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October 2018

Elizabeth Lissaman Birthday Afternoon Tea

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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Elizabeth Lissaman Birthday Afternoon Tea New Zealand's Blenheim born pioneer studio potter was born on the 11th of October, 1901 and made pottery for 70 years, the longest working career of any New Zealand potter. Celebrate Elizabeth's birthday with us, as part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival! Marlborough Museum Brayshaw Heritage Park 26 Arthur Baker Place Blenheim RSVP by Monday 8 October to info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz

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Edwin Fox Pirate School

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Edwin Fox Ship and Visitor Centre, Dunbar wharf, 1 Auckland St, Picton
Picton, Marlborough 7220 New Zealand
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Arrrts and Craaarfts - free pirate training for children as part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival! 13 October (Saturday) from 10am - 4pm at the Edwin Fox. Edwin Fox 1 Dunbar Wharf, Picton

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The Wakamarina Goldfield in Marlborough History

October 14
Canvastown Memorial Hall, 13 Wakamarina Road
Canvastown, Marlborough,
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A Havelock Museum and Canvastown Settlers presentation of the Wakamarina Goldfield in Marlborough history. Speaker: Dr. Mike Johnston - geologist and historian. Author of Gold in a Tin Dish - a History of the Marlborough Goldfields. Speaking at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. RSVP to Havelock Museum and Cvastiwb Settlers association via vlh.armstrong@xtra.co.nz This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival.

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Picton Heritage Plaques Unveiling

October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Escape to Picton, 33 Wellington Street
Picton,
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Plaques to be unveiled at four different sites followed by a cup of tea at the Edwin Fox. This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival and will be held on Sunday the 14th of October at 2 p.m. Meet at Escape to Picton - 33 Wellington Street, Picton. Please RSVP by Monday 8 October to info@pictonsmartandconnected.co.nz

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Labour Day in New Zealand History

October 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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Discover the real story with Brendon and Philippa Burns, and friends. Labour Day commemorates the struggle for the eight-hour working day and New Zealand workers were among the first in the world to claim this right. Please RSVP by Friday 12 October to info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival. Marlborough Museum Brayshaw Heritage Park 26 Arthur Baker Place Blenheim

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Flaxbourne Then and Now

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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Flaxbourne Then and Now: Out of despair comes opportunity. The presentation and discussion will include: - Earthquake in 1855, and now; plans for Heritage Centre (concept plan). - Shore Talk - stories and artefacts from the area - Opportunity for donations toward redevelopment Please RSVP by Monday 15 Octover to info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival.

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Scandinavian Stories in Marlborough

October 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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Scandinavian Stories in Marlborough at Afternoon Tea with Wendy Simonsen, curator of A Danish Trail, at Marlborough Museum. About Scandinavian migration to Marlborough in the 19th Century and its legacy. Please RSVP by Monday 15 Octover to info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival.

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Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery Open Day

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, 7201
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Marlborough Vintage Farm Machinery Open Day Working displays of restored vintage machinery with Thomas the Tank Engine rides and morning tea, afternoon tea and lunches available. This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival. Gold Coin Donation.

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Elizabeth Lissaman Book Launch and Signing

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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Meet the authors of Elizabeth Lissaman New Zealand's Pioneer Studio Potter at the book launch and signing. Jane Vial and Steve Austin will discuss Marlborough Museum's collection of Elizabeth Lissaman's work. Please RSVP by sending this page a message, or calling 5781712 by the 20th of October. This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival.

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Marlborough Heritage Movies

October 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Picton Little Theatre Picton, Marlborough New Zealand + Google Map
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Marlborough Heritage Movies in Picton - a series of cinematic gems airing from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on the 28th of October. A Picton Little Theatre and Picton Smart and Connected Heritage Event. This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival. $5 tickets with a gold coin donation for afternoon tea. Picton Little Theatre 9 Dublin Street Picton

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November 2018

Great Songs from the Heart

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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$10.00

Great Songs from the Heart with local musicians Steve Austin and Barry Holdaway - back by popular demand! $10.00 ticket sales, with all funds going towards the restoration of Old Tua Marina Church (1875). Advance Ticket Sales from Marlborough Museum. Door sales may be available on the night but we anticipate the concert will be sold out by then, so get your tickets early. This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival and will be held in the…

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Ukulele Workshop

November 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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$5.00

Ukulele Workshop with International Sensation Hugo Del Mar. Workshop for intermediate and advanced players: hits from the 60s and 70s. Cost $5.00 with pot luck lunch. Bookings essential - contact Marlborough Museum at info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz

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Steampunk 101

November 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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Steampunk 101: Inspiration and guidance for Steampunk Wannabies. 16 to 60+ years with Steampunk Ambassador Captain Ava followed by Devonshire Tea which can be purchased for $5.00. This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival. Please RSVP by Tuesday 30th October, 2018 to info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz

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Sing Your Heart Out!

November 4 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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$5.00

Sing Your Heart Out! Interdenominational Hymns at Old Tua Marina Church with the wonderful Barry Parker and Steve Austin, followed by afternoon tea. $5.00 entry goes towards the restoration of Old Tua Marina Church at Brayshaw Heritage Park (26 Arthur Baker Place), Blenheim.

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The Life and Work of Elizabeth Lissaman

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Marlborough District Library, 33 Arthur Street
Blenheim, 7201
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Evening discussion with Jane Vial and Steve Austin, authors of the new landmark publication Elizabeth Lissaman, New Zealand's pioneer studio potter. Book sales $59.90 - please bring correct cash on the night, otherwise copies can be purchased from Marlborough Museum. Please RSVP by Friday 2 November to info@marlboroughmuseum.org.nz This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival.

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Classical Guitar Concert with Bruce Paine

November 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Marlborough Museum, Brayshaw Heritage Park, 26 Arthur Baker Place
Blenheim, Marlborough 7201 New Zealand
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$25.00

Classical Guitar Concert with Auckland Virtuoso Bruce Paine at Old Tua Marina Church, Brayshaw Heritage Park. The concert will be followed by the launch of Bruce's latest CD, cash sales only. Bruce is a Radio NZ recording artist and increasingly internationally renowned composer to classical guitar. Tickets are $25.00, with advanced sales from Marlborough Museum. Door sales available with cash only on the night - we anticipate that the concert will be sold out before then, so get your tickets…

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Strong Women Standing Tall

November 10 @ 10:00 am - November 11 @ 4:00 pm
Marlborough Women’s Club, 108 High Street
Blenheim, Marlboorough New Zealand
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Strong Women Standing Tall exhibition at the Marlborough Women's Club. Selected stories of Marlborough Women from Marlborough Museum's ongoing exhibition. Devonshire teas available for $5.00 - don't try and resist Marlborough's best! This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival. Marlborough Women's Club 108 High Street (around the corner from Seymour Square) Blenheim

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Renwick Founding Families Afternoon Tea

November 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Renwick Museum, 58 High Street
Renwick,
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Renwick Founding Families Afternoon Tea - join us for a celebration of our early settlers and their descendants. An annual get-together of families, stories and humour with Renwick's best Devonshire Tea which can be purchased for $5.00. Bookings are essential - please RSVP by the 7th of November to secretary@renwickmuseum.nz This event is part of the Summit Marlborough Heritage Festival.

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