Groups & Education
Led by artists and technicians from the Weta group of companies, our hands-on workshops, interactive demonstrations and inspiring guest speakers can be seamlessly integrated with our filmmaking experiences to craft unforgettable events.
We can cater for a range of groups for any length of time. Whether you are having a large-scale conference or a small-scale team outing, we can work with you to bring an event to life.
THE WETA WORKSHOP EXPERIENCE
Located just down the road from the Weta Cave, the Weta Workshop Experience takes place at our dedicated off-premises group tour space. There, an experienced Weta Workshop crew member will take you on a guided journey through the practical effects crafted for The Lord of the Rings, King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia, Avatar and much more! Includes a private screening of Weta’s exclusive behind-the-scenes documentary.
The Weta Workshop Experience is a great option for groups of over 20 people.
MAKE YOUR EVENT UNFORGETTABLE
To complement your Weta Workshop Experience, choose from a wide range of activities, workshops, demonstrations and presentations to craft a one-of-a-kind event. Options include:
- Hands-on workshops & demonstrations: prosthetics, fake blood tutorials, chainmaille making and more
- Art presentations from designers, sculptors, technicians and artists who have worked on some of your favourite films
- Drinks and canapés.
Email bookings for more information.
Our Miniatures Stage Tour: Thunderbirds Are Go is an interactive, educational journey through the Weta Workshop miniatures made for the popular children’s television show! This creative journey explores the filmmaking process from concept design to final creation. Suitable for 20 guests. We also host school groups of up to 80 people in our dedicated off-premises group tour space. Download our brochure for more information.
Roll up your sleeves for a lesson in the creativity behind filmmaking! From fake blood making, prosthetic scars and scrapes, drawing, painting, sculpture, and more, our hands-on workshops – led by the Weta Workshop crew – are designed to inspire and educate all ages.
Weta Workshop Tours is proud to hold a Silver Award from Be Accessible. Click here for more information on the accessibility of this tour space.