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'The Best of British’ - Queen's Birthday Weekend

When:

Sat 1 Jun 2013, 10:00am–5:00pm
Sun 2 Jun 2013, 10:00am–5:00pm
Mon 3 Jun 2013, 10:00am–5:00pm

Where: Queens Wharf, 99 Quay St, CBD, Auckland

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Website:

Listed by: QueensWharf

Waterfront Auckland is excited to announce a very special free community event taking place this Queen’s Birthday weekend at Queen’s Wharf – ‘The Best of British’.

From June 1st – 3rd, spend the day at Queen’s Wharf and discover the very best of England, Scotland and Wales. Guests are invited to toast Her Royal Highness over a High Tea, dabble in a round of croquet or badminton, and dine on a veritable mix of the finest British cuisine, from cucumber sandwiches to shortbread.

For families staying in Auckland this Queen’s Birthday, there’s no better place to while away an Autumnal day.

Saturday:
Cars on display - Mini Car Club of Auckland, Bentley, Aston Martin, Mini.
11:00am - Highland Pipers and Dancers
12:00pm - Traditional Marionette puppet show
12:30pm - Morris Dancers
1:00pm - Performance from 'Tamlin' - Anglo-celtic group
2:30pm - Morris Dancers
3:00pm - Free afternoon film screening - James and the Giant Peach

Sunday:
- Cars on display - Mini Car Club of Auckland, MG Car Club, Daimler and Lanchester Owners Club, Vauxhall Owners Club
11:00am - Performance from 'Tamlin' - Anglo-celtic group
12:00pm - Traditional Marionette puppet show
12:30pm - Maypole performance by Meadowbank School Maypole dancers
1:00pm - Mad Hatter's Tea Party
3:00pm - Free afternoon film screening - Alice in Wonderland (1951 animated version)

MONDAY:
- Cars on display - Mini Car Club of Auckland, Humber/Hillman car club, Austin 'Flying A' car club, Triumph TR Register
12:30pm - Morris Dancers
1:00pm - Performance from 'Tamlin' - Anglo-celtic group
2:00pm - Traditional Marionette puppet show
2:30pm - Morris Dancers
3:00pm - Free afternoon film screening - Mary Poppins

Each Day:
- Up to 40 British vehicles on display each day of the weekend. These include brand new Bentley, Mini and Aston Martin. Also British car club displays by the MG Car Club of Auckland, the Daimler and Lanchester Owners Club of Auckland, the Mini Car Club, the Austin 'Flying A' Club and the Vauxhall Owners Club.
- The Candyman pop-up lolly shop
- Face-painting
- Famous Five-themed children's workshops
- Badminton
- Croquet
- Lawn Bowls
- Table Tennis
- Cafe operated by Shaky Isles Coffee Co.

If it’s British, you’ll find it on Queen’s Wharf this Queen’s Birthday Weekend!

‘The Best of British’ at Queen’s Wharf
Queen’s Birthday Weekend, June 1st – 3rd
10am – 5pm
Free Entry

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