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The UXBRIDGE Theatre (originally a church) is a unique space with a very special ambience. Designed for entertainment and performing arts with excellent lighting and a sound system that enhances the original acoustics of the building.

Look no further than our intimate theatre space conveniently located in Howick, East Auckland. Our stunning auditorium is favoured by performers of all kinds due to its unique and versatile features. Are you looking for a rehearsal or performance space? The UXBRIDGE theatre makes a fantastic hire space for performers who want an intimate and superior venue. No need to look further, as our performance space is the answer.

Think you can organise your own sell-out performance? Let’s talk.

Fridays at Twelve lunchtime series at UXBRIDGE in May

Fridays at Twelve

SUPPORTING LOCAL SCHOOLS
Fridays 24 May – 5 July, $5 door sales only, 12noon

Experience the incredible talents of our gifted school musicians. They promise to captivate audiences with a harmonious blend of classical, jazz, and varied musical genres during our secondary school music lunchtime series.

Witness the dedication of both the teachers and students hard work they pour into creating extraordinary music. $5 Door Sales Only

Botany Downs College 24 May
Howick College 31 May
Elim Christian College 7 June
Pakuranga College 14 June
St Kentigern College 21 June
Sancta Maria College 5 July

Howick & Parramatta Brass Band Concert

BRASS BAND EXTRAVAGANZA

HOWICK & PARRAMATTA CITY BRASS BAND
Wednesday 10 July, 6:30 – 8pm

Grab your tickets and enjoy a concert featuring the talents of both our Howick brass and Parramatta City Brass Bands will play.

The sound of trumpets, trombones, French horns, and tubas blend harmoniously, creating a rich tapestry of sound that captivates the audience from the first note to the last setting the tone for an unforgettable evening.

Parramatta will showcase a selection of new Australian music alongside many favourites you will resonate with. This community concert is a lead up to the National Contest where brass bands from all over New Zealand and Australia will compete.

TICKETS on sale now – unallocated seating

The Princess Bride July Film Showing at UXBRIDGE.

The Princess Bride

JULY HOLIDAY FILM SHOWING
Thursday 11 July, 11am

The Princess Bride  .  1987 PG  .  98m

A story of a young woman named Buttercup and her true love, Westley, as they navigate through a series of challenges, including a vengeful prince, giant rats, a fire swamp and a band of misfit companions.

TICKETS (ticket includes free popcorn)

The Bubbles & Mustard Show. Held at UXBRIDGE Arts.

THE BUBBLES & MUSTARD SHOW

Tuesday 16 July
10:30am & 12:30pm shows

The wackiest radio show ever!

Peppy tour guide Olive Olsen is ready to conduct a tour of the radio studio where the Bubbles and Mustard show is recorded. But the crew have all fallen sick and there is no-one to do the show! Studio boss, Mr Maximillion Montgomery the Third is very, very, very unhappy and says the show must go on!

Join in the mayhem and help create all the sound effects for this unrehearsed and unpredictable laugh a minute episode of The Bubbles and Mustard Show.

TICKETS on sale now – unallocated seating

 

Babe Film

BABE

JULY HOLIDAY FILM SHOWING
Thursday 18 July, 11am

BABE  .  1995 G  .  96m

Gentle farmer Arthur Hoggett wins a piglet named ‘Babe’ at a county fair. Narrowly escaping his fate as Christmas dinner when Farmer Hoggett decides to show him at the next fair, Babe bonds with motherly border collie ‘Fly’ and discovers that he too can herd sheep. But will the other farm animals, including Fly’s jealous husband Rex, accept a pig who doesn’t conform to the farm’s social hierarchy?

TICKETS (ticket includes free popcorn)

Voxnova - Romani & Latin Jazz Sunday concert at Uxbridge in East Auckland

VOXNOVA

ROMANI & LATIN JAZZ  “Fret Salad Concert”
Sunday 21 July, 4pm

VoxNova (NewVoice) was formed in 1997 by percussionist Alan MacDonald to perform mainly Vintage Latin Jazz. They include tunes the from fantastic documentary movie Latcho Drom following the journey of the Romani People out of India, across Europe to end up settling in Andalusia and Spain.

Their repertoire for the concert includes: Gitanos (Spanish Romani), Jazz Manouche (French Romani), Catalan (Nuevo Flamenco) as well as Vintage Latin jazz. This music conveys a joyful village-like atmosphere loved by all ages due especially to the Flamenco Rumba rhythm being based on the human heartbeat.

