Art Deco Private Cinema or Function Space in Vintage Devonport Theatre

48 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand ·
Min. 1 hour
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60
The Vic

Hosted by The Vic

SpacetoCo Host since May 2020

The Vic Devonport is a licensed community cinema and performing arts space in the heart of Devonport striving to bring you the best of films and live performances.

About this Space

The Vic has a proud and rich history in the heart of Devonport, Auckland’s sea side village. Housed in a heritage Art Deco theatre building that harks back to the era of silent film, in 1912 this is a beautiful and unique location to host your event. The Vic is governed by a passionate community of local arts supporters - The Victoria Theatre Trust. Our goal is to engage and collaborate with communities to create a business model that will enable the us to showcase the best theatre and film experiences for years to come.

The event space is our newly refurbished private screening or function space. This is a really flexible set up as it can be used for cinema style screening or presenting events, or as a unique function space.
The basic hourly room hire includes:
Plush, tiered, luxury seating for 25 people or standing for up to 60
A large drop down screen and high quality sound system
Support to project you film/presentation
Beautiful rich red velvet drapes
Film posters and memorabilia
Spot lights
State of the art sound system
Unlimited WiFi
Private bar & mini food preparation space
Private entrance from street

The event space would be perfect for:
Private film screenings
Wrap parties
Film festival venue hire
Cast and crew screenings
Corporate functions
Birthday parties
Movie fundraiser deals
Meetings and workshops
Intimate gigs or performance space
Boutique wedding space
Presentation or lecture
Pop up market or gallery space

Or talk to us about what you need and we’re happy to advise further! This is a truely special space that will provide an intimate, red carpet experience for you and your guests.

We have 3 easy and convenient package options:

Kids Birthday Party Package - $215 (inc GST)
Treat your kids to a lunch party before or after watching a movie. The package includes:
Private room hire
Selection of kids party food including fruit skewers, pizzas, fries and sausage rolls for up to 15 children
Juice and Water
Balloons and party table
How to purchase this deal:

Select a 1 hour slot for your party booking - this should be for before or after the film you want to see.
Select Kid's Birthday Package as an additional option.
Use the discount code KIDSPARTY100 at checkout - this will remove the room hire fee.
To add additional guests over 15, add in the $15 extra person supplement fee.
For terms & conditions - see Rules below.

Celebration Party Package
Host your celebration with us at The Vic in our special and atmospheric venue. Invite your guests to our intimate and historical setting for drinks, delicious food and dancing.
There is no venue hire for this package - it's $1200 minimum food and drink spend. We will work with you to agree the food and bar tab options to reach the spend. As part of your event you get:
Exclusive use of the venue from 6pm- midnight for up to 60 guests
Room set up and pack down
Cleaning
To purchase this package, choose the date and time, select Celebration Party Package as an additional item and use discount code CELEBRATION100 at checkout to remove the venue hire fee from your purchase.
For terms and conditions, see Rules below.

Gig Giveaway
We love to support musicians, so we offer our venue free of charge to anyone looking to put on a gig and sell tickets through us. We only charge you $70 to cover our costs of set up and cleaning and you agree to sell tickets through our platform (we get about $2 per ticket). To book your gig with us, select the date and time and choose Gigaway Package as an additional option to pay the $70 costs. Use discount code GIGAWAY100 to remove the venue hire fee.

We have a private bar which as an additional option we can staff and sell alcohol from.
There is no BYO from this venue.
We have a couple of delicious and convenient in house catering options - you can choose these at checkout.
Your guests can also purchase wine, beer, home-made authentic Italian gelato and other snacks from our theatre bar.
You are welcome to bring your own food e.g. a celebration cake - but we do ask that you don't use an external caterer. We are happy to talk to you about catering options to suit your budget.

Located at the top of Devonport’s renowned high street, next to it’s wonderful boutique shops, cafes and restaurants.
10 min walk from the ferry to CBD or Waiheke
5 mins walk from nearby free car parks at Clarence St and Queens Parade
2 minute walk to the start of the famous walk to the top of Mount Victoria, with sweeping 360 views across Auckland and the Waitemata harbour.

Access:
There is private access from the street to the event space
There is a step to get into the space, a wheelchair can use this entrance with assistance. There is wheelchair access to the toilet by going outside and through the main entrance.
There is access to the theatre’s toilets through the event space for non-wheelchair users.
We are fundraising for better wheelchair access.

Amenities

Reverse cycle air conditioning
Projector
Chairs
Family Friendly
Audio Speakers
Sofa(s)
Heater
Public transport close by
Screen
Sound system
Available staff
Toilets
WiFi
Outdoor area
Tables
Coffee / Tea

Suitable For

Stage
Wedding
Filming
Photo Shoot
Boardroom
Birthday
Lecture
Networking
Party
Meetup
Meeting
Performance
Community
Event
Celebration
Screening/Film
Workshop
Function
Exhibit
Pop-up

Opening Times

Monday

10:00am - Midnight

Tuesday

10:00am - Midnight

Wednesday

10:00am - Midnight

Thursday

10:00am - Midnight

Friday

10:00am - Midnight

Saturday

10:00am - Midnight

Sunday

10:00am - Midnight

Rules

No smoking

Package rules - Kids Party
The fee does not include the cinema screening - you will need to book that separately.
The fee does not include private screening or presentations in the event venue. We can arrange this at an extra cost.
You are welcome to bring your own decorations and celebration cake. Please bring a cake knife (safety regulation).
This offer is only valid between 10-2pm any day of the week. We can make exceptions if there is no other booking.
The lunch is for approximately 1 hour, you can arrive 30 mins before to set up any additional decorations or food.

Package Rules - Celebration Party package
The package includes use of the event space and can spill out onto the street
The package does not include projecting or screening - we can arrange this at an additional cost

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Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 14 days before your booking. After that, no refunds on cancellation.
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