Functions and Events

The Tannery is the ultimate unique function venue in Christchurch, offering a variety of function rooms and event spaces, and caters for a wide range of event and function types. Whether you are hosting an important business event, or gathering family and friends for a special occasion, you can relax knowing our experienced events team will take care of everything.

At The Tannery we create truly memorable functions, conferences, celebrations, cocktail parties, weddings and more, for up to 600 people.

* Celebrations & Private Functions
* Meetings & Conferences
* Corporate Dinners & Christmas Parties

Download our functions brochure [PDF].

With 170 car parks, additional conference parking facilities, and convenient shuttle and coach accessibility, The Tannery is just a short ten minute drive from the CBD, Christchurch’s beach suburbs and the recreational grounds of the Port Hills.

The Tannery entrance - Function Venue Christchurch

Our Event Spaces

Atrium

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.

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Function & Wedding Venue - The Atrium - The Tannery Christchurch

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.

With its large deck and great sound system this premier music venue could be your perfect venue for next Christmas Party or Birthday Celebration.

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Blue Smoke function venue at The Tannery

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.

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The AGA Kitchen - Private Dining Room and Function Venue at The Tannery Christchurch

Metropolitan Lounge

Since September 2016, the modern 180 sqm conference facility Metropolitan 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.

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Metropolitan Lounge function & conference venue

Venue overview

Theatre
Banquet
Cocktail
Cabaret
Boardroom
Ushape
Conference
Dimensions m
Area m2
90
80
200
70
40
45
8 x 20
160
160
100
200
80
50
80
100
18.5 x 9.7
179.5
60
40
70
30
20
20
8 x 9
72
300
350
600
200
73 x 6
438

Meet the Team

Martina, Laura & Jenna are your dedicated Functions team. With years of experience in the industry, you can be assured your event is in great hands.

Download Functions Brochure [PDF]

Contact us

If you have any questions about our menus or availability, or would like to request a quote or make a booking for your function or event, please get in touch with our events team. Phone 0800-4-TANNERY.

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