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We do not issue refunds if you purchase tickets and cannot attend the show. Refunds will only be issued if a show is postponed or cancelled. In this case we will contact you and organise the refund process. If a show is postponed and rescheduled, we do encourage you to keep your tickets and attend the rescheduled date.

From Friday December 3rd 2021, the Globe Theatre will be a vaccine mandated venue. Entry will only be allowed to people who are fully vaccinated and have proof via the NZ Vaccine Pass app or in printed form from the NZ Vaccine Pass app. Admittance will not be allowed if proof cannot be verified by Globe Theatre personnel.

For any queries or to book tickets over the phone, call us on (06) 3514409

Alliance Francaise presents French Film Night: A l'abordage ! (All Hands On Deck) by Guillaume Brac

FRIDAY 28 JANUARY, 8:00PM

A warm summer evening in Paris: Félix meets Alma by chance. They laugh, dance, and spend the night in a park. But she is about to go on a family vacation and their time together is cut short. On an impulse, Félix decides to surprise her where she is holidaying and enrols a friend in the adventure.

ENTRY: By donation

Network of Skilled Migrants Manawatu presents Pathways For Migration Workshop and Start of Year Celebration

FRIDAY 4 FEBRUARY, 6:00PM

Vijeshwar Prasad is a licensed Immigration Adviser and Director of River City Immigration and Tax Consultant Ltd. He was born in Nadi, Fiji, and migrated to New Zealand in 1989. Apart from immigration, he has experience in teaching. Vijeshwar has also been extensively involved in community work since he arrived in New Zealand. He was the founder and Part President of the Multicultural Council of Rangitikei/Whanganui Inc.,became a Justice of Peace for New Zealand in 1998 and became Judicial Justice of Peace in 2000.

The objective of the workshop is to help participants to understand the migration policies so that participants should be able to make their own decisions on immigration matters.

We will also celebrate the start of 2022.

ENTRY: Register on nsmm.manawatu@gmail.com on or before January 30th. Refreshments will be provided.

Comedy For A Cause - Big Brothers Big Sisters Manawatu

SATURDAY 12 FEBRUARY, 7:30PM

Big Brothers Big Sisters Manawatῡ and The Comedy Hub present a fundraising comedy show featuring some of the best of the Manawatu's comedic talent!

Hosted by 3x Palmy Male Comedian of the Year and 2021's Best MC Dylan Stewart, with headliner Katie Boyle (2x Palmy Female Comedian of the year) as Pat Goldsack. Also featuring James Fulton, Matthew Willey, Maggie Malone, Amber Dryden, and Sean Koch as Henry St Claire.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manawatῡ launched in 2009 with our first match in 2010. For almost a decade, our local branch of BBBS has been making a difference in the lives of hundreds of Manawatῡ tamariki by providing mentoring friendships with a reliable, supportive adult within our community.

We have Big Brothers and Big Sisters based all around the Manawatῡ in community-based matches, as well as partnerships with 14 schools across the region including Feilding and Bulls. Our organisation is actively involved in the community, supporting local events such as White Ribbon Day and Relay for Life.

We recruit and train volunteers year-round so please get in touch if you are interested in becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister in the Manawatῡ. Click here for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Manawatu website.

Presented by: The Comedy Hub

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE or from the Globe Theatre Box Office
Early Bird $15 until February 5th
Admission $20 from February 6th

Butter Wouldn't Melt 1931 Album Tour

FRIDAY 18 FEBRUARY, 7:30PM

Butter Wouldn’t Melt Album Release Tour
Nick Burfield, Andrea Reid and Derek Burfield

With special guests Burgess & Allen.

Butter Wouldn’t Melt will melt your heart with soulful stories, faraway fables, and not so sappy love songs. Their debut album 1931 features songs about New Zealand History, including 'Eve of 31', written about the Napier earthquake and 'The Tunnel' about the ghost of Wellington's tunnel. This performance promises to be a unique blend of their Americana and Traditional folk influences. Butter Wouldn’t Melt will butter you up and leave you wanting more.

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE or from the Globe Theatre Box Office
Admission $20

Comedy Hub's Big Monthly Stand-Up Show featuring Nick Rado

SATURDAY 19 FEBRUARY, 8:00PM

The Comedy Hub are kicking off their series of Big Monthly Stand-Up Shows, and February's headliner is the multi-award-winning Nick Rado!

As Head Writer for over 250 episodes of 7 Days, NZ's Best Male Comedian in 2019, and a 5-time recipient of the NZ Comedy Guild's Best MC award, Nick has a stack of accolades to his name. He released his debut comedy album "On-Trend" across America on Sirius XM's Laugh USA in 2021, reaching #4 on the iTunes charts.

