Road closed near Puaka-James Hight – Thurs 25 Jan

The road that runs from University Drive to Puaka-James Hight will be closed for the day on Thursday 25 January between the University Bookshop and Puaka-James Hight (see image below). This is due to excavation and trenching work being carried out.

There will be no entry to the accessible car parks outside the south-east end of Puaka-James Hight. Please use the accessible car parks outside the South Arts Lecture Theatre or Psychology building instead.

The University Bookshop car park will remain open.

Please follow traffic management in place and take care when near the work site.

World Buskers Festival, get your tickets now!

One of Christchurch’s most loved festivals returns to the city streets and iconic venues (18-28 January 2018) with an impressive international and local performer lineup to celebrate 25 years of World Buskers Festival.

On offer is 10 days of highly entertaining street theatre hosted at various iconic sites around the city and 11 nights of world class shows including headline acts Tape Face, Le Gateau Chocolat, The Topp Twins, Urzila Carlson, Ginger Minj and Ali McGregor.

The grand finale of the festival, Buskers Best Bits will be hosted in the stunning Isaac Theatre Royal on Sunday 28 January. Featuring as many performers from the festival as possible, they all present their best bit, their newest bit, their naughtiest bit or just some other random bit.

For everything you need to know about the WBF 2018 performers, venues, partners, show times and how to book head to www.worldbuskersfestival.com