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Lyttelton Arts Festival

Welcome to the inaugural Lyttelton Arts Festival

Lyttelton Arts Festival is our new midwinter festival celebrating all things Lyttelton. Music, theatre, buskers, comedy, workshops, movies for families, and something for everyone.  And we’ve kept the prices low to tempt you out.

Make a day of it and enjoy your time in Lyttelton by visiting some of our world-class hospitality venues before, or after taking in a show.

Download our Printable Program: Or scroll on for a chronological list of all the fun.

All Events

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Friday 8th July. 5:30pm at LAF. DANCE SHOW

Next Case Please

Fleur de Thier presents .. The Next Case Please
Professional dancers Julia McKerrow and Aleasha Seaward perform with Rebound Dance Co in this quirky film and live dance fusion.  45minutes

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Friday 8th July. 8:30pm at LAF. LIVE MUSIC

Anthea de Milo Album 'Sneak-Peak' Show

Anthea de Milo, formerly of country band Runaround Sue and doom metal band Saint Satori has gone back to her soul roots.

With her full band of angels on acid Adam Hattaway, Elmore Jones, Micheal Kime and AJ park they will raise the roof for another spell binding night of Anthea calling in the metaphysical magic with the power of her voice.

This is a night not be missed, so catch this soul train while you can! Anthea performs songs from her upcoming album 'the Preacher's Daughter'.

Hollie Smith
Friday 8th July, 8:30pm at The Loons Club. LIVE MUSIC

Hollie Smith Coming in from the Dark Tour

After almost a year of trying to get this show on the road due to massive COVID hurdles we are finally touring Hollies number one album Coming in From The Dark LIVE! We cannot wait for you to see the show. 

At THE LOONS CLUB venue.

Hollie Smith Website

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Saturday 9th July, 11:00am at LAF. DANCE

Movement Workshop with Fleur de Thier

Well known NZ choreographer Fleur de Thier will guide a fun and inspiring exploration of movement for adults. No dance experience needed.

Be part of a energising and fun warmup, learn some material, and be creative as you experiment with ideas you'll be guided through. You might just walk away being more limber with new shapes to cut on the dancefloor. Adult Workshop 75 mins.

Please note the start time is 11am (not 11.30am as in some print media).

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Saturday 9th July, 11:00am at Lyttelton Rec Centre. CIRCUS WORKSHOP

Circus Arts Workshop with Danny Lee Syme

Come and have fun in this all- ages circus arts workshop with Danny Lee Syme from Cirko Kali.

The class begins with a warm up moving through the body to limber you up. You'll then explore floor acrobatics and basic tumbling, object manipulation such as hoops and juggling equipment, aerials, clown, mime, stretching and flexibility. There will be an aerial rig on site for the session for you to try your hand at. A cool down and stretch will conclude the session which runs for a full two hours. Come as a family unit, or just send the kids, this class is for all ages. 120min workshop.

At Lyttelton Recreation Centre, Winchester St, Lyttelton.

Cirko Kali Website

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Saturday 9th July, 11:15am at Albion Square COMEDY CIRCUS

Sport Suzie Busking Show

Sport Suzie is New Zealand's Crazy Aerobics, Sport and Circus fanatic. Get out your old retro Adidas shorts, Lycra tights, and sweat bands and join Suzie as she fills the streets with her comedy workout show.

Albion Square. KOHA (weather dependent).

Sport Suzie Website

Pay what you can afford, or what you think the show is worth.
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Saturday 9th July, 12:00pm. Hula Hooping Workshop at Albion Square.

Toni Smith Hooping Extravaganza (at Albion Square)

Get your hoop on! Whether you are young or old, big or small, Toni Smith will inspire you to get hula hooping and loving it, through her engaging performance and hands-on teaching. Hoops provided.

Toni Smith is an expert international circus hula hooper and physical comedian from New Zealand with over 17 years experience in Circus Arts. At Albion Square. FREE (weather dependent).

Toni Smith Show Website

Yes FREE
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Saturday 9th July, 1:00pm at LAF. FAMILY SHOW

Mr Fungus - NZ's loudest mime! CANCELLED

Apologies but due to unforseen circumstances this show has been cancelled. Apologies.

World famous in Wellington, the iconic MR FUNGUS presents his upbeat physical comedy show, sure to delight kids aged 4 to 94... Many people will recognize MR FUNGUS, having seen him at schools, orientation gigs and any number of festivals and events around NZ over the past three decades. Some will recall his anarchic street performances at the Christchurch Arts Centre in the 1990s and 2000s, where he brought the European art of mimicry to a high level.

