Christchurch Town Hall - Vbase

Vbase is the venue manager of Christchurch's premier sporting, convention and entertainment venues - Christchurch Town Hall, Orangetheory Stadium, Horncastle Arena, Air Force Museum New Zealand and Hagley Oval Pavilion.

Christchurch Town Hall 

With flexible options for your meetings, conferences and exhibitions; and a stunning riverside backdrop for gala dinners and other special occasions; it’s hard to find a more impressive location than recently reopened Christchurch Town Hall. 

Available Rooms

  1. Douglas Lilburn Auditorium

    Floor area: 460m2

    • Banquet
      310
    • Cabaret
      248
    • Cocktail
      500
    • Theatre
      2250
  2. James Hay Theatre

    Floor area: 292m2

    • Banquet
      200
    • Cabaret
      160
    • Cocktail
      350
    • Theatre
      700
  3. Limes Room

    Floor area: 545m2

    • Banquet
      280
    • Cabaret
      224
    • Cocktail
      400
    • Theatre
      500
  4. Victoria Room

    Floor area: 225m2

    • Banquet
      140
    • Cabaret
      112
    • Cocktail
      180
    • Theatre
      240
  5. Avon Room

    Floor area: 230m2

    • Banquet
      120
    • Cabaret
      96
    • Cocktail
      200
    • Theatre
      230
  6. Boardroom

    Floor area: 49m2

    • Banquet
      12
    • Cocktail
      25
    • Theatre
      20

*These numbers are indicative only, and room capacity will depend on your event requirements.


Accommodating from 10 to 2,250 guests, there are five key spaces to choose from, including the celebrated auditorium, a purpose-built theatre and three large rooms that transform effortlessly to meet your event’s needs.


After a comprehensive rebuild and restoration project, facilities throughout offer improved sound proofing, acoustics and overall ease of use. Fully integrated and modernised technology enhances each space further and includes projectors, screens, sound systems and automated blinds.

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