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Galleries & Museums Cook’s Gallery: Home of Wanganui Arts Society Saturdays 10 am to 4 pm. Trafalgar Place, off Ridgway St Phone 06 345 7757 www.wanganuiartsociety.co.nz CRAFT CREATIONS 122 Victoria Avenue (previous Dick Smith premises) Mon - Fri 9am - 5pm; Sat 10am - 2pm We will open on Sunday’s nearer to Xmas. There is a great assortment of lovely homemade craft by local individuals. Creations Gallery 25A Drews Avenue, Whanganui New extended hours as of Nov 1st: Wed-Sun: 9.30am -4:30pm Six different artists in a creative environment. Regular Workshops and ‘Artist of the Month.’ Phone: 06 348-4229 (trading hours). Edith Gallery Open weekdays if exhibition in situ. Edith Gallery, Whanganui UCOL, Taupo Quay entrance. Glenys Main [email protected] for further particulars Fine Arts Whanganui Gallery 17 Taupo Quay Sat 9.00 – 3.00 Tues – Fri and Sun 10.00 - 3.00 Closed Monday except public holidays www. fineartswhanganui.com Contact: 06 3482080 / 027 517 7340 Flying Dog Studio Gallery 21 Drews Ave, upstairs. Thurs - Sat 10am - 2pm (hours may vary). Or by appointment PH 027 2557228 www.emmacunningham.co.nz

Ivan Vostinar Gallery and Studio 7 Rangiora St, Castlecliff Tuesday – Saturday, 10am – 2pm Other times by appointment Ph: 06 927 6828 / 021 256 9236 www.vostinar.com Leftbank Art Supplies 19 Taupō Quay Mon – Fri 10am – 4pm Sat 10am to 1pm Ph 06 345 0949 [email protected] MiNZ Shop/Gallery Mon-Fri, 9am – 5pm 139 Victoria Avenue Contacts: green.gables206@xtra. co.nz [email protected] MONTASIR WALI GALLERY & STUDIO 43 Budge Street, Fordell Tues to Sat 9am to 2 pm Or by appointment 0212143279 Email: [email protected] NEW ZEALAND GLASSWORKS 2016 10am to 4:30pm 2 Rutland Street, Whanganui, 4500 New Zealand Glassworks - Te Whare Tūhua o Te Ao (NZG) is the new national centre for glass art located in Whanganui. www.nzglassworks.com Quartz Museum Of Studio Ceramics - Rick Rudd Foundation 8 Bates Street, Whanganui Tues-Sun 10.30am-4pm By appointment 06 348 5555 Free Admission www.quartzmuseum.org.nz Rayner Brothers Gallery 52 Guyton Street, Whanganui. Wed – Fri 12pm – 4pm, Sat 10am – 1pm. www.raynerbrothers.com Renata’s Art & Framing 17 Taupō Quay. Mon 12.00pm – 4.00pm, Tue – Fri 10am – 5.00pm, Sat 9.30am – 1pm Ph: 06 348 4463 www.artandframing.co.nz

Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui Sarjeant on the Quay 38 Taupo Quay Mon - Sun, 10.30am - 4.30pm Also upstairs in the i-site, Wanganui Visitor’s Centre, 31 Taupo Quay Weekdays 8.30am - 5pm, Sat/Sun 9am-3pm www.sarjeant.org.nz

Whanganui Arts – At The Centre 19 Taupō Quay, Whanganui. Phone Lidy for bookings: 027 215 1404 EFTPOS and credit card facilities www.whanganuiarts.com

Space Gallery & Studios 64 Taupō Quay Tues-Thursday 9am-1pm, Friday 12-4pm, Saturday (For extended shows) 9am-1pm. Ph 027 371 8595 www.spacestudiogallery.co.nz

Whanganui Regional Museum 62 Ridgway Street Hours: Mon to Sat 10am – 4.30pm NOW FREE TO ALL VISITORS www.wrm.org.nz

Sue Cooke Gallery & Studio 68A Guyton St. Open 1–5pm Mon–Fri or by appointment www.suecooke.co.nz THE FELTED ROOM Textile Artist. See me at Whanganui River Traders Market or online at: www.facebook.com/ Thefeltedroom www.feltedroom.felt.co.nz Two Sisters Make 55 Ridgway Street Saturdays 10 - 2pm ph 0276533857 twosistersmake.com


Wanganui Arts Society Trafalgar Place, Wanganui Opening: Monday & Tuesday 10am - Noon; Saturdays 10am-3pm.

