South Brisbane Cemetery (also known as Dutton Park Cemetery) is heritage listed and is located four kilometres from the CBD. South Brisbane Cemetery is on 27 acres of land beside the Brisbane River. The first burial took place in 1870. There are approximately 19,500 graves in the cemetery.
Located within Dutton Park, and residing right next to Dutton Train Station, various uses of public transport are on offer and provide a quick and easy route to gain access to the venue grounds. Public parking can be accessed throughout the streets surrounding Dutton Park.
What you’ll find there
The cemetery’s purpose is to keep in touch with loved ones who have passed and record historical landmarks through etchings and human names. A solemn occasional for most but a way to commemorate those who are held close to family and friends.
This information will be shown within each performance landing page under the specific venue location pages.
Things to remember
Make sure to bring yourselves, any chairs and/or seating arrangements! any umbrellas if it is raining as this is an open space. Be considerate to those who are there for other reasons than the performance and make sure also to be aware of your surroundings.
Performances at this Space
Whistling Past the Graveyard
Space: South Brisbane Cemetery
Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians
We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we present Anywhere Festival, the Kabi Kabi/Gubbi Gubbi, Jinibara, Turrbal and Yuggera Peoples. We wish to pay respect to their Elders - past, present and emerging - and acknowledge the important role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their stories continue to play.