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Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series 2021

Enjoy a remarkable line-up of renowned local, national and international artists performing in a beautiful heritage venue.

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Welcome to The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora.

Dating back to 1877, The Arts Centre has a rich history and an exciting future.


Located in the heart of Ōtautahi Christchurch, The Arts Centre is an Aotearoa New Zealand landmark – home to galleries, museums, cinemas, boutique retailers, artisan eateries and bars, engaging events, stunning venues and much more.

Quiz Night Fundraiser

Thursday April 22 2021 Great Hall

Get yourself and your most knowledgeable friends and family along to a fun Quiz Night fundraising evening to benefit The Arts Centre.


Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series 2021

Specific Mondays Great Hall

Enjoy a remarkable line-up of renowned local, national and international artists performing in a beautiful heritage venue.


Carnivorous Plant Society

Thursday 15 April Great Hall

Carnivorous Plant Society is back! Allow New Zealand’s favourite psychedelic jazz band to take you on a journey from the streets of Mexico City to the mountains of Asia and on to Outer Space.


Michael Endres (piano)

12 April 2021 Great Hall

Michael is a superb pianist of international acclaim and is performing as part of the Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series.


All Girl Big Band (AGBB)

19 April 2021 Great Hall

As part of the Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series 2021, the AGBB will present a powerhouse of sound, performing jazz/swing music you know and love.


Zara Ballara (soprano) and Iola Shelley (piano)

3 May 2021 Great Hall

Zara and Iola are accomplished musicians and mentors here and internationally, join them at this Great Hall Lunchtime Concert.


The Vocal Collective

10 May 2021 Great Hall

As part of the Great Hall Lunchtime Concert Series 2021, The Vocal Collective perform a wide range of repertoire - pop, rock, jazz, musical theatre, soul and swing.


Whēkau

17 May 2021 Great Hall

Members of Whēkau, Alison Holden (piano) and Mark Hobson (saxophone and clarinet) are thrilled to invite Rachel Doig (soprano) to join them for this concert.


Brave Caitlin Smith's Imaginary Band

Thursday 20 May Great Hall

Arts on Tour presents Brave Caitlin Smith’s Imaginary Band featuring, Caitlin Smith (piano and vocals), Mark Laurent (guitar) and Steve Cournane (percussion and cymbals) performing jazz and folk music


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