Concerts and performances
We have the flexibility and functionality to host a wide range of performance events.
Bowl of Brooklands is an international concert venue for up to 15,000. The natural amphitheatre in the stunning backdrop of Pukekura Park with a permanent stage and back of house facilities makes it a truly unique venue in New Zealand.
TSB Showplace has two auditoria including TSB Theatre, the original and gorgeously restored 1920’s Opera House, plus the Theatre Royal, a fully flexible black box with space for 527.
TSB Stadium is a three court stadium which has the flexibility to offer a variety of performance setups from GA flat floor for 3518 to a full seated arena of 3188.
Feel free to contact us directly for more information.
What is the capacity of TSB Showplace?
The venue has multiple spaces. Capacities and details can be found here
What is the capacity of the Bowl of Brooklands venue?
See capacities of the venue here.
What is the capacity of TSB Stadium?
The venue has multiple spaces suitable for a range of events - see details around event types and capacities here.
How do I make a venue hire booking?
Please complete the enquiry form here or contact us on 06 759 6712.
What amenities does the TSB Showplace provide?
The TSB Showplace has bathrooms (including disability bathrooms and a baby change table) on the Theatre Royal, Ground Floor and Circle levels for your convenience. We do not provide coat check facilities. TSB Showplace is a smoke free venue. We do not have an ATM onsite, although our box office, bars and kandy bars accept credit and EFTPOS. TSB Showplace provides free public Wifi for your enjoyment.
Can I view a floor plan of the TSB Theatre or Theatre Royal?
What technical support is included at the Showplace?
There is no sound system in the venue as each hire has different requirements.
If you require technical support or equipment, please provide details and we will quote accordingly. Our technical contractors will quote the amount of equipment that best suits the requirements of the event and the venue hired.
Is there parking available at TSB Showplace?
Parking is available on streets around the venue or Central Car Park opposite the venue (between Devon Street and Powderham Street) which also includes one mobility park.
A drop off/collection park is immediately outside the venue. Assistance with taxis booking is available, please speak to a member of our team.
More information on parking in the local area can be found on the NPDC website.
Do I need a Health & Safety Plan if I hire TSB Showplace?
Yes, all venue hirers are required to have a Health and Safety plan reflecting the planned activities within the venue.
Do I get keys to the TSB Showplace or will someone meet me?
A Venue Representative is required to be on site for all hours of access. Dependent on the activity, this will be a Front of House Manager or a Technical Manager.
What is the child policy at the TSB Showplace?
Children under 14 years must be accompanied by a guardian aged 14 years or over at all times. A child 12 months and under may sit on an adult's lap during some shows, although this is at the discretion of the promoter. Contact the box office for more detail.
How big is the TSB Stadium floor?
Uninterrupted flat floor is 2,200m2
Can I source my own technical provider for an event at TSB Stadium?
Yes, although we can assist with putting you in touch with a local supplier who is familiar with the venue.
How many car parks are on-site at TSB Stadium?
What is included when I hire the Bowl stage?
The Bowl stage, and kitchen and bathroom facilities. No theming or furniture is included.
Does the venue have a curfew?
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Bowl of Brooklands
The Bowl of Brooklands is an international concert venue with a difference and was recently crowned 'Large Venue of the Year' by EVANZ. Located in stunning Pukekura Park it has a stage surrounded by a picturesque lake and a natural amphitheatre. The Bowl of Brooklands is perfect for everything from rock concerts to formal dinners and cocktail functions.
A beautiful historic building oozing with character, the TSB Showplace is a stylish venue in the heart of the CBD, with multiple spaces to suit a range of events.
TSB Stadium is a multi-purpose events centre with ample on-site parking, situated just five minutes from downtown New Plymouth. It has the flexibility to cater for a wide range of events, from expos and tradeshows to dinners and gala occasions.