MR FUNGUS is the brainchild of Wellington actor and comedian Fergus Aitken.

Fergus Aitkin Website

It is with heavy heart we have had to cancel this show.
Whakaraupo Carving Centre Trust
Saturday 9th July, 1:00pm. Art Carving WORKSHOP @ Whakaraupō Carving Centre

Introduction to the Customary Practices and Toi Principles of Whakairo

In this free workshop Kaiako/Tutor Damian Mackies presentation will provide korero about the customary practices used by carvers and the Toi Principles used in the creation of whakairo.

Workshop held at Whakaraupō Carving Centre, 30 Godley Quay, Lyttelton. Free, but bookings are essential.

Whakaraupō Carving Centre Trust Website

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Saturday 9th July, 2:00pm at Lyttelton Primary School Staffroom. MASK PUPPETRY WORKSHOP

Puppetry and Mask WORKSHOP

Try your Hand, with Juliet Neill of 'Thumbs Up Puppetry'.

Puppetry and mask are as ancient as storytelling, and have been used in most cultures as mediums for storytelling, allegory, and representing myths and gods. Puppets are also widely used for satirical and political and subversive purposes. As such, puppetry is certainly not just for children and Juliet Neill, puppeteer, would like to share the power of puppetry and mask with you.

This 90 minute workshop led by puppeteer Juliet Neill will explain simple mask and hand puppet making. Juliet will bring along her collection which she has created and performed with over the years for people to learn to manipulate them, find characters and perform a simple show.

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Saturday 9th July, 3:00pm at LAF . FAMILY SHOW

Superhero Circus - Rollicking Entertainment

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It's Super Duper Girl and The Ladderman, here to save the day with stupendous stunts, amazing escapes and arbitrary alliteration!

Rollicking Entertainment Ltd, founded by David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache present this family show packed with superhero themed circus and magic for all ages.

Dress up as your own superhero character and be a part of the fun, at the LAF Theatre.

Rollicking Entertainment Website

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Saturday 9th July, 8:00pm at LAF. COMEDY VARIETY CABARET

LAF Variety Show

Lyttelton Arts Festival's inaugural Variety Show will see an awesome array of talent share the stage with funny guy and MC Shay Horay.

Extroadinary acrobats, fancy fire eating and adult comedy will entertain and delight. We've selected the best for this comeback cabaret of familar favorites with new material.

Shay Horay, Louise Kerr, Toni Smith, Miss Candy Applebottom, Lizzie Tollemache, David Ladderman & Danny Lee Syme will each bring their own unique skills to keep you on the edge of your seat through the two hour show.

Buda play Buda
Saturday 9th July, 8:30pm at Lyttelton Coffee Co. LIVE MUSIC

Buda (with Anita Clark) plays Buda (at Lyttelton Coffee Co)

“Since the release of his 2022 Taite Music Prize nominated album “Buda” in October last year, Luke Buda (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) has been desperate to play some sweet local music for the local crew down at the local bar!

Luke Buda and Ōtautahi Violinist Anita Clark (Motte) head out on an intimate 4 date tour to play the songs from “Buda”, as well as some old The Phoenix Foundation favourites and… if the mood is right: a Roxette cover.

Hans Pucket
Saturday 9th July, 8:30pm at The Loons LIVE MUSIC

Hans Pucket, Minisnap and T.G. Shand

Pōneke / Tāmaki Makaurau pop-rock quartet Hans Pucket announce their 'Confidently Test Out New Material’ tour for the f̶o̶u̶r̶t̶h̶ fifth time.

These shows promise all the wonders of Hans Pucket’s four-piece lineup. Callum Passells will bring his saxophone and keyboard wizardry to the group. There will be music from their upcoming album; there will be cool new merch; there will be a moment in the set where Jono Nott plays a guitar solo and everyone claps; Oli will forget some lyrics and try to ask Callum Devlin what they are mid-song.

Shrek Dead Video
Sunday 10th July, 11:00am at LAF. FAMILY CINEMA

Family Movie - SHREK - thanks to Dead Video

Dead Video and ‘Heisenburger’ present this family favourite, Shrek, on our own big screen.

It'll be a winter morning, but come into our warm theatre, set with limited lounges, crash mats and bean bags, or bring your own seating for this indoor winter picnic. The usual seating will also be available of course.

