Train crash: Picturing Canterbury

Train crash. Date unknown. Kete Christchurch is a collection of photographs and stories about Christchurch & Canterbury, past and present. Anyone can join and contribute. Visit Kete Christchurch View more Picturing Canterbury posts Do you have any further information about this photo? If so, please share it with us by leaving a comment. Kōrerorero mai…
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Ashleigh Young and Hera Lindsay Bird at the Christchurch Art Gallery – WORD Christchurch

BIRD + YOUNG sounds like a firm purveying fancy jewellery. But for Hera Lindsay Bird (poet) and Ashleigh Young (poet, writer, editor), it is words and ideas that are the things they are making and selling. This WORD Christchurch event at the Christchurch Art Gallery auditorium was introduced by WORD's programme director Rachael King and…
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Six of the best – Ian Rankin, Anne Enright, and more top writers coming to Christchurch!

WORD Christchurch has joined forces with the Auckland Writers Festival to bring amazing authors to Christchurch in May. The WORD Autumn Season, which runs from 14 to 17 May, features: Bestselling Scottish crime novelist Ian Rankin; Man Booker Prize-winning Irish novelist Anne Enright; Highly-respected British historian and biographer A. N. Wilson, author of The Victorians…
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Knights and Princesses Day

Hear ye, hear ye! The populace of Central Library Peterborough invite one and all for an afternoon of medieval entertainment, to take place from 1-3pm on Saturday the 25th of March. There will be crown decorating for those of royal blood, and shield making for any knights in need of armour. Catapults will be created…
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