Historic Christchurch Function Venue
Central city stunning event space
Christchurch City Centre - Christchurch City
Total Area (m2)
The Isaac Theatre Royal is available to hire for private functions such as awards dinners, weddings, corporate events and much more.
Stunning, unique and memorable, the ITR is a premium venue in the heart of Christchurch. This grand, historic Edwardian theatre with up to 1292 seats over three levels offers flexibility, spectacular interiors and an exclusive heritage experience.
Complementing the magnificent auditorium and stage, are several impressive purpose-built event and function spaces, comprising of The Gloucester Room, Ravenscar Dress Circle Foyer and the Grand Circle Foyer.
The ITR Auditorium & Stage
The spectacular Auditorium seats up to 1292 over three levels and is equipped with a full theatrical lighting system, surround sound PA capability and comprehensive backstage facilities. This space is perfectly suited to conference plenary sessions, speaker events, awards ceremonies and much more.
As a function space, the stage itself has the capacity to seat 220 guests banquet style or up to 350 standing, making it a unique venue for a plethora of events.
The Gloucester Room is a multi-purpose function space. With large arched character windows providing natural light the room is ideal for a variety of events from concerts, reunions, cocktail and dining functions to corporate board meetings, AGMs & staff training sessions. It is able to accommodate 102- 120 seated
The Ravenscar Lounge
This elegant space with its semi-circular bar, accessed via the sweeping marble staircase or the new glass elevator, is an ideal venue for reception drinks, pre and post show hosting or a conference break out space. It can accomodate up to 150 cocktail style.
The luxurious Grand Circle foyer on the top floor has its own private entrance. With its own plush semi-circular bar, complemented by sumptuous gold and black décor and atmospheric lighting, this function space is perfect for cocktail events of 80 to 90 guests or up to 40 for an intimate dining experience.
The Isaac Theatre Royal is a fully licensed venue. A wine list and preferred caterers list is available on request.
Contact us today to discuss your event.