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January 2021

Polytropos

January 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
$20

New Zealanders Oscar West and Rennie Pearson are celebrating ten years of playing and touring together as the traditional music duo Polytropos. They have just released their first full-length album. Multi-instrumentalists West and Pearson are masterful, passionate players of Celtic music arranged in an adventurous, conversational style. Their infectious stage presence and musicality has been a hit with audiences since their debut concert at Wellington Folk Festival in 2011 and in the intervening years they have worked extensively as professional…

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William Shakespeare’s: The Comedy of Errors

January 20 @ 6:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until 17 January, 2021

An event every day that begins at 6:30 pm, repeating until 20 January, 2021

This summer we bring you Shakespeare’s most farcical play. Slapstick and mistaken identity, shipwrecks and puns, bungling servants and Dukes. All delivered in Shakespeare’s delicious verse. A crazy tale of twins separated in a shipwreck, a father facing peril to find them again and a wonderful happy ending with unexpected reunions. Entry: Pay what you decide for the actors. Fairfield Refreshment Stall will be operating raising funds for Fairfield. Local wines & beers, Chia Sisters drink,s Appleby Ice cream, teas…

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Richter City Rebels

January 22 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
$25

Aotearoa's first and finest New Orleans-style brass band. Made up of top calibre Wellington musicians, the Rebels bring the warm, infectious sound and magnetic culture of New Orleans back to the Fairfield Courtyard for the 6th year in a row. YEAH! MAKE WAY, MAKE TIME FOR THE Brass juggernaut that is the Richter City Rebels Tickets on eventfinda $20 adults & $10 under 18years plus booking fee. Door sales $25 if not sold out.

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PIPES in The Park aka the Meadow!!

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$10

Pipes in the Park is back this summer at Fairfield House Meadow! Join the City of Nelson Highland Pipe Band for some Celtic music and dance in the sunshine. This year we have an exciting guest joining us, Jordan Johnston, one of the country's top A Grade solo pipers, who will be performing several solo pieces. We also welcome back our wonderful guest performers; the lovely Jacquie Walsh and James Wilkinson, the Kahurangi Irish Dance School, and the Single Malt…

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February 2021

Klezmer Rebs

February 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$20

Klezmer Rebs are an 8 piece Wellington band formed in 2002 that plays (mostly) klezmer music, an engaging style of world/folk music born out of the Yiddish/Jewish culture of eastern Europe in the 1800s and 1900s. Klezmer then went to America and in the early 1900s began to fuse with jazz and swing. There has been a worldwide revival of klezmer music since the 1980s. Klezmer Rebs instrumentation includes guitar, mandolin, clarinet, violin, accordion, keyboards, trombone, helicon (like a tuba),…

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Alpaca Social Club

February 12 @ 8:00 pm
$20

The Alpaca Social Club is the bringing together of 2 kindred musical souls. Both musical adventurers and travelers, on different instruments and across a multitude of styles, Jon Sanders and Craig Denham are something of a live phenomenon. With strong roots in acoustic music, celtic trad and various world styles and playing “The music they love from wherever that comes from” they’re always ready to take live music into unexpected places with skill, humour, passion and a sense of adventure.…

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Wild Fire – Sika & Koffie

February 14 @ 8:00 pm
$20

Feel the heartbeat of the earth. An uplifting night of Didgeridoo & West African Drums. It's also Valentine's Day, so a perfect opportunity to gather together and feel the love! Sika & Koffie have joined forces for this special concert. Two masters of their crafts with enough positive energy to raise the roof! Hypnotic drum rhythms and deep didgeridoo combine with voice and soaring natives flutes. Expect a mixture of joyful, upbeat dance songs and slower, heartfelt improvisations. A dynamic…

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Self Realization Fellowship Meditation

February 21 @ 9:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Sunday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 31 January, 2021

The Nelson Meditation Circle is our local branch of Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF), an international religious organization founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda to disseminate the universal teachings of Kriya Yoga, a sacred spiritual science originating millenniums ago in India. The Nelson Meditation Circle offers inspirational meditation and reading services each Sunday morning. For a schedule of services contact, Chris Porteners [email protected] ph.0278865773 Newcomers are welcome. For further information about the teachings of Paramahansa Yogananda and Self-Realisation Fellowship go to www.yogananda-srf.org

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Science of the Soul discourses

February 21 @ 4:00 pm
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Science of the Soul discourses Sunday 4 pm contact Tim Maples [email protected]

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Zen Den with Caron Proctor

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, repeating until 12 April, 2021

In our fast-moving and often chaotic, stressful world, our mind, body and soul can become full of stress, tension and heaviness. Zen Den is a beautiful way to release resistance, to become more flexible in body and mind and to learn mindfulness. I will lead you through a series of simple stretches, breath work and guide you with meditations and affirmations. I will help you feel rested, restored and recharged for the rest of the week. This blissful class takes…

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Mindful Living and the Teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh

February 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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If you are curious about mindfulness or looking for a regular group to practise with, this is a great group to join. Our practice is a simple mixture of meditation, relaxation and listening to the teachings of Thich Nhat Hanh. Sessions held in Sanctuary Meeting Room, arrive from 7pm on for a cup of tea and be ready to begin at 7.30. Beginners and new people are very welcome. just come along. for more information, re the Nelson group, please…

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Self Realization Fellowship Meditation

February 25 @ 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until 31 January, 2021

The Nelson Meditation Circle is our local branch of Self-Realization Fellowship (SRF), an international religious organization founded in 1920 by Paramahansa Yogananda to disseminate the universal teachings of Kriya Yoga, a sacred spiritual science originating millenniums ago in India. The Nelson Meditation Circle offers inspirational meditation and reading services each Sunday morning at 9.30am and Thursday evenings, 6pm to 7 pm. For a schedule of services contact, Chris Porteners 0278865773. Newcomers are always welcome. For further information about the teachings…

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