Christchurch Events

  • Stand Up Poetry: A Quiz Show 01 Nov 2020
    Join Ray Shipley and two teams of poets and comics for a comedy show with feeling, and a poetry show with hilarity. With Guy Williams, Dominic Hoey, Danielle O'Halloran, Audrey Porne, Eamon Marra and Nathan Joe. This ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Book Launch: John Newton & Bernadette Hall 01 Nov 2020
    Join Victoria University Press and Scorpio Books to toast the launch of two new books, John Newton's comic verse novel, Escape Path Lighting, in which a drunken poet is obliged to choose between Art and Love; and ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • StAC Attack 2020 01 Nov 2020
    StAC Attack is coming back to the Christchurch Town Hall in 2020! The St Andrew’s College Pipe Band are pleased to present this fabulous show, showcasing our talented students from Years 4–13. Blending the warm ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Dear Katherine 01 Nov 2020
    We celebrate 50 years of the Katherine Mansfield Menton Fellowship by inviting five fellows to write a letter to Mansfield. With Paula Morris, Vincent O’Sullivan, Bill Manhire, Carl Nixon and Fiona Farrell. This ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • A Cabinet of Curiosities: Tiny Lectures 01 Nov 2020
    Step right up and discover something strange with this collection of short and intimate lectures on curious subjects from Siouxsie Wiles, Pip Adam and Margaux Warne. This event is part of WORD Christchurch Spring ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Eileen Merriman: A Trio of Sophies 01 Nov 2020
    Eileen Merriman discusses her novels for teens, which often explore controversial topics, with fellow young adult author Karen Healey. This event is part of WORD Christchurch Spring Festival 2020. Registration is ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Remembering Ralph Hotere 01 Nov 2020
    Vincent O'Sullivan, Ralph Hotere's biographer, is joined by Bill Manhire, Cilla McQueen and Lisa Reihana to discuss the life and work of one of our greatest artists. This event is part of WORD Christchurch Spring ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Guy Hobson Live 01 Nov 2020
    This is set to be a magical musical evening as Christchurch composer & pianist Guy Hobson performs a selection of music from his rich tapestry of compositions. His eclectic mix of jazz, classical, funk, pop and more, ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Loopy Tunes Book Launch 01 Nov 2020
    Join musical duo Loopy Tunes as they launch their latest picture books He Kirihimete Karakara Kiwi/A Colourful Kiwi Christmas and Ko Te Pūtake Mo Te Kirihimete/The Reason For Christmas. This event is part of WORD ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020
  • Poetry Playground 01 Nov 2020
    Poetry is the best playground! Join Paula Green and play with what poems can do. You'll use your ears and eyes and imaginations to make words soar and slide and pop. This event is part of WORD Christchurch Spring ...Christchurch | Sunday, 1 November 2020