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The event listing is followed by all booking details below. Please note that unless stated otherwise, concessions apply to Gold Card, students, junior (17 years and under) and CSC holders.

Buy a Festival Pass to 3 or more selected events between 18 January and 9 March 2019 at $18 each (a saving of up to 40% on individual admission prices)

SAT 26 JAN        Miho’s Jazz Orchestra—Accidental Journey
FRI 8 FEB            Paper Cranes/Fables—Midsummer NZ Tour
SAT 9 FEB           Virelai—Danish Medieval/Viking/folk
FRI  22 FEB         Sofia Talvik—Americana Folk with Swedish Roots
SUN 3 MAR       Smith & McClennan—Scottish/NZ Folk and Americana
TUES 5 MAR      Spina & Benignetti—Recital for Piano Duet
FRI 8 MAR         Stretch - Chasing Summer Tour 

SAT 9  MAR       The Isaiah B Brunt Trio—Deep South Rhythm & Blues

Thurs 24 JAN, 7.30 PM
Logan Kitney - Why I'm not a TV Magician
Please note this is an R18 show!

After over 7 years of performing to crowds across the country Comedian Magician Logan Kitney has wowed hundreds of audiences with hilarious magic… BUT still no TV show, Why?? He’s no David Blaine or Dynamo.........he’s better!! Well he’s definitely funnier and cheaper!

ENTRY: More details and tickets $8/$10 in advance from HERE (door sales $15) or from Globe Box Office

Fri 25 JAN, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sat 26 JAN, 7.30 PM
Miho’s Jazz Orchestra: Accidental Journey 

MJO has had a remarkable journey since it’s inception in 2011. 
Formed as a one off recording project to help raise funds for Miho’s New Zealand home town of Christchurch after the earthquakes, the band ended up having so much fun they decided to continue performing and making music.
MJO’s exciting exploration of different genres has lead to sold out shows, headline spots in festivals and much acclaim. Sample HERE.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $20 ($5 for accompanied under 17's) in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office. Door sales $25. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18.

Sun 27 JAN, 2.00 PM
Afterlife The Soul's Journey; Dr Marcel Westerlund

Many in the scientific community shun life after death, considering such experiences impossible. Marcel Westerlund is the exception. The Swedish psychiatrist, not only uses hypnotherapy to treat people’s mental illnesses – he uses it to explore their afterlives as well. These stories are woven into his book ‘Afterlife’. Come out for a fascinating afternoon with Dr. Westerlund. ‘Afterlife’ books are available for $25.and will be signed for you.

ENTRY: Tickets $47 from Eventbrite

Fri 1 FEB, 7.30 PM
Comedy Concepts presents The Bucket Show!

A comedy show pushing local comedians out of their comfort zone, where they will be drawing cards out of the dreaded 'Bucket' and doing what is said on the card for 6 mins.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $10/$8 in advance from HERE or Globe Box office. Door sales $15.

Sat 2 FEB, 11.00 AM and 3.00 PM
Funny Business with Fraser Hooper

Award winning clown Fraser Hooper has built a huge international following, delighting audiences of all ages with his unique brand of contemporary clowning! A hit from the Palmy Fringe Festival see the review HERE.

ENTRY: Tickets $10 in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office.

Sun 3 FEB, 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM
Adult Clowning Workshop with Fraser Hooper

An amazing opportunity to learn from the award-winning clown, Fraser Hooper. Places are strictly limited so book early to avoid disappointment.

ENTRY: Tickets $60 in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office.

Weds 6 - Thurs 7 FEB, 7.30 PM
Wanderlust Opera presents Don Pasquale

From the creative team who brought you 2018's wildly funny Marriage of Figaro comes Don Pasquale, a comic opera about a miserly bachelor who gets more than he bargained for when he enters into an arranged marriage.

ENTRY: Tickets $20 - $41 from HERE or Globe Box Office.

