Events

Events

Find out what's on in Lower Hutt. Our events are sourced from Eventfinda.

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PADI Open Water Diver Course

PADI Open Water Diver Course

SUN 01 DEC 8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Learn to scuba dive over 2 weekends. The first weekend will be based at the pool where you get to learn skills and play underwater to get familiar with your scuba diving equipment. The second weekend will be at the ocean...

Blacksmithing Class

Blacksmithing Class

SUN 01 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

$145 (includes materials and consumables). This class is best suited for students with some prior metal working knowledge. You will design a project in the morning and work throughout the day to complete it, we will...

Creative Clay 2019

Creative Clay 2019

SUN 01 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Come visit us. Explore our "Creative Clay" journey, all made by the Hutt Art Potters here at the Hutt Art Centre. Our annual exhibition showcases many different pottery techniques from wheel thrown to hand built and more...

Zena Abbott & Emma Fitts: Nomads

Zena Abbott & Emma Fitts: Nomads

SUN 01 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Nomads opens 19 October and tells the story of New Zealand’s first professional studio weaver Zena Abbott. In the 1950s, weaver Zena Abbott (1922-1993) travelled around Aotearoa New Zealand in a caravan, working as a...

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

Zina Swanson: For Vivian

SUN 01 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Vivian Wiley can communicate with plants - perhaps we all can. In 1973, a book called The Secret Life of Plants described experiments showing how plants respond to humans and experience feelings, such as pain or fear,...

Solid Ground

Solid Ground

SUN 01 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Solid Ground brings together a selection of unconventional landscapes from The Dowse Collection, moving beyond figurative painting to include abstract works, photography, sculpture and printmaking. Using landscape as...

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

SUN 01 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

New Zealand studio glass has had a relatively short history that made inroads in the 1970s and 80s and has cemented its own unique place in the decades since. From Tony Kuepfer’s sinuous blown glass vessels to Ann...

Dirty Ceramics

Dirty Ceramics

SUN 01 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Bold, joyful and confronting, this exhibition brings together a group of rule breakers, whose organic constructions expand ideas of ceramics beyond the objects we use every day. You won’t find a cup or a bowl in Dirty...

Pottery Workshop with Laurie Steer

Pottery Workshop with Laurie Steer

SUN 01 DEC 1:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.

We are very excited to be hosting artist and potter Laurie Steer this December! Laurie's work will be featured in the upcoming exhibition 'Dirty Ceramics' at The Dowse opening in October. His popular pottery workshops...

Christmas Cracker 2019

Christmas Cracker 2019

SUN 01 DEC 3:00 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.

Come and enjoy our well-loved Christmas concert on Sunday afternoon 1 December. Hutt Valley Orchestra presents a programme of music with something for the whole family, including highlights from the movies Indiana...

Pilates Gold

Pilates Gold

MON 02 DEC 9:30 A.M. - 10:30 A.M.

Regular exercise promotes healthy ageing and increases your quality of life so why not join our experienced instructors at one of our fun classes? We provide a range of classes suitable for everyone. Enjoy your...

Zena Abbott & Emma Fitts: Nomads

Zena Abbott & Emma Fitts: Nomads

MON 02 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Nomads opens 19 October and tells the story of New Zealand’s first professional studio weaver Zena Abbott. In the 1950s, weaver Zena Abbott (1922-1993) travelled around Aotearoa New Zealand in a caravan, working as a...

Dirty Ceramics

Dirty Ceramics

MON 02 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Bold, joyful and confronting, this exhibition brings together a group of rule breakers, whose organic constructions expand ideas of ceramics beyond the objects we use every day. You won’t find a cup or a bowl in Dirty...

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

Light Fall: Studio Glass from the Dowse Collection

MON 02 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

New Zealand studio glass has had a relatively short history that made inroads in the 1970s and 80s and has cemented its own unique place in the decades since. From Tony Kuepfer’s sinuous blown glass vessels to Ann...

Solid Ground

Solid Ground

MON 02 DEC 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Solid Ground brings together a selection of unconventional landscapes from The Dowse Collection, moving beyond figurative painting to include abstract works, photography, sculpture and printmaking. Using landscape as...

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