23 May 2014 (Fri) - 8 Jun 2014 (Sun)
St James Theatre, Courtenay Place
The acclaimed UK production of Annie – one of the best-loved musicals of all time - will play in Wellington this May.
The show will feature a host of familiar faces from British TV and stage, and will propel local talent into the spotlight in the lead role of Annie as well as her fellow orphans. Leading the stellar cast is the UK’s hilarious star of stage and screen, Su Pollard, and David McAlister, a veteran of the West End stage and TV dramas.
One Night of Queen
2 Jun 2014 (Mon)
Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington
One Night of Queen, performed by Gary Mullen and The Works is a spectacular live concert, recreating the look, sound, pomp and showmanship of arguably the greatest rock band of all time.
When it comes to resurrecting the spirit of the late, great Freddie Mercury, no one comes closer than Gary Mullen. The winner of the UK version of Stars in Their Eyes in 2000 -- with more than 800,000 votes, the largest in the show’s history – Mullen is the exception to the saying `accept no imitations’.
Since winning Stars in Their Eyes Mullen has toured the world with his breathtaking One Night of Queen. His uncanny vocal resemblance to Freddie Mercury has enthralled people throughout the UK, USA, Europe, South Africa and New Zealand.
Football United Tour 2014
26 Jul 2014 (Sat)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
See Phoenix v Newcastle United AND West Ham v Sydney FC.
The Football United Tour 2014, will see a football extravaganza spanning the length of New Zealand:
- Tues 22 July @ 7.30pm in Dunedin: Sydney FC v Newcastle United
- Wed 23 July @ 7.30pm in Auckland: Phoenix v West Ham United
- Sat 26 July @ times TBC in Wellington: Phoenix v Newcastle United, West Ham United v Sydney FC.
Wellington On a Plate 2014
15 Aug 2014 (Fri) - 31 Aug 2014 (Sun)
22 Aug 2014 (Fri) - 23 Aug 2014 (Sat)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington
Find out why craft beer is growing outrageously across New Zealand and around The Globe, and meet the brewers who are making it happen, at Beervana 2014.
Beervana is into it’s 13th year and well established as a Kiwi beer lover’s best chance to get amongst the biggest, broadest range of craft beers you’ll find under one roof.
Over the course of two days we’ll be showcasing over 200 brews from New Zealand and overseas, right alongside cuisine from some of Wellington’s top restaurants hand picked by Culinary Director, Martin Bosley.
You’ll be enlightened too, with informative seminars on how to appreciate craft beer even more than you already do.
2014 World Of WearableArt
25 Sep 2014 (Thu) - 12 Oct 2014 (Sun)
TSB Bank Arena, Queens Wharf, Wellington
Journey to the edge of imagination, where art, design and theatre collide.
The World of WearableArt™ Awards Show returns to the capital for its 26th annual non-stop spectacular at TSB Bank Arena, Wellington.
Since its humble beginnings in a small gallery, Dame Suzie Moncrieff and her team have shaped WOW® into the biggest design competition in the southern hemisphere, attracting over 300 international designers.
Breathtaking works of art designed for the moving body take to the stage in a kaleidoscopic showcase of colour, choreography and astonishing creativity.
Join us in Wellington for an inspirational glimpse into the World of WearableArt.