Advertising and listings: Deadline circa 20th of the month for publication on the 1st of the month. Less than $10 per event listing and adverting rates start at $55 for a qtr page. Andy Candy Rayner Brothers Gallery

WHMilbank Gallery 1b Bell Street Open Tues – Sun 11 am–5pm. A call first would ensure we are open, or to make an alternative time to view. Ph: 027 628 6877 [email protected]

Contact for all info: Karen Craig, [email protected] 021 1323 939 Thanks to: Designer Jemma Bates Printer H&A Design & Print Thanks to Whanganui District Council its support for the Awa Events Guide.

OUT OF TOWN P.U.G. CREATIVE POP UP GALLERY Mon 31 Oct to Sat 24 Dec 10 to 4 pm Monday to Friday 10 to 2 pm Saturday and Sunday Broadway, Marton, beside Countdown P.U.G. Creative has Work for sale from artists in the Rangitikei Arts. Brochure launching 30 October and Includes local and regional artists.


Cover image courtesy Stacey Hildreth Space Gallery


Heritage River Cruises and Personalised Charters

Heritage River Cruise operates Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday until 31 December.

Sam Mordey

Bring a picnic lunch or enjoy a meal at Cafe’ Director 4Forty4Tourism at Upokongaro. Kiwi Vintage

0800 WAIRUA Complementary Tea and Coffee is available on board. [email protected] Bookings on 0800 WAIRUA or visit the Whanganui i-Site www.whanganuiriverboat.co.nz

AMDRAM Theatre presents

Key For Two

By John Chapman and Dave Freeman


AMDRAM Theatre presents

Thu 8 Dec, 7.30pm GALA PERFORMANCE Fri 9 Dec, 7.30pm, Sun Key 11 ForDec, Two2pm Matinee, By John Chapman and17 Dave Freeman Wed 14/Thu 15/Fri 16/Sat Dec, 7.30pm Thu 8 Dec, 7.30pm GALA PERFORMANCE Tickets Adult, $20 Seniors Dec, 2pm $25 Matinee, Fri 9 Dec, 7.30pm, Sun 11 7.30pm available - minimum 2 persons Wed 14/Thu 15/Fri 16/Sat 17 Dec, Gourmet food platters Tickets $25 Adult, $20 Seniors $7.50 per person. Gourmet food platters available - at minimum 2 persons at $7.50 per person. Bookings atBookings the Royal Whanganui House at theOpera Royal Whanganui Opera House Harriet her financial twocallers on Harriet solvessolves her financial problems byproblems entertainingby twoentertaining married gentlemen different days of the week. When her friend Anne arrives unexpectedly at the flat, hotly married gentlemen callers on different days of the week. pursued by her husband, and Harriet's second lover turns up unexpectedly, closely Whenbyher friend arrives unexpectedly at the splendidly flat, hotly followed an irate wifeAnne (or two), chaos ensues! Mistaken identity, farcical pursued her husband, and Harriet’s secondentertainment! lover turns up situations andby a climax of comic wizardry promise maximum unexpectedly, closely followed by an irate wife (or two), chaos ensues! Mistaken identity, splendidly farcical situations and a climax of comic wizardry promise maximum entertainment!


