Winter @ Wesley 2014 Programme

A festival of free events at Wesley Church in Wellington, to brighten and warm up winter!

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Since 2009, Wesley Church in Taranaki Street has been running a mid-winter programme to brighten up our part of town, offering hospitality and events including a Community Art Show, a free Film Series, and free Lunchtime Concerts, over a 6 week period.

Koha welcome to cover costs to Wesley Church

Film Series

The Winter@ Wesley film Series will be running on Saturadays from 28 June till the 2 August. At 4pm in Drama Christi

Saturday 28 June Cleo from 5 to 7 (France 1962)
Saturday 5 July My Neighbour Totoro (Japan 1988)
Saturday 12 July Nights of Cabiria (Italy 1957)
Saturday 19 July The Straight Story (USA 1999)
Saturday 26 July Wings of Desire (Germany 1987)
Saturday 2 August In this World (UK 2002)

View the programme here!

Concert Series

Winter @ Wesley this year will offer concerts in the church on Thursdays from 19 June to 14 August 2014.

Concerts run from 12.30 to 1pm, followed by free soup & bread for all in the Hall.

Concerts this year are:

Thursday, 19 June

Thursday 19 June at 12:30pm by Duo Tapas (Rupa Maitra on Violin, and Owen Moriarty on Guitar).

Their programme is:

  • Imamovic—Kafana
  • Vivaldi—Sonata in D minor
  • Ellerton—Tarantella
  • Lilburn—Canzonetta
  • Imamovic—Jjovano Jovanke
Duo Tapas will have copies of their CD available to buy or order. For more information, visit their website
Thursday, 29 June DCM Ukes play Ukelele ensemble with soulful harmony singing.
Thursday, 3 July Bernard Wells & gypsy band Vihor Struna play French & Balkan Cafe music.
Thursday, 10 July NZ Guitar Quartet
Thursday, 17 July Thomas Nikora playing the Piano
Thursday, 24 July Raphaella Garlick- Grice and a friend
Thursday, 31 July Ruth Armishaw (soprano)
Thursday, 7 August Chelsea Whitfield, an organ scholar
Thursday, 14 August NZ School of Music Guitar students

Community Art Show

There will be a community art show in the atrium between the church and the office. More details to come! Watch this space...p>