As we rocket towards Summer and the holiday season, events and activities are rapidly increasing in number around Christchurch. We’ve included some ‘don’t miss’ events in this blog. SCAPE, Central Christchurch, 5 October – 20 November 2019 If you arrive in the city in the next few weeks, you will notice new public art works … Continue reading "What’s happening in Christchurch, November 2019"
Spring is one of the most beautiful times of year in Christchurch, from the avenue of cherry blossoms around Hagley Park, to the wonderful Botanic Garden flower beds and many other gardens open to the public around the city and nearby. Check out some of the most popular gardens to visit when you are staying … Continue reading "Spring Gardens in Christchurch"
Right now the weather in Christchurch is still wintery but Spring is only a few weeks away. So we’ve listed below some of the events coming up – if anything takes your fancy and you live outside the city, jump into our accommodation section and book yourself in to really make a weekend of it. … Continue reading "Spring Events in Christchurch 2019"
The Christchurch Arts Festival is another great reason to visit the Garden City, running from July 26 – August 4. This event happens every second year, and this year gets to take advantage of the increased number of venues around the city as locations like our beautiful Christchurch Town Hall have re-opened. Experience art, music, … Continue reading "Christchurch Arts Festival 2019"
The July school holiday are nearly here and even though its the middle of winter, there are plenty of great things for the family to do around the city. Kidsfest is a Christchurch institution, with a series of free and paid events all over the city being held each year. Some of the highlights are … Continue reading "Enjoying the July School Holidays in Christchurch"
We are heading into the winter months, so what is there to do in Christchurch with your family (or without) when the days are shorter and the weather cooler? Turns out, the answer is plenty! Movies Whether you are a local or visiting the city, movies are always a classic for cooler (or wetter days) … Continue reading "Wonderful Indoor Winter Activities in Christchurch"
As the weather is starting to cool down and a few more rainy days appear on the radar, its time to look ahead at what’s happening in the Garden City over the next few months. While the recent tragedy has had a serious impact on locals and visitors alike, the Christchurch community is still finding … Continue reading "Autumn and Winter 2019 Events in Christchurch"
Travel is an exciting experience for most of us, but it can also be tiring and challenging for many, especially if you are travelling with children. We’ve put together a few tips to make things a little easier and help you with your planning. 1. Book Ahead Being spontaneous and just deciding to pick up … Continue reading "Tips for Travelling with Children"
Pre-2011, one of the most popular socialising locations in the inner city was known as The Strip, the row of restaurants, bars and nightclubs that fronted onto the Avon River between Hereford and Cashel Streets. Then of course, the earthquakes happened, and the rebuild of this city block took some time to get underway, based … Continue reading "Discovering The Terrace, Christchurch Central"
Summer in Christchurch so far has been hot and full of things to do and get involved in. The Bread and Circus Buskers Festival has the city buzzing for the next few weeks, and there are plenty more events to look forward to. We’ve listed just a few of them below. Nigella Lawson, January 25 … Continue reading "Summer 2019 Christchurch Events"