Free Events


VISUAL ARTS - SONG4YOU | Wed 11 - Fri 27 Oct 2017 Bank Lane, between Trafalgar St & Montgomery Crpk

SONG4YOU is a series of photographs celebrating the musicians who play at Nelson’s Saturday Market and around the CBD. 



STAGE ONE | Tue 24–Fri 27 Oct 2017, 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.



MASKED PARADE & CARNIVALE | Fri 27 Oct 2017, 5.30pm (Parade), 6.30–10pm (Carni Upper Trafalgar & Hardy Streets

The iconic Nelson Masked Parade is an explosion of colour, music and performance in mask, this year themed 'We are the World'.


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VISUAL ARTS - ART IN THE PARK | Thu 12-Sun 22 Oct 2017, 1-7pm Founders Heritage Park

This project brought five Nelson artists together to create works in their chosen fields:



VISUAL ARTS - YOU DO THE MATHS | Thu 12 - Sun 22 Oct 2017, 1 - 7pm Founder's Heritage Park

Maggy Johnston transforms pre-used artefacts, which would normally end up in landfill sites or polluting our environment, into alluring art works using skills such as knitting, crocheting and weaving.