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Construction of this majestic theatre commenced in 1899. Since this date the Opera House has gained national and international recognition for its beautiful architecture and its great acoustics. The Opera House is used regularly by touring artists and shows as well as by local productions, fashion shows and local dance groups.

We look forward to welcoming you to a show very soon.

For A Full Listing Of All Our Upcoming Shows, Click Here >

Great Opera Moments 2017

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GREAT OPERA MOMENTS

SATURDAY 21 JANUARY  7.30PM
ROYAL WANGANUI OPERA HOUSE
FINISH APPROX 10PM

The New Zealand Opera School, based annually during January in Whanganui, is delighted their Principal Sponsor, Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation, will again be the sponsors for the final Opera School concert ‘Great Opera Moments 2017, in the Royal Wanganui Opera House

Adult $35    
Senior $30     
Student $30
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Glory Days VIP Lounge

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GLORY DAYS VIP LOUNGE

TUDOR COURT, VICTORIA AVE
SATURDAY 21 JANUARY 12 NOON - 4PM

Come and enjoy the private and lush setting of the Glory Days VIP Lounge, tucked away discreetly into Tudor Court. Each ticket gives you a complimentary drink & canapes with a live jazz band and a few taster burlesque performances to entertain you whilst being a stones throw away from the hustle and bustle that is Caboodle!

Food & beverages will also be available for sale.

Tickets $40
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The Food Hop

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THE FOOD HOP

MEETING AT MAJESTIC SQUARE
SATURDAY 21 JANUARY  5PM

La Quattro / Mint / Orange

Amble your way around 3 of Whanganui's finest restaurants in our vintage styled Food Hop dinner.

Assemble at Majestic Square 5pm prior to the Food Hop starting.

All profits go to The City Mission Wanganui & Whanganui 2017 National Chefs team.

WW1 themed - Prizes for best dressed available!

Tickets $95
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Caboodle After Party

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THE CABOODLE
AFTER PARTY 18+

FRANK – BAR & EATERY
SATURDAY 21 JANUARY  9PM 

Join Wellington's Roseneath Centennial Ragtime Band and Whanganui's own Damn Raucous Brass for a foot stomping dance extravaganza! A vintage photo booth and parlour games will also be on offer during the night. So come, kick up your heels and have some vintage fun!

Dressing up is strongly encouraged!

Tickets $10
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Moonlight Movie Night - Forrest Gump

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MOONLIGHT
MOVIE NIGHT
FORREST GUMP PG13
 
COOKS GARDENS, ST HILL ST
SUNDAY 22 JANUARY 9PM
FINISH APPROX. 12 MIDNIGHT
 
Forrest Gump – Winner of 6 Academy Awards including Best Picture. A timeless classic for lovers of film. PG 13
 
Gates open 6pm – Entertainment from 6.30pm – Movie starts at 9pm
Bring your own: Food, Picnic blankets, Chairs
Not permitted: Alcohol, Glass, Opened liquid
 
Adult $10
School Student 13yrs+ $5
Children* 12yrs and under: free –
*must be accompanied by an adult over 18yrs
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Coaltown Blues

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COALTOWN BLUES
By Mervyn Thompson
 
Repertory Theatre, 4 Ridgway Street
Sunday 22 January 2pm
Friday 27 January 7.30pm
 
“This is a tour de force performance by Chris Green, who succeeds masterfully throughout the play”  - Theatreview

Born during the Depression and raised in a coal mining town north of Greymouth, a mature man celebrates and laments his childhood West Coast life. A charming and comical array of characters populate the child’s world - School life,  The Depression, The Second World War, Politics, Unions, Religion. All seen through the eyes of a child, relentlessly optimistic despite all the evidence of the world around him falling apart. 
 
Tickets $25
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BUT WAIT THERE IS MORE

MORE SHOWS LISTED UNDER BOOKINGS

Fiona Pears

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and AOTNZ present

FIONA PEARS & BAND


ROYAL WANGANUI OPERA HOUSE
SUNDAY 19 FEBRUARY 7.30PM
FINISH APPROX. 9.20PM

A visually and musically explosive performer, Fiona Pears comes direct from the concert halls of America, the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia.

Adult $25Senior $23
Friend OH $20
Student $15
Special rate for School groups

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The Air Force on Tour

RNZAF 400
THE AIRFORCE BAND PRESENTS
 
 
THE AIR FORCE ON TOUR
RNZAF BAND
  
ROYAL WANGANUI OPERA HOUSE
MONDAY 20 FEBRUARY  7PM
FINISH APPROX. 9.15pm
 
Following another highly successful ‘Air Force in Concert’ at Wellington’s Opera House, The RNZAF Band has recorded a new CD entitled ‘From the Silver Screen’.  The album includes music that has either been featured in, or inspired by, the movies.
 
Adult $25
Senior $22
Student ID $20
Child 2-18yrs $5
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