Winter @ Wesley 2017 Programme

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

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Download a copy of the program here!


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


Free Cultural Celebrations

Saturday 8 July  Pacific Cultural Celebration Evening with a twist - New Hall

Come join us in the new hall from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Entry is free, bring a plate of food to share! 

If possible, bring food from the country chosen for your congregation, dress up if you want!

There will also be music and dancing.

Fijian Congregation - Italy

Samoan Congregation - South Africa

10am Congregation - India

Tongan Congregation - Mexico


Film Series

The Winter@ Wesley film Series will be running on  from 1 July  till the 18 July.

On Saturdays at 3:45pm (for a 4pm start) and Tuesdays at 6:45pm (for a 7pm start) in Drama Christi. This years series is based on the theme, Forgotten Classics II

Saturday 1 July, 4pm   Sammy Going South (1983)
Tuesday 4 July, 7pm   The Last Wave (1977)
Saturday 9 July, 4pm  

Never Take Candy from a Stranger (1960)/

Cash on Demand (1961)

Tuesday 11 July, 7pm  

Orion's Belt (1985)

Saturday 15 July, 4pm


Seance on a Wet Afternoon (1964)

Tuesday 18 July, 7pm  

The Power (1968)



Concert Series

Winter @ Wesley this year will offer concerts in the church on Thursdays from  6 July to 10 August 2017.

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

Concerts this year are:

Thursday, 6 July Katrina Brougham (Soprano) and Thomas Nikora (Piano)
Thursday, 13 July

Megan Ward (Viola and Recorder), and Bernard  Wells (Guitar  and Recorder)

Thursday, 20 July NZ School of Music Guitar Students
Thursday, 27 July NZ School of Music Bass Students 
Thursday, 3 August  Ingrid Schoenfeld (Piano) and Fleur Jackson (Violin) - Beethoven's Violin Sonata in C Minor (No. 7)
Thursday, 10 Augst Thomas Nikora (Organ) and friend


Children's Art

During Winter @ Welsey, artwork by the children of Wesley Church will decorate the church walls and windows.