Cambridge Autumn Festival Events 2015 

     

SATURDAY 28TH MARCH - Fighting Fit and Flexible

A demonstration of Martial Arts, Yoga, Tai Chi, Pilates, and Zumba by experts who train and take classes in Cambridge.

There is something for all ages and levels of fitness. Come and see what you may be able to do to keep you fit and active

Date: Saturday March 28th
Time: Midday - 2pm
Location: Cambridge Town Hall Piazza
FREE ENTRY

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SATURDAY 28TH MARCH - Autumn Film Festival at the Tivoli

   
 

SATURDAY 28 MARCH
10.30am  Sing-a-long Frozen (G) Kids' movie
DRESS UP - come along dressed up and be in to win a prize for best dress up.
Then Singalong!! 

10.30am  The Incredibles (PG) 115 min Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy
DRESS UP - come along dressed up and be in to win a prize for best dress up.
Once one of the world's top masked crime fighters, Bob Parr--known to all as "Mr. Incredible"--fought evil and saved lives on a daily basis. But now fifteen years later, Bob and his wife--a mom superhero in her own right--have adopted civilian identities and retreated to the suburbs to live normal lives with their three kids.

6.00pm   Grease  (PG)  Dress-up movie 110 min Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
DRESS UP - come along dressed up and be in to win a prize for best dress up.
Jim Jacobs-Warren Casey Broadway smash into the biggest blockbuster of 1978. 1950s teens Danny (John Travolta) and Australian transfer Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) spend their "Summer Nights" falling in love, but once fall comes, it's back to Rydell High and its cliques.


Book directly with Tivoli Cinema www.tivolicinema.co.nz or 07 823 5064

   

SATURDAY 28TH MARCH - Win the Treasure! Competition CLOSES SATURDAY 28TH, 2PM

   

There is $500 in cash to be won. Five lucky people will win $100 cash each. There is no entry fee, and everyone is eligible to be one of these winners. All you need to do is to take a walk or ride on the Te Awa River Ride between the Gaslight Theatre and Avantidrome, and correctly complete and answer a series of questions along the way. There will be additional questions, with answers at “Rouge Cafe” and on “The Breeze” radio station.

A great event for all the family. The five lucky winners will be announced at the Autumn Carnival on Sunday 29 March.

Date: 18 to 28 March
Location: The Te Awa River Ride (between the Gaslight Theatre & Avantidrome)
FREE ENTRY: Entry forms available at Cambridge iSite, at Rouge Cafe, Empire Street, and at www.cambridgeautumnfestival.co.nz from 18th March 2015

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Chain Reaction - Gaslight Theatre CLOSING NIGHT SATURDAY 28TH MARCH!!

Theatre presented by the talented local actors of the Cambridge Repertory Society. This will be a fun comedy, set in the office of an unscrupulous Real Estate Agent. He will do anything to get a sale, but it is all about to come crashing around his neck. 

Date: Saturday March 14th - Saturday March 28th
Time: Assorted times, check www.eventfinder.co.nz
Location: Gaslight Theatre
Tickets: Meal and/or show options. Show only $25, Dinner and Show $55, Matinee $20. Available at Cambridge Paper Plus or www.eventfinder.co.nz

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Cambridge Farmer's Market

Every Saturday, the Cambridge Farmers' Market is open on Victoria Square from 8am to midday with a wide range of local produce available to buy. This can often turn into a social occasion as people meet and chat to friends, have a coffee and listen to a singer or musician. Visit the Farmer's Market website >

Date: Saturday March 28th
Time: 8am to midday
Location: Victoria Square
FREE ENTRY 

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Autumn Carnival & Autumn Art Market

BECAUSE OF WET WEATHER - INSIDE TOWN HALL

The annual celebration of Cambridge where the Piazza outside the Town Hall will come alive with music, dancers, steel drummers, jazz, street theatre and opera. This is a family day out with fun for everyone. There will be a french theme with “Cafe Phillipe”, french crepes and french folk dancing. The artistic talent of Cambridge will be on show.

Around the central town there will be additional performances from choirs, bands and individual singers. You may even see the street theatre take a stroll.

The Art Market brings together artists and craft people from many genres. These are original works handcrafted by specialists. There will be painters, jewellers, woodworkers, potters, photography, fashion, sculpture, and much more. You will be able to watch, learn and chat with the working artists and creative groups. Various types of artwork will be available for purchase.