Fri 8 FEB, 7.30 PM 
Paper Cranes, Voices, with support, Fables

With songs that ponder the meaning of life, love, and our fleeting existence in this beautiful world, Paper Cranes music is warm, yet melancholy.
Paper Cranes’ second album Voices is due for release on January 18th 2019, and while it draws on their past sound, this new artistic whole is lighter and more hopeful than their last offering The Road Home
Voices delves into themes of togetherness and relationships, the echoes that pull us together and send us apart. In its darkness and lightness, the album is about doubt and freedom, the changing seasons, the decisions that lead us, the lies we’re told and the search for truth. See HERE

ENTRY: More details and tickets $20 in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office. Door sales $25. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18

Sat 9 FEB, 7.30 PM
Virelai: Danish medieval/Viking/folk band

Virelai is based in Denmark and plays music from the middle ages and from the Danish folk tradition. The repertoire includes dancing melodies from the south of Europe as well as old Nordic ballads and songs. Virelai are passion, they deliver a concert filled with joy. Please check out a song of theirs here. Or a live video of the band here.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $20 in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office. Door sales $25. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE.

Weds 13 FEB, 7.00 PM
Alliance Francaise presents CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE

A free public science talk series at Globe Theatre! First Tuesday of every second month. Licensed bar/café service will be available at the Globe Theatre from 6 pm. 

FREE event, donations welcome.
Talk in ENGLISH! 

Fri 22 FEB, 730 PM
Sofia Talvik: Americana Folk with Swedish Roots

Sofia Talvik is an Swedish Folk/Americana artist that has spent the last seven years tirelessly touring Europe and USA. She's now embarking on a world tour with stops in New Zealand, Europe and the USA promoting her upcoming album. 
She has been compared with giants like Joni Mitchell and Judy Collins, as well as fellow Swedes "First Aid Kit", but has her own raw quality, a down to earth sound that makes her brilliant songwriting skills shimmer even more. She doesn’t have to hide behind the sounds, her songs and performance speaks for themselves. Catch a glimpse HERE.

ENTRY: More details and tickets $30/$25 available HERE or from Globe box office. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE

Fri 22 FEB, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Weds 27 FEB, 4.00 PM and 6.30 PM
The Bubble Show

Join Mr. Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes. Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fire bubbles. Interactive and suitable for all ages, The Bubble Show is a unique blend of magic, storytelling and Bubble-Art! Actor, Storyteller and Guinness World Record Winner, The Highland Joker is one of the top Bubbles artists in the world.

ENTRY: Tickets $17/$10 available from Eventfinda.

Thurs 28 FEB 2019
The U2 Show Achtung Baby present The Joshua Tree Tour 2019

THIS SHOW HAS BEEN POSTPONED AND IT IS HOPED TO BE ABLE TO ANNOUNCE A NEW TOUR DATE IN THE NEAR FUTURE.

Our apologies to all concerned.

Fri 1 MAR, 7.30 PM
The Comedy Hub presents Parbaked LOLs

Freshly baked and ready for a final blast in the comedy oven, Parbaked LOLs features locally sourced comedians presenting new material or making their on-stage debut!

ENTRY:  More details and tickets $10/$15 available in advance from HERE or Globe Box Office. Door sales $15.

Sun 3 MAR, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Piano Quartet with Nathan Pinkney, Sylvia Neild, Joanna Dann & David Neild

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Sun 3 MAR, 7.00 PM
Smith & McClennan "beautiful country-folk"

Multi-award winning Scottish singer Emily Smith and New Zealand born songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jamie McClennan have been making music together for over 15 years. The duo's new sound features originals by McClennan and reworked traditional material from Scotland and New Zealand drawing on influences from folk tradition, Americana and beyond. Visit their website and HERE for pre-views.

