Heritage Festival 2019 Programme

Date Time Event Location Cost

Tuesday 2

5.30 - 6.30pm

Русские связи города Нельсона Nelson’s Russian Connection

Nelson Provincial Museum

No charge/Koha appreciated

Thursday 4

1 - 2pm

NCMA 125 Years Lunchtime Series: Zeb Wulff “Piano”

NCMA

$15

5.30 - 6.30pm

If pub walls could talk!

Nelson Provincial Museum

No charge/Koha appreciated

Thursday 4
and Friday 5

7.30pm onwards

Lord Nelson at the Theatre Royal

Theatre Royal Nelson

$15

Saturday 6
and Sunday 7

9am - 4.30pm

A Taste of Woodwork Workshop 1: Introduction to Spoon Carving (2 days)

The Centre for Fine Woodworking

$199 including materials

Saturday 6

9am - 4.30pm

A Taste of Woodwork Workshop 2:
Stylish Wooden Serving Spoons and Salad Servers (1 day)

The Centre for Fine Woodworking

$100 including materials

10am - 12pm

Wakapuaka Cemetery Tour of Early Nelson Store Keepers Graves

Wakapuaka Cemetery

No charge/Koha

2 - 3pm

Tina Makereti in Conversation with Liz Price

Elma Turner Library

No charge/Koha

Sunday 7

9am - 4.30pm

A Taste of Woodwork Workshop 3: Decorative Cheese / Serving Boards (1 day)

The Centre for Fine Woodworking

$100 including materials

10am - 4pm

Cancer Society Heritage House Tour

Various locations

$50pp including a free Devonshire Tea

2 - 3pm

Biology is destiny - Phrenology

Elma Turner Library

$2 at the door

Monday 8

12 - 2.30pm

A Broken Promise? Nelson Tenths and the Settlement of Nelson

Elma Turner Library

No charge/Koha

Tuesday 9

5.30 - 6.30pm

Archives Alive!

Nelson Provincial Museum

No charge/Koha appreciated

Wednesday 10

10.30 - 11.30am

Family History Drop-in

Research Room at the Richmond Library

No charge/Koha

11am - 12pm

Contemporary Twists on Traditional Practice

The Refinery ArtSpace

No charge/Koha

3.45 - 7pm

Ports: Past and Present

Bus pick up/drop off at 8 Vickerman St. Boathouse at 5pm

$20

Thursday 11

9.30 - 11am

The Prow Local History Website

Elma Turner Library

No charge/ Koha

1 - 2pm

NCMA 125 Years Lunchtime Series: Brahms Piano Quintet

NCMA

$15

5.30 - 6.30pm

Beyond the Frame

Nelson Provincial Museum

No charge/Koha appreciated

Saturday 13

Sunday 14

10.30am - 2pm

Broadgreen Family Open Day

Broadgreen House

No charge/Koha

1.30 - 3pm

Bringing Back the Buxton’s

Broadgreen House

Koha

3 - 4pm

Architecture as a 4th Dimensional Art

Broadgreen House

Koha

10am - 4pm

NZ Textile Experiences -
Introduction to Harakeke Weaving with NZ Flax

Broadgreen House

$50pp

11:30am - 3:30pm

6th Annual Wakefield Apple Fair

Willow Bank Heritage Village, Wakefield

No charge/Koha

1 - 4pm

Views from the Granary - and the understoreys

The Granary, Founders Park

No charge/Gold coin refreshments

2 - 3pm

Philip Simpson - Down the Bay

Elma Turner Library

$2 at the door

3.30 - 4.45pm

The Wairau Affray - a play in development

The Suter Theatre

$10

15, 16, 17 April

7 - 8:15pm

The Wairau Affray - a play in development

The Suter Theatre

$10

Monday 15

10am - 12pm; 2 - 4pm

The Great Lego Print Day

The Armarie Room

$20

10.30 - 12pm

Textile Kids - Swedish Rag Rugs

Broadgreen House

No charge/Koha

Tuesday 16

11am - 12pm

Resuscitate your Family Slides

Imaginarium, Richmond Library

No charge/Koha

1.30pm - 3.30pm

Broadgreen Trails: Making Paper

Broadgreen House

No charge/Koha

Wednesday 17

10am - 2pm

National Digital Regional Forum “Unconference”

Constance Barnicoat Room - Richmond Library

No charge/Koha

10.30 - 11.30am

Apples in April - Library Children’s Holiday Programme

Elma Turner Library

No charge/Koha

2.30pm – 4pm

Broadgreen Trails: Autumn Leaves and Clay tiles

Broadgreen House

No charge/Koha

Thursday 18

10.30am - 12pm

Textile Kids - String Art

Broadgreen House

No charge/Koha

House open 11am - 7pm, Isel Market 4.30pm

World Heritage Day at Isel House and Isel Market

Isel House and Park

No charge/Koha

7-10pm

Let The Band Play On! - (The World Heritage Day Tea-Dance)

The Boathouse

$15pp, includes refreshments

Saturday 20

10am - 4.30pm

#letterpresslove

The Armarie Room

$90

Saturday 20 -
Monday 22

10.30am - 4.30pm

Great Victorian Chick Hunt

Broadgreen House

No charge/Koha

Saturday 20

6 - 9.30pm

“Liveable Streets” Cycle Powered Cinema

Johnny Cash Room, NMIT

No charge/Koha

Sunday 21

10.30am - 12.30pm

Run-away Jigger - a Railway Steampunk Engineer Ride

“Old Railway Reserve” Stoke to Founders Park

No charge/Koha

1.30 - 2.30pm

Railway Heritage Cycle Powered Cinema

Founders Heritage Park

Koha

Monday 22

10am - 4pm

NZ Textile Experiences - Corn Dolly Weaving

Broadgreen House

$50pp

Tuesday 23

6 - 9.15pm

Maori Heritage Cycle Powered Cinema

Founders Heritage Park

Koha

Wednesday 24

10.30 - 11.30am

Apples in April - Library Children’s Holiday Programme

Stoke Library

No charge/Koha

12.30 - 1.30pm

Gabrielli Concert at Nelson Cathedral

Nelson Cathedral

No charge/Koha

Thursday 25

5.30 - 7am

ANZAC Dawn Service

ANZAC Park

No charge

10am - 12.15pm

Stoke Civic ANZAC Service

Stoke Memorial Hall

No charge

6 - 8.30pm

ANZAC Cycle Powered Cinema

Stoke Memorial Hall - senior hall

Koha

Saturday 27

2 - 3pm

The Ladies of Melrose House 1815 to 1939

Melrose House

Koha/Donation

Sunday 28

10am - 12pm & 1 - 3pm

Print Is Not Dead

The Armarie Room

Koha

10.30am - 3.30pm

Founder’s Heritage Fair

Founders Heritage Park

$7 adult, $2 child

WHAT ELSE IS ON? Heritage Displays / Holiday Programmes / Schools Activities

Tuesday 9 -
Sunday 28

9.30am - 6pm

A Glimpse into the Past with Postcards

Elma Turner Library

No charge/Koha

Wednesday 10
- Friday 12

3 - 5pm

Escape Room

Elma Turner Library

No charge/Koha

Saturday 13 -
Sunday 28

11am - 4pm Closed Monday

Isel House “Tremendous Trees” Park Trails - Children’s Holiday Programme

Isel House and Park

No charge/Koha

Monday 15 -
Friday 26

Mon - Fri 10.30am - 12.30pm

Founders “Wood Works” Park Trails - Children’s Holiday Programme

Founders Heritage Park

No charge/Koha

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