Wedding Reception

76 Alfred Street, Blenheim Central, Blenheim, New Zealand ·
Min. 12 hours
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Max. 12 hours
·
200
Nativity Anglican Church

Hosted by Nativity Anglican Church

SpacetoCo Host since December 2023

Nativity is a beautiful church, chapel and newly renovated function centre within the heart of Blenheim. We are happy to provide amazing community facilities and affordable friendly spaces that serve our local and wider community.

This space contains 2 different areas that can be booked independently.

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Wedding Reception

Min. 12 hours
200
This space is not available on Sunday mornings

About this space

Spanning a generous 190 square metres, our hall seamlessly combines spaciousness with functionality, making it the perfect location for your next event. Situated in the heart of Blenheim, only minutes from the town centre and surrounded by hotels and with plenty of free parking, our newly renovated hall has everything you need to plan a great meeting or event for your guests.

The setup is versatile, offering 140 comfortable chairs that can be arranged to suit your needs. Additionally, we provide 10 rectangular tables, perfect for workshops or seminars, and 10 round tables that comfortably seat 10 guests each, ideal for social gatherings or banquets. Ensuring year-round comfort, the hall is equipped with efficient air conditioning. Stay connected with our free WiFi, ensuring seamless presentations or online interactions. Whatever your event requirements, our hall is designed to cater to them with ease and elegance.

PLEASE NOTE: You must allow set up time and pack/clean up in your booking. Billing is charged from the time you access the hall to the time you exit, and interruption of other hirers will result in penalty charges and exclusion from hiring our premises in the future.

Vital Statistics

  • Pax:
    190 in the hall (note: 190 is the maximum for conference-style seating, 120 max for tables and chairs)
    10 in the breakout room

  • 140 chairs available

  • 10 rectangular tables

  • 10 round tables (seats 10 each)

  • Air conditioning

  • Large screen TV

  • Audio/speaker system

  • Free wifi

  • Free parking

The hall can be booked for a minimum of 2 hours. You need to ensure that any set up and pack down time is included in your booking. The hall must be returned in the exact state you found it for the sake of other users.

During the week, the centre is open from 9am - 12pm for you to collect the key or to answer questions. Instructions to access the hall will be communicated before your event starts.

Catering and Alcohol

We don't provide catering but are happy for you to organise this. We have a large, newly constructed kitchen space available to hire where you can store, cook and plate up food. There is a microwave, steriliser, two 90cm ovens, 2 induction cooktops, a hot water urn, a commercial-sized refrigerator and a small freezer.

Teapots, coffee plungers, milk jugs, crockery and cutlery, glassware, water jugs and some platters are all included in the cost of hire - but please bring your own food & drink supplies.
If you use the communal equipment, you must be prepared to clean it up after usage and return to its original position.

The sale of alcohol is not permitted on these premises without a license, but you can bring your own to share with your guests. Wine glasses are available as part of the hire. Please notify the staff if you require these.

Regular bookings
We'd love to host your group regularly. You can book multiple sessions and pay upfront, or message us if you would like to book ahead and pay monthly. We can help find a regular slot that works for you.

Accessibility:
We have two designated disabled car park spaces and can reserve more if you tell us in advance. The room is easily accessible for wheelchairs with access via the Nativity Centre. We also have an accessible toilet with baby change facilities.
We're open for viewings Monday - Friday from 9am - 12pm or by arrangement - although our rooms can be busy, so best to message us to check for a suitable time

Location

We're located on Alfred St, a 5-minute walk from Blenheim's town centre.
We have 53 free car parking spaces, including 2 accessible spaces.
We also have multiple bike stands around the premises.

What's nearby?

Many shops, restaurants and cafes in Blenheim Town Centre and many award-winning wineries and restaurants are located within a short drive.
The Scenic Hotel is directly opposite us and Chateau Marlborough is just around the corner, making accommodating your guests a breeze.

Booking schedule

Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
Fri
Sat
Sun
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.

BBQ AREA AND PLAYGROUND
No Extra Charge
Access to BBQ area & playground. Bring your own gas bottle
Sound desk and AV operator
$57.50 per hour
Person to operate the sound desk. This includes helping to set up microphones and audio. This person is also able to help set up and run any AV presentations on the data projector.

Amenities

Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Family Friendly Free Parking Toilets Air Conditioning TV Heater Sound System Wheelchair Friendly Accessible Toilets

Suitable for

Wedding Reception

Location

76 Alfred Street, Blenheim Central, Blenheim, New Zealand

Opening times

Monday

24 hours

Tuesday

24 hours

Wednesday

24 hours

Thursday

24 hours

Friday

24 hours

Saturday

24 hours

Sunday

12:00pm - Midnight

Rules

  • Smoking Policy
    Our building and grounds are ‘Smoke-Free’.

  • Alcohol
    Check the Marlborough District Council website to find out if you need a special alcohol licence for your event. You must comply with any alcohol restrictions or guidelines set out in the booking request form.

  • Damage
    The hirer shall be financially responsible for the cost of any repairs required to make good damage or loss to the property during the period of hire. The hirer will also be responsible for any applicable insurance claim excess or Fire Service callouts. All breakages/losses etc. are to be reported to the Nativity receptionist. Nothing is to be fixed to the walls, doors or fittings.

  • Cleaning and rubbish removal
    Areas must be left clean and tidy and equipment returned to their original positions

  • Security
    The hirer is responsible for securing the facility upon completion of the function.
    Please ensure:
    - All lights, heaters and equipment are turned off. Please report any problems re light bulbs out etc.
    - Windows and doors are closed and locked. Users of Nativity’s facilities are responsible for securing the building outside office hours. Please obtain a key from Nativity reception before your booking commences.

  • Prohibited
    - No chewing gum inside the facilities or within the grounds.
    - Decorations must not be attached to or hung from any surfaces in the venue unless prior approval has been obtained. All decorations must be removed, and surfaces cleaned after use.
    - No open fires, smoke machines, naked flames (this includes kerosene lamps). Candles are permitted only with prior approval from Nativity.
    - The contents of the facilities, including kitchen equipment, are not to be removed from church property.

  • Noise
    Noise from amplifiers and loudspeakers must always be kept to a moderate level and should not exceed 50 decibels. Failure to comply with this condition may cause customer complaints to Noise Control that may result in the early closure of your function or confiscation of equipment.

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 7 days before your booking. After that, cancel and get a 50% refund.
Parking and Public Transport Information

Our parking area provides ample space for vehicles, ensuring convenience for visitors and attendees. Clear signage directs drivers to the 53 available parking spaces, with two accessible spaces available near the entrance.

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