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150th Anniversary of Thames Goldfields

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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Saturday
18th March
All Day   

Thames 150th Anniversary Original Song Contest


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Original Song Contest for Thames’ 150th Celebration. This contest is for a composition that is musically and lyrically attractive, historically significant, and will promote Thames’ 150th celebrations. An information evening is to be held on Wednesday 15 February 7.00pm, at the GBD Thames. Entries are required by 5.00pm Friday 10 March 2017, from which three finalists will be selected to perform in Victoria Park Thames on Heritage Day 18 March 2017. A recording session follows for the winner. Entry forms available from: Dave Greenslade, 07-8675282 and from turuadave@xtra.co.nz

Venue: Victoria Park, Thames.
Price: Free
Contact: Dave Greenslade  Ph: 07-8675282
  Email: turuadave@xtra.co.nz


Sunday
23rd July
  

Church of Christ 135th Anniversary


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Time: 10.30am until 1.00pm

Venue: Church of Christ, 415 Parawai Road, Thames
Contact: Alison McIntosh  Ph: 07 868 3900
  Email: mcgaval@slingshot.co.nz


Monday
31st July
to Tuesday
31st July
  

First Year on the Thames Goldfield Blog


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What happened in that first year after Thames was proclaimed a goldfield? Follow the nuggets of news and gritty gems of daily life as it unfolded 150 years ago. Available online from 31 July, 2017 or sign up for weekly deliveries straight to your email inbox.

Contact: Meghan Hawkes  Ph: 02040932660
  Email: mikemeg@slingshot.co.nz


Tuesday
1st August
  

Proclamation of Thames Goldfields 1867


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Street Parade and Function at Thames Civic Centre. Details to be advised

Venue: Thames
Price: N/a
Contact: Tba  Ph: Tba
  Email: Tba


Friday
18th August
to Saturday
19th August
6pm - 11pm   

MINER'S DINNER


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Dinner and entertainment at the historic Bella Street Pumphouse.

Venue: Bella Street Pumphouse, Cnr Bella & Cochrane Streets, Thames
Price: TBA
Contact: Colleen Hughes  Ph: 078687499
  Email: hughesc@slingshot.co.nz


Sunday
11th March
to Monday
19th March
  

Thames Heritage Festival


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A celebration of our unique heritage. More details to follow, and dates to be confirmed

Venue: Thames
Price: N/a
Contact: Margaret Cropp  Ph: N/a
  Email: croppys@yahoo.co.nz


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