Turn Up The Heat is a new winter festival for the Central City.
Turn up the heat is a curated festival programme full of roaming characters, comedy, cabaret, drag, variety shows, family events and fiery food which will bring the Central City to life during August.
The fiery theme is about bringing energy, excitement and spice to the Central City during the last month of winter.
What's on at Te Matatiki Toi Ora The Arts Centre
Mad Doggerel Cabaret
Tuesday 23 August 2022
Two poets and a musician combine to present a comic and lyric portrait of Aotearoa New Zealand and its place in the South Pacific today. Find out more
Ali Harper (vocals) and Tom Rainey (piano)
Monday 22 August
Join Ali Harper (vocals) and Tom Rainey (piano) as they treat you to a lunch filled with jazz standards, musical theatre and some other tasty morsels. Delicious lunchtime fare! Find out more
New Zealand String Quartet
29 August 2022
The Concert Trust is very excited to have the NZSQ perform in the Great Hall Lunchtime series. Music from the USA, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand will be showcased. Find out more
Resourceful skills workshops
Throughout the year
Social enterprise Rekindle creates opportunities for resourcefulness, or making what we need from what we have around us, through a variety of workshops. Find out more
One-day Perfume Design Course
Saturday 20 August
Ground floor, Boys’ High
Fragranzi Perfume Studio in the Boys’ High building is offering a One-Day Perfume Design Course. Find out more