A Great Event in the Great Hall

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The Executive Committee of the Friends of the Arts Centre warmly invites you to a prestigious inaugural fundraising event to be held in the newly restored Great Hall of the Arts Centre  on Friday 10 June from 6pm to 8pm.

You can expect a fabulous cocktail party and charity auction, with elegant hors d’oeuvres by White Tie Catering, and fine wines, craft beer and non-alcoholic options. 

This is an exclusive opportunity for you to admire the beautifully restored Great Hall before it re-opens to the public, as well as joining in this special event to raise funds for the continuing restoration of the Arts Centre.

Unique auction items include  a tour of Ohinetahi and afternoon tea with Sir Miles Warren, lunch with Brendon McCullum for six at The George, a personally guided tour of four heritage houses, and several special collectable art pieces. A catalogue will be available prior to the event.

You will be treated to a special musical performance by Malestrom from Burnside High School, the reigning New Zealand traditional barbershop group. 

Tickets for the event are $75 each, and can be purchased via:

(1) Cheque, with your name, address and email address to :

The Secretary, Friends of the Arts Centre, 7 Stratford St, Christchurch 8014.

Your tickets will be mailed to you, and an auction catalogue will also be sent to you later.

(2) Internet banking, to bank account SBS  031355 0807473 00

Please put your name and “Event” in the reference section and email your name and postal address to christchurchartscentrefriends@gmail.com

Your tickets will be mailed to you, and an auction catalogue will also be sent to you later.

(3) Purchase your tickets in person (cash or cheque or eftpos) at The Classic Villa,17 Worcester  Boulevard. Leave your name, email or address to receive an auction catalogue. 

Any queries to the Event Coordinator, Ann Hercus, ph 355-6515 or email  ajhercus@clear.net.nz.