No Ordinary Event, No Ordinary Venue
The Tannery is no ordinary venue! Offering a number of unique event spaces set in the boutique retail dining precinct the Tannery caters to private parties, meetings, corporate dinners, fashion shows and weddings. From small intimate gatherings to spectacular celebrations -the Tannery has something for everyone. Just a short drive from Christchurch's CBD, located at the base of the Port Hills, offering 170 car parks, additional conference parking facilities and convenient coach accessibility. Combining gorgeous architectural detailing, intimate spaces and graceful interiors, each of our venues has a distinctive atmosphere to offer. With a dedicated event management team and exclusive in house catering we are here to make your event as smooth as possible. Our Event Spaces: Atrium Renowned for its striking homage to the architecture and decor of the Victorian era, the atrium transforms from boutique shopping center to an elegant event venue. Iconic French tiled floors, maghony shop fronts, stained glass, bespoke iron arches and translucent roof make for a truly memorable event. A great space for sit down dinners from 50 - 350 guests, and cocktail events up to 600 guests. Blue Smoke Warm wood detailing, bespoke solid oak furniture, William Morris wallpaper and an expansive bar make for an intimate and inviting event space. Blue Smoke is a live music venue which is also available for private functions. Ideally suited for standing style functions up to 200 guests and site down dinner up to 80 guests. AGA Kitchen A bespoke open plan kitchen is at the heart of this space, complete with classic British AGA oven. French tiling and comfortable custom built oak furniture. This private dining room is available for dinners up to 50 guests and cocktail functions up to 80 guests. Met Lounge Offering a clean, contemporary atmosphere, with expansive windows looking out towards the Port Hills and an extensive west-facing deck - this venue is a celebration of the Canterbury region. This space comes equipped with state of the art AV equipment perfect for events from 20 - 150 guests.