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Upcoming Events in Wellington

Chocolate Factory Tours 2018

28 Apr 2018 (Sat) - 22 Dec 2018 (Sat)

Wellington Chocolate Factory, 5 Eva St, Te Aro, Wellington

Come join us to learn about the world of chocolate making, as this tour introduces you to the entire process of making chocolate at the Wellington Chocolate Factory, Aotearoa's first open to the public 'bean-to-bar' chocolate factory.
So what exactly is a factory tour at the Wellington Choclate Factory?
One of our extremely knowledgeable team members will guide the days tour group through the factory while explaining what cacao is, how it becomes chocolate, why single origin makes a difference and what we do that makes our chocolate so special.

You'll learn what it means to be ethical in the world of chocolate and you'll learn the full process from start to finish, bean to bar.

After you are shown around the factory, your guide will gather everyone around the center table for a tasting of some of our bars side by side so you can you can put what you've just learned into practice.

After the tasting, a cup of our delicious single origin drinking chocolate will be made up for each tour attendee to enjoy (milk alternatives available), questions are welcomed at this time. Tours last approximately 45 minutes to an hour depending on crowd involvement.

The Vegan Vault - All Vegan Night Market

2 Jun 2018 (Sat) - 3 Dec 2018 (Mon)

The Vegan Vault, 171 Victoria St, Wellington

Come check out Wellingtons monthly all vegan night market and join this event.
There will be food, drinks, live music and animal friendly charities with merchandise under one roof.

Keep an eye peeled for our vendor announcements leading up to the market night and for a chance to win $10 vouchers to use on the night.

The Quinn’s Post Trench Experience

5 Jul 2018 (Thu) - 30 Nov 2018 (Fri)

The Great War Exhibition, Pukeahu National War Memorial Park, Buckle St, Wellington

Live moment to moment, as the ANZAC troops did in the trenches at GallipolI, only a bomb’s throw away from the Turks.
In this unique re-creation of Quinn’s Post, encounter the noise, the explosions, the stench, the confined environment those men had to deal with during the ferocious struggle between opposing forces. At times confronting, this will be an experience like no other!

The Trench Experience may be booked as a stand-alone option, however, our combo deal is the best way to experience The Great War Exhibition and Quinn’s Post Trench Experience. Our combo includes admission, a 45-minute guided tour from one of our knowledgeable guides and the 30-minute sensory experience within The Trench.

The Quinn's Post Trench Experience lasts 30 minutes with the first experience at 9.10am, the last at 5.10pm, and sessions nearly every 10 minutes in between. Due to the popularity of The Trench Experience, we advise booking in advance via our website. Larger groups may need to book consecutive tours, 10 minutes apart. Feel free to phone us if you have a large group.

The Quinn’s Post Trench sensory experience may not be suitable for all visitors. The experience is not recommended for children below the age of 8 as some children may find this experience disturbing. Parental guidance is essential.

Exhibition open daily 9am–6pm.

KM130: Celebrating 130 Years of Katherine Mansfield

7 Aug 2018 (Tue) - 22 Oct 2018 (Mon)

Katherine Mansfield House & Garden, 25 Tinakori Rd, Thorndon, Wellington

Between 22 July – 22 October 2018, Wellington celebrates 130 years since Katherine Mansfield's birth with a city-wide programme of events, exhibitions and performances.
Katherine Mansfield (1888 – 1923) is New Zealand’s most internationally famous author. She was a writer of short stories, poetry, letters, journals and reviews, and changed the way the short story was written in the English language. She was a rebel and a modernist who lived her short life of 34 years to the full.

A full schedule of events is available at the website.

The Medicine Stand-up Comedy

3 Oct 2018 (Wed) - 31 Oct 2018 (Wed)

The Fringe Bar, 26 Allen Street, Wellington

Wellington's award-winning weekly Wednesday night stand-up comedy show, bringing you a line-up of the funniest comedians: every Wednesday at 7 pm.
The Medicine stand-up comedy show features local Wellington acts who are regulars on the professional circuit as well as showcasing the best up-and-coming talent. Each week we have a pro MC and headliner supported by at least 6 acts stopping at nothing to make you laugh. Check out our Facebook page for this week's lineup.

Michael Jackson The Legacy Tour

21 Oct 2018 (Sun)

The Opera House, 111 - 113 Manners Street, Wellington

William Hall and his all American band features musicians that have worked with Michael Jackson.
William takes on his persona and fills it with the magic that is Michael Jackson. His dance troupe recreates the Jackson experience featuring all the big hits from the Off The Wall years through to Thriller and Bad. The show is described as simply breathtaking, mesmerizing and incredible.

