The Bookbinder

Wednesday 8 July | 6pm & 8pm

A story of mystery, magic and mayhem, and getting lost in a good...or bad book.

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Photography Fun

Sunday 12 July | 1pm-3pm

Join renowned photographer Simon Woolf for a National Geographic inspired photography workshop especially for children.

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LITTLE EXPRESSIONS: ART FOR LITTLE PEOPLE

Tuesday during Term Three commencing on 21 July | 10am - 10.45am

Weekly art sessions for little people aged 3-4 years.

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Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, The New Zealand School of Music, and Upper Hutt Music Society present

EXPRESSIONS LIVE! 2015

Tuesday 21 July 2015 | 1pm

A series of lunchtime concerts given by performance students from the New Zealand School of Music.

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Late Night Sound Bite

Thursday 30 July 2015 | 7pm - 9pm

Late Night Sound Bite is a once a month late night opening on the last Thursday of the month with fresh NZ music - this month featuring Wooden Box Band, Folk Goodness.

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Ukulele Institute presents

SUNDAY STRUM

Sunday 2 August 2015 | 2pm - 3pm

Join us on the first Sunday of every month for a ukulele jam.

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BULLER'S BIRDS: TALK AND TOUR

Sunday 9 August | 2pm

Join Rebecca Rice, curator of Historical New Zealand Art at Te Papa, for a tour through the exhibition Buller's Birds, followed by Devonshire Tea.

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Michael Houstoun

Monday 17 August | 7.30pm

Discover the musical influence of Johann Sebastian Bach in this series dedicated to piano transcriptions and homages performed by New Zealand's most revered pianist: Michael Houstoun.

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Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, The New Zealand School of Music, and Upper Hutt Music Society present

EXPRESSIONS LIVE! 2015

Tuesday 18 August 2015 | 1pm

A series of lunchtime concerts given by performance students from the New Zealand School of Music.

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Visa Wellington On A Plate

FEAST OF FEATHERS

Saturday 22 August 2015 | 7pm - 9pm

Dress up in your finery and share in the grandeur of an elegant Downton Abbey-styled dinner party.

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Classical Expressions presents

CLASSICAL EXPRESSIONS FOR KIDS

Sunday 23 August | 2pm

A new addition to the Classical Expressions programme especially for children.

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Late Night Sound Bite

Thursday 27 August 2015 | 7pm - 9pm

Late Night Sound Bite is a once a month late night opening on the last Thursday of the month with fresh NZ music - this month featuring Phantasticus Gypsy, Balkan Jazz.

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LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL

3-6 September 2015

The Festival includes a wide range of genres, topics and styles, providing an opportunity for audiences to immerse themselves into the cultural and social aspects of the participating countries.

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Ukulele Institute presents

SUNDAY STRUM

Sunday 6 September 2015 | 2pm - 3pm

Join us on the first Sunday of every month for a ukulele jam.

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New Zealand Guitar Quartet

Monday 14 September | 7.30pm

Four guitars hit the stage this year with the popular New Zealand Guitar Quartet. Members Jane Curry, Owen Moriarty, Tim Watanabe and Christopher Hill have garnered acclaim on concert stages around the world and in a multitude of international guitar competitions as soloists.

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Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, The New Zealand School of Music, and Upper Hutt Music Society present

EXPRESSIONS LIVE! 2015

Tuesday 15 September 2015 | 1pm

A series of lunchtime concerts given by performance students from the New Zealand School of Music.

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Make Your Own Sail Boat Bunting

Sunday 20 September 2015 | 1pm - 3pm

Make your own Edward Lear inspired sail boat bunting

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Late Night Sound Bite

Thursday 24 September 2015 | 7pm - 9pm

Late Night Sound Bite is a once a month late night opening on the last Thursday of the month with fresh NZ music - this month featuring The Troubles, Brassy Fabulousness.

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SHAKESPEARE GLOBE CENTRE
NZ NATIONAL SHAKESPEARE SCHOOLS PRODUCTION

Saturday 3 October 2015 | 7.30pm

A rare opportunity to see 48 talented youth, selected from nationwide Regional and National Festivals, perform scenes from three Shakespeare plays.

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Ukulele Institute presents

SUNDAY STRUM

Sunday 4 October 2015 | 2pm - 3pm

Join us on the first Sunday of every month for a ukulele jam.

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Ben McDonald presents

SOUTH PACIFIC

Monday 5 October 2015 | 8pm

One of the world's most treasured musicals, South Pacific, will make a 24 venue tour of New Zealand, and it is coming to Upper Hutt!

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LET'S MAKE A PUPPET ... LET'S MAKE A STORY

Wednesday 7 October | 10am & 11.30am

A wonderful exploration of how you make puppets - all the different kinds, how you use the pouppets and how you make up stories.

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Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, The New Zealand School of Music, and Upper Hutt Music Society present

AN AFTERNOON OF NONSENSE

Saturday 10 October 2015 | 1pm-3pm

Join us for a crazy afternoon of nonsense rhymes read by renowned radio personality Dick Weir plus more.

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Expressions Arts and Entertainment Centre, The New Zealand School of Music, and Upper Hutt Music Society present

EXPRESSIONS LIVE! 2015

Tuesday 13 October 2015 | 1pm

A series of lunchtime concerts given by performance students from the New Zealand School of Music.

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NZ Trio

Monday 19 October | 7.30pm

NZ Trio return to Classical Expressions after a four year absence with a diverse and typically intriguing programme.

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Rendezvous Dance

23 & 24 October 2015

A rare opportunity to see accomplished students of The New Zealand School of Dance perform a collection of short works.

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Late Night Sound Bite

Thursday 29 October 2015 | 7pm - 9pm

Late Night Sound Bite is a once a month late night opening on the last Thursday of the month with fresh NZ music - this month featuring Gravel Road, Harmonic Country.

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Mr & Mrs Alexander

Saturday 31 October | 8pm

A magical comedy set in late nineteenth century New Zealand and based on the rise in fame, and eventual disappearance of Mr and Mrs Alexander, hucksters extraordinaire.

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Ukulele Institute presents

SUNDAY STRUM

Sunday 4 November 2015 | 2pm - 3pm

Join us on the first Sunday of every month for a ukulele jam.

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WHITE CLOUD WORLDS ARTISTS AT WORK

Saturday 28 November 2015 | 1pm - 4pm

Come see conceptual artists and sculptors who have worked on some of the most well-known films, graphic novels, and game titles demonstrate their skill on site.

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A KIWIANA CHRISTMAS AT EXPRESSIONS

Sunday 6 December 2015 | 3pm - 6pm

Join Santa after the Upper Hutt Christmas Parade for a Kiwiana Christmas at Expressions.

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CLAY CREATIONS

24 January 2016 | 1pm - 3pm

Get inspired by Ann Verdcourt's Infantas or the mystical beasts in Imaginary Worlds and make your own clay sculptures.

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CONCEPTUAL & ILLUSTRATION DESIGN WORKSHIP

Sunday 31 January 2016 | 10am - 3pm

For emerging science fiction and fantasy artists, join Paul Tobin for the fundamentals of concept design and illustration.

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The above descriptions of presentations are supplied by the individual promoters of events. The promoters reserve the right to alter the artists and content of these programmes.