The Embassy (Event Cinemas)

10 Kent Terrace, Wellington City
Wellington's grand, historic single screen theatre built in 1924. Now with two additional Deluxe Cinema screens. Also home to The Black Sparrow bar and Blondini's Café & Bar.

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About The Embassy (Event Cinemas)

Getting Here, Map & Parking

Secure pay and display car parking is located nearby The Embassy along Majoribanks Street, Cambridge Terrace and Kent Terrace. Wellington CBD also has many parking buildings within walking distance of the theatre.


Originally built in 1924, it was fully refurbished in 2003 to host the world premiere of the final film in Sir Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy. Since then the Embassy has also hosted New Zealand premieres for Jackson's King Kong in 2005 and The Lovely Bones in 2009.