Tuesday 22 November, 8pm War Memorial Centre Concert Chamber, Whanganui


BLUEPRINT Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui www.sarjeant.org.nz t. 06 349 0506

Friday 11 & Saturday 12 November Pukenamu Queen’s Park Architects Talk 3D Blueprint Installation Gallery Tours All events Free Entry

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For details on opening hours and locations, please see our Gallery listings. THE SHOW Tue 1 Nov to Thu 10 Nov Whanganui Arts @ The Centre Graduation exhibition by UCOL Batchelor of Computer Graphic Design students ANDY CANDY Fri 4 Nov, 5.30pm Opening Rayner Brothers Gallery A Warhol tribute featuring new works by Gavin Hurley, Sam Mitchell, Mark Rayner and Paul Rayner. BIG PAINTING Fri 11 Nov to Thu 17 Nov Whanganui Arts @ The Centre Works by UCOL Batchelor of Design and Art (Visual Arts) students PERSONAL BESTS FREESTYLE Friday 11 Nov, 5.30pm Opening Function Sat 12 Nov to Thu 24 Nov Whanganui Arts @ The Centre The Optiv101 MVP cup for most valuable player 2016. THE BIG, THE SMALL, THE OLD AND NEW ZEALAND Sat 12 to Sat 26 Nov, 10-2pm Wed-Sun and by appt Gallery on Guyton (next to Paige’s Bookshop) A collection of figurative sculptures in assembled junk or cast in bronze by Glen Macmillan.https://www. facebook.com/ galleryonguyton/?ref=ts&fref=ts INK INC. Sat 19 Nov, 5.30pm Opening To Fri 2 Dec Space Studio & Gallery Ink Inc. is a NZ print collective featuring intaglio, relief, and screenprints by Beck White, Rachael Brown and MB Stoneman. REFLECTIONS Sat 26 Nov to Sat 10 Dec Whanganui Arts @ The Centre Paintings by Christina McGillan, glass and prints by Triona Cooney WHMILBANK GALLERY 1976-9 BERRY STREET CANVASES Tue 1 Nov 2016 to 26 Feb 2017 Tusttum Showroom (Back Gallery) TIA RANGINUI PHOTOGRAPHS Sat 12 to Wed 30 Nov Front Gallery LOOM FABRIC DESIGN RUG SALE To Thu 10 Nov Lge were $5,500 now $1,500 Medium $4,400 now $1,200 Small $3,300 now $900 only 14 in total left.

CONTINUING EXHIBITIONS STACEY HILDRETH: {EXTIRPATE} To Fri 4 Nov Space Studio & Gallery The unearthing of the Movie, and the naming of the Moa A series of explorations of local Moa discoveries through drawing and print. AMY BLACKBURN: HOMEWARD BOUND (ON MY WAY HOME) To Fri 18 Nov Space Studio & Gallery Abstract landscapes exploring ideas of rest, pilgrimage and longing to be home.

WANGANUI ARTS SOCIETY ANNUAL EXHIBITION To 29 Nov Cooks Gallery, Trafalgar Place A wide variety of media. Works from 20 of our memebrs. Open Saturdays 10am to 4 pm, Sundays 1 pm to 4pm., Monday 10am to Noon, Tuesday 10am to Noon. KAREN WORKMAN: FINE ARTS FELTING To Wed 30 Nov Creations Gallery and Gifts Winner of national and regional fibre and art awards Karen Workman’s exhibition continues as our ‘artist of the month’. REMNANTS OF A SLICE OF HEAVEN To Wed 30 Nov, 8am to 4pm Yellow House Café, crnr of Pitt & Dublin Streets A photographic series by Stratford photographer, Sue Morton, studying the remnants of an abandoned lifestyle in an old country garage. FRANCES STACHL: FICTION IN THE SPACE BETWEEN To 15 Jan 2017 Quay Gallery, 31 Taupo Quay Contemporary jeweller Frances Stachl responds to objects – precious, found and remembered. Supported by Creative NZ. SARJEANT GALLERY TE WHARE O REHUA WHANGANUI MARKING TIME: PORTRAITS OF THE INKED Sat 5 Nov to 5 Feb 2017 Photographs by Richard Wotton VIGNETTES Sat 19 Nov to 12 Feb 2017 30 Years at Tylee Cottage, 1986 – 2016 Selected works celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Sarjeant Gallery’s artist-in-residence programme.