Michio Kaku - The Future Of Humanity

2 Nov 2018 (Fri)

Michael Fowler Centre, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington

Dr Michio Kaku, the co-founder of String Theory, famed futurist, and award-winning documentary presenter, will be joining This Is 42 and Loop to tour New Zealand later this year.
The Future of Humanity will draw upon Kaku’s latest book to tackle the unique terrestrial and extra-terrestrial concerns of the 21st century. Kaku will take audiences on an exhilarating journey through the latest developments in String Theory, astronomy, futurism, and interplanetary colonisation.

Attendants will not only get to engage in in-depth discussion, but they also have the fantastic opportunity to ask Kaku any burning questions in person.

Dr Michio Kaku is one of the most widely recognised figures in science today. After first assembling a particle accelerator in his parent’s garage for a science fair while still in school, he has since gone on to become one of the world’s foremost science-communicators specialising in physics outreach.

The Music of Leonard Cohen - A Commemorative Concert

3 Nov 2018 (Sat)

St Andrews on the Terrace, 30 The Terrace, Wellington

"Fantastic night plus a full house and standing ovation. Congrats. It was brilliant"
A full nine-piece band includes vocalists, violin and even balalaika with musicians from all musical backgrounds including jazz, rock and classical. Imperfect Offering featured on TVNZ News on the event of Cohen's death in November 2016 and there has been huge interest to hear his music. Cohen's best-loved songs will be lovingly recreated including "Suzanne", "Bird on the Wire", and his best-known song "Hallelujah" as well as music from his astonishing last album, "You Want It Darker".

Trey Songz

7 Nov 2018 (Wed)

TSB Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington

American hitmaker Trey Songz has today announced his first ever New Zealand tour for this November.
The R16+ tour follows hot on the heels of the success of his 2017 record, Tremaine the Album, which harked back to the R&B masterpieces that defined generations with their swagger and style.

Don’t miss the chance to see one of R&B’s most compelling figures live in concert in New Zealand this November.

Bill Murray, Jan Vogler and Friends: New Worlds

14 Nov 2018 (Wed)

Michael Fowler Centre, 111 Wakefield Street, Wellington

Legendary Hollywood actor Bill Murray teams up with acclaimed German cellist Jan Vogler to present 'New Worlds', a spirited evening of music and literature.
In this rare live appearance, Murray brings his irresistible charm and wit to the readings of classic American poetry and prose including works by Hemingway, Twain and Thurber, alongside musical selections by Bach, Bernstein, Gershwin, Van Morrison and more.

“…a performance sure to delight and entertain all tastes, whether you love literature, classical music or Bill Murray.” - ZealNYC

“A truly enchanting evening.” - Billboard

2018 Wellington Japan Festival

24 Nov 2018 (Sat)

TSB Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington

The Japan Festival of Wellington offers a great opportunity for the whole family to enjoy Japanese food, crafts, culture and performers.
Sample delicious Japanese dumplings, take part in the graceful tea ceremony, try your hand at origami paper folding and learn how to make beautiful ikebana flower displays. The festival also features breathtaking martial arts demonstrations, taiko drumming and calligraphy.

This year's international performers include chindon'ya (street musicians) and taiko drumming trio YuNiOn and shamisen sensation Noriko Tadano from Australia.

Admission: Free

A Russian Triple Bill

1 Dec 2018 (Sat) - 2 Dec 2018 (Sun)

The Opera House, 111 - 113 Manners Street, Wellington

Following their sell-out performances, A Festival of Russian Ballet, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia with A Russian Triple Bill. This is the first time that the company have brought this stunning programme to Australia & New Zealand.
Act 1 – Sleeping Beauty (Act III)
A holiday is declared for the wedding of Princess Aurora & Prince Desire. This is a joyous and happy ballet which will be loved by all.

Act 2 – Les Sylphides
A short ballet in one act about a young man who while walking at night encounters a group of sylphs or magical woman.

Act 3 – Carmen
Carmen is a flirtatious and seductive gypsy woman whose love affair with two men ends in tragedy.

“Bold, Brave Russians.”

“In a night that overflows with all things ballet, you can’t help be swept up by the sheer panache of the Imperial Russian Ballet Company dancers.” - The West Australian

The ABBA Show

14 Dec 2018 (Fri)

The Opera House, 111 - 113 Manners Street, Wellington

Direct from Australia, and following more than 5000 international shows, the world’s premier live ABBA tribute - The ABBA Show - is coming to town!
Far from being ‘just another cover band’, The ABBA Show is a full-scale theatrical production featuring 2.5 hours of live musical performances, a live backing band, replica costumes, theatrical lighting and effects and all the dancing an ABBA fan can handle.

Starring incredibly detailed performances from internationally acclaimed impersonators Abbasolutely fabbaulous, The ABBA Show gives fans of all ages a chance to re-live the ABBA concert experience, celebrate the music of ABBA and dance the night away!

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