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Sun 11 Nov 2018, 11:15am–3:00pm

Where: Oyster Festival, Barrow Street, Bluff

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: MCH Admin

A fantastic day is planned in Bluff on Sunday 11 November to mark 100 years since Armistice Day at the end of World War 1.

Bluff Promotions are planning a huge family day at the Oyster Festival site from 11.30am until 3.00pm on the day to remember our soldiers and their families and to celebrate the signing of the Armistice which marked an end to World War 1 on 11 November 1918.

Sounding of Ship’s Horns:
South Port has given permission for any vessels in port to sound their horns at 11.15am on the day.

Tiger Moth Flyover:
A flyover by a Tiger Moth aircraft over Bluff at 11.45am on the day, weather permitting, courtesy of the Croydon Aircraft Company. The Tiger Moth is a piece of aviation history and was developed from the early planes of the First World War.

Bluff School Kapa Haka Group.
Wayne McEwan - “The Magic Guy”.
Stephen Wilcox.
Local 3-piece band, The Yardmen.

For the kids:
Balloon animals for the children.
Bobbing for apples.
Tug O War.
Play equipment.
Toddlers area.

Photo booth
A photo booth with a dress up box of fashion from the early 1900’s or the option of a vintage car backdrop.

Our soldiers
A display of photos and some stories of our fallen soldiers from Bluff.

Craft stalls:
A variety of craft stalls.

Food, coffee and some free food surprises for the kids.

Devonshire Teas:
Available from the Senior Citizens Centre in Onslow Street, near the Oyster Festival site from 2.00pm till 3.30pm

Maritime Museum:
A display of memorabilia at the Bluff Maritime Museum on Foreshore Road, by the Island Harbour entrance, from 10.00am to 4.30pm.

Thank you:
Bluff Promotions is grateful for the support of Four Square Bluff Supermarket, Bluff Community Charitable Trust, South Port NZ Ltd, NZAS and Ballance Agri-Nutrients for their assistance with this event.