Sat 11 Sep 6:45pm - 11:00pm


Celebrations will be in full bloom at the Somerville House Spring Ball.

Proudly hosted by the Somerville House Parents and Friends Association, with support from our event sponsors, the annual ball is a special event for our entire school community.   

In addition to wonderful food and entertainment, this gala event offers a great opportunity for our school community to join together and celebrate in true Somerville spirit.        

Somerville House Parents, Friends, Old Girls and Staff from all year levels; Year 12 Students and partners; Class of 2020 and partners; are all invited to attend.        

When: 6.45pm for a 7.00pm start, Saturday 11 September 
Venue: The Plaza Ballroom – Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane
Dress code: Black Tie with a touch of colour
Tickets: Adults $195 | Students and Partners $155      
RSVP: Wednesday 11 August 
For more information: Email ball@somerville.qld.edu.au

So prepare to shake off the winter blues and get a table together with friends, others from your year level, members of your co-curricular group, or let us help place you at a table.

The Ball Raffle is being run by the P&F Tennis Support Group with tickets available on Trybooking, Flexischools and at the Ball. While the raffle will be drawn at the Ball you don’t need to attend to have a chance to win one of the magnificent prizes!

We look forward to seeing you there.

Frequently asked questions

FAQ No. 1

What is the size of a table at the Ball?
Each table seats ten people. If a table doesn’t have ten people allocated to it, the Ball Committee may use their discretion and seat additional people at that table. Adults are seated at different tables to Students.

FAQ No. 2

I want to book a whole table, and then ask my friends. What should I do?
Pay for ten tickets, and then email the Ball Committee once you have established the names and dietary requirements of your friends.

FAQ No. 3

What does a Table Captain have to do?
Appointing a Table Captain for your table allows the Ball Committee to ensure that everyone who nominates that person as their Table Captain will be seated at the same table.

FAQ No. 4

I’m taking a partner, but I’m not sure who yet. Should I buy a ticket?
Yes, just leave the name blank and inform the Ball Committee by email once you have decided who to take.

FAQ No. 5

I have changed my mind about which partner to take. How do I change the name on a ticket?
Email the Ball Committee and let them know. At the same time, please notify them of any dietary requirements for the new partner.

FAQ No. 6

My parents / guardians cannot attend the Ball with me. Who should I ask to sponsor me?
If parents or guardians of a current student are unable to attend the Ball, the student needs to be sponsored by an adult attending the Ball. Please discuss this with your Head of Year.

FAQ No. 7

How late can I leave changes to ticket names?
Please give the Ball Committee as much notice as possible. 48 hours before the Ball all ticket names are fixed.

FAQ No. 8

What should I wear to the Somerville House Ball?
The Dress Code is Black Tie. For 2021 we are encouraging an additional touch of colour.

FAQ No. 9

I want to pay by Direct Deposit. Is this possible?
Email the Ball Committee on ball@somerville.qld.edu.au and they will try to assist.

FAQ No. 10

What is the refund policy of the Ball?
Full refunds of the ticket prices (excluding ticket processing fees) are given up until one month before the Ball date. Thereafter refunds are at the discretion of the Ball Committee.

FAQ No. 11

What COVID protocols will be in place at the Ball?
The Ball will follow the requirements of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre COVID-19 Event Operations Plan that is current at the time of the event. If strict restrictions are in place (i.e dancing restrictions) close to the Ball date, the P&F Ball Committee in conjunction with the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre and the school will consider options for the event, including possible postponement.

More information

Please email ball@somerville.qld.edu.au with any further questions


With thanks to our Spring Ball event sponsors: