Private Cinema or Function Space in Vintage Devonport Theatre

48 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand ·
Min. 2 hours
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 Devonport is a community theatre in the heart of Devonport, Auckland’s sea side village. Housed in a heritage Art Deco theatre building that harks back to 1912, the era of silent film, this is a beautiful and unique location to host your event. The Vic Devonport is governed by The Victoria Theatre Trust and operated by The Vic Ltd and their aim is to maintain a well functioning and sustainable cinema and performing arts venue, and to present an outstanding programme of films and live shows.

This 30-seater audotorium can be used for movie screenings or presenting events, or as a unique function space.
The basic hourly room hire includes:
Theatre style seating for up to 30 people or party / function space for up to 60 people
A large drop down screen and high quality sound system (cinema mode)
Support and advise
Beautiful rich red drapes
House lights
WiFi access
Cinema snacks and drinks including a Cash bar

Food catering on request
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 movie screening parties
Movie fundraiser deals
Meetings and workshops
Intimate gigs or performance space
Boutique wedding space
Presentation or lecture
Pop up market or gallery space

Talk to us about what you need and we’re happy to advise further! This is a truly special space that will provide an intimate experience for you and your guests.

We have 3 easy and convenient package options:

Kids Birthday Party Catering Package - $225 (inc GST)
Treat your kids to a lunch party before or after watching a movie. The package includes:
Party room at Yaza Gelato
Selection of kids party food including marshmallow&fruit skewers, slices of pizza, savouries, gelato sundaes for up to 15 children
Glassware, plates and filtered drinking water
Tables and chairs
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 $1,500 minimum food and drink spend ($25/person for 60 people). 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, plus use of the in-house stereo sound system
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 to anyone looking to put on a gig and sell tickets through us (booking fees apply). A one off set up fee of $100 covers the use of the PA sound system, set-up and pack-down of the PA system. To book your gig with us, select the date and time and choose Gigaway Package as an additional option to pay the $80 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.
This venue is fully licenesed (not a BYO venue).
In house catering options include cheese platters, antipasti and sweet platters - you can choose these at checkout.
Your guests can also purchase wine, beer, hand-made Italian style gelato and other snacks from our theatre bar.
You are welcome to bring your own food e.g. a celebration cake - and we are happy to talk to you about catering options to suit your budget.

Located at the top of Devonport’s renowned Victoria Road, next to it’s wonderful boutique shops, cafes and restaurants.
20 minute walk to the summit of Takarunga / Mount Victoria, with sweeping 360 views across Auckland and the Waitemata harbour.

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.

Booking schedule

1 AM
2 AM
3 AM
4 AM
5 AM
6 AM
7 AM
8 AM
9 AM
10 AM
11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
2 PM
3 PM
4 PM
5 PM
6 PM
7 PM
8 PM
9 PM
10 PM
11 PM

Extra items and charges

This space has extra items and charges that can be added to your booking. Some may be required depending on your booking time and type, which will be shown at the checkout.

Celebration Party Package
$1,200.00 per booking
$1200 pre paid minimum spend. We'll work together on what food/drink you will spend it on
Gig Giveaway Package
$70.00 per booking
Set up and cleaning fee for gig
Kid's Party Package - additional head
$15.00 per booking
Purchase this per extra person over 15 pax for your kids party
Kids Party Package
$215.00 per booking
Includes party food, room hire, set up and pack down, decorations


Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Outdoor Area Coffee / Tea Toilets Public Transport Accessible Air Conditioning Heater Sound System Available Staff Projector Stage

Suitable for

Dance Drama Exhibition Film Performance Photoshoot Rehearsal Conference Class Course Lecture Counselling Support Group Religious Service


48 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand

Opening times


10:00am - 10:00pm


10:00am - 10:00pm


10:00am - 10:00pm


10:00am - 10:00pm


10:00am - 10:00pm


10:00am - 10:00pm


10:00am - 10:00pm


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 your own cake knife (safety regulation).
This offer is valid between 10-2pm Wednesday to Sunday. 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. If you use the outdoor dining area of our venue you must cease any outside noise by 10pm.
The package does not include projecting or screening - we can arrange this at an additional cost.

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 14 days before your booking. After that, there are no refunds on cancellation.
Parking and Public Transport Information

Accessible by bus from Takapuna, 8 min walk from the Devonport Ferry Terminal, Car parking available on Victoria Rd or nearby side streets.

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