The MC for the evening is Dave Wiggins - originally from the USA, Dave was voted NZ's Best Newcomer in 2003 and quickly became a regular on the pro circuit, going on to perform sold out shows in the New Zealand and Melbourne International Comedy Festivals. After a brief 10-year break, Dave is back bringing the laughs once again.

Also supporting Nick are:
Callum Wagstaff (Comedy Hub's Best Newcomer 2021)
Siobhan Barnard (Comedy Hub's Most Improved 2021)
And one more yet to be announced!

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE or from the Globe Theatre Box Office
Admission $20
Comedy Hub Member $15

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Creative City Conversations - Better Cities Film Festival

MONDAY 21 FEBRUARY, 5:30PM

Palmy is proud to be the first city in New Zealand to host the Better Cities Film Festival – a collection of short films from around the globe focused on making better cities, towns and neighbourhoods. This "Best of the Fest" will showcase the most acclaimed and award-winning films from the 2020 Better Cities Film Festival, held at the World Urban Forum in Abu Dhabi.

This collection of short films will shine a light on issues and challenges facing cities around the world, and how creative city making practices can begin to address and overcome these.

Expect to be entertained, informed, enlightened and inspired. You will be transported to various places around the globe. From Edinburgh where a group of artists, musicians and volunteers envision and build a 100 seat Amphitheatre made entirely from recycled pianos to Cincinnati to observe the impacts of gentrification on an existing family’s sense of place, identity and financial survival.

Creative City Conversations is a programme of free public events where stories and ideas on creative city-making are shared to raise a higher level of civic awareness, critical thinking and debate on the future of Palmerston North.

ENTRY: Entry is free but numbers are limited. Please register HERE

Gentle Man - The Best of Chris Parker

MONDAY FEBRUARY 21, 8:00PM

Join award winning comedian Chris Parker on tour for a night of his greatest hits.

A rising star of the New Zealand comedy scene, Chris has been seen on TV on 7 Days, Jono and Ben, Funny Girls and Have You Been Paying Attention as well as making a name for himself with his Instagram presence and as a fan-favourite on TV2's Celebrity Treasure Island. With his NZ International Comedy Festival Shows being a yearly sell out sensation, Chris is hitting the road this summer to give you his best material from over the years, as well as something new. It's basically Now That’s What I Call Chris Parker, Vol.1.

“an invigorating and charming hour, admirably unpretentious and consistently very, very funny” - The Skinny Edinburgh
Winner - Fred Award 2018 - Best Show of the New Zealand International Comedy Festival
NZ Herald’s Top Five Entertainment Heroes of 2020

R16 - contains some offensive language and adult themes


Check Chris out on Insta
Click here for Chris's website

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE or from the Globe Theatre Box Office
Admission $30

Women and Business - Andrea Jackson CEO Manawatu Rugby

TUESDAY 22 FEBRUARY, 5:30PM

Our first gathering for 2022 features Andrea Jackon, Manawatu Rugby CEO.

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE
Admission $25

Greg Johnson Summer Tour 2022

FRIDAY 4 MARCH, 8:00PM

Greg Johnson band bringing hit-packed show to The Globe in March

Greg Johnson returns for his first New Zealand Summer Tour in three years - performing hits from across his career, accompanied by his all-star band.

With his recent Top 20 album Tilt Your Interior still fresh on Aotearoa turntables, Greg is delighted to add this Palmerston North show on Friday 4 March to his already announced tour.

Fans can look forward to an evening of fantastic hits like Isabelle, Don’t Wait Another Day, Liberty, Save Yourself, It's Been So Long, Now the Sun is Out, Lemondade Stand, I Got Opinions, Swagger and many more.

Accolades for Greg Johnson over the years include two Tui NZ Music Awards, eight top 20 albums and a coveted Silver Scroll songwriting award, for hit song Liberty.

Of the upcoming Palmerston North concert, Johnson says: “I can’t wait to play at The Globe in March, this time with the whole band on tour for maximum dynamics. We’ll play two sets at The GIobe, jam-packed with our hits from across the past 30 years, and material from my latest album Tilt Your Interior, which was a joy to record. Despite the pandemic, technology made this album possible, but some intense personal events the last few years have given the songs a little extra gravitas I think, and I am pretty thrilled with how it sounds."

These shows abide by the New Zealand Government’s Covid Protection Framework. Ticket holders will be required to present a valid Vaccine Pass at the door.

