• Nelson Arts Festival

    This year we celebrate our 20th year and to help mark this very special milestone we have prepared a spectacular programme for you to enjoy. With over 150 artists and guests from around New Zealand and across the globe, we are delighted to share this carefully selected line up with you all.

    It is an enormous privilege to present these performances to Nelson. We hope that you are touched in some way, your heart warmed, your spirits lifted and your soul moved by what you experience during the festival. Whatever it is you choose to engage with, we are reminded of the value the arts bring to us as a community – they connect us with each other and help shape our social and creative identity as a region.

    The Festival includes Conversational Pathway, The Roots. Founders Heritage Park, Nelson and The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson and Black Faggot by Victor Roger.


    Includes Victor Rodger, The Roots.


    16 October -27 October


    Various venues in Nelson



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