ENTRY: More details and tickets available from Globe Box Office and online HERE. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE

Tues 5 MAR, 7.00 PM
Spina & Benignetti: Recital for Piano Duet

Eleonora Spina and Michele Benignetti (website HERE) are two compelling, talented young musicians that come from a strong and varied backgrounds as soloist and chamber musicians. Touring New Zealand and Australia for the first time, the Globe is proud to host this talented international duo.
Tour sponsors: Italian Institute of Culture of Sydney and the Italian Embassy of Wellington
ENTRY: More details and tickets available from Globe Box Office or online HERE. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE

Fri 8 MAR, 8.00 PM
Stretch - Chasing Summer Tour

‘Stretch totally captivated, the voice beautiful and soulful.  
Immediately the place lit up, we finished on our feet, a crowd desperate for more’ - The Hook
Stretch has a passion in his performance that sets shows alight. From dark-hearted ballads to roof-raising choruses, his songs are a bittersweet blend of folk, soul and rock’n’roll. Accompanied by the incredible tone of a 300 year old cello that soars from renowned cellist Paula Sugden. 'Jaws drop to this sound from master musicians, we were transported' - Baybuzz
Able to connect with every audience, Stretch brings a thrilling and unforgettable night of music and emotion. 
‘As we left, still buzzing, people told each other how special this had been. It will be one of those “Remember when…” stories’ - The Hook

ENTRY: Tickets available $20 from Eventfinda (soon) and as part of the Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE

Sat 9 MAR, 7.30 PM
Isaiah B Brunt Trio New Zealand National Tour

A Rhythm Blues & Roots act based in Sydney Australia, the Trio is three ex-pat Kiwis touring both the South & North Islands during February and March in 2019. 

ENTRY: More details and advance sales $20 from Globe Box Office or online HERE. Door sales $25. Summer Sounds Festival Pass $18 HERE 

Sun 10 MAR, 6.00 PM
The Big Bike Film Night: All Bikes, All Terrains, All Good

Prepare to be inspired! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission sharing the best cycling short films from around the world with you.
Showcasing our 2019 collection that has everything a cycling-centric audience could want- action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is going to be unashamedly, unequivocally, and utterly Bike-alicious! 
So...listen to the voice inside you; it’s telling you to go. Grab your mates, grab your tickets, GO ON… grab your bike and come along for the ride!!

ENTRY: More details and tickets $22.50/$16 available HERE or Globe Box Office

Tues 12 MAR, 7.30 pm
Greg Johnson - Every Song Has A Story

Greg returns to Australia/New Zealand for his first tour there in 15 years – partnering with Goldenhorse guitarist Ben King to present ‘Every Song Has A Story’ tour.

Greg will delve into his songbook from across his entire career, 1990-2019 – picking from gems like ‘Isabelle’, ‘Liberty’, ‘Save Yourself’, ‘Now The Sun is Out’ and ‘Don’t Wait Another Day’ and so many more.

ENTRY: Tickets $41.86 from Eventfinda

Fri 22 MAR, 7.30 PM
Chamber Music New Zealand presents Red Priest: The Baroque Bohemians

The only Baroque music group to have been compared to the Rolling Stones, Jackson Pollock and Cirque du Soleil, Red Priest brings their own inimitable, high-octane style to the classics of the Baroque. 

ENTRY: Subscribe to the season HERE. Tickets available from Globe Box Office in early 2019.

Fri 29 MAR, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Fri 29 MAR to SAT 6 APR (days vary), 7.30 PM
Palmy Raw Comedy Quest

Witness the rising stars in stand-up comedy before they hit the big time in the inaugural Palmy Raw Comedy Quest!
With 3 heats, the top 10 make it to the final, with the winner and the runner up advancing to the Wellington finals, where the top two performers are flown to Auckland to compete in the National Raw Comedy Quest Final.

ENTRY: Tickets available soon!

