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PIC'S GRANARY GIGS

The Granary Festival Café at Founders Heritage Park is home to an exciting line-up of local and visiting musicians, playing free for your listening pleasure. Come early and enjoy a fine local beverage and a snack from Harrys, before heading to the Festival Mainstage or next door to the Nelson Musical Theatre.

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ANNE RUSH – ARTIST IN RESIDENCE | Wed 12 – Sun 23 Oct Founder's Heritage Park

We are thrilled to have a selection of Anne Rush’s installations in and between our Founders venues.

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THE BILLBOARD PROJECT - MAUNGARONGO

This year, Founders Heritage Park set the scene for the creation of large-scale works of art.

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STAGE ONE | Mon 17 - Fri 21 Oct, 11am-2pm 1903 Square, Top of Trafalgar Street, Nelson

Stage One is a designated student stage on 1903 Square at the top of Trafalgar Street, where primary and secondary students perform for the public.

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COMMANDER CLAIRE & THE PIRATES OF PROVENCE | Sun 23 & Mon 24 Oct, 11am & 1pm Theatre Royal

Ooh la la!  Something sinister is afoot.

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MASKED PARADE & MORE FM CARNIVALE | Fri 21 Oct, 5.30pm (Parade), 6.30-10pm (Carnivale) Upper Trafalgar & Hardy Streets

The iconic Masked Parade once again exploded onto our streets, this year themed FLIGHTS OF FANCY!

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