MOTOR VESSEL WAIRUA  Tue-Fri depart 11am and 1.30pm Heritage River Cruises and Personalised Charters Return Prices: Adults $38; Children $12; Under-5 free One-way travel must be booked before 10am on the day of travel Bookings: 0800 Wairua or Whanganui i-Site. PADDLE STEAMER WAIMARIE Every weekend in December Departs 11 am 1 Taupo Quay Experience river travel as it used to be over 100 years ago on the iconic coal-fired paddle steamer Waimarie. www.waimarie.co.nz WHANGANUI CREATIVE ! SPACE Wednesdays 9.15am to 12.15 & as trial until 3.15pm to 30 Nov Whanganui Arts @ The Centre, Back Gallery Free art space with support of art tutor & volunteers. Contact: Lucy McDougall, 0221884803 or [email protected] CEROC DANCING  Fridays 7pm Class; 8pm Freestyle Peat Street, (Cnr Peat St and Pitt St) Come learn to dance CEROC the easy fun way. Doors open 6.30pm. $10/$8/ConcessionsContact: Liz Frith: 02102054038/3457401/ [email protected]

 WARD OBSERVATORY Fridays 7.30pm or Sunset (whichever is first!) Cooks Gardens, access from St Hill Street. Entry is by donation (suggested charge of $2) Phone: 027 245 8066 with queries or alternative viewing times.

NOVEMBER 2016  www.facebook.com/awaeventguide  #awawhanganuievents WHANGANUI RIVER MARKET Saturdays 9am-1pm Whanganui’s Market By The River CASTLECLIFF BEACH  MARKET Sundays, 12pm - 4pm Grass domain near the Duncan Pavillion in Rangiora Street, Castlecliff. Enjoy the beachside ambience of this local market including food and unique merchandise. Plenty of room for children to play and ample parking.

 WHANGANUI AIRPORT CONTROL TOWER Sundays 2-4:30pm Whanganui Airport Aviation and WWI displays; viewing of aircraft from cab. Free Admission WANGANUI CITY GUIDED  WALKING TOURS Depart from i-Site Contact: 349 3258 Cost $5 per person JOURNEY THROUGH  EUROPE ORGAN RECITAL Sat 5 Nov, 2pm Christ Church, 243 Wicksteed Street Leonard Cave, Concert Organist Music by Vivaldi, Bach, Beethoven and others Ticks: $20/$15 avlbl from venue. ART IN THE GARDEN ! Sat 5 & Sun 6 Nov, 9am to 4pm 11 Mannington Rd, Otamatea Wanganui Potters’ Society Pottery, Garden Furniture, Outdoor Paintings, Mosaics, Steelwork and lots more Cash and carry. Eftpos available. SPRING FESTIVAL  Sat 5 & Sun 6 Nov Two days of events held in conjunction with the exhibition Bloom: Floral works from the Collection. Activities include paper flower making, tote bag printing, demonstrations of floral art, woven nests & harakeke putiputi, a talk by Gordon Collier, live music, tea & cake, exhibition tours, poetry. Full timetable: http://www.sarjeant.org. nz/upcoming-events WHANGANUI AMATEUR  DANCESPORT CLUB Sun 6 Nov, 7.15pm St Andrews Hall, Bell Street First Sunday of the month, every month! $3.00/$5.00/Supper provided Contact: Mollie 347 2705 ART FIX WITH TOM TURNER[ Thur 10 Nov, 2pm 31 Taupo Quay (i-Site) Tom will lead a discussion on photographer Richard Wotton’s new exhibition of tattooed subjects Marking Time: Portraits of the Inked. Bring a pen and pad. Followed by a cup of tea at Mud Ducks. BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS Fri 11 Nov, 5.30pm Fine Arts Whanganui, 17 Taupo Quay To mark our first year, members have donated art work to be auctioned, all proceeds go to the ‘Women’s Network’.https://www.facebook.com/ fineartswhanganui/?fref=ts