Sun 31 MAR, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Baroque Ensemble

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 5 APR, 7PM
The Linda Ronstadt Songbook - Direct from Melbourne

Linda Ronstadt is a name familiar with many and one that spans many genres.  She is one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time.
In 2019, acclaimed singer/songwriter, Bloom, brings the music of Linda Ronstadt to life with an incredible band featuring some of Australia’s most respected musicians.
Bloom has been described as “one of Australia’s finest vocalist” and Six-Time Golden Guitar Award Winning singer/songwriter Melinda Schneider describing her as “the next generation of amazing vocalists!”
ENTRY: More details and tickets $39.50 Early Bird (until 1 Feb 2019)/$45 General Admission. Book HERE.

Fri 26 APR, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 28 APR, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Roger Wilson (Baritone)
& Guy Donaldson (Piano)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door) 

     

Fri 3 MAY, 7.30 PM
The Comedy Hub presents Pro Show

Catch some of the best comedians that New Zealand has to offer, with support from local performers.

ENTRY: Full details and tickets available online and from Globe Box Office soon. 

Sun 19 MAY, 5 PM
Chamber Music New Zealand presents The Brodsky Quartet: Fugues, Rhythm & Texture

Since 1972, the world-renowned Brodsky Quartet have pushed the musical boundaries of the string quartet in presentation and repertoire. Returning to New Zealand after their celebrated 2015 tour, this illustrious quartet offer two contrasting programmes that reflect the group’s unique versatility.

ENTRY: Subscribe to the season HERE. Tickets available from Globe Box Office in early 2019.

Fri 24 MAY, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 26 MAY, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Andrew Atkins (Piano)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 7 JUN, 7.30 PM
The Comedy Hub presents Parbaked LOLs

Freshly baked and ready for a final blast in the comedy oven, Parbaked LOLs features locally sourced comedians presenting new material or making their on-stage debut!

ENTRY:  More details and tickets $10/$15 available online and Globe Box Office soon. Door sales $15.

Fri 28 JUN, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 30 JUN, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Manawatu Piano and Wind Quartet

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 26 JULY, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 28 JULY, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Sasha Routh (Cello) & Cristian Huenuqueo (Guitar)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Sun 25 AUG, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Guy Donaldson and Christine Archer-Lockwood (Piano duet)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 30 AUG, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Wed 11 SEPT, 7.30 PM
Chamber Music New Zealand presents Matthew Barley & Stephen De Pledge: Chiaroscuro

Impressionistic colours of light and shade echo across the centuries reflecting some of the most beautiful chamber music ever written for the cello. 

Offering choice works of cello and piano in a programme of exquisite symmetry, from the languishing Andante in Bach’s Cello Sonata, and the mirrored reflections of Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel, to Takemitsu’s reflection on the Japanese circular idea of time in Orion. 

ENTRY: Subscribe to the season HERE. Tickets available from Globe Box Office in early 2019.

Sun 22 SEPT, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Chris Dann (jazz piano) and friends

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 27 SEPT, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 13 OCT, 5PM
Chamber Music New Zealand presents Voices New Zealand: Taonga Moana

New Zealand’s premier national chamber choir Voices New Zealand perform a stunning musical and visual reminder about the beauty and importance of our oceans, essential to survival on our planet. This inspiring concert celebrates our oceans as taonga with uplifting and moving music from around the globe. 

ENTRY: Subscribe to the season HERE. Tickets available from Globe Box Office in early 2019.

Sun 27 OCT, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Luke Welch (Piano)

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 1 NOV, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome

Sun 25 NOV, 2.30-3.45 PM
Globe Theatre Sunday Matinee Series
Hannah Fang and friends

ENTRY: Minimum suggested donation $5 (at the door)

Fri 29 NOV, 7.30 for 8.00 PM
Alliance Française French Film Night 

Not to be missed for all French cinema lovers!
Every last Friday of the month, discover the best of French cinema at the GLOBE THEATRE. Movies are screened in French with English subtitles, so what better way to improve your comprehension!

From 7.30 pm, movie starts at 8 pm. Licensed bar/café service available at the Globe.

ENTRY: FREE Donations welcome