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 our 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
There are some rural community halls, they're not owned or maintained by council.
Reserves and sports grounds
Council reserves and sports grounds are available for some events.
You need to let us know if you're planning to get married on the beach or any other council reserve including the Botanical Gardens or the James Parker Memorial Rose Garden.
For more information about the use of a council reserve