table inside with space for cocktails.

Boardroom seating capacity – 12

Cocktails seating capacity – 30

Tiered Marquee seating capacity – 120

Aboriginal Village

Australia’s only Pre-European Aboriginal Village is a unique open-air cultural space with grassed floor, traditional huts and firepit. This overlooks a marquee with fixed tiered-seating and full audio-visual capabilities.

Cocktails (Grassed area with huts and fire pit) seating capacity – 120

Banquet (grassed area) seating capacity – 40


Spirits of the Red Sand, Queensland

Village Green

Open air Grassed space for tradeshow stalls, staged events or cocktail gatherings. A perfect blank canvas to design your next event.

Open seating (grass) seating capacity – 600

Theatre seating capacity – 600

Banquet seating capacity – 400

Cocktail seating capacity – 1000

ANZAC with Spirits of the Red Sand

Storyteller’s Theatre

A huge covered in shed with high ceilings and tiered seating that opens onto the Village green area. This is a breeze-cooled space with full audio-visual capabilities.

Tiered seating capacity – 450

Tin Cup Café

This tranquil old Queenslander café overlooks the tranquil gardens of the Historical Village and features a hard-wood floors dining space with full kitchen/catering facilities and licensed bar area.

Banquet seating capacity – 100

Cocktail seating capacity – 150

Theatre seating capacity – 150

A powerful Corroboree (dance) during Spirits of the Red Sand

Heck Homestead

A lovingly restored Queenslander homestead with full catering facilities over two storey’s with fans.

Main Lounge (Cocktail) seating capacity – 80

Main Lounge (Banquet) seating capacity – 50

Main lounge (Theatre) seating capacity – 120

Upstairs Formal Dining with balcony (Cocktail) – 80

Upstairs Formal Dining with balcony  (Banquet) – 50

Upstairs Formal Dining with balcony (Theatre) – 120

  • "I would highly recommend this experience- a lot of learnings to be had. Hard-hitting and confronting at times - this was very well put together to keep the audience engaged. We went in the evening and the setting/lighting and effects were stunning. The evening meal was very tasty and HUGE! Everyone was very friendly and helpful throughout the evening." TripAdvisor, Australia, April 2021

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  • "Had a fantastic day and evening with my family and would recommend to anyone of all ages and nationalities. I am in awe of the dancers and singers and found it to be the most memorable ANZAC day I have had in years." Trip Advisor, Australia, April 2021

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  • "This was a very spiritual and moving ceremonial remembrance of the Aboriginals, Torres Strait Islanders, New Zealanders and others who fought for Australia. I encourage all to attended and learn of these proud cultures." TripAdvisor,  Australia, May, 2021

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  • "Great environment to learn about aboriginal culture and understand the things better. Nice to see the co-work between the cultures and make experiences happen for a lot of people." TripAdvisor, Brisbane, Australia, May 2021

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  • "Organising an excursion for 50 preps is always difficult, however, Spirits of the Red Sand is an easy choice. The event is extremely age-appropriate! My preps were engaged and enthralled by the experiences. Thank you for a memorable time we will be back!" TripAdvisor, Australia, May 2021

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