[ SAMUEL DREW Fri 11 Nov, 5.30pm Davis Theatre, Watt St Dr Michelle Horwood presents her research on ethnographic collecting and iwi/settler relationships on the river in the mid-nineteenth century. wrm.org.nz/calendar STANDING THE TEST OF TIME [ Fri 11 Nov, Doors open 5.30pm for 6pm start. Alexander Heritage & Research Library, Queen’s Park Meet architects Roy Wilson and Ralph Roberts of Warren & Mahoney and structural engineer Philip Yong as they discuss the details of the extension design and strengthening of the Sarjeant Gallery. Light refreshments provided. Free entry

 SARJEANT GALLERY BLUEPRINT INSTALLATION AND GALLERY TOURS Sat 12 Nov, 10.30am-3.30pm Pukenamu Queen’s Park Gallery Tours Hourly, 11am-3pm Walk through a floor plan of the new Sarjeant extension in-situ. See where all the new facilities will be, ride a scissor lift to see the views and tour the existing gallery to see how it will be strengthened and restored. Bookings essential. Limit 12 per tour. Ph: 349 0506, email info@sarjeant. org.nz. Free entry.  THE ABACUS TRIO Sun 13 Nov, 4.30pm Swing, latin and blues led by jazz pianist Angela Crawford with Dave Griffiths on bass and Mike Franklin-Browne on drums. They will be joined by vocalist Denise McNeill and special guest Fred Loveridge on guitar. Gallery Members $9, non-members $12 Tickets: Sarjeant on the Quay, on shop.sarjeant.org.nz/349 0506 This is part of a series of performances under the banner of Musicians for the Sarjeant, a fundraising group for the Gallery’s redevelopment project.  PUTTING ON THE RITZ Fri 18 November, 6.30 pm Sat 19 Nov 10 am - 4 pm Exhibition only Heritage House, St Hill Street Wanganui Floral Art Group with Antique Affaire presents an evening of fashion, fun and floral art from the 1920’s. Tickets $20 from Debra Rigg 0276361895 for Friday. Saturday gold coin entry. RING, SING AND THE LIKE…  Sat 19 Nov, 7pm Christ Church, Wicksteed Street Schola Sacra Choir and Youth Chorus celebrate the music of Purcell and Britten. Jonathan Berkahn - organ, Nigel Tongs tenor, Lisa Boessenkool - piano. Directed by Roy Tankersley. Tickets RWOH and door sales. $20/$20. Free 18 years and under.

 HENRY SARJEANT MEMORIAL DAY Sun 20 Nov 9.30am: Rededication of Henry Sarjeant’s gravesite Whanganui Heads Road Cemetery, cnr Guyton Street & Heads Road Followed by morning tea at Sarjeant on the Quay 3.30pm: Inaugural Henry Sarjeant Memorial Lecture by historian Jock Phillips Concert Chamber, Whanganui War Memorial Centre [ PICCHAT 19/19 Fri 25 Nov, 7.10pm for 7.30pm start Whanganui Musician’s Club, 65 Drews Avenue 10 guests will be speaking to 19 images for 19 seconds each on subjects that they are passionate about. $15/$12 includes a complementary drink Tickets: Sarjeant on the Quay/on shop.sarjeant.org.nz/349 0506 MUKA YOUTH PRINTS ! Sat 26 Nov, 10.30am - 4.30pm Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupo Quay, Education classroom Viewing and ordering prints for one day only. Prints by NZ and international artists. Visitors must be under 19, adults not allowed in. All prints $70. Affordable artworks for children’s personal art collections. More information on www.muka.co.nz WHANGANUI RIVER PRINT ! Sat 26 Nov, all day http://www.whanganuiriverprint. com/

