Hire Rutherford’s Den

The Rutherford’s Den lecture theatre is a completely restored, original lecture theatre from the 1870s and is available for hire.

With wooden bench seating, wood panelling, original windows and beautiful brickwork, it has a unique historic atmosphere.

Key features:

  • Seats 70
  • Available from 5pm daily
  • Modern sound system
  • Lectern
  • Electronic blackboard
  • Ideal for lectures, AGMs, educational presentations and other seated events

Email the Arts Centre or phone 03 363 2839 for more information. Alternatively, use the booking form below.

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Beyond the Grave: Death in Ancient Times

5 May 2018 - 24 February 2019

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COMNAP Antarctic photo exhibition

21 September – 27 October 2018

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Ann Robinson/John Walsh exhibition

4 October - 4 November 2018

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Homeric Echoes in a WWI Diary

16 October 2018

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Suffrage Series at the Arts Centre

16, 17 & 19 October 2018

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FESTA 2018: Roman Dining – A Guide to Status and Mores

19 October 2018

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SCAPE Public Art 20th anniversary exhibition

19 October - 11 November 2018

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Magic Moments in Music variety concert and dance

20 October 2018

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FESTA 2018: Make an Eating Spoon for Eating Local

20 & 22 October 2018

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Taste North Canterbury mini festival

25 October 2018

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Highway to Hades – Halloween fun for all ages

31 October 2018

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Necessary Traditions Festival by Rekindle

8 November - 17 November 2018

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Elizabeth Thomson photography exhibition

8 November - 9 December 2018

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The Arts Centre Mākete

Every Sunday from 11 November

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Space Weather: Impacts on New Zealand

14 November 2018

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Leighs Construction Outdoor Cinema

December, January & February

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The ‘It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Christmas’ Market

9 December 2018

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Forget Me Not Memorials Trail

5 January – 3 February 2019

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Sunday Guided Heritage Tour

1.30pm every Sunday

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Great Hall Lunchtime Concerts

Last Monday of every month

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