The weather held out long enough for us to hold Christchurch Brass in Hagley Park on Sunday. It was a wonderful event.
ATTENTION: It's official! The weather has held out for us so Christchurch Brass will be going ahead at 2pm today, 29 September. Come and join us in North Hagley Park for the biggest massed Brass band concert to ever be seen in Christchurch! Don't forget to check your clocks due to daylight saving!
ATTENTION: Due to the weather, Christchurch Brass has been postponed until Sunday 29 September. See you all then.
Our youth ambassadors, Rachel and Liv, went along to On The Upside Down of the World on Thursday night. Here are their thoughts......
Mike Nock and NZTrio performed to a buzzing crowd on Friday night
Our youth ambassador, Beth, checked out Fault Lines last night, here are her thoughts....
A group of Canterbury musicians impressed crowds at the Fletcher Building Festival Club on Thursday night with their show, Totally Weill
Adam Page has been traveling around Christchurch schools entertaining pupils with his live-looping. It's clear from the look on their faces that they're loving it!
To help raise funds to rebuild St Augustines Church in Cashmere, we are running a silent auction of a very special copy of I, George Nepia that was signed by the great rugby legend himself!
Our Youth Ambassador Matt went along to Between Darkness and Light on Sunday afternoon. Here's his review...
A wonderful, gentle show with New Zealand's leading concert pianist, Michael Houstoun and the wonderful soprano Jenny Wollerman
Our Youth Ambassador Liv went along to Vaka on Friday night. Here's what she thought....
Annie Crummer, Tama Waipara and Julia Deans blew audiences away in their show, The Hard Road on Thursday and Friday night. What an incredible performance.
Our youth ambassador Liv went along to I, George Nepia on Thursday night. Here's her thoughts on the show...
Sir Lloyd Geering took to the stage at the Fletcher Building Festival Club on Saturday to discuss what it means to create meaning in our human lives. The sold out discussion was a wonderful event.
Adam Page performed on Friday night to great applause, demonstrating just how much of an incredible musician he really is.
The children involved in Batterie100 make some noise in the Christchurch Transitional Cathedral.
Party with the Aunties was a hit with audiences at the Christchurch Football Club over the weekend.
Our Youth Ambassador Beth headed along to the hilarious show Party with the Aunties last night. Check out her review of the show!
The Eastern gave a wonderful performance on Sunday night at the Fletcher Building Festival Club.
Our Youth Ambassador Mel went along to Baroque Dawn To Dusk on Sunday. Here's her review.
A great night was had by all at Anybody Waitin' over the last week. The Irish crew, ponydance, thoroughly entertained the crowd and left audience members with smiles on their faces as they headed home after the show.
Die Roten Punkte in their show Super Musician brought the party to town last Thursday and Friday night.
Two of our Youth Ambassadors, Matt and Mel went along to the world premiere of Between Zero and One on Friday night. Here's what they thought.
Philip Norman gives an illustrated talk at the Fletcher Building Festival Club
People in Christchurch enjoy the arts hub around Market Square and down Worcester Boulevard
Charlie went along to Anybody Waitin' last night, and had a great time with the energetic Irish crew!
Between Zero and One premieres tonight at the Rudolf Steiner School Hall. Tickets are still available for both performances, so get in quick!
Our Youth Ambassador Matt went along to Lazarus String Quartet yesterday. Here's what he thought. Remember, although this show has passed, there are many more Chamber Music New Zealand concerts to attend!
BabyO delighted babies of Canterbury over the weekend.
There's been a lot of talk about the mysterious Site-Specific performance of Hotel. Check out the photos of audience members being led up to the hotel room.
Excited audience members arrive for the stunning performance of The Words and Music of Jacques Brel
One of our Youth Ambassadors, Beth, went along to Live at Six on opening night. Here's what she thought of the performance
Two of our Youth Ambassadors went along to the opening night of The Animals and Children Took to the Streets.
Live at Six opened to much success at the Aurora Centre tonight as part of the Christchurch Arts Festival
Scottish Opera came to town to perform their show 'SensoryO' for toddlers of Canterbury.
Seen Cantina this week and would like some more information on the performers? Check it out below!
The first weekend of the Christchurch Arts Festival kicked off with great success. The vibe around Market Square, Worcester Boulevard and underneath the flags was brilliant. Make sure you head on down and check it out!
Two of our youth ambassadors, Matt and Mel, headed along to the New Zealand Guitar Quartet yesterday. Check out their reviews!
Did you know you can purchase food in the club before and after your show?
Two of our youth ambassadors, Beth and Charlie, headed along to Gifted last night. Check out their reviews!
Stunning sunshine and blue skies provided the backdrop for the opening of the 2013 Christchurch Arts Festival!
We had a chat with Murray Hickman about his upcoming show, Between Zero and One
The Festival team has been busy over the last few days getting all ready for our opening this Thursday!
Ideally situated just around the corner from the Fletcher Building Festival Club, Fiddlesticks Restaurant and Bar has designed a wonderful menu for your pre-show meals!
The Festival is fast approaching and the Festival team is in full swing.
Patrick Evans sat down with us and talked about the upcoming stage show, Gifted
The Christchurch Arts Festival are looking for passionate individuals to help with the smooth running of this years Festival.
The full programme for the 2013 Christchurch Arts Festival has been released featuring more than 50 events spread across five weeks from 22 August to 22 September.
We caught up with Mozes from Cantina to talk about the show and how he got involved in performing
First Shows Announced for 2013 Christchurch Arts Festival Promise A Feast of Delights
We had a chat with Tiffany Singh about her exhibition Fly Me Up To Where You Are