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Brave Caitlin Smith’s Imaginary Band

Brave Caitlin Smith’s Imaginary Band will be touring, Caitlin Smith (piano and vocals), Lance McNicoll (guitar) and Steve Cournane (percussion and cymbals) a dream team performing jazz and folk music. Caitlin Smith's latest album ‘You Have Reached Your Destination’ creates a multisensory universe unto itself - Braille and a tactile labyrinth within the cover art,…


Mid-Winter Dance with Hester

Winter is here, it's cold and dark. Here is a mid-winter tonic for the soul. This evening is for people who want to dance. Move to some great tunes, mark the longest night and herald the return of the sun. Braziers will burn and the scene will be set to delight the senses with an…

Songwriters Soirée .. O & The Mo & Edward Castelow

As the winter kicks into gear well proper this July, two of our nation's most charming acts are teaming up for a cute run of shows to warm the cockles of your hearts in the form of the Songwriters Soirèe. Bask in the candle-lit vibrancy and indie folk stylings of renowned Tāmaki Makaurau sweetheart Edward…



Recently returned to Aotearoa after two decades travelling the globe, Duncan Haynes is one of New Zealand’s finest jazz pianists. Having lived, performed and recorded in the UK, Europe, the USA and South America, he brings a wealth of experience and an international vision to his music. With a classical background in piano and cello,…


Good Habits

Good Habits are a UK alt-folk duo, telling stories and turning heads across the globe. Composed of singer-cellist Bonnie Schwarz and accordionist Pete Shaw, they create folk-infused songs that test the limits of their traditional instruments; maintaining folk roots of musical storytelling amongst their energetic, virtuosic playing. "The duo are musical tricksters..There's a rare emotional…


MacBeth: postponed until a later date. Kia Kaha

Witches. Political intrigue. Murder. It is foretold Macbeth will one day be king of Scotland. But there’s a lot of bodies to go till he’s top of the pile… See Shakespeare’s most terrifying tragedy done properly: with killer battles, demoniacal witches, audience interaction, and lots (and lots) of blood. This is real theatrical magic, starring…


The Seasons Art Class

Due to popular demand Seasons Art Class are offering an evening class as well as the daytime classes that have been so enthusiastically attended “Perhaps you have never picked up a brush since your school days, even if you are completely new to art, we welcome that, very much. We will look after you &…


The Jac; Alert Level 3 Event Cancelled. They will be back at a later date for sure !

The Jac is back! A year on from the COVID-enforced online release of their third studio album 'A Gathering', the high-octane modern jazz octet is reforming in 2021 to tour Aotearoa once again, with a follow up album: 'Walking Spirits'! Featuring material from The Jac's 2017 collaboration with Korean quartet Black String, plus a swathe…


Seasons Art Classes

Season Art Classes at Fairfield House are in demand, Heiko and Susanne are responding with hosting another 3 courses starting in September & October. Join them on your journey to finding your inner artist. Have the best fun ever and create the art you have always wanted to with a supportive tutor and friends. Over…


Mindfulness- Based Cognitive Therapy Course

Learn the life-changing tools of mindfulness meditation with cognitive skills to: Find calm, increase focus and reduce stress to avoid burnout. Increase self-care and resilience. Enhance self-compassion, moving away from rumination and self-criticism. MBCT is a clinically trialled and evidence-based eight-week program for managing stress, anxiety and depression. Recommended by the National Institute for Clinical…

Mama’s Got the Blues

Izzy Miller Bell & Susan Leigh Grant Urban folk & country blues, a little bit of jazz and a whole lot of Celtic soul that is what these two vintage blues mamas bring to the table, delivering a slick program of original composition, eloquent Dylan arrangements and classic jazz and blues by the likes of…


Lake South: The Light You Throw. album release tour

Home Alone Music is proud to present 'The light you throw' – the third album from Te Whanganui-a-Tara based electricUTOPIA songwriter Lake South. Slated for release on September 17, the album was written in the midst of Aotearoa's Level-4 lockdown ( that;s the 2020 one) and recorded at a rented house in Waikawa beach. From…