Come and join us for our annual day of fun.

Date: Sunday March 29th
Time: 10am - 2pm
Location: CAMBRIDGE TOWN HALL & PIAZZA
FREE ENTRY 

 

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Donizetti Trio

Based at the University of Auckland the Donizetti Trio have been performing together since 2009. The trio have a wonderfully fresh approach to programming and will showcase an attractive repertoire for the combination of flute, bassoon, and piano. Flautist Luca Manghi is originally from Parma in Italy. Ben Hoadley is a bassoon graduate from Boston, and pianist David Kelly is the official accompanist for NZ Opera.

“the epitome of smooth...admirably fleet-fingered...extended techniques come across as naturally as birdsong” The New Zealand Herald

Date: Sunday March 29th
Time: 5.00pm
Location: St Andrews Church
Tickets: $15 Available at the Cambridge iSite 07 823 3456. Te Awamutu iSite 07 871 3259 and www.eventfinder.co.nz

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Click here to download the Autumn Film Festival Brochure

SPECIAL PRICES FOR AUTUMN FESTIVAL MOVIES:
Adults $13.50, Seniors & Students $10

"Incredibles" & "Frozen" - all tickets (adults & children) $8

TUESDAY 24 MARCH
10.30am The Five Pennies (Danny Kaye)
117 min  | Biography, Drama, Music
Cherry Red Nichols biopic with Danny Kaye turning in a heartfelt performance as famed jazz trumpeter.

3.30pm   Jake (session for school students)
8.00pm   Jake
(R13) Drama , comedy Violence, offensive language, drug use and sexual material
New Zealand comedy-drama about the overworked and underappreciated Jacob, a man who has given up on pursuing his dreams. Unable (or unwilling) to turn his life around, a mysterious agency inexplicably hires an actor to recast his role as “Jake” – opening Jacob up to a new life.

WEDNESDAY 25 MARCH
10.30am Some like it hot (1959)
120 min  | Comedy
One of the greatest comedies in which Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon dress as woman and join an all-girl travelling jazz band, stars Marilyn Monroe.

8.00pm   Intouchables - French with English subtitles
(2011) (M)  |  112 min  | Biography, Comedy, Drama Offensive language & drug use
Based on a true story of friendship between a handicap millionaire (Francois Cluzet) and his street smart ex-con caretaker (Omar Sy), this film depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humour between two individuals who, on the surface, would seem to have nothing in common.


THURSDAY 26th MARCH
10.30am  It's a wonderful life (PG) Drama, Kids & Family, Classics, Comedy
Down on his luck Jimmy Stewart is rescued from suicide by a Guardian Angel who shows him the virtues of his life gone-by…

8.00pm    The Angels Share (R16) Drama, Comedy Offensive language, violence and sexual material
Vintage social realist crime caper from Ken Loach about a group of roughnecks who scheme to liberate a barrel of rare single malt from it’s Scottish home.


FRIDAY 27 MARCH
10.30am  Ruby & Quentin (Tais Toi- French with English subtitles) (M) 85 min  | Comedy, Crime
After hiding his loot and getting thrown in jail, Ruby, a brooding outlaw encounters Quentin, a dim-witted and garrulous giant who befriends him.


SATURDAY 28 MARCH
10.30am  Sing-a-long Frozen (G) Kids' movie
A version of Frozen for audience participation.

10.30am  The Incredibles (PG) 115 min Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy
Once one of the world's top masked crime fighters, Bob Parr--known to all as "Mr. Incredible"--fought evil and saved lives on a daily basis. But now fifteen years later, Bob and his wife--a mom superhero in her own right--have adopted civilian identities and retreated to the suburbs to live normal lives with their three kids.

6.00pm   Grease  (PG)  Dress-up movie 110 min Romance, Musical & Performing Arts, Comedy
Jim Jacobs-Warren Casey Broadway smash into the biggest blockbuster of 1978. 1950s teens Danny (John Travolta) and Australian transfer Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) spend their "Summer Nights" falling in love, but once fall comes, it's back to Rydell High and its cliques.


Book directly with Tivoli Cinema www.tivolicinema.co.nz or 07 823 5064

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THE EVENTS THAT HAVE ALREADY HAPPENED...
WEDNESDAY 25TH MARCH Gala Opening with Cooney Insurance Short Story Winners

   

Will be held at Cafe Rouge in Empire Street and it is an opportunity to thank our sponsors and Friends of the Festival for their support. Importantly, it will also be the occasion when the winner of the Cooney Insurance Short Story Competition will be announced. 

