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Lyttelton SummerFest 2018

We're putting together an exciting programme, including a brand new outdoor film series, with great films, music, entertainment, a suitcase market boy1and food. Every Friday in February and all for just $10 a ticket. Films will be shown at Albion Square, the Rose Garden, the Tennis Club and Governor's Bay Community Centre.

Other great events that will return include Strange Bedfellows, the Community-Grown Dinner, and "the Creative Sampler - Cooking edition" (a day of short food-related workshops at the Recreation Centre).

Full Programme

We  are  excited  to  present  a  travelling  outdoor  movie  &  entertainment  series.  For  all  events marked * music  starts  at  6:30pm;  entertainers  at  8pm  and  movie  starts  at  8:45pm  $10  entry;  $20 family of five; $5 extra kids

Feb 2
Albion Square
Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Beautiful  Japanese  animation:  pacifist  Nausicaä  struggles  to  prevent  two  warring  nations  from  destroying  themselves  and  their  planet.  
With  Candi  and  the  Rockets.  Food  by  May.

IF RAINING, we hope to offer an indoor venue (Trinity Hall in the Rec Centre, just behind Albion Square). Please check our facebook page (Lyttelton SummerFest) or ring 328 9243 for up to date info.

Feb 9 

Tennis Courts
Hunt  for  the  Wilderpeople

A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild NZ bush. With AL P & HIS PALS and Sport Suzie. BBQ fundraiser for the Tennis Club. 

Feb 16
Rose Garden
Pecking Order

Many  challenges  are  faced  by  a  group  of  zealous  Kiwi  chicken  breeders  hell  bent  on  victory.  With  Siouxsie  Solar's  Imagination  Academy.  
With  Devilish  Mary  &  the  Holy  Rollers.  Platters  by  Lyttelton  Primary  School.

18 Feb
Trininty Hall
Strange Bedfellows        CANCELLED

Surprising  collaborations  ...  Come  and  see  what  happens  when  artists  from  different  disciplines  get  mixed  up  in  one  another's  affairs.  Hosted  by  Viktor  Kropotski.

23 Feb
Governor's Bay (near the community centre)

Set  in  1984,  an  11-year-old  boy  gets  a  chance  to  know  his  absentee  criminal  father,  who  has  returned  to  find  a  bag  of  money  he  buried  years  ago.  With  The  Secret  Lives  of  Ukelele.  Food  by  Governor's  Bay  School.

10 March
Lyttelton Recreation Centre
The Creative Sampler: COOKING

If  you  enjoyed  The  Creative  Sampler,  you  will  love  the  COOKING  version:  short  workshops  on  food  glorious  food.  Programme  for  the  day  on  and  our  facebook  page.

11 March
Trinity Hall
Community Grown Dinner

A  dinner  with  a  difference:  you  grow  all  the  ingredients  and  Giulio  (Roots  Restaurant)  creates  a  feast  with  them.  Registrations  required  -

reusable  plates,  cups,  cutlery
chairs,  blankets  &  cushions
picnics  welcome
food  will  be  available  to  purchase
bring  your  suitcase  of  treasures  to  sell  or  come  &  shop
check  facebook  or  phone  328  9243
take  your  rubbish  home  with  you
parking  will  be  limited:  please  car  pool,  walk  or  cycle.
  be  respectful  of  local  residents

Programme Download

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