Photography & Film Sets

Armidale Showground’s venues provide open-plan, multi-use spaces which are ideal for photo shoots. Both the Main Pavilion and Trade Pavilion are traditional agricultural heritage-listed buildings, with impressive clear space and easy access on all sides.  The Exhibition Centre provides opportunities for sets that may include large backdrops or equipment, such as tractors. There are also a number of mobile containers associated with the Exhibition Centre that can be used as onsite lock-up sheds or office space.

Parking for heavy vehicles is plentiful throughout the Showground and on-site catering is available. The Showground ring offers enough space for multiple, large marquees, platforms or tents and there are plentiful stables and yards if required.

Reel Locations & Venues

The Showground Entire

Armidale Showground offers versatility and a range of unique indoor and outdoor venues for set production, storage and filming.

Main Pavilion

Heritage listed, traditional agricultural pavilion with unique timber beam ceilings, hardwood floor and large clear space.

Trade Pavilion

Versatile and functional character building, with polished concrete floor, large clear space and easy access to all sides of the building.

Exhibition Centre

Purpose built, full-sized undercover arena offering extensive clear space, hard-packed dirt floor and dedicated facilities including yards, wash-down facilities and access for heavy vehicles.

The Showring

Professionally maintained grass oval at the heart of the Showground, offering wide expanse of space for marquees, pavilions and stages.