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Festival Events 2017

Day by Day Calendar

A festival of yesteryears - join us in costume and bring the young ones.
One day they'll be in charge of our heritage.

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Friday
10th March
to Sunday
12th March
  AN EVENING WITH GILBERT & SILLIVAN

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A variety show of songs from Gilbert & Sullivan's popular range of musicals. Friday 10th March @ 7.30pm Saturday 11th March @ 7.30pm Sunday 12th March @ 2.00pm

Venue: Tararu Cultural Centre
Price: Buy tickets @ www.thamesmad.co.nz
Contact: Diane Connors   Ph: 07.8689292
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Saturday
11th March
to Sunday
19th March
  THE TREASURY TALKS
"The Way We Were" lunchtime presentations each day Monday 13th to Friday 17th March at 1.00pm. The Treasury is open every day during the Heritage Festival from 11.00am until 3.00pm

Venue: The Treasury, Queen Street, Thames
Price: Adult $5.00, Child under 12 Free
Contact: The Treasury   Ph: 07.8688827
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Saturday
11th March
  VICTORIAN FETE

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Come and enjoy "Tea on The Lawn" to celebrate the heritage of Thames in the 19th century. 10.00am until 1.00pm

Venue: Thames Historial Museum
Price: Free entry to Fete
Contact: Museum   Ph: Tba
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Sunday
12th March
to Sunday
19th March
  HISTORIC SHORTLAND WALKS
Enjoy an informative guided walk around historic Shortland, the first part of Thames to develop around the search to gold. "Walk" days are Saturday 12th March at 2.00pm, Tuesday 14th March at 5.30pm, and Sunday 19th at 9.30am.

Venue: Meet at Thames Wharf
Price: $5.00 pp (Collected at beginning of walk)
Contact: Graham Robinson   Ph: 07.8688025
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Sunday
12th March
  THE KAUAERANGA WALK

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A guided walk with Dave Wilton. Meet at the Kauaeranga DOC Visitor Centre for a short video before venturing out to see the historic sites. Meet at 9.00am. Walk will finish at approximately 1.00pm.

Venue: Kauaeranga Valley, Thames
Price: Adults $5.00, Children under 12 yrs Free
Contact: The Treasury   Ph: 07.8688827
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Monday
13th March
6:30pm   TOTALLY THAMES FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA
Totally Thames present the "Golden Years" Fashion Extravaganza. Doors open at 6.30pm

Venue: The Civic Centre, Thames
Price: Tba
Contact: Wendy Courtney   Ph: 07.8681071 or 027.4999365
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Wednesday
15th March
1pm - 1pm   FIND YOUR FAMILY - AT THE TREASURY
Experienced genealogists and researchers Marise Morrison and Robyn Revell will help you get started with your family history using resources at The Treasury. This is particularly targeted at the beginner, and handout sheets covering basic points will be provided.

Venue: The Treasury, Queen Street, Thames
Price: Adults $10.00, Children under 12 yrs Free
Contact: The Treasury   Ph: 07.8688827
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Saturday
18th March
  Fashion in Victoria Park

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Dress to impress. Categories include: Victorian, Steampunk, Cultural, and Children. Judges will be looking for creativity, innovation, and character. Judging at 1.00pm

Venue: Victoria Park, Thames
Price: Tba
Contact: Colleen Hughes   Ph: Tba
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Saturday
18th March
11pm   CARS IN THE PARK

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Enjoy a fun gala day in Victoria Park, with veteran, vintage and classic cars on display also.

Venue: Victoria Park, Brown Street, Thames
Price: Free Entry
Contact: Rex Geary   Ph: 07.8688074
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