A hip combination of live-music venue and bar, darkroom has lots of Kiwi beers and great cocktails. Live gigs are frequent – and frequently free.
Quirky cinema with an art-house slant.
This century-old dear survived the quakes and emerged restored to full glory in 2014. Its heritage features are a decided bonus for those venturing in for shows ranging from opera and ballet to concerts of virtually…
Christchurch's original Court Theatre was an integral part of the city's Arts Centre, but it was forced to relocate to this warehouse after the earthquakes. The new premises are much more spacious; it's a great venu…
This small Egyptian-themed art-house cinema can be found within the long-standing and excellent Alice In Videoland speciality video and DVD shop.
One of the kingpins of the live-music scene, this intimate 250-capacity space has gigs Thursday to Saturday, and sometimes other nights too.
Following the destruction of AMI Stadium at Lancaster Park, the traditional home of rugby union and cricket in Christchurch, the Canterbury Rugby Union has shifted its home games to Rugby League Park (confusingly no…
Snuggle into an old sofa to watch a Hollywood favourite or an art-house surprise. There's also occasional live music, usually with a folk, blues or country spin.
Grab a beer and settle in to watch an art-house, classic or foreign flick with high-quality sound and projection.
Art-house and blockbuster flicks in the seaside suburb of Sumner.