17th October 2018
20 October 2017
What better way to spend the long weekend than at the Tauranga Arts Festival! With so many different choices from musicals and comedy acts to art exhibitions and a floating theatre, there's something for everyone to enjoy.
After scouring the programme and getting the inside scoop from our industry connections, we've come up with our top picks for the most unique, inspiring and exciting Arts Festival experience...
1. The Orchid and the Crow
This funny, uplifting musical about faith, family and survival is not to be missed! A solo performance, The Orchid and the Crow combines the best of storytelling, cabaret, theatre and comedy all in one show. Find out more and get your tickets here.
2. Pss Pss
Pss Pss has been performed over 600 times in over 50 countries on all 5 continents to huge acclaim, winning 13 international prizes along the way! Inspired by an era of silent films, the two actors perform mishaps and acrobatics that will have you laughing all night long. Tonight is the last performance, so grab your tickets here.
3. The Creamery
With a unique immersive style of dance, live music and theatre, The Creamery is a culinary investigation into the culture of cheese which will delight the senses and feed the soul. Check out this unique show and purchase tickets here.
4. ANZ Community Day
Happening tomorrow (Saturday 21 Oct), this free family day invites you to come and enjoy the Tauranga CBD with festivities, games, entertainment, poetry, art, live performance, music and markets - BIG, BRIGHT and YELLOW to celebrate the 10th birthday of the festival! For more info, click here.
This is just a small taste of what you can experience at the Tauranga Arts Festival! The full programme is available online here. You can also pick up a programme from ANZ banks, libraries, cafes, BOP Times and other outlets - just look for the bright yellow cover.