Christchurch Heritage Festival 2022 at The Arts Centre


Friday 7 October - Monday 24 October (Labour Day) 2022

Venue: Arts Centre wide

Our Stories – Milestones and Moments. 

Heritage and cultural lovers rejoice, The Arts Centre Te Matatiki Toi Ora has some inspiring events for you to enjoy as part of the Christchurch Heritage Festival 2022. 

This programme is supported by the Christchurch City Council Heritage Festival Community Grant. 

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Festival events

 

A Stonemason’s Story – working on the Observatory Tower
Saturday 8 October Observatory, Biology and Physics

Find out what it was like to be a stonemason, spending years deconstructing and then rebuilding the earthquake-ruined
Observatory Tower at The Arts Centre. Find out more

The Pacific Underground story at The Arts Centre
Friday 21 October The Gym

Formed as a theatre group in Ōtautahi in 1992, PU remains NZ's longest running Pacific performing arts group. The diversification of added events and music shows has been led by Tanya Muagututi’a and Find out more

Guided tour of the Observatory Tower
Sunday 9, 16 and 23 October Observatory, Biology and Physics

Join a guided tour of the Observatory Tower and hear the stories of how it was used from 1896 to today. Find out more

The Arts Centre Heritage Restoration – An Exhibition Designer’s Story
Thursday 13 October First floor, Boys’ High

Hear from an Arts Centre designer currently developing a new permanent exhibition about the heritage restoration of The Arts Centre. Find out more

Location map

Arts Centre wide,
Worcester Boulevard

Market Square South Quad North Quad Registry Student Union The Gym Engineering Common Room Library Biology, Observatory and Physics Chemistry School of Art West Lecture Classics Rutherford's Den Clock Tower Boy's High Workshop Great Hall
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