Dress-up as your favourite fairytale character, or just wear your onesie to feel right at home!

Heisenburger will be on site for a great interval feed.

Dead Video Website

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Sunday 10th July, 3:00pm at LAF. SPOKEN WORD POETRY DISCUSSION

Eight Great Poems: with Joe Bennett

Joe introduces eight of his favourite poems, from Shakespeare to Larkin, purely for the pleasure.

Joe Bennett is an award-winning Lyttelton-based writer, columnist and playwright.

Palaver with Gary McCormick
Sunday 10th July, 6:00pm. at LAF TALKSHOW COMEDY

Palaver. with Gary McCormick

PALAVER /pe ‘la:ve/
VERB to talk unproductively and at length.
NOUN a show where Christchurch legend Shay Horay interviews international entertainment legends.
Our special guest at Palaver is one of the pioneers of New Zealand entertainment. A poet, television & radio host, story teller, activist and funny man that pulls no punches. Gary McCormick has been household name for 40 years. Grab a ticket and join us talking about the adventures Gary has had over the years and the amazing colleagues he has had the pleasure of working with. This will be another unforgettable night at LAF. 

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Sunday 10th July, 8:00pm at LAF. THEATRE

Ma Te Wa : A moment in Time

Tom Trevella, Popi Newbery & Ben Brown feature in this exciting new original show.

Hinemauri, Tom and Tāne TK have never met. They each receive a mysterious invitation that promises the WORLD in a way they find impossible to refuse.

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Sunday 10th July, from 8:00pm at SUPER Restaurant. DJ PARTY

SUPER Wrap Party

Come and celebrate the wrap-up to the inaugural Lyttelton Arts Festival at SUPER Restaurant with live DJ's, great food and creative people.
DJ's E.T, Alley, BBFIII, TANSY, and Chamber will be bringing you some live mixing to get your body and soul moving.
Pop down after 'Ma Te Wa', or come in early for some of Lyttelton's most delicious Japanese/fusion kai. Check out their mouth watering menu: SUPER Menu
8 till LATE, No door charge.  Hope to see you there
Come on in and enjoy the food, beverages, DJ's and have a boogie.

Theatre

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Friday 8th July. 5:30pm at LAF. DANCE SHOW

Next Case Please

Fleur de Thier presents .. The Next Case Please
Professional dancers Julia McKerrow and Aleasha Seaward perform with Rebound Dance Co in this quirky film and live dance fusion.  45minutes

SportSuzie296x400
Saturday 9th July, 11:15am at Albion Square COMEDY CIRCUS

Sport Suzie Busking Show

Sport Suzie is New Zealand's Crazy Aerobics, Sport and Circus fanatic.
Get out your old retro Adidas shorts, Lycra tights, and sweat bands and join Suzie as she fills the streets with her comedy workout show.
KOHA (weather dependent).
Pay what you can afford, of what you think the show is worth.
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Saturday 9th July, 1:00pm at LAF. FAMILY SHOW

Mr Fungus - NZ's loudest mime! CANCELLED

Apologies but due to unforseen circumstances this show has been cancelled. Apologies.

World famous in Wellington, the iconic MR FUNGUS presents his upbeat physical comedy show, sure to delight kids aged 4 to 94... Many people will recognize MR FUNGUS, having seen him at schools, orientation gigs and any number of festivals and events around NZ over the past three decades. Some will recall his anarchic street performances at the Christchurch Arts Centre in the 1990s and 2000s, where he brought the European art of mimicry to a high level.

MR FUNGUS is the brainchild of Wellington actor and comedian Fergus Aitken.

It is with heavy heart we have had to cancel this show.
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Saturday 9th July, 3:00pm at LAF . FAMILY SHOW

Superhero Circus - Rollicking Entertainment

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It's Super Duper Girl and The Ladderman, here to save the day with stupendous stunts, amazing escapes and arbitrary alliteration!

Rollicking Entertainment Ltd, founded by David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache present this family show packed with superhero themed circus and magic for all ages.

Candy1
Saturday 9th July, 8:00pm at LAF. COMEDY VARIETY CABARET

LAF Variety Show

Lyttelton Arts Festival's inaugural Variety Show will see an awesome array of talent share the stage with funny guy and MC Shay Horay.

Shay Horay, Louise Kerr, Toni Smith, Miss Candy Applebottom, Lizzie Tollemache, David Ladderman & Danny Lee Syme will each bring their own unique skills to keep you on the edge of your seat through the two hour show.

