Beca Heritage Week

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Make the most of Beca Heritage Week and celebrate our history.

There’s a fantastic range of events that unearth our hidden histories, take the opportunity to be inspired, discover new places and learn old pastimes.

Activities

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Be a time traveller!

16 Oct
The Arts Centre, enter from Worcester Boulevard

Take a trip back through time, be an archaeologist for a day and uncover our past.

Family History Open Day

15 Oct - 16 Oct
401a Papanui Road, Papanui

Research your hidden family history by viewing library resources.

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Adding a Touch of Gold to Stitchery

14 Oct
Christchurch Weavers and Spinners Guildroom, 11 Tanner Street, Woolston

An introduction to the art of goldwork to create stunning stitchery.

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Unearthing Family Stories

15 Oct
Parkview Community Lounge, 75 Queenspark Drive, Parklands

Learn how to start unearthing your family history.

Parade of clan banners

Kirkin 'o 'the Tartan

16 Oct
St Andrew's at Rangi Ruru, Merivale Lane, Merivale

Join an open service to bless the pieces of tartan.

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Christchurch Photo Hunt

01 Oct - 31 Oct

Share your photos and help grow the city's photographic archive.

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Tips and Tricks for Experienced Lace Knitters

19 Oct
Christchurch Weavers and Spinners Guildroom, 11 Tanner Street, Woolston

Perfect your lace knitting skills with ideas gleaned from Margaret Stove, QSM.

The Basics of Knitted Lace

18 Oct
Christchurch Weavers and Spinners Guildroom, 11 Tanner Street, Woolston

Margaret Stove, QSM, will guide participants in this practical class.

Use a Picture, Stitch a Memory

20 Oct
Christchurch Weavers and Spinners Guildroom, 11 Tanner Street, Woolston

Bring along an image and create your own unique memory.

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Ferrymead Heritage Park Festivities

23 Oct - 24 Oct
Ferrymead Heritage Park, 50 Ferrymead Park Drive, Heathcote

Help Ferrymead Heritage Park celebrate its birthday this Labour Weekend.

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Orton Bradley Park Spring Fair

23 Oct
Orton Bradley Park, Marine Drive, Charteris Bay

A fun day for the family in park surrounds.

Exhibitions

Talks

Tours

Booking

Required for many events, get in early and reserve your place.