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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


Other Events

Music & Dancing | Scottish Heritage | Religion & Churches

Godley Statue DEBATE: Gothic and Godley or Concrete and Crusaders?
That the Canterbury Association's vision for Christchurch has failed

Wed 18 October

A lively and merciless probe into the very fabric of our society. Speakers for the affirmative - columnist Joe Bennett, Mayor Garry Moore and Cr Paddy Austin - take on the Dean of Christchurch, the Very Reverend John Bluck, the Vice-Chancellor of Canterbury University, Daryl Le Grew, and entertainer Janice Gray.

Law lecturer and chairman David Round maintains order.

Stone Chamber, Provincial Council Buildings,
Corner of Durham and Gloucester Streets
7.30pm. Gold coin
Tel: City Council Call Centre 372-2840

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The Arts Centre ClocktowerMore than a Load of Old Bricks - Plains FM Community Radio
Daily except Sun

A series of interviews and discussions presented by Angela Doudney on Plains FM 96.9 to highlight the people and events in Carter Group Heritage Week 2000.

96.9FM Radio
8.30am daily except Sunday
Free
Tel: 365-7997

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Search for Bickerton's Basement
Sat 14 and Sun 15 October

This archaeological dig will attempt to uncover the remains of a basement under the bench of the legendary Professor Bickerton, colonial chemist. Who knows what will be discovered?

North Quadrangle, Arts Centre of Christchurch, Worcester Boulevard
10am-4pm. Free
Tel: 363-2825

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Christchurch Heritage Trust City Landmark Children's Competition
and Central City Essay or Story competition

Tues 17 October

Announcement of the winners in the Christchurch Heritage Trust competition to identify historic landmarks in Christchurch. Senior Heritage Planner Jenny May speaks about Christchurch’s most notaable and interesting historic buildings.

Also a celebration, looking back and looking forward, using essays and stories about Christchurch in 2010 . Winners of the Central City competition announced by the Mayor and judges. Entertainment and light refreshments.

Stone Chamber, Provincial Council Buildings,
corner of Durham and Gloucester Streets
1:30pm, Free.
Tel: City Council Call Centre 372-2840

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Music and Dancing

Heritage Week Lunchtime Concert
Fri 13 Oct

The three-piece Celtic-style band Colonial Fare performs traditional and contemporary songs from Ireland. Members are Stu Bougen (accordion and vocals), Stephen Tyreman (fiddle and recorder) and George Stewart (multi instrumentalist).

Cathedral Square
12.30-1.30pm
Free

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Rollicking Jigs and Reels
Fri 13 Oct

The South Island Society of Accordionists present a medley of Irish, Scottish and colonial songs, dances and melodies by three-piece band Colonial Fare

Civic of Christchurch, 198 Manchester Street
Tel: Raewyn 358-5471 or Hilda 332-6783 a.h.
8pm-midnight
Adults $12

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Musical Afternoon in Edmonds Garden
Sun 15 Oct

Friends of Edmonds Factory Garden and Linwood High School present a musical afternoon in the historic garden. Also Devonshire teas.

357 Ferry Road. Car park at back of garden, off Ferry Road.
2pm
Free
Tel: 389-3584

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Alive and Loving It Jazz Service
Sun 15 Oct

A jazz service to celebrate the City’s heritage.

Christchurch Cathedral in the Square
7pm
Tel: 366-0046

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Music for Cello and Piano
Wed 18 Oct

Lunch hour concert by Jenny Davey, cello, Margo Askin, flute, Peter Low, harpsichord and Tim Emerson, piano, in the Chapel of the Music Centre of Christchurch followed by tour of the chapel and convent.

140 Barbadoes St,
12.10pm
Cost $8
Tel: 377-5000

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Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament
Thurs 19 Oct and Sun 22 Oct

Open rehearsal of the Cathedral Choir and Orchestra

See also Tours and Open Days

Thurs 19 Oct, 7.30pm. Bookings required, ph 377-5610
Short concert by Southwell School Boys’ Choir from Hamilton
Sun 22 Oct, 1.30pm.
122 Barbadoes Street
Donation towards new heated floor appreciated.

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Scottish Heritage

New Regent StreetAddress to the Haggis
Fri 13 Oct

Experience this unique aspect of Scottish culture in an historic setting.

New Regent Street
12.30-1pm
Free

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Scotland, Our Heritage
Sat 14 Oct

Street parade from Victoria Square to the Caledonian Society Hall in Kilmore St. Clan maps, pipe bands, highland dancing, and other Scottish entertainment.

Canterbury Caledonian Society Hall, 135 Kilmore Street
2pm
Free
Tel: 352-7498

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Scotland The Brave - A Scottish Ceilidh
Sat 14 Oct

A night of Scottish entertainment - dancing, music and song.

Canterbury Caledonian Society Hall, 135 Kilmore Street
7.30pm
$10, includes supper
Tel: 352-7498

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An Early Scottish Church Service
Sun Oct 15

Hear readings in Gaelic and paraphrases sung

St Columba Presbyterian Church,
corner of Randal and Petrie Streets, Shirley
10am
Tel: 383-0487

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Kirkin’ o’ the Tartan
Sun 15 Oct

Parade of Scottish groups followed by service of praise and thanksgiving for our Scottish heritage with the offering of the tartans for blessing.

St Andrews Presbyterian Church
Rangi Ruru School, Merivale Lane
Parade starts at 1.30pm, service at 2pm
Tel: 327-7155

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Religion and Churches

Stained Glass WindowRose Historic Chapel Official Opening
Sat 14 October

The Mayor Garry Moore officially opens this lovely chapel which has been restored and refurbished by the Christchurch City Council and the Rose Historic Chapel Trust. Designed and built by the Luttrell brothers, the Gothic-style chapel was formerly part of St Mary’s Convent.

Colombo Street, opposite Christchurch Women’s Hospital
4.30pm. (Chapel open 3.30pm - 5.30pm).
Free. Donation/koha appreciated.
Tel: 366-1100

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150th Anniversary Service at St Peter’s
Sun 15 October

Celebration service - the part contributed by St Peter’s in the founding days of Canterbury and since is remembered. (See also Lectures and Seminars).

9.30am. (Church open 10am-4pm.)
St Peter’s Church, Upper Riccarton
Free.
Tel: 348-5653

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Holy Times - Past and Present
Sun 15 October

Service in Heathcote’s historic Church of St Mary built in 1860. Originally located on Bridle Path Road, St Mary’s was the first church on the Canterbury Plains encountered by the early settlers. Come in period costume. Tea, scones with jam and cream follow.

Corner of Martindales Road and Truscotts Road, Heathcote. 10am
Koha/donation welcome
Tel: 384-1261

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An Early Scottish Church Service
Sun 15 October

Hear readings in Gaelic and paraphrases sung

St Columba Presbyterian Church,
corner of Randal and Petrie Streets, Shirley
10am
Tel: 383-0487

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The Cathedral SpireAlive and Loving It Jazz Service
Sun 15 October

A jazz service to celebrate the City’s heritage.

Christchurch Cathedral in the Square
7pm
Tel: 366-0046

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