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April 2020

Bright Star

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 25 April, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on 25 April, 2020 at 2:00 pm

$20

Stuart Hoar’s successful play Bright Star is about the cosmologist Beatrice Tinsley and her extraordinary life contributing to our understanding of the Universe. With outstanding local actors, period costumes, music, projections and Fairfield House as a backdrop – this is a well-rehearsed play reading that will bring Ms Tinsley’s incredible story to life. Directed by Fingal Pollock. Bar available & Eftpos available. Tickets at Eventbrite $15 groups of 4+ and concession/ $20 individuals

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Mairi Campbell: Cancelled

April 26 @ 7:30 pm
$20

Mairi Campbell is a pioneering musician receiving critical attention for her remarkable singing, powerful concerts and unique solo music theatre productions that push the boundaries of Scottish traditional music. Her music, which combines voice and viola, has a rooted quality, encompassing wide-ranging interests from Scottish dance music to soundings and improvisations. Her voice has been heard worldwide thanks to her version of Auld Lang Syne, with David Francis as the Cast, being used in the pivotal New Year’s Eve scene…

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August 2020

Seeking Vision, Nelson Sound Journey

August 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$25

An invitation to stop, relax and listen. Winter is the time to go within, reflect and rejuvenate. In this shamanic exploration Sika will provide a sacred space to deeply listen. You may bring a question or intention that you're already working with. Or just an openness to journey. Together we'll lie back and let the sounds carry us... Sika plays intuitively from his beloved collection of instruments, including several didgeridoos, drums, native flutes, rattles... foraged objects such as leaves, stones,…

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October 2020

Blossom Dance in the Meadow

October 2 @ 6:00 pm

This evening is for people who want to dance... Throw off winter, embrace the first whiff of spring and move to some great tunes. We're back at the popular Meadow of Fairfield House where blossoms will be in full effect. Breath taking. Dance outdoors as the sun goes down and loose yourself on a bumping dance floor. Expect a DJ Set designed to get you moooooving. We'll journey through many tempo's, genres and delicious flavours of sound. You're then invited…

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Jenny Mitchell : The GrainStore Sessions

October 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$20.00

The Grainstore Sessions: South Island Tour After a Sold Out Nelson show in 2019, award winning songwriter Jenny Mitchell is back with a show featuring her twin sisters, Maegan and Nicola, and country singin’ Dad, Ron Mitchell. The four are touring the South Island to celebrate their recent musical offering: The Grainstore Sessions. Recorded live in Oamaru, The Grainstore Sessions is full of family harmonies & perfectly captures the mesmerising experience of watching Jenny play live. Jenny was awarded the…

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Moving In

October 11
$125

We are very excited to announce this one-day workshop held at the picturesque Fairfield house, led by Yoga Teacher and nurse, Marina Neis and holistic life coach and NLP practitioner, Maddi Davies. This day is dedicated to re-connecting with yourself through: Yoga - A slow yet dynamic practice to tune into the wisdom of your body, (re) learn how to access your intuition and make space within your sacred home - your body. Guided relaxation and internal “spring clean” -…

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Women’s Heart Sharing New Moon Circle & Cacao Ceremony

October 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$25

Come fill your cup with love 🤎 & the magic of pure ceremonial grade cacao. During times of great change and uncertainty, we have always sought community and ceremony to instill a sense of peace, connection and healing within us. When we gather in sacred circle, especially together as women at the potent times of the New or Full Moon it is extremely powerful. Cacao is a plant medicine that creates a gentle but powerful & beautiful natural elevation &…

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Gillian Boucher & Bob McNeill

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$20.00

Two acclaimed Celtic musicians combined with subtle grace and sharp wit - Gillian Boucher & Bob McNeill are a touch of magic and a musical force to be reckoned with. Based on New Zealand’s beautiful Kapiti Coast, both Gillian, an exceptional fiddler & dancer originally from Canada’s Scottish-infused East Coast, and Bob, an award-winning guitarist, singer & songwriter originally from Scotland, share a deeply seeded passion for their musical heritage and culture. Gillian's fiddle style is unique, seamlessly blending the…

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November 2020

O & The Mo

November 6 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
$15

Tasman based indie-folk duo O & The Mo are excited to bring their intimate stripped back show to Fairfield House this November ahead of their debut album release. Expect smooth vocals, quirky lyrics, romantic guitar melodies and a sprinkle of groove as the pair treat you to a special and intimate evening filled with songs yet to be released. Having recently recorded their album in the stunning Delaware Bay, this is an event not to be missed for those interested…

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Physics of the Soul – – Cirque du Soleil for the Mind

November 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$50

Vibrational Philosophy - encompassing the Principles of Universal Lore Sounz n Vision Experience Incorporating Universally Assisted Learning Sacred Geometry assisting in a vibrational shift in Self Awareness Simple techniques to support and sustain optimum Health and Well-Being Living as a 'Conscious Creator' Empowering the Confidence that resides within Creating New Pathways, heightening your ability to explore, navigate your life with renewed clarity, vitality, well-being For more information and to book please email [email protected] An introduction to Talai Loma click here.

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Coppermine Junction

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$15

Coppermine Junction is a 4 piece Bluegrass band from Nelson. With a repertoire of songs from fast foot stompers to waltzes, channeling Gillian Welch, Tim O'Brien and Earl Scruggs. Featuring the great sound of banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar and double bass, Coppermine Junctions' old time mountain music raises spirits. Their music is sure to leave you grinning and coming back for more. Bring your dancing trousers and be ready to raise a sweat! BLUEGRASS in THE COURTYARD gate opens 7pm…

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SUN CITY SOUL

November 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
$20

BOOKINGS at Eventbrite Chill in the Fairfield Courtyard on a Sunday afternoon with Sun City Soul, Nelson’s favourite soul band! Ease back and listen or get up and dance to the sounds of a 7-piece band, playing classics by the likes of Otis Redding and James Brown. Sun City Soul features the vocals of the unmistakeable Mr Dan Moon and Trudi Wilson, a rocking rhythm section, and two horns. Git on up! Tickets $20 from EventBrite (plus booking fee) or…

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