Venues for hire
Conference facilities and venues for hire.
Council owned facilities
Our theatres are suitable venues for seminars, weddings and any other community activity. They are also the district's venues for performing and visual arts events.
War Memorial Theatre - tiered seating for 500
Lawson Field Theatre - auditorium seating 250, Rose Room 80 seated
Gisborne Soundshell - capacity is 15,000
Our theatres provide facilities to experience the performing and visual arts. They are also suited for conferences, functions and weddings..
There are some rural community halls, but they're not owned or maintained by Council.
Buy tickets to a show
Buy tickets from Stephen Jones Photography, 119 Gladstone Road or through TicketDirect(external link)
Planning a wedding or event on a reserve?
You need to let us know if you're planning to get married at the beach, the rose garden or botanical gardens, or at any other council reserve. Also if you plan to hold an event at any Council reserve.
For more information about the use of a council reserve