CHRISTMAS AT THE RACES Sat 26 Nov, 12pm-5.30pm The Race Course, Purnell St featuring the Civics @ Cambridge Thoroughbred Lodge Wanganui Cup This year the Eulogy Lounge will be the public area with live music & Fashion in the Field Gate charge - $10/adult wjc.co.nz or 345 3968 SUNDAY GRAND JAM  Sun 27 Nov, 6.30pm The Grand Irish Pub, St Hill Street Free. Relaxed sing-around session for acoustic musicians, singers and listeners. All abilities & styles of music. Last Sunday of every month. www.facebook.com SundayGrandJam 7 DAYS LIVE N Wed 30 Nov, 7.30pm Royal Wanganui Opera House Jeremy Corbett, Dai Henwood, Paul Ego, Jeremy Elwood, Urzila Carlson, Ben Hurley and Josh Thomson. Ticks: A$49.50/Stu $44.50. Concessions

PLAN FOR NEXT MONTH COLOURS OF MUSIC  Sun 4 Dec, 2.00pm Central Baptist Church, 285 Wicksteed Street Wanganui Male Choir presents its 262nd Concert Guest artists: Annabella and Julianna Stephens, Te Awa Kids’ Choir KEY FOR TWO Thu 8 to Sat 17 Dec See Ad for more details Bookings RWOH. Tickets: $25/$20 plus catering available RED RIDING HOOD PANTOMINE THEATRE Fri 9 to Sun 18 Dec Whanganui Repertory Theatre



SUMMER CONCERT  Sat 10 Dec, 2pm Trinity Methodist, 183 Wicksteed St Wanganui Community Choir See Ad for more details Tickets on the door: $15/$10

CRAIG WINTON JEWELLERY Open by appointment. Private lessons and jewellery workshops available. Ph: 021 145 1440 www.craigwintonjewellery.com LOUISE HERDMAN MOSAIC 50 Guyton Street Open Wed-Fri 12-4pm, Sat 10-4pm And by appointment Mosaic workshops available 027 375 4715 / www.mosaicpictures.co.nz

BARBARA BULLOCK Flame work Bead making lessons Private & Group Phone: 06 3445486 Email: [email protected] www.beadswithflare.co.nz WHANGANUI FILM SOCIETY 2016 SEASON 7PM Davis Theatre, Whanganui Regional Museum The Whanganui Film Society returns in March with a choice 30-film line up of classic & contemporary arthouse films. 2016 Season brochures out in Feb! All screenings members only unless otherwise stated. Full schedule and joining info at whanganuifilmsociety.org.nz Contact whanganuifilmsociety@ gmail.com THE GO-BETWEEN

Mon 7 Nov UK 1971, 118min, M Julie Christie stars in this evocative tale of thwarted love and class prejudice set against the halcyon British summer of 1900. ANYTHING FOR HER (Pour Elle)

Mon 14 Nov France/Spain 2008, 93min, R16, Thriller A man will do whatever it takes to break his wife out of jail when she is wrongly convicted of murder. THE SPIRIT OF ‘45

Mon 21 Nov UK 2013, 98min, G Filled with hope & heroism, Ken Loach’s polemical doco looks at the resurrection of Britain after WW2. “A wake-up call” - Time Out CLOSING NIGHT: BLANCANIEVES + 2016 AGM

Mon 28 Nov Spain 2012, 104min, b&w, M, Subtitles Fabulously stylish retelling of Snow White, set in 1920s Seville. “Dropdead gorgeous” - Village Voice

Summer Concert Guest Artist: Hafren Jones - Soprano

Saturday 10 December 2016 at 2pm

Trinity Methodist - 183 Wicksteed Street, Wanganui Door Sales only Prices: Adults $15 Seniors $10 Secondary $10 Primary Free

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