Secure your tickets soon to be part of Greg Johnson’s Summer Tour 2022 - audience numbers at The Globe are strictly limited!

Click here for Greg Johnson's website
Click here to see all the artists on tour with Plus 1

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE or from the Globe Theatre Box Office
Admission $55

The Big Bike Film Night

SATURDAY 5 MARCH, 7:00PM

Lock this into your bike radar! The Big Bike Film Night is on a mission bringing the best cycling short films from around the world together for you.

Showcasing our 2022 collection that has everything a cycling-centric audience could want- action, drama, humour, and plenty of inspiration; the evening is going to be unashamedly, and utterly, utterly, utterly aimed at the two wheel devotee!
This year’s treasure chest of films includes one rider’s colourful adventure through dramatic landscapes to the illumination of hot air balloons; a small School’s ambitious plan to create a sustainable way to increase students hauora (a Māori philosophy of health and well-being); three friends adventure in South America on a treacherous 2500-kilometre bike and raft trip; a camp designed for female athletes to ride together and progress together; a group of young rowdies expressing their individuality through extreme uni-cycling; a bicycle that is transformed into a work of art; a trail builders' creative expression coming to life before your very eyes; AND one man’s journey from India to Germany on a tandem bike, who on his way picks up strangers to inform them about modern day slavery; ALL in the mix!!
These short films are a great reminder of why we love to ride our bike with films that celebrate the fun, adventure and inspiration that cycling enables, whatever your ride is.
 
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: Tickets available HERE
Adults $23
Under 17 $17.50
Under 12 $12.50

Don McGlashan & The Others - Bright November Morning Tour

FRIDAY APRIL 1, 7:30pm

With a new solo album on the horizon, Aotearoa music icon Don McGlashan (Blam Blam Blam, The Mutton Birds) has announced his keenly awaited nationwide release tour has been rescheduled to early 2022. Featuring contributions from live bandmates / all-stars The Others — aka Shayne P Carter (Straitjacket Fits, Dimmer), Chris O’Connor (SJD, Phoenix Foundation) and James Duncan (SJD, Dimmer) — Bright November Morning will will now launch in late February 2022, to be followed by a bevy of headline events across the nation in March and April. Time-twisting lead track Now’s The Place saw McGlashan reunite with his fellow Front Lawn bandmate Harry Sinclair on co-songwriting duties. He's confirmed more great singles are indeed on the way...

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE
Admission $50 plus booking fee

Bloom Presents Adele & Amy Songbook

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 11, 2022 7:30PM

(Rescheduled from September 2020 to September 2021 and unfortunately to September 2022. Please check your emails if you had purchased tickets for the 2020 or 2021 performances. An email went our recently giving you the option of holding on to your tickets till the show in September 2022 or receiving a full refund. Tickets purchased for the original shows are valid for the 2022 show.)

Australia's brightest new singing star Bloom brings to you the songs of 2 amazing artists, Adele & Amy Winehouse. Both have amassed a legion of fans the world over, and have sold in excess of 20 million albums between them. Bloom will be backed by an all-star band that features James Morley, former  member of ARIA hall of fame band The Angels and current member of the Choirboys as well as members of the late Jon English Band. 

The Melbourne singer/songwriter who is highly applauded as one of Australia's greatest power vocalists will combine the two artists in one incredible show. Bloom has already garnered international acclaim and recently sang the National Anthem for the Aust/NZ Test Series. 

Back by popular demand! Returning from their soldout NZ tour in 2018.

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE or from the Globe Theatre box office
Admission $45

Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only The Piano Player

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 24, 2022 7:30PM

(Rescheduled from September 2021 to September 2022. Please check your emails if you had purchased tickets for the 2021 performances. An email went our recently giving you the option of holding on to your tickets till the show in September 2022 or receiving a full refund. Tickets purchased for the original show are valid for the 2022 show.)

A runaway success in London’s West End, at successive Edinburgh Festivals, at the Melbourne Comedy Festival and right across the USA, this is a hilarious send-up of classical music, which has established Australian pianist, David Scheel, as the successor to the legendary Victor Borge.

Beautiful music, and musical fun performed in so many accents/voices that David has also been compared to the late Robin Williams, and Peter Ustinov. Hear a familiar tune played in the styles of the old masters + an i-Pod; two famous pieces played simultaneously, one with the right hand, one with the left, plus his “translation” of the lyrics of Waltzing Matilda, already a comedy classic.

ENTRY: Tickets available HERE or from the Globe Theatre box office
Admission $30
Concession $25