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The Tannery Events

3 Garlands Road, Woolston, Christchurch, Canterbury, 8023, NZL
3 Garlands Road
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0800 482 6637
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Venue Facilities
  • Additional Meeting Rooms
  • Activities
Layout Options
  • U-Shape 80
  • Classroom 100
  • Theatre 300
  • Banquet 350
  • Cocktail 600
The Tannery is the ultimate unique function venue in Christchurch. Offering a variety of function rooms and event spaces, The Tannery caters for a wide range of events and functions including corporate dinners, business meetings, conferences, private functions and Christmas parties. We have multiple venue spaces to suit a variety of sizes and budgets, catering for events from 10-600 people.

With 170 car parks, additional conference parking facilities, and convenient shuttle and coach accessibility, The Tannery is located at the base of the Port Hills and a convenient ten minute drive from the CBD.

We have a dedicated Event Management Team on hand to help plan and manage your event, so you know you will be in good hands.

You are invited to utilise The Tannery’s opulent Victorian era Atrium as a canvas for your next function or event. With its iconic French tiled floors, mahogany shop fronts, stained glass, the bespoke iron arches and translucent roof, this reborn industrial precinct is your palette to create truly memorable conference dinners, celebrations, or cocktail parties from intimate group of 30 up to 600 guests.

Blue Smoke
Whether you plan a cocktail reception, informal corporate celebration or a party Blue Smoke is ideally suited for cocktail-style events with plenty of casual seating for groups of 20 up to 250 guests with Cassels & Sons’ famous fork’n’walk menus or sit-down dinners for up to 80 guests.

AGA Kitchen
Cassels & Sons presents the AGA Kitchen private dining room of indulgence and fine food for you to host a private dining experience for up to 50 guests. The ‘old world’ inspired style combined with a fresh take on New Zealand cuisine is the perfect setting for your next function.

Met Lounge
Since September 2016, the modern 180 sqm conference facility Met Lounge offers additional opportunities for your event within The Tannery boutique shopping emporium. Be it a meeting, conference or a seminar, with state of art AV, high ceilings, plenty of natural daylight, great views and a large deck this room can cater to your next function of up to 150 guests.

Available Rooms:

  • Blue Smoke

    Floor area: 160 m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 80
    • Cocktail 200
    • Theatre 90
    • U-Shape 45
  • Met Lounge

    Floor area: 180 m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 80
    • Classroom 100
    • Cocktail 200
    • Theatre 160
    • U-Shape 80
  • The AGA Kitchen

    Floor area: 72 m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 50
    • Cocktail 70
    • Theatre 60
    • U-Shape 20
  • The Atrium

    Floor area: 438 m²

    Layout Options:

    • Banquet 350
    • Cocktail 600
    • Theatre 300