What’s On

Here is what’s coming up in the next two months at Ashburton Arts. You can also view a calendar of events further down this page. To get all this to your inbox, join our mailing list. (The latest and past emails are here.)

Feb 2020

Weird Dog #4
Saturday 29 February 2020 - Sunday 1 March 2020 at 8:00 PM
WeirdDog 3
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WeirdDog returns to Ashburton Arts Centre on Saturday 29th February.
Bringing you the best Progressive, Tech House and Techno of 2019 for this leap year special. Live visuals from Cad with Matt and Andy providing the rest.

Mar 2020

Lisa Schneidau: The Tangle of the Commons
Sunday 1 March 2020 at 4:00 PM

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The Tangle of the Commons tells the story of the British landscape and our relationship with the wild things around us, seen and unseen. Who really owns this place – and what happens if humans push things too far?

Ben Cox Quintet: Hourglass – The music of James Taylor
Sunday 1 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
Ben Cox Hourglass James Taylor
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Straight off the back of two successful albums, Ben Cox, whose debut album ‘This Waiting Game’ was listed in the Telegraph’s Top Jazz Albums 2015, brings together a new band to celebrate the music of Grammy award winning American singer songwriter James Taylor.

Alice Night and Me in Art/Martine
Thursday 5 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
Alice Night and Me in Art/Martine
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An evening of two beautiful souls sharing their experience of the world through song, voice and guitar.

Alice Night is an Australian singer-songwriter who explores the mystical and the rawness of being human.

Me in Art/Martine draws on her love of jazz and experimentation to bring heartfelt songs in a vulnerable way.



Crystal Jacqueline Acoustic Band
Friday 6 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
Crystal Jacqueline Acoustic Band
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Playing songs from her four studio albums as well as re-imaginings of songs by Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin and Emmylou Harris. Performed by a four-piece acoustic set up including double bass and oboe.

Phil Beer
Saturday 7 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
Phil Beer So Much to Choose From 2020 Tour
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Phil Beer (of Show of Hands) is appearing at Ashburton Arts Centre as part of his So Much to Choose From 2020 Tour. This is looking popular already so book quickly!

Night Flying - Jane Mason
Friday 13 March 2020 at 7:30 PM

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Drawing on ideas related to deep time, the night sky and landscapes of being, Night Flying is a duet with long-time collaborator David Williams. Together they explore a constellation of associations related to memory, change and wonder.

Steve Turner
Saturday 14 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
Steve Turner Late Cut front cover photo
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Steve Turner is known as a pioneer of highly sophisticated English concertina song accompaniments, stretching the boundaries of traditional forms, with one of the best voices in the business.

Gaz Hughes Sextet: Art Blakey tribute
Sunday 15 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
gaz hughes
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The Gaz Hughes Sextet plays Art Blakey

Film: The Lavender Hill Mob (U)
Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 2:00 PM
lavender hill mob
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After two decades of service to his employers, gold bullion carrier Henry Holland (Alec Guinness) decides to run off with more than a million pounds worth of the stuff.

Sam Walker Solo + support
Wednesday 18 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
sam walker
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Sam Walker travels the world performing solo in a multi-instrumental set up. His live shows are gaining a reputation for boundless energy, dynamic shifts and much multi-instrumentalism.

Gabriel Moreno & the Quivering Poets
Saturday 21 March 2020 at 7:30 PM

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Film: Woman at War (12A)
Friday 27 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
woman at war
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Halla is a 50 year old independent woman. But, behind the scene of a quiet routine, she leads a double life as a passionate environmental activist.

Ashburton Singers
Saturday 28 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
Ashburton Singers
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Stillhouse Junkies
Sunday 29 March 2020 at 7:30 PM
stillhouse junkies
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This talented American trio combines a wide range of influences including bluegrass, Western Swing, blues and more, to create an attractive groove-filled blend of American roots music.

Apr 2020

Film: The Teachers' Protest (PG)
Friday 24 April 2020 at 7:30 PM
platform cinema
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Following successful launches in the UK and Norway, the documentary weaves together archive footage, first-hand testimony and the skilful animation of Herlov Åmland’s poignant drawings to tell this gripping story to an international audience for the first time. Includes an introduction and Q&A with the Director.

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Event Calendar

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What we’ve been up to so far…