Events at The Free House

Mon May 25th NELSON LIVE POETS SOCIETY - presents BERNADETTE HALL
Music @ 6.45 pm: Hone Simpson ~ Open mic session one from 7.00pm ~ Featured poet Lindsay Wood 7.20pm ~ Break 7.30 pm ~ Guest poet BERNADETTE HALL 7.45pm ~ Open mic session two – poems & songs from 8.15 pm.
Koha entry with purchase of drink.

 

 

Fri May 29-31st CEOL ANEAS
The annual Irish music festival takes place over Queens Birthday weekend, 29 May - 1 June 2015. Free Sessions until late on Fri, Sat, Sun at The Free House and elsewhere.
New Zealand’s premiere Irish music event, Ceol Aneas (Ke-ol an-ass) is based in Nelson, it is one of Australasia's major Irish music gatherings, attracting musicians and traditional Irish music lovers from around New Zealand and overseas.

Tutors include Flute - Aoife Granville (Ire), Fiddle - Louise Phelan (Ire), Free reed / Accordion - Niall Begley (Ire), Guitar - Ben Stephenson (Aus), Banjo / Mandolin - Liam O'Brien (Ire), Whistle - Brendyn Montgomery (NZ). For lovers of Irish music, those who are not musicians and also those not registered for the weekend tuition, there is still lots to join in with. The sessions are a great event to come along to, have a pint and hear some fantastic music. More info.

 

 

 

Sat June 13 ROBERT KOFFIE FUGAH
Robert Koffie Fugah is a teacher and performer of African drumming and dance. He is from the Abor village in the Volta Region of Ghana where music and dance are integral to life. He studied and trained in drumming and dance in Accra, Ghana with the National Commission on Culture. He moved to Otago New Zealand in 2013 and has developed a reputation as a talented and hardworking teacher facilitating workshops and performing across the country. Robert has been a featured performer for African Day in Wellington, Special performance at Parliament House, Prana Festival Coromandel, Luminate Festival Takaka, Evolve Nelson and the 2015 Cricket World Cup.

8pm, FREE with drink purchase

 

 

 

 

 

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95 Collingwood Street, Nelson (opposite the Giant Squid !) or PO Box 1975 Nelson.

Opening Hours:
SUMMER NOV-APR:
Mon-Thurs: 3pm to 10.30-ish, Fri: 3pm to 12-ish,
Sat: Noon to 12-ish, Sun: Noon to 10.30-ish.
WINTER MAY-OCT:
Mon-Thurs: 4pm to 10.30-ish, Fri: 4pm to 12-ish,
Sat: Noon to 12-ish, Sun: Noon to 10.30-ish.


Our tel nos are:
03 548 9391 (opening hours), 03 548 3887 (office hours)

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