High Church Brisbane

483, Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, 4006, Australia


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High Church Brisbane Weddings

High Church Brisbane is more than just a venue; it’s a historic experience offering a distinct charm for any event. The dedicated on-site venue manager ensures smooth execution while offering generous packages that are as attractive as the venue itself. As a ceremony-to-reception venue, High Church provides an unprecedented level of convenience, turning your wedding day into a seamless, joy-filled experience.

Moreover, its attractive dining options, tailored to suit a wide array of palates, add a gastronomical delight to your event. At High Church, each detail is meticulously curated to create an unforgettable event against the backdrop of an iconic monument, providing you with a day that’s not just celebrated but cherished.

The Scene at High Church Brisbane

High Church, a heritage-listed venue with over 150 years of history, effortlessly blends the charm of yesteryears with contemporary sophistication. This unique venue retains the essence of a traditional church while embracing modern possibilities. Its interior has a classic white palette, punctuated by the vibrant hues of stained glass windows and antique arched fixtures. A vaulted ceiling imbues a sense of grandeur, further amplified by elegant chandeliers and polished floorboards. 

Tucked beneath the ground level of this historic building is The Gallery, a boutique event space that showcases modern decor in a charming setting. As you step into this area, you’ll find yourself surrounded by chic elements, including gold-edged mirrors, plus marble and stone accents. The ambience in The Gallery is one of understated elegance and luxury, providing the perfect counterpoint to the classic charm of the High Church above. These two distinct spaces, each with its unique character, come together to offer an experience that’s as diverse as it is memorable.

High Church Wedding Ceremonies

High Church Brisbane provides an exclusive 90-minute booking for wedding ceremonies, using both the historic Church and the picturesque Rooftop Terrace. Upon arrival, guests can mingle on the Terrace before transitioning to the Church for the ceremony. Following the ceremony, the Terrace is the perfect spot for celebration and photographs. The process is overseen by a dedicated wedding coordinator, who also conducts a 30-minute rehearsal before the wedding, ensuring a smooth and memorable event.

High Church Wedding Receptions

The Gallery and Rooftop Terrace at High Church Brisbane offer exceptional settings for wedding receptions. The Gallery’s modern decor creates an intimate, stylish space for celebrations. For an outdoor experience, the Rooftop Terrace presents panoramic views of Fortitude Valley and the Story Bridge. Both areas ensure a memorable reception following your ceremony.

Wedding Photography at High Church Brisbane

Some of the most popular wedding photography locations near High Church are:

  • Story Bridge: An iconic landmark in Brisbane, Story Bridge provides a stunning backdrop with its grand architecture and city views.
  • Howard Smith Wharves: Located on the riverside, Howard Smith Wharves offers picturesque settings, showcasing Brisbane’s old-world charm and contemporary beauty.
  • New Farm: Known for its parks and vintage charm, New Farm provides diverse and verdant settings for memorable wedding photographs.
  • Fortitude Valley: As a cultural hub in Brisbane, Fortitude Valley offers vibrant street art, historic architecture, and urban scenes for unique wedding photography.
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sitting Up to 100 Sitting
standing Up to 150 Standing

Wedding Venue Details

Wedding Services Ceremony & Reception
Ceremony Only
Reception Only
Wedding Ceremony Indoor


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces 2

Spaces At This Venue

  • Dining Area At High Church Brisbane

    The Church

    High Church is a heritage-listed venue in Brisbane that combines traditional church architecture with modern design elements, offering a timeless backdrop for special celebrations.

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  • The Gallery

    Nestled underneath the church, The Gallery is a boutique space that captivates with its modern decor, gold-edged mirrors, and exquisite marble and stone accents.

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Nearby attractions:

  • Roma Street Parkland
  • The Wheel of Brisbane
  • Kangaroo Point Cliffs Park

Nearby hotels:

  • Ovolo The Valley
  • Sofitel Brisbane Central
  • Crystalbrook Vincent

Venue Testimonials

We picked High Church as the location for our wedding and reception and we couldn't be happier. We got lots of comments from our guests who couldn't believe how good the styling, food and service were on our special day. We would recommend High Church to any couple looking to have an incredible wedding day!

Nathaneal H

No words will be able to describe how amazing High Church is. We had our wedding ceremony at High Church and would highly recommend. The venue is absolutely stunning, filled with natural light and of course the beautiful stain glass windows. Such a perfect location to say I do! Our wedding photos taken at High Church are beautiful.

Madeline G

We had our beautiful wedding at High Church Brisbane and it was fantastic! The venue itself is beautiful and set the glamorous and fun atmosphere for our special day.

Hannah J

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Church Hire: Costs are $2200 from Friday to Sunday and $1980 from Monday to Thursday.
  • Gallery Hire (in addition to Church): Costs are $550 from Monday to Thursday, $990 on Friday, and $1500 from Saturday to Sunday.
  • Please note High Church is currently only taking new bookings through to October 2024
  • The Church can accommodate up to 100 guests for a sit-down event or 150 guests for a cocktail event (200 including the terrace). The rooftop terrace is automatically included.
  • The Gallery can hold up to 30 guests for a sit-down event and 80 guests for a cocktail event.
  • Rooftop Terrace offers an optional wet weather alternative for weddings. It can accommodate up to 60 guests for a sit-down dining experience or 100 guests for a stand-up event.

As High Church is in a residential area, events must conclude by 10pm on weekdays and by 11pm on Fridays and Saturdays.

Yes, there are numerous hotels near High Church. Hotel X, located just across the road, offers discounts for High Church couples. Additionally, Oakwood Hotel and Apartments is a stylish 4-star option nearby with rooms from $160.

Yes, High Church provides two parking spaces for the wedding party or guests.

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