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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


Contact us for more information


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

  • "This was a great experience for our high school young people. It was such a great day of learning, connecting to culture, learning the histories of the area. " TripAdvisor, Australia, August 2022

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  • "This by far was the best experience I’ve ever had. The things you learn is so invaluable, you do not learn of this stuff in schools and it should be. I felt this deep in my heart, made me cry and it will forever be a moment I will remember. " TripAdvisor, Australia, August 2022

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  • "I would highly recommend this show to anyone. The cast gave a moving true story of the aboriginal people and what they went through. It was eye-opening and educational. Thank you for an amazing night that we will never forget! " TripAdvisor, Australia, May 2022

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  • "It’s absolutely lovely to be able to be a part of celebrating NAIDOC and First Nations Culture. Loved the stalls and Indigenous artworks and businesses. Especially loved the dancing, Bush Tucker Bunjie and the Educational sessions. " TripAdvisor, Australia, July 2022

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  • "Second year we have been and it's just amazing. Great food, entertainment and the markets are fantastic.. always stock up on my Davidson Plum jam - yum! And there is a young artist there, Stephen Hogarth, who is brilliant.. love his work. Well worth the visit. I'll be back next… " TripAdvisor, Australia, July 2022

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  • "This is a story that every Australian, every Queenslander - and every visitor to Queensland - needs to know. The performers did a great job of telling us a very confronting story that must be extremely painful to tell. I felt humbled that the performers were prepared to share… " TripAdvisor, Australia, July 2022

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