Situated in the parliamentary precinct, the Wellington Cathedral of St Paul is an ideal place to host your concert, meeting or conference. We are strongly committed to providing facilities for the community to use – whether it be for meetings, regular recreational groups, workshops or concerts. We have a number of facilities available to suit your needs that cater for both large and small events.
Meeting room hire
The Brian Davis Room
The Brian Davis room holds 30 people, and has a small kitchen area for tea / coffee, along with crockery and cutlery. Complementary WiFi is available, as is a large screen TV. There is also easy access to the cathedral’s beautiful courtyard garden.
This room is most commonly used for meetings, yoga groups, and educational groups.
Loaves and Fishes hall
The Loaves and Fishes hall accomodates 100 seating or 150 standing. Complimentary WiFi is available, as is a large projector screen (projector available on request subject to availability), whiteboard, piano and kitchen facilities.
This room is most commonly used for large meetings, conferences, quiz evenings, and dance groups.
Please contact the cathedral administrator, Irene Bignall, by emailing [email protected] or by phone on (04) 472 0286 if you would like to discuss holding your event in the Brian Davis Room or Loaves and Fishes.
Concerts, exhibitions and large events
The main cathedral is a vast but welcoming space, capable of seating over 800 people.
It is an ideal space for choral music, and the cathedral’s fine organ and Steinway grand piano are available for use. This venue is also often used for large public conferences and art / photography displays.
The Brian Davis Room, Dean’s Vestry and Crypt are also available for use as additional spaces for artists before and during the performance.
The Lady Chapel
The beautiful wooden Lady Chapel is an ideal space for smaller recitals and poetry presentations.
Please contact Richard Apperley, the cathedral events manager, if you would like to talk to us about using the chapel or cathedral for a concert or other event by phoning (04) 474 1554, or send an email to [email protected]
Weddings and other services
Both the Cathedral and Lady Chapel are available for weddings and funerals.
If you would like to discuss holding a service here, please call the cathedral office on (04) 472 0286.