Weekdays | 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Saturdays | 10.00 am - 2.00 pm
Ko Te Ākau — Poetics of Land, Water and Sky is a new installation and performance work created by visionary and internationally renowned artist Charles Koroneho in collaboration with Filament Eleven 11.
NELSON CBD & PARTICIPATING GALLERIES
Thurs 21 Oct | 5pm - 9pm
Spring. Daylight Savings. Arts Festival. Opening night. What better way to celebrate than watching the city unfurl after dark?
Fri 29 Oct | 5.30pm - 10pm
A forever festival favourite, this magical community celebration is how we welcome the start of summer in Whakatū Nelson. 2021 is all about connection - the theme for this year’s parade!
THE SUTER THEATRE
Sat 30 Oct | 6.30pm
This is the news, but not as you know it.
News News News is a television news show made by children for adults, presented live from the stage of Tauranga’s Baycourt Theatre to viewers across the globe (and Whakatū).
Throughout the Festival
There are – in the tradition of Katherine Mansfield, Robin Hyde and Janet Frame – many Aotearoa writers who live beyond our shores. What message would they like us to hear?
OLD ST JOHN'S HALL
Thurs 21 Oct | 8pm
What would the love child of Courtney Love and The Gathering look like?
Starting at CULTURAL CONVERSATIONS
Sat 23 Oct - Mon 25 Oct | 11am - 7.15pm (every 15 minutes)
What does your town look like from someone else’s perspective? How intimate can you be with someone you’ve just met?