We are thrilled that Lyrica’s first ever pop opera performance in Cambridge will be part of our Festival. This will be a spectacular performance in the superb surroundings of the beautiful, historic St Andrews Church.
Date: Friday March 15th
Location: St Andrew’s Church
Tickets: General $25, Senior Citizens $20, Students $10. (Available from the Cambridge and Te Awamutu iSites).
This brilliant group from Tauranga plays largely original music based on Gypsy jazz in the romantic French style, originated in the 1940s in Paris by legendary musicians Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grapelli. Emphasises the Cambridge ‘French Connection”.
Date: Thursday March 14th
Location: St Andrews Church
Tickets: General $15, Students $10. (Available from the Cambridge and Te Awamutu iSites).
Dennis Marsh, Cooper’s Run, Che Orton, Jack Wallis, Hannah Cosgrove, The Darkroom Project and Kelly Greer will provide a great concert night out for their fans at the Cambridge Town Hall. Hosted by Cooper's Run.
CANCELLED - For refunds please contact Cambridge i-Site
on 07 823 3456
Date:Saturday March 16th
Location: Cambridge Town Hall
Tickets: General $30, Double Pass $50, Senior Citizens $25. (Available from the Cambridge and Te Awamutu iSites).
A stage production of this hilarious and hugely popular film performed by our local, talented theatre group.
Date: March 2nd to 16th
Time: Various times and shows check Dash TIckets website.
Location: Gaslight Theatre, Alpha Street
Tickets: Dash Tickets 0800 827 484. www.dashtickets.co.nz
New Zealand’s opera star, Dame Malvina Major, joins the festival once again with other opera stars in a concert of opera, light opera and show favourites. This will be a popular and delightful event.
Date: Saturday March 16th
Location: St Peter’s School auditorium
Tickets: General $35, Students $10. (Available from the Cambridge and Te Awamutu iSites and from St Peters School).
The Long Lunch held annually in the Cambridge Town Hall as part of the Festival encourages Waipa Business and residents to network over a fine meal and fine wines with entertainment and to hear the winners of the limerick competition.
Date: Friday 15 March
Location: Town Hall
Tickets: from Chamber of Commerce, 1st Floor National Hotel
Date: Sunday 17 March
Time: 10am – 2pm
Location: Victoria Street
The Waipa Fun Run and Walk is an annual 5km and 10km fun run and 2km school challenge. It is organised by St Peter’s Catholic School and starts from Victoria Square in Cambridge, New Zealand. The 2013 event has a St Patrick's Day theme. More info >
Date: Sunday 17 March
Location: Victoria Square
The traditional Tea Ceremony performed in Japanese dress by two Japanese ladies in the Bihoro Gardens beside the Cambridge Library in Wilson Street. Bring a chair or cushion to sit on.
This Ceremony of about 30 minutes duration will be performed twice, at 11am and midday and there will be a classical music interlude given by students from the Waikato University Conservatorium of Music.
Date: Friday 23 March
Time: 11am and midday
Location: Bihoro Gardens, Wilson Street
The Festival begins on Wednesday March 13th with an event to thank our sponsors, supporters and “Friends of the Festival” and announce the winners of the Cooney Insurance Short Story Competition. Plus some mystery entertainment!
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Date: Wednesday 13 March
Location: Rouge Café, Empire Street
Tickets: Friends of the Festival and sponsors by invitation.
This year the Autumn Festival is packed with entertainment goodies. From long lunches and live music to theatre and shopping there’s something in it for anybody.