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When:

Sat 25 Jul 2015, 11:00am–12:00pm
Sat 25 Jul 2015, 1:00pm–2:00pm
Sat 25 Jul 2015, 3:00pm–4:00pm
Sun 26 Jul 2015, 11:00am–12:00pm
Sun 26 Jul 2015, 1:00pm–2:00pm
Sun 26 Jul 2015, 3:00pm–4:00pm

Where: National Library of New Zealand, 70 Molesworth Street, Thorndon, Wellington

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

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Listed by: Keith5

Actors from the NZ Arcade Live Art Trust bring characters from Wellington's past to colourful life. This site-specific event creates short theatre pieces referring to people who have at some stage of their lives had an association with the capital city including Carmen, Te Rauparaha, Robyn Hyde, Nancy Wake and James K.Baxter.

Performances can be seen on both days of the Capital 150 - July 25th and 26th. Entry is free.

There is plenty else going on at the National Library during these two days including guided tours of the exhibition World War One - A Contemporary Conversation, "white glove experiences" led by curators from the Alexander Turnbull Library in which you can up close and personal with valuable collection items, and an exhibition presented in association with Victoria University of Wellington, which looks at projects that could affect the future of Wellington.

The ground floor is open from 8.30am - 5.00pm on both days and HOME cafe at the Library is open from 9pm. The Alexander Turnbull Library, on the first floor of the National Library, is open from 10am - 5.00pm on Saturday but they are also offering their "white gloves experiences" on Sunday as well as Saturday.

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