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Carter Group Heritage Week - 13 to 20 October 2000

Carter Group Heritage Week 2000 | Heritage Week at a glance | Lectures & Seminars
Tours & Open Days | Walks | Exhibitions & Displays | Other Events


Exhibitions and displays

Canterbury MuseumCanterbury Museum, Rolleston Ave
Fri 13 to Fri 20 Oct

Millennium Games Torch Display
The torch was created by Christchurch Polytechnic students for children involved in the City’s Millennium Games.

All About Us - Cosmopolitan Canterbury/Waitaha
An exhibition celebrating Canterbury’s rich cultural diversity. It reflects the energy, colours, diversity and influences that different cultures bring to our region.

Studdingsail Hall Display
Re-creation of the tent made of a Studdingsail from the ship Charlotte Jane and where Dr Alfred Barker and his family lived until their Worcester Street house was built.

Friday 13 to Friday 20 October
9am-5pm
Tel: 366-5000
Free. Donation/koha accepted

Victoriana Onwards
Fri 13 to Fri 20 October

Display of botanical and horticultural curios.
Botanic Garden’s Information Centre, 10.15am-4pm
Also guided walks leaving the Information Centre on Sun 15 Oct at 4.30pm and Wed 18 Oct at 2pm.
Free
Tel: 366-1701

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New Boutique Museum, Nurses’ Memorial Chapel
Mon 16 Oct to Fri 20 October

Opening of the new display area in this beautiful and tranquil chapel, built as a memorial to nurses killed in WWI and the 1918 Influenza Epidemic. Also an opportunity to see the new floral stained glass window dedicated earlier this year.

Riccarton Avenue, near Christchurch Hospital
1-4pm
Free. Donation/koha appreciated

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Histories of Residents of the Sumner and Redcliffs Districts
Sat 14 and Sun 15 October

Photos, paintings and family history records of more than 5000 residents of Sumner and Redcliffs from 1849.

Sumner Museum, corner of Wakefield Avenue and Nayland Street, Sumner
1-4pm. Free
Tel: 384-1159

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Old Syd'nham TownTraditional Crafts Show
Fri 13 to Fri 20 October

Representatives from traditional crafts demonstrate and exhibit examples of their work in Old Syd’nham Town arcade. They include The Christchurch Lacemakers, The Christchurch Guild of Weavers and Spinners, clockmaker Graeme Absalom, wood carver Pat Row and cooper David Bain.

Old Sydn’ham Town, 454 Colombo Street
10am-4pm. Free
Tel: 381-1936

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The Family Home in Canterbury
Mon 16 to Fri 20 October

Exhibition surveying both ordinary and surprising family homes in Canterbury in the 19th and 20th centuries. Exhibition mounted by the MacMillan Brown Library at the University of Canterbury and the NZ Historic Places Trust.

NZHPT offices, 1st floor, 90 Hereford Street
9am-5pm. Free
Tel: 377-3996

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Vintage Machinery Display
Wed 18 October

Display of restored vintage tractors and vintage machinery

City Mall
10am-3.30pm (If wet, Fri 20 Oct)
Free

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Recollections at Riccarton House
Sun 15 October

Riccarton HouseThe Canterbury Antique Collectors Club stages period displays from private collections, depicting life since the days of the Deans family. Also an opportunity to buy antiques and Deans family art work. There will be demonstrations of furniture restoration and French polishing plus grain and marble paint finishes, and a roadshow for identification and appraisal of items for a small extra charge.

Riccarton House, Kahu Road, Riccarton
10am-4pm
Gold coin

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Antique and Collectors’ Fair
Sat 21 October

Collection of displays and antique bottles and collectable items from Christchurch, New Zealand and overseas.
St Andrews College, Papanui Road
10am-4pm

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