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Twin Peaks Ubu Night - 21 July

Join Free Theatre at One Eyed Jack’s for an immersion into the unsettling and seductive universe of filmmaker and musician David Lynch. Welcome back to The Red Room where the mundane becomes terrifying and the terrifying becomes mundane.

Live music, film, light and soundscape combine to provide a feast for the senses alongside which our chefs are preparing Lynchian delights – a menu from a midnight diner.

The Gym, The Arts Centre, Worcester Boulevard

$10 door sales only


Crystallism 5 - 25 July

New Zealander Peter Collis has worked with clay nearly all of his life; the main focus of his work has been the handling of shape and surface.

Peter is a highly respected potter; he exhibits internationally and is represented in collections around the world.

Form Gallery

468 Colombo St  

Dreamscapes 3 August 2017

A one night only event of free arts and entertainment. Combining art, exhibitions, live music, poetry, projection, night markets and more, there's something for everyone!

Art galleries and shops from The Colombo to The Drawing Room and throughout Sydenham will be open late, hosting pop up exhibitions featuring work by local and national artists. Our famous night market at The Colombo will have an array of goodies for purchase and perusal, accompanied by live music and fabulous food.

The Colombo, Sydenham

YMCA Wellness Retreat 4- 6 August 2017

This weekend retreat is an opportunity to get back to the basics of life, and find your life balance. The YMCA will deliver morning and evening yoga sessions, educate and empower you with nutritional workshops and an inspirational speaker, as well as giving you the opportunity to feel as one with the beautiful Wainui Park environment.

This all inclusive wellness retreat includes two nights accommodation in our lodge style accommodation – Wainui Heights. All catering is included.

Discover more about the event here

Making Space 10 June - 20 August

This exhibition involves six diverse artists collectives and over thirty individuals practicing in the New Zealand art community.

The aim of the exhibition is to invite diverse communities to connect, create art, encourage conversationalist - from kava circles and regalia making to myth-makers and hip shakers, there is something for everyone.  


66 Gloucester St

Photo credit COCA art gallery