TICKETS on sale now!
Door Sales and Bar Service from 3pm, unallocated seating

Brushes n Bubbles: Fancy Fungi Watercolour Painting Event held in Auckland

PAINTING EVENT

Brushes n’ Bubbles: Fancy Fungi
Thursday 8 August, 6:30 – 9pm

Our “Brushes and Bubbles” painting events promise to be evenings of creativity and good times! They’re filled with whimsy, colour, and plenty of giggles. Our experienced tutor Elise will keep you on track and guide you step by step through the enchanting world of watercolour painting in this one. Whether you’re a seasoned ‘Vincent Van Gogh’ or a first-time painter, you will have a blast in our ‘fancy fungi’ watercolour event.

Craft your own timeless and unique watercolour. We’ll provide everything while you paint sipping your sparkling refreshments as you swirl, blend and dab your way through your masterpiece. Everyone leaves with a smile and a fantastic work of art. Come single or grab your friends, secure your spot now!

TICKETS on sale now!

BONG KONNECTION Chapter 2

BONG KONNECTION

A CELEBRATION OF BENGALI MUSIC “Chapter 2”
Saturday 24 August, 7pm

Calling all Bangla Rock lovers in Auckland!
After the resounding success of our “BONG KONNECTION” show last year, Chowringhee is back with “BONG KONNECTION CHAPTER 2.” We are thrilled to have Shekhar Gomes, a luminary in the Auckland Bengali music scene, join us on stage this year.

Get ready for an electrifying evening filled with Bangla rock classics and evergreen melodies from yesteryears. From the energetic tunes of Fossils to the timeless songs of Hemanta, and our very own Chowringhee originals, there’s something for everyone. Roopam, Tanya, Ash & Krittibas.

TICKETS on sale now!
Door Sales and Bar Service from 6pm, unallocated seating

Grand Slam Wrestling Event in Auckland

GRAND SLAM PRO WRESTLING

Unmissable Wrestling Event at UXBRIDGE!
Saturday 7 September, 7pm

Get ready for an action-packed evening as Impact Pro Wrestling descends upon UXBRIDGE. An unforgettable night of live professional wrestling entertainment for the whole family!

Prepare to be gripped as our skilled wrestler’s line-up for the night. They include the likes of Horus, Spartan, Jake Shehaan, and more. The wrestlers will step into the ring and showcase their unparalleled skills and athleticism. Anticipate a thrilling display of hard-hitting manoeuvres with awe-inspiring high-flying action that will leave you and your family on the edge of your seat. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this epic wrestling event being held right here in your community! Grab your tickets now and experience the heart-pounding action and unparalleled excitement that only Impact Pro Wrestling can deliver.

Great family show (we recommend children to be 10+).
TICKETS on sale now!

Painting Event: Dreamy Daisies @UxbridgeArtsC in Auckland

PAINTING EVENT

Brushes n’ Bubbles: Dreamy Daisies
Thursday 14 November 6:30 – 9pm

This is the third UXBRIDGE Brushes n Bubbles for 2024. Let the good times roll with our Painting Event: Dreamy Daisies!

The best way to spend an evening – letting your imagination flow and your wild garden of daisies burst onto the paper and all whilst sipping on a glass of bubbles.

Siobhan will keep you on track and guide you step by step through the gorgeous world of acrylic painting. Whether you’re a seasoned ‘Vincent Van Gogh’ or a first-time painter, you will have a blast in our ‘Dreamy Daisies’ painting event.

TICKETS on sale now!

Paul Ubana Jones live at UXBRIDGE 30 November.

PAUL UBANA JONES

LIVE ACOUSTIC MUSIC AT IT’S BEST!
Saturday 30 November, 7:30pm

Since his 1987 arrival in New Zealand,Paul Ubana Jones has recorded nine albums, been awarded 3.NZ.Music Awards and taken his unique acoustic music and guitar playing to global dimensions.

Touring with such a diverse swag of ‘music royals ‘including: Norah Jones, Taj Mahal, Keb Mo & B.B.King, Bert Jansch, LadySmith, Black Mambasso… and playing at respected festivals in Canada, USA, Switzerland, France and Australia.

Paul still keeps his music vision in perspective and says his calling to music happened when he was aged11 when living in south east London… the journey continues.

TICKETS on sale now!
Bar Service from 6:30pm, doors open 7:30pm.

The Art Cupboard a FREE Art session at UXBRIDGE

The Art Cupboard

Drop-in art activities for kids and families
Every Saturday 10:30 – 12:30
Free (gold coin donation appreciated)

Come into Uxbridge on Saturdays and join in the art-making with the Art Cupboard. 

Suitable for the whole family to join in, everything you need to get creating on your own is provided along with some specially designed lessons from the Uxbridge art tutors to get you started. Take your work home with you or leave it behind for exhibition at Uxbridge!