Shrek Dead Video
Sunday 10th July, 11:00am at LAF. FAMILY CINEMA

Family Movie - SHREK - thanks to Dead Video

Dead Video and ‘Heisenburger’ present this family favourite, Shrek. With lounges available for those who come early, or bring your own beanbag. You’ll feel right at home for this cinema experience.

Dress-up as your favourite fairytale character, or just wear your onesie!

Heisenburger will be on site for a great interval feed.

Dead Video Website

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Sunday 10th July, 3:00pm at LAF. SPOKEN WORD POETRY DISCUSSION

Eight Great Poems: with Joe Bennett

Joe introduces eight of his favourite poems, from Shakespeare to Larkin, purely for the pleasure.

Joe Bennett is an award-winning Lyttelton-based writer, columnist and playwright.

Palaver with Gary McCormick
Sunday 10th July, 6:00pm. at LAF TALKSHOW COMEDY

Palaver. with Gary McCormick

PALAVER /pe ‘la:ve/
VERB to talk unproductively and at length.
NOUN a show where Christchurch legend Shay Horay interviews international entertainment legends.
Our special guest at Palaver is one of the pioneers of New Zealand entertainment. A poet, television & radio host, story teller, activist and funny man that pulls no punches. Gary McCormick has been household name for 40 years. Grab a ticket and join us talking about the adventures Gary has had over the years and the amazing colleagues he has had the pleasure of working with. This will be another unforgettable night at LAF. 

MaTeWa 296x400
Sunday 10th July, 8:00pm at LAF. THEATRE

Ma Te Wa : A moment in Time

Tom Trevella, Popi Newbery & Ben Brown feature in this original show.

Hinemauri, Tom and Tāne TK have never met. They each receive a mysterious invitation that promises the WORLD in a way they find impossible to refuse.

Music

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Friday 8th July. 8:30pm at LAF. LIVE MUSIC

Anthea de Milo Album 'Sneak-Peak' Show

Anthea de Milo, formerly of country band Runaround Sue and doom metal band Saint Satori has gone back to her soul roots.

With her full band of angels on acid Adam Hattaway, Elmore Jones, Micheal Kime and AJ park they will raise the roof for another spell binding night of Anthea calling in the metaphysical magic with the power of her voice.

This is a night not be missed, so catch this soul train while you can! Anthea performs songs from her upcoming album 'the Preacher's Daughter'.

Hollie Smith
Friday 8th July, 8:30pm at The Loons Club. LIVE MUSIC

Hollie Smith Coming in from the Dark Tour

After almost a year of trying to get this show on the road due to massive COVID hurdles we are finally touring Hollies number one album Coming in From The Dark LIVE! We cannot wait for you to see the show. 

At THE LOONS CLUB venue.

Hollie Smith Website

Buda play Buda
Saturday 9th July, 8:30pm at Lyttelton Coffee Co. LIVE MUSIC

Buda (with Anita Clark) plays Buda (at Lyttelton Coffee Co)

“Since the release of his 2022 Taite Music Prize nominated album “Buda” in October last year, Luke Buda (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) has been desperate to play some sweet local music for the local crew down at the local bar!

Luke Buda and Ōtautahi Violinist Anita Clark (Motte) head out on an intimate 4 date tour to play the songs from “Buda”, as well as some old The Phoenix Foundation favourites and… if the mood is right: a Roxette cover.

Hans Pucket
Saturday 9th July, 8:30pm at The Loons LIVE MUSIC

Hans Pucket, Minisnap and T.G. Shand

Pōneke / Tāmaki Makaurau pop-rock quartet Hans Pucket announce their 'Confidently Test Out New Material’ tour for the f̶o̶u̶r̶t̶h̶ fifth time.

These shows promise all the wonders of Hans Pucket’s four-piece lineup. Callum Passells will bring his saxophone and keyboard wizardry to the group. There will be music from their upcoming album; there will be cool new merch; there will be a moment in the set where Jono Nott plays a guitar solo and everyone claps; Oli will forget some lyrics and try to ask Callum Devlin what they are mid-song.

