What's on in Nelson this week

Tabatha Pini-Hall plays Lady Macbeth in Nelson College's production at the Theatre Royal from May 23-26.
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Tabatha Pini-Hall plays Lady Macbeth in Nelson College's production at the Theatre Royal from May 23-26.

Macbeth Following their acclaimed collaboration of Romeo and Juliet, Nelson College presents a new adaptation of Shakespeare's supernatural tragedy. Theatre Royal,May 23-26 7pm. Adults $25, Seniors $18, Students $14 (excl service fees)

George FM is hitting the road and coming to Nelson on Friday 26th May with George FM DJs... General Lee, Jay Bulletproof, Benny Boy plus a local DJ. Club Paradox, Bridge St from 9pm. $15 on the door.

Operatunity A showcase of modern musicals – Phantom, Les Miserables, Evita, Miss Saigon Cats and so much more with extraordinary vocalist Tizane McEvoy. Hope Church, Friday May 26, 2pm-2pm. Tickets are $34 and include a light lunch after the concert.

Jam Session An evening of free-for-all musical improvisation where everyone's welcome and anything goes. Bring your own instruments, borrow one on the night or just sit back and be entertained. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 8pm, Liquid NZ Bar, Bridge St. 


Masked Parade date change The date for the 2017 Masked Parade and Carnivale has been changed to Friday October 27, to avoid clashes with Labour Weekend plans. The theme this year is We are the World – a concept that is open to interpretation and storytelling in costume, music and dance, live on the streets of Nelson. Enrolments are now open, so don't be shy, get a team together and take part. For information visit: www.nelsonartsfestival.co.nz or contact the Festival office: 03 545 8734

Italian Film Festival  The Cinema Italiano Festival NZ at The Suter Theatre in Nelson runs from June 16-23. Ticket holders are invited for complimentary aperitivi at on opening night at 7.30pm and a screening of 'Roman Holiday' at 8.00pm. Tickets $25

100 Years of Motoring A unique exhibition showcasing a century of motoring in an eclectic collection of 120 classic and vintage cars. Classic Car Museum, WOW Building, Quarantine Rd, Nelson. Adults $24, Children $10

Da Vinci's robots and machines  An interactive exhibition at Nelson Provincial Museum showcasing Da Vinci's genius featuring some of his most ground-breaking technologies from the Museum of Leonardo da Vinci in Florence, to August 13.

Isel Twilight Market Stoke's biggest market offers stalls from across the region offering delicious street food, fresh produce, quality crafts and live music as the sun goes down. Isel Park. Thursday from 4.30pm.

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Nelson Farmers Market. Local producers and marketeers come to town bringing you the best in Nelson local fresh produce and products at Morrison Square. Every Wednesday 10.30 - 3.30 pm rain or shine



 - Stuff


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