Circa 1879 the Old St Patrick’s Hall in Darling St Ipswich was originally built by the Catholic Church for the benefit of catholic purposes.

Purchased in 1998 and extensively renovated by its current owners the former St Patrick’s Hall is now presented as the Darling St Chapel, a Premier Wedding Reception and Function Venue in Ipswich.

Situated directly opposite the Ipswich Boy Grammar School central to the Ipswich CBD, Darling St Chapel is Ipswich’s only combined Wedding Chapel and Reception Venue.

At the Darling St Chapel we provide a unique same venue wedding experience as we transform your beautiful Wedding Chapel into your elegant Reception Venue. You will be surprised by the uniqueness of our venue and the Affordable Elegance of our wedding packages.

Guests can relax in our courtyard area, whilst the bridal party have photographs in nearby parklands and river settings.

You can be assured if booking your function with us that it will be worked by dedicated owners who want your day to be as special and unique as our venue is.


Darling St Chapel offers a beautiful and elegant non-denominal wedding ceremony venue. Our stained glassed windows, tiffany style wedding chairs and air conditioned comfort makes Darling St Chapel a wonderful setting for both weddings that are small and intimate or for those with up to 110 guests. We strive to make it as personal and special as you would want it to be, and an event that you will always remember.  Simple or elaborate? It’s entirely up to you!


Watch in amazement as our staff easily transform our chapel into your wedding reception venue or for couples with their own ceremony location Darling St Chapel offers a classical wedding reception centre with elegant crystal chandeliers and mood lighting in a historic church like setting. Our personalised and comprehensive package options are designed to eliminate all of the hassle associated with planning your wedding. Including choice of marriage celebrants, cake designer extensive menu choices from our buffet or alternate drop options, an In-House professional Disc Jockey and sound system, elegant table centre pieces, tiffany wedding chairs choice of bow colours and more, the Darling St Chapel wedding and reception centre helps make your wedding day enjoyable and trouble free.

Wedding Event Coordinators

Enjoy the ultimate in personal, attentive service and wedding planning expertise. When you choose The Darling St Chapel for your wedding, you’ll work with a team of wedding services professionals who have the experience, creativity and commitment to help you design your wedding ceremony and reception just the way you’ve always imagined.

At every step of the process-from planning through your special day-your Wedding Specialist will be with you, making sure that everything you envision turns out to be perfect.