Hans Pucket Facebook Page

Super296x400
Sunday 10th July, from 8:00pm at SUPER Restaurant. DJ PARTY

SUPER Wrap Party

Come and celebrate the wrap-up to the inaugural Lyttelton Arts Festival at SUPER Restaurant with live DJ's, great food and creative people.
DJ's E.T, Alley, BBFIII, TANSY, and Chamber will be bringing you some live mixing to get your body and soul moving.
Pop down after 'Ma Te Wa', or come in early for some of Lyttelton's most delicious Japanese/fusion kai. Check out their mouth watering menu: SUPER Menu
8 till LATE, No door charge.  Hope to see you there
Come of in for some incrdible food, drink and DJ's and dance your night away!

Dance

TheNextCasePlease296x400
Friday 8th July. 5:30pm at LAF. DANCE SHOW

Next Case Please

Fleur de Thier presents .. The Next Case Please
Professional dancers Julia McKerrow and Aleasha Seaward perform with Rebound Dance Co in this quirky film and live dance fusion.  45minutes

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Saturday 9th July, 11:00am at LAF. DANCE MOVEMENT

Movement Workshop

Well known NZ choreographer Fleur de Thier will guide a fun and inspiring exploration of movement for adults. No previous experience needed.

Be part of an energising warmup, learn some material, and be creative as you experiment with ideas. Adult Workshop 75 mins.

Please note the start time is 11am (not 11.30am as in some print media).

Super296x400
Sunday 10th July, from 8:00pm at SUPER Restaurant. DJ PARTY

SUPER Wrap Party

Come and celebrate the wrap-up to the inaugural Lyttelton Arts Festival at SUPER Restaurant with live DJ's, great food and creative people.
DJ's E.T, Alley, BBFIII, TANSY, and Chamber will be bringing you some live mixing to get your body and soul moving.
Pop down after 'Ma Te Wa', or come in early for some of Lyttelton's most delicious Japanese/fusion kai. Check out their mouth watering menu: SUPER Menu
8 till LATE, No door charge.  Hope to see you there
Come and join the fun, eat some fantastic food and dance the night away.

Workshops

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Saturday 9th July, 11:00am at LAF. $10 DANCE MOVEMENT

Movement Workshop with Fleur de Thier

Well known NZ choreographer Fleur de Thier will guide a fun and inspiring exploration of movement for adults. No previous experience is needed.

Be part of a energising and fun warmup, learn some material, and be creative as you experiment with ideas you'll be guided through. You might just walk away being more limber with new shapes to cut on the dancefloor. Adult Workshop 75 mins.

Please note the start time is 11am (not 11.30am as in some print media).

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Saturday 9th July, 11:00am at Lyttelton Rec Centre Gym. CIRCUS MIME ACROBATICS

Circus Arts Workshop with Danny Lee Syme

Come and have fun in this all- ages circus arts workshop with Danny Lee Syme from Cirko Kali.

The class begins with a warm up moving through the body to limber you up in preparation. You'll then explore floor acrobatics and basic tumbling, object manipulation such as hoops and juggling equipment, aerials, clown, mime, stretching and flexibility. There will be an aerial rig on site for the session for you to try your hand at. A cool down and stretch will conclude the session which runs for a full two hours. Come as a family unit, or just send the kids, this class is for all ages. 120min workshop.

At Lyttelton Recreation Centre, Winchester St, Lyttelton.

Cirko Kali Website

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Saturday 9th July, 12:00pm at Albion Square HOOLA HOOPING

Toni Smith Hooping Extravaganza (at Albion Square)

Get your hoop on! Whether you are young or old, big or small, Toni Smith will inspire you to get hula hooping and loving it, through her engaging performance and hands-on teaching. Hoops provided.

Toni Smith is an expert international circus hula hooper and physical comedian from New Zealand with over 17 years experience in Circus Arts. At Albion Square FREE (weather dependent).

Toni Smith Show Website

Yes FREE
Whakaraupo Carving Centre Trust
Saturday 9th July, 1:00pm at Whakaraupō Carving Centre TOI THEORY

Introduction to the Customary Practices and Toi Principles of Whakairo

In this free workshop Kaiako/Tutor Damian Mackies presentation will provide korero about the customary practices used by carvers and the Toi Principles used in the creation of whakairo.

Workshop held at Whakaraupō Carving Centre, 30 Godley Quay, Lyttelton. Free, but bookings are essential.

Whakaraupō Carving Centre Trust Website

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Saturday 9th July, 2:00pm at Lyttelton Primary School Staffroom. MASK PUPPETRY

Puppetry and Mask

Try your Hand, with Juliet Neill of 'Thumbs Up Puppetry'.

