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Our Venues

Welcome to the ASB Theatre Marlborough, a stunning multi-use venue nestled along the picturesque Taylor River in Blenheim's vibrant CBD. Opened in March 2016, our purpose-built facility offers a perfect blend of comfort and convenience, conveniently adjacent to the Marlborough Convention Centre. Immerse yourself in Marlborough's charm while enjoying the state-of-the-art amenities of our venue. Whether you're planning a live performance, theatrical event, conference, function, or exhibition, we have everything you need to bring your vision to life.

ASB Theatre Marlborough has four spaces available for hire:

  1. McLauchlan Family Auditorium
    Our flagship venue boasts a 700-seat purpose-built lyric theatre with impeccable acoustics. Ideal for live performances, conferences, or keynote addresses, its split-level seating and easy stage access ensure seamless productions.


  2. Whitehaven Wine Room
    This elegant space overlooks the Taylor River and is ideal for meetings, seminars, cocktail functions, dinners, and trade exhibitions. Its fully removable wall allows seamless integration with the main foyer, providing added flexibility for your event.


  3. Anderson Theatre
    Designed for adaptability, our boutique theatre is perfect for small concerts, breakout sessions, and intimate gatherings. Experience quality production without compromising on versatility.


  4. ASB Theatre Foyer
    Whether part of a larger conference or a standalone event, our spacious foyer is perfect for exhibitions, award presentations, cocktail functions, dinners, and concerts.


We operate the Marlborough Events Centre on behalf of the Marlborough District Council. Conveniently situated adjacent to the ASB Theatre Marlborough, this highly versatile venue features movable walls that can be configured to create either a grand hall or three separate rooms. It can accommodate up to 400 guests in theater style, 250 guests in banquet style, or serve as an exhibition area for 40 trade stands.

The event centre can be set up as one Grand Hall and, with its acoustically designed movable walls, can be set up as three separate rooms.

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