Entertainment

Live Music in Christchurch

darkroom

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.
Theatre in Christchurch

Isaac Theatre Royal

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…
Theatre in Christchurch

Court Theatre

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…
Cinema in Christchurch

Alice Cinematheque

This small Egyptian-themed art-house cinema can be found within the long-standing and excellent Alice In Videoland speciality video and DVD shop.
Live Music in Christchurch

Dux Live

One of the kingpins of the live-music scene, this intimate 250-capacity space has gigs Thursday to Saturday, and sometimes other nights too.
Stadium in Christchurch

AMI Stadium

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…
Cinema in Christchurch

Hollywood Cinema

Art-house and blockbuster flicks in the seaside suburb of Sumner.
Cinema in Christchurch

Hoyts Riccarton

Hollywood blockbusters screen at Christchurch's most central multiplex.