Drop into UXBRIDGE

And Be Entertained!

THEATRE

Six months’ worth of entertainment to inspire and delight, UXBRIDGE aims to fill your diaries with interesting ways to spend your days… and nights… and weekends…

EVENT FLYER TERM 3

story night

Little Wild Music Story Nights

What’s the perfect recipe for unforgettable story nights? Take a handful of little munchkins, aged 2-8, slip them into some comfy jammies, add a dash of blanket and a smidge of soft toy, wrap them all up in music and blend the lot together with masterful storytelling and gentle fun. Leave to sleep gently till morning. (Milk and cookies are on us!)

DATE: 31 OCT, 5 DEC

TIME: 6PM

GENERAL ADMISSION $5

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St Andrew’s Big Band Presents: We Got The Funk

A celebration of classic and contemporary grooves with that big band sound you know and love. You will be treated to music from Stevie Wonder, Amy Winehouse and a special tribute to the big band music of Gordon Goodwin. This concert is a fundraiser for UXBRIDGE Theatre.

DATE: WED 4 OCT

TIME: 7:30PM

GENERAL ADMISSION $10

Bookings

Hobnail

Hobnail is returning to Uxbridge with their unique blend of folk, Celtic and country. These superb musicians with their genuine talent for great songwriting deliver a show that takes you on a dazzling ride, leaving you humming happily all the way home. “Refreshingly down-to-earth and lovely… with vocals so tightly knit they could be family” NZ Herald.

DATE: FRI 6 OCT

TIME: 8PM

EARLY BIRD PRICE $20

GENERAL ADMISSION $29

TABLE SEATING $32

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Kids Art Day

The biggest arts event for children in East Auckland! Dedicated to youngsters and the young-at-heart, the focus is on children aged 3–12yrs but this free event is for the whole family. Pop in and out or stay all day. Loads of art workshops and activities!. The Performance Stage will hum with fabulous music and dance performances. Rain or shine, it’s all happening at UXBRIDGE!

DATE: SAT 14 OCT

TIME: 11AM – 2PM

FREE

Photomarathon

A photomarathon is a photographic competition with a twist: you have 10 hours to take 10 pics on 10 given topics. Your immense creativity, fab originality and your natural eye for a great image will get you through the day. Grab your camera, your family and make a day of it.

See: Terms and Conditions

DATE: SAT 28 OCT

TIME: 9AM – 7PM

COST:$10

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Elevensies with Lisa Lorrell

Fancy joining a bubbly, songstress for “Elevensies”?   Then Lisa Lorrell is your gal!   Having graced the professional stage for 20 years in the UK, Australia and NZ,  Lisa will take you on a musical journey filled with nostalgia, fun and laughter,  performing classic songs from best loved musicals and operetta, to jazz, country and pop music.

DATE: TUE 24 OCT

TIME: 11AM

COST:$15

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HaRRY

What do you get when you mix a cup of renowned pianist, Terry Crayford, and a litre of singer/violinist Hannah Fraser and blend them together cleverly? You get HaRRY! Terry, who has toured with The Seekers, Barbara Windsor, Reg Varney and The Golden Years of Music Hall joins Hannah who cherishes music, fine cuisine and a giggingly great time. Together their style is an eclectic collection of American songbook standards, with a splash of gipsy swing, a dash of originals and a sprinkle of jazz for good measure!

DATE: SAT 11 NOV

TIME: 8PM

GENERAL ADMISSION $29

TABLE SEATING $32

Bookings

 

Garden Safari

Spring is coming & the UXBRIDGE Garden Safari is BACK! For one day only the gates of East Auckland’s best gardens are flung wide to receive you. Discover local treasures, be inspired by gorgeous town house gardens, lose yourself in lush glades, wander exotic groves or find contemplative corners. Visit up to 8 gardens in your own time or join one of our ½ day bus tours.

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DATE: SAT 4 NOV

TIME: 9AM – 4PM

GENERAL ADMISSION: $20

BUS TOUR: $20

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The Jubilation Choir

A unique beast, Jubilation is an acapella gospel choir with a rock & roll heart. The choir’s diverse ensemble includes several professional musicians, a psychologist, a builder, a maker of super yachts, a handful of actors and a lecturer in Russian. “This choir is probably the most versatile selection of singers in New Zealand and can only be described as spectacular! Sam Airy – NZ Musician magazine

DATE: SAT 18 NOV

TIME: 8PM

GENERAL ADMISSION $29

TABLE SEATING $32

Bookings

 

Craig Smith’s

Wonky Donkey Show

What only has three legs and one eye; likes to listen to country music; was quite tall, slim and smelt really, really bad? A stinky dinky, lanky, honky tonky, winky, wonky donkey of course!

Craig Smith is a well Known Children’s author and singer songwriter of the Award winning Wonky Donkey. Armed with his guitar, a number of puppets and costumes, he is bringing his fun interactive show with his favourite characters. This show is not to be missed!

DATE: SAT 25 NOV

TIME: 11AM

GENERAL ADMISSION $14

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Creative Writing Workshop

Author Craig Smith will be running a creative writing workshop suited for children 8- 11yrs.

During this workshop you will run through the various processes and techniques used to come up with stories and songs. Much of it is based on rhyming and exploring your creative side, getting the base of a story and then working it into a song. It is recommended that you take some exsisting material along.

DATE: SAT 25 NOV

TIME: 9:30AM

GENERAL ADMISSION $15

Bookings

 

 Arts Expression of Interest 2017

Programming at UXBRIDGE is curated by the Event Manager and all proposals are given consideration. UXBRIDGE aims to present high quality performances which entertain and inspire our audiences.

UXBRIDGE Theatre is a place to be entertained; a home for all artists to showcase their talents in Theatre, Music, Dance, Comedy and everything in between. We aim to offer a balanced, year-round programme, attracting a diverse range of audiences.

If you think you could be part of the UXBRIDGE programme please fill out the form below.

Expression of Interest Form