Date: Wednesday March 25th
Time: 5.30pm
Location: Rouge Cafe
Tickets: General $40.00. To become a ‘Friend of the Festival ’click here.

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THURSDAY 26TH MARCH Brava Productions presents "Viva Cambridge"

   

Cambridge is brimming with talented performers. Don’t miss this "Viva Cambridge" evening of classical music, opera and jazz.

A musical extravaganza that will have something for everyone.  Brava Productions will present a concert that will include performances from John Drummond (Baritone), Elaine Wogan (Soprano), Melanie Lina (Piano), Mark Eyre (Organ), Sergio Marshall (French Horn), Emma Cardwell (Brass), David Woodcock (Piano) and The Ian Parsons Jazz Quartet. So many talented musicians, all in one concert.



Date: Thursday March 26th
Time: 7.30pm
Location: St Andrews Church
Tickets: $30. 15 years and under $15. Available at the Cambridge iSite 07 823 3456, Te Awamutu iSite 07 871 3259

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THURSDAY 26TH MARCH Cambridge 2020 Visions

   

The Cambridge “Chamber of Commerce First XV Young Networking Group” invites you to an evening of quick, snappy presentations sharing their ideas of what a future Cambridge may be like for people to work, live, and play.

Come and hear what our young Cambridge business people think. Nibbles and refreshments provided on arrival.

Date: Thursday March 26th
Time: 5.30pm
Location: St Andrews Hall
Entry: Chamber of Commerce Members - FREE. General Public – gold coin donation.
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FRIDAY 27TH MARCH Chamber POP-UP Expo & Picnic

   

POP-UP Expo 2pm - 5pm [FREE ENTRY]

An expo showcasing local businesses that will be followed with drinks and nibbles. This will give local businesses visibility and enhance awareness of their products and services. There will also be five 20 minute business seminars in the Victorian Room throughout the expo to help give local businesses the resources and inspiration they may need to push their business further.

POP-UP Drinks & nibbles 5pm - 6pm (Ticket price to be advised shortly)


POP-UP Picnic 6pm - 8pm ([Ticket price to be advised shortly)

This is a first for Cambridge, where a picnic will POP-UP in the Piazza outside the Town Hall. The Chamber of Commerce will bring you this POP-UP Picnic fundraiser. There will be POP-UP performances. We provide the tables, chairs, plates, cutlery and glasses. You provide your picnic and beverages. Take the opportunity to dress up to a theme, decorate your table and have fun with friends, family, and business associates. Book a spot with the Chamber to BYO picnic.


Date: Friday March 27th
Time: 2pm - 8pm
Location: Cambridge Town Hall
Tickets: Bookings via the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce 07 823 3460 or info@cambridgechamber.co.nz

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TICKETS: 

Most show tickets are available from the Cambridge and Te Awamutu iSites and on eventfinder.co.nz.
Film tickets are available at Tivoli Cinema.
Chain Reaction tickets are available from Cambridge Paper Plus or www.eventfinder.co.nz

FREE SHUTTLE FOR SENIORS TO FESTIVAL EVENTS:
Showtime Travel Connect, run by Gaylene and Dave Callaghan, is offering a free shuttle service for seniors wanting transport to and from Cambridge Autumn Festival events. Gaylene and Dave are giving this shuttle service free of charge as a community gesture, and it has been made possible in conjunction with Cambridge Resthaven Trust, who provide free transport sponsorship in their 10-seater van. The service is door-to-door within the Cambridge urban area, with a maximum of 30 people per event. The shuttle is available for Viva Cambridge, Donizetti Trio, Chain Reaction (dinner evenings) and the festival’s weekday morning films at the Tivoli. Bookings by Monday 23rd March 2.00pm. Please call Gaylene on 07 823 9170 or callagain@xtra.co.nz to book.

 

Contact Us

Call us on: 07 823 4397
Email: info@cambridgeautumnfestival.co.nz

Cambridge i-Site

Phone: 07 823 3456
View site: www.cambridge.co.nz

Te Awamutu i-Site

Phone: 07 871 3259
View site: www.teawamutu.co.nz/i-site/

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Sponsors of the 2015 Festival

Waipa District Council