This is South Africa's oldest dated cellar building (1767), and is used for rotating art exhibitions, conferences and exclusive private events. This beautiful old building has a separate entrance with access also from the Conference Centre’s foyer, as well as from the courtyard.

Contact our Conferencing team for enquiries or reservations on conference(at)spier.co.za or phone +27 (21) 809 1100 ext 2.

Venue Facilities

  • Approx. dimensions:
    36.5m x 5.5m
  • Built-in fixture
    None
  • Ceiling height lowest:
    2.5m - 2.6m H to under beam with some sagging See also under “Lighting installed’
  • Floor:
    Corcoleum floors - can be used without carpeting
  • Natural lighting:
    Yes
  • Lighting installed:
    Up-lighters height along the side of the venue behind drywalling. Track 1.8m into the room from this point for spotlights along the full length. This is on the wall side opposite the windows. Note this brings the ceiling height down
  • Climate control:
    No HVAC installed, but can be arranged at an additional cost.
  • Power:
    9 x Power points – Refer to floor plan
  • Black out:
    Possible, windows have shutters. Door leading to the Conference Centre would need a temporary plan.
  • Noise intrusion:
    Minimal
  • Wheelchair friendly
    Yes, through Conference Centre
  • Toilet facilities:
    Yes – Conference Centre
  • Biggest access door from outside:
    2.4m W x 2.1m H going to 2.5m H at top of the arch