Nothing beats watching a summer performance at this spectacular venue set in the midst of the picturesque Pukekura Park. As nightfall approaches visitors are spellbound as the lighting on the stage and surrounding trees takes effect.
TSB Bowl of Brooklands is located on Brooklands Park Drive off Brooklands Road (within Pukekura Park) and is just a five minute drive from the centre of New Plymouth.
Walk - The venue is only a 20 minute walk from the centre of New Plymouth. From the CBD head up Liardet Street to the Fillis Street entrance and take the opportunity to walk through Pukekura Park to the TSB Bowl of Brooklands.
Car - Vehicle access is from Brooklands Park Drive (off Brooklands Road by Brooklands Zoo). For large events Brooklands Park Drive will be closed off however easy on-street parking is available and car park passes can be given for accessibility. For specific event accessibility information head to What's On.
Plenty of on-street parking is available around the proximity of Pukekura Park. Parking is organised at Pukekura Raceway for large events (off Coronation Ave), Check specific event details under What’s On.
The main entry is through Brooklands Gate (Gate 1) off Brooklands Park Drive by the Zoo. The Racecourse Gate (Gate 2) is located by Pukekura Raceway off Coronation Ave from Saddle Row (only for large events). There are also other entrances available from within Pukekura Park to the TSB Bowl of Brooklands such as the Dell and for larger events the Kiamata Gate is open.
Tickets to events at the venue can be purchased at the Ticketing Box Office located at the TSB Showplace. Ticket pick-up is only at Brooklands Gate with ticket sales at Brooklands Gate and the Racecourse Gate (note: this differs for WOMAD). For specific event ticket information or to purchase tickets online head to What's On).
Ticketed events - a number of food and beverage outlets are available at ticketed events with a range of hot and cold food, snacks, alcoholic beverages, non alcoholic beverages and coffees to choose from. Payment options vary and mobile ATM machines may be available onsite depending on the event.
Community events: -head to the What's On page for event specific information.
Toilets are located on site on either side of the lower sides of the grass amphitheatre. Accessibility toilets are located by the racecourse entry. See map for more details.
The venue has specific areas set aside for wheelchair users and their caregivers. Please request accessibility seating at the time of ticket purchase. On event days limited accessibility parking is available at the Brooklands Park Drive car park. Contact the venue to discuss disability parking.
There’s nothing better than watching a performance under the stars and surrounded by excited fans in the midst of picturesque Pukekura Park, so to keep it special we’ve got a few rules to follow which can be found under each event on the What's On page.
If you have lost something precious to you or found something without a home please hand it over to staff at the Brooklands Gate ticket box located by the zoo. Lost property will be handed to the Police Station.
Please respect our smokefree policy at TSB Bowl of Brooklands and surrounding Pukekura Park.