Puppetry and mask are as ancient as storytelling, and have been used in most cultures as mediums for storytelling, allegory, and representing myths and gods. Puppets are also widely used for satirical and political and subversive purposes. As such, puppetry is certainly not just for children and Juliet Neill, puppeteer, would like to share the power of puppetry and mask with you.

This 90 minute workshop led by puppeteer Juliet Neill will explain simple mask and hand puppet making. Juliet will bring along her collection which she has created and performed with over the years for people to learn to manipulate them, find characters and perform a simple show.

Thumbs Up Puppetry Facebook Page

Family Fun

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Saturday 9th July, 11:00am at Lyttelton Rec Centre. CIRCUS WORKSHOP

Circus Arts Workshop with Danny Lee Syme

Come and have fun in this all- ages circus arts workshop with Danny Lee Syme from Cirko Kali.

The class begins with a warm up moving through the body to limber you up. You'll then explore floor acrobatics and basic tumbling, object manipulation such as hoops and juggling equipment, aerials, clown, mime, stretching and flexibility. There will be an aerial rig on site for the session for you to try your hand at. A cool down and stretch will conclude the session which runs for a full two hours. Come as a family unit, or just send the kids, this class is for all ages. 120min workshop.

At Lyttelton Recreation Centre, Winchester St, Lyttelton.

Cirko Kali Website

SportSuzie296x400
Saturday 9th July, 11:15am at Albion Square COMEDY CIRCUS

Sport Suzie Busking Show

Sport Suzie is New Zealand's Crazy Aerobics, Sport and Circus fanatic.

Get out your old retro Adidas shorts, Lycra tights, and sweat bands and join Suzie as she fills the streets with her comedy workout show.

At Albion Square. KOHA (weather dependent).

Sport Suzie Website

Pay what you can afford, or what you think the show is worth.
ToniLarge
Saturday 9th July, 12:00pm. Hula Hooping Workshop at Albion Square.

Toni Smith Hooping Extravaganza (at Albion Square)

Get your hoop on! Whether you are young or old, big or small, Toni Smith will inspire you to get hula hooping and loving it, through her engaging performance and hands-on teaching. Hoops provided.

Toni Smith is an expert international circus hula hooper and physical comedian from New Zealand with over 17 years experience in Circus Arts. At Albion Square. FREE (weather dependent).

Toni Smith Show Website

Yes FREE
Hero image - Mr FungusReduced2
Saturday 9th July, 1:00pm at LAF. FAMILY SHOW

Mr Fungus - NZ's loudest mime! CANCELLED

Apologies but due to unforseen circumstances this show has been cancelled. Apologies.

World famous in Wellington, the iconic MR FUNGUS presents his upbeat physical comedy show, sure to delight kids aged 4 to 94... Many people will recognize MR FUNGUS, having seen him at schools, orientation gigs and any number of festivals and events around NZ over the past three decades. Some will recall his anarchic street performances at the Christchurch Arts Centre in the 1990s and 2000s, where he brought the European art of mimicry to a high level.

MR FUNGUS is the brainchild of Wellington actor and comedian Fergus Aitken.

Fergus Aitkin Website

Apologies. It is with heavy heart we have had to cancel this show.
Superhero Circus296x400
Saturday 9th July, 3:00pm at LAF . FAMILY SHOW

Superhero Circus - Rollicking Entertainment

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No! It's Super Duper Girl and The Ladderman, here to save the day with stupendous stunts, amazing escapes and arbitrary alliteration!

Rollicking Entertainment Ltd, founded by David Ladderman and Lizzie Tollemache present this family show packed with superhero themed circus and magic for all ages.

Dress up as your favorite, or even your own superhero character to be a part of the fun at the LAF Theatre.

Rollicking Entertainment Website

Shrek Dead Video
Sunday 10th July, 11:00am at LAF. FAMILY CINEMA

Family Movie - SHREK - thanks to Dead Video

Dead Video and ‘Heisenburger’ present this family favourite, Shrek, on our own big screen.

It'll be a winter morning, but come into our warm theatre, set with limited lounges, crash mats and bean bags, or bring your own seating for this indoor winter picnic. The usual seating will also be available of course.

Dress-up as your favourite fairytale character, or just wear your onesie to feel right at home!

Heisenburger will be on site for a great interval feed.

Dead Video Website

Fantastic Food and Beverages

Come and enjoy the hospitality Lyttelton Has to offer by checking out some of our world-class venues:

 

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