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May 2019

Learn to Play Boogie Woogie Piano with Jan Preston

25 May @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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  JAN PRESTON’s workshop Learn To Play Boogie and Blues Piano takes piano players, elementary and advanced, on a journey towards playing the exciting and uplifting style of Boogie/Blues Piano. This is a Half Day Course. Participants will learn the many left hand “8-to-the-bar” patterns on which the right hand can improvise, learning to dig into the groove with confident timing, whilst simplifying or embellishing the bass to suit your hand and ability. And having fun! Workshops ideally have a…

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June 2019

Under a Celtic Moon

2 June @ 7:30 PM
Hanmer Springs Anglican Church, 33 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Weekend Writing Workshops

14 June @ 8:00 AM - 16 June @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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14th - 16th June with the NZ Society of Authors Beginning Writing with Kathleen Gallagher Friday 14th 7-9pm Plotting with Michelle Clark McConnochie Saturday 15th 10am-12noon Creating Characters with Jenny Hawthorn Saturday 15th 1-3pm Freelance Journalism with Jill McCaw Saturday 15th 3.15-5.15pm Getting Published with Jenny Hawthorn Sunday 16th 10am-12noon To Register Click Here

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July 2019

Upholstery with Steve MacDonald

6 July @ 8:00 AM - 7 July @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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6/7th July  2019 www.qualityfurniture.co.nz Steve has been an Upholsterer for over 30 years, and has been teaching for over 18 years. He is looking forward to teaching at the Spring School in 2019. To Register Click Here  

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Rob Joass In Concert

10 July @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Hanmer Springs Anglican Church, 33 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Rob Joass “Pencarrow” – New album & national tour! Pencarrow is Rob’s 3rd solo album, following on from Rainlovers (1996) and Black and White. To celebrate the release Rob will embark on an album tour through New Zealand with a side trip to Sydney. “Accomplished…..powerfully beautiful….well focused songs…lived in voice” - Graham Reid (2014) With his band Hobnail looking forward to a 25th Anniversary tour and “Best Of” album in 2019, Rob resolved to take things a little easier in…

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September 2019

Tuffet Footstools with Zoe Barber

11 September @ 7:30 PM - 13 September @ 4:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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11-13th October Learn how to put together a Tuffet top through foundation piecing, and produce a pumpkin like footstool. Extra stuff you will need: Tuffet Hardware Kit – (to be supplied on the day by Loburn Tuffets $195.00) Have a question? Ring Music & Arts Trust Hanmer Springs Trustee Jane van Kuelen 027 443 4541 or email Tutor Zoe Barber :zoeb@inbox.com To Register Click Here

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SPRING ARTS SCHOOL

20 September @ 8:00 AM - 13 October @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Basket Weaving with Tamar Guse

20 September @ 7:00 PM - 22 September @ 4:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Tamar Guse is based in Waipara and weaves contemporary baskets and sculptures with a combination of traditional basket weaving techniques, natural elements, colour and creativity. She teaches basket weaving workshops and has her art work displayed in local galleries. “The magic of weaving for me is seeing how a natural object; be it driftwood, vine or antler, determines the shape and how the colours I incorporate into the basket or sculpture give it its personality. In this way I am able…

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Harmonica Playing with David Thorpe

20 September @ 7:00 PM - 22 September @ 4:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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David is a professional musician, performer & tutor, aka Lil Chuck, Davey Backyard & The Harmonica Guy. He has been performing in Christchurch for 16 years, and in March '19 released his 3rd Lil Chuck Album. He will be passing on to his students the mechanics of the Harmonica, it's history, how to play a melody, play single notes and bend them,and how to play Blues Licks.   Have a question? Ring Music & Arts Trust Hanmer Springs Trustee Jane…

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Writing and Illustrating Children’s Books

21 September @ 8:00 AM - 22 September @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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21st - 22nd September with Verity Busby -Illustrator & Michele Clark McConnochie -Writer A two-day course for anyone who wants to write and illustrate books and stories for children. Michele will run workshops covering plotting, expectations for each age group, characterisation, dialogue and making every word count. Verity will show students how to draw what they see (observe line and shape), animate the characters they draw and also how to cartoon. To Register Click Here

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