VICTORIAN FETE PROGRAMME 2019

The Big Muffin Serious Band

10am Tyne Street Stage

Based in the tiny Waikato hamlet of Te Pahu, The Big Muffin Serious Band have been creating their finely-crafted ukulele-based musical mayhem for over 36 years. Described by Olde Music Express Magazine as “…a cross between Country-punk, Skiffle and Barbershop Rock…”, the Muffins play a curious mix of popular hits from the 1920’s, loving parodies of rock anthems, and musical oddities from all round the world. 

Natural Magic - Punch and Judy (CHCH)

10am Harbour Street Stage

Ahoy there! Natural Magic, puppetry show is here!

Nor' West Morris Dancers

From 10.00am Northern Tyne Street

Nor'West Arch Morris Dancers are a Christchurch (NZ) based morris dancing side focussing on dances from the North West of England and the English/Welsh border region.

Rollicking Entertainment

10.30am Southern Tyne Street

Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up! You won't believe your eyes as you behold the most notorious couple in colonial entertainment perform feats of Escapology, Equilibristics, and the daring Snake Throated Woman act that catapulted controversy across the Canterbury Plains. Circus! Sideshow! Sibilance! 

Tahu & the Takahes

11am Tyne Street Stage

A band with a deep-south country blues flavor led by the inimitable Tahu Mackenzie, whose free-spirited musical passion gives the band its unmistakable focal point. The band said "This nine-piece promises to get you smiling, laughing and dancing inside and out with their infectious blues funk story songs."

Norbert Hausberg Puppeteer 

11am Harbour Street Stage

A unique opportunity to see Puppeteer Norbert Hausberg and his hand-crafted marionettes bringing stories to life inspired by New Zealand and international history.

Birds Eye View Stiltwalkers

11.15am Roving

Paper Girl Show

11.30am Southern Tyne Street

Comedy, street theatre, magic, juggling, bicycle tricks and more. All the way from Christchurch, we can't wait to see Louise Kerr and The Paper Girl Show.

Network Waitaki Victorian Fete Grand Opening

12pm Tyne Street Stage

Join us for the opening celebration of this year's Network Waitaki Victorian Fete

Scotts Brewery Beard and Mouchtache Competition

12.15pm Harbour Street Stage

The beard and moustache competition is always a crowd favourite, with men primping and preening to persuade the judges that their facial hair is the most magnificent. Fantastic prizes to be won. Enter on the day at the Harbour Street Stage at 12.15pm with the Marvelous Mandy Mayhem

The Big Muffin Serious Band

12.30pm Tyne Street Stage

Based in the tiny Waikato hamlet of Te Pahu, The Big Muffin Serious Band have been creating their finely-crafted ukulele-based musical mayhem for over 36 years. Described by Olde Music Express Magazine as “…a cross between Country-punk, Skiffle and Barbershop Rock…”, the Muffins play a curious mix of popular hits from the 1920’s, loving parodies of rock anthems, and musical oddities from all round the world. 

Rollicking Entertainment

12.30pm Southern Tyne Street

Ladies and Gentlemen, boys and girls, step right up! You won't believe your eyes as you behold the most notorious couple in colonial entertainment perform feats of Escapology, Equilibristics, and the daring Snake Throated Woman act that catapulted controversy across the Canterbury Plains. Circus! Sideshow! Sibilance! 

Norbert Hausberg Puppeteer 

1pm Harbour Street Stage

A unique opportunity to see Puppeteer Norbert Hausberg and his hand-crafted marionettes bringing stories to life inspired by New Zealand and international history.

Christchurch Pipeband

1pm Wansbeck Street

The Christchurch Metropolitan Highland Pipe Band was formed in 1952 and from that time competed regularly at local and national levels, always being around the prize list.

The Eastern

1.30pm Tyne Street Stage

The Eastern are a string band that roars like a punk band, that swings like a gospel band, that drinks like a country band, that works like a bar band, that hopes like folk singers, and sings love songs like union songs, and writes union songs like love songs, and wants to slow dance and stand on tables, all at the same time. 

The Parkside World Stone Sawing Championship

1.30pm Tyne Street

The Parkside World Stone Sawing Championship will be fiercely contested, as individuals saw through slabs of the limestone that was used to create the magnificent buildings lining the street. Enter on the day.

Birds Eye View Stiltwalkers

2pm Roving

Whistling Competition with Rollicking Entertainment

2pm Harbour Street Stage

Whistle a tune, a beautiful tune. Great prizes to be won. All ages young and old! Judged by the outrageous Rollicking Entertainment 

Gurning Competition with Rollicking Entertainment

2.15pm Harbour Street Stage

Pull the most grotesque face at the Gurning Competition. Great prizes to be won. All ages young and old! Judged by the outrageous Rollicking Entertainment. 

The Eastern

2.30pm Tyne Street Stage

The Eastern are a string band that roars like a punk band, that swings like a gospel band, that drinks like a country band, that works like a bar band, that hopes like folk singers, and sings love songs like union songs, and writes union songs like love songs, and wants to slow dance and stand on tables, all at the same time. 

Paper Girl Show

2.30pm Southern Tyne Street

Comedy, street theatre, magic, juggling, bicycle tricks and more. All the way from Christchurch, we can't wait to see Louise Kerr and The Paper Girl Show.

North Otago Pipeband

2.30pm Wansbeck Street

Natural Magic - Punch and Judy

3pm Harbour Street Stage

Ahoy there! Natural Magic, puppetry show is here!

Tahu & the Takahes

3.15pm Tyne Street Stage

A band with a deep-south country blues flavor led by the inimitable Tahu Mackenzie, whose free-spirited musical passion gives the band its unmistakable focal point. The band said "This nine-piece promises to get you smiling, laughing and dancing inside and out with their infectious blues funk story songs."

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2 Harbour Street,

Victorian Precinct.

Oamaru, 9400

New Zealand

 

EMAIL

Mark Smith

Operations Manager

mark@victorianoamaru.co.nz

 

CALL

Phone: +64 3 434 5385

 

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