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Māori Regional Urban Art Competition emerging talent search

Friday, 31 August 2012, 9:09 am | Nelson Arts Festival

Young people across the region are being invited to enter an urban art competition, by Council, in a bid to tap into local emerging talent, starting this weekend. More >>

Toi Ora – a Māori component to the Nelson Arts Festival

Tuesday, 7 August 2012, 9:29 am | Nelson Arts Festival

For the first time, three events featuring traditional and contemporary Māori arts will feature in this year’s Nelson Arts Festival. More >>

Nelson Arts Festival Closes With Pet Art Wear & Art Auction

Monday, 24 October 2011, 10:05 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

The last weekend of the Nelson Arts Festival packed in a range of events including the sold-out Thinking Brunch, Irish folk singer Pauline Scanlon, poet Vincent O’Sullivan at Woollaston Estates, the Oi You! art auction and the annual Pet Art Wear competition. More >>

The Nelson Arts Festival draws to a close

Thursday, 20 October 2011, 3:52 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

The Nelson Arts Festival draws to a close on Labour Day after 17 days of music, theatre, talks and exhibitions. Nelson City Council Festival Director Sophie Kelly says the longer than usual festival has been a big success, with at least one sell-out show ... More >>

It's all on

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 2:01 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

It's all on It's all on for young and old - the Nelson Arts Festival is approaching its second weekend with a bunch of happy theatre-goers, several sell out shows and a whole lot more to come. Rugby fever may have you in its grip - being all-seeing ... More >>

One week to go til the Nelson Arts Festival

Thursday, 29 September 2011, 4:26 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

The Arts Festival aims to bring shows to Nelson that you wouldn’t normally see here. In 2011 we present three shows that have never been seen anywhere before. Three premieres, possibly a record, and they are: Fabulous Arabia: the quirky Lawrence ... More >>

Earlybird gets the worms!

Thursday, 1 September 2011, 3:48 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

As sure as the annual departure of the godwits for Alaska, the Early Bird has had his month of fame and is about to flap back to his lonely nest. SO GET OUT NOW and buy your Nelson Arts Festival tickets to save $4 per ticket. Two people going to ... More >>

Nelson Arts Festival 2011

Thursday, 18 August 2011, 3:05 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

Yellow and black is taking over the town and it's not a wasp invasion - this year's Nelson Arts Festival posters and programmes just demand attention, in the pop art theme linked with the OI You! Urban Art Exhibition (more Banksys than you can shake ... More >>

Top bands for Nelson Arts Festival

Friday, 5 August 2011, 2:13 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

The entertainment flowing at this year¹s Nelson Masked Parade is being Œnotched up¹ a level thanks to support from the REAL New Zealand Festival¹s kiwi music tour. More >>

Nelson Arts Festival a Record Breaker

Tuesday, 27 October 2009, 12:55 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

The Nelson Arts Festival wound up yesterday after 12 days of packed houses, sell-out shows and record attendance at theatre, dance and musical events. Nelson City Council festival producer Sophie Kelly said the festival had been a record breaker. “In ... More >>

Nelson Arts Festival set to be best ever

Monday, 5 October 2009, 12:40 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

It’s been a long winter and Nelson is ready to party. The annual Nelson Arts Festival, now in it’s 15th year, bursts onto the streets next week (Oct 16) with the Port Nelson Masked Parade, the curtain raiser to 12 days of theatre, music, dance and ... More >>

It’s a love thing

Thursday, 14 August 2008, 1:48 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

We launched our programme in a tandem gig with Nelson Spring and it’s shot to an instant top of the popularity charts. Retailers and restaurateurs are falling on our veteran programme delivery lady, whipping the posters off her trolley and into ... More >>

The Nelson Arts Festival the "best ever"

Monday, 22 October 2007, 3:25 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

The Nelson Arts Festival is being declared the best ever in sales and positive comment. Nelson City Council Festival director Annabel Norman says there were record ticket sales. ³People really responded to our programme and we¹ve had the largest number ... More >>

Nelson Arts Festival Sculpture Exhibition

Wednesday, 10 October 2007, 10:07 am | Nelson Arts Festival

Works by leading New Zealand sculptors at Albion Square ‘Evident to the senses - apparent to the mind.’ More >>

Update on Nelson Arts Festival

Monday, 17 September 2007, 2:38 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

This is the last week for our fabulous Early Bird special prices so if you are still deliberating about what shows to see, get out the diary, make up your mind and get into Everyman (or on-line) and buy your tickets now. More >>

Nelson Arts Festival

Monday, 23 July 2007, 10:59 am | Nelson Arts Festival

The Nelson Arts Festival (Oct 11-22) promises a feast of theatre, sculpture, music, dance and poetry, launched with 4000 children thronging the city streets in the Port Nelson Masked Parade. Festival highlights include Strange Resting Places, the Topp ... More >>

Shows Booked: Nelson Arts Festival (11-22 Oct, 07)

Monday, 18 June 2007, 3:17 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

Have you seen Jack Frost about? You know what we say - just around the frosty corner comes the Nelson Arts Festival and we are getting pretty warmed up about some of the shows we’ve got booked. More >>

Art in the Aisles

Tuesday, 10 October 2006, 10:30 am | Nelson Arts Festival

Ballroom dancing in the aisles of Nelson Cathedral is a new addition to this year's Arts Festival Service on Sunday October 15th. In its eighth year the evening service (6pm) has won a place at the heart of the festival, with the cathedral filled each ... More >>

Flags up, banners out

Monday, 9 October 2006, 11:18 am | Nelson Arts Festival

Nelson is set to pulse with arty action when the 12th annual Arts Festival swings into action at the end of this week (Friday October 13th). More >>

Air NZ comes to the aid of Nelson Arts Festival

Thursday, 5 October 2006, 2:17 pm | Nelson Arts Festival

The Nelson Arts Festival is thrilled to have signed a sponsorship arrangement with Air New Zealand on the travel costs for the artists flying in for the festival, which starts on October 13th. More >>





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