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Sunday, 7th December, Acoustic Matinee Open Mic

Thunderbird Cafe, Featherston Street, 2-4pm 

Sunday, 14th December, Acoustic Routes Christmas Party

Sue and Kim Rose's place, Pauatahanui, 4pm


Coming Events

Coming up in January - folk festivals in Tapawera, Whare Flat and Auckland

For details, see the December Balladeer

Friday, 6th February 2015, Waitangi Day gathering

Roy and Ann's place, 21 Gordon Road, Plimmerton, 4pm


Acoustic Routes Christmas Party PDF Print E-mail

Christmas Party, Sue and Kim Rose's home, Pauatahanui Hill Road, Pauatahanui, Sunday 14 December, 4 pm

This will be a festive treat out in the countryside.
Sue and Kim have offered to host this year's AR Christmas party at their gorgeous rural retreat nestled in a little valley about 3 km from the Pauahatanui shops.
(It's about the same distance from Wellington as Plimmerton - see directions below or map in Balladeer).
What To Bring
Please bring food for a shared meal, drink and a small gift (no more than $10) for the secret Santa, and of course instruments and songs and a little bit of cash for a koha.
Disposable plates, etc., will be provided but those of you who have picnic sets could bring them too, to help reduce the waste.
Directions
Sue and Kim's rural retreat is 3.29 kilometres from Pauatahanui village, heading north up the  Paekakariki Hill Rd. At the end of a long straight you'll find the golf club on the right. Turn left into the drive just past that, cross the bridge and take the left hand fork to the house.


 
December 2014 Balladeer PDF Print E-mail
The December 2014 Balladeer can be downloaded from the PDF below.
Attachments:
 2014BalladeerDec.pdf[ ]800 Kb
 
Who we are PDF Print E-mail

Acoustic Routes, also known as the Wellington Folk Centre, is a club based in Wellington for people who enjoy performing and listening to a wide range of music with the emphasis on acoustic styles.

We have regular concerts that feature a wide range of New Zealand and  overseas performers.

We also host monthly singarounds, blackboard concerts and other club events, which provide a additional opportunities for members to perform.

For more information, see our constitution below.

Attachments:
 Constitution.docx[ ]70 Kb
 
Joining Us PDF Print E-mail

The new membership year starts as of July. A single membership costs only $25, with a discount of $10 for students and beneficiaries. Family memberships are available for $40.

Club members (cardholders) continue to get discounted rates on door-charges to concerts and most events. Alistair's Music in Cuba St. also offers members a 10% discount on strings and tuners.

You must have your membership paid up by the August AGM to be able to formally participate and nomimate and vote for the election of the Committee.

Membership now half price

As we’re now at the halfway stage for the club year membership rates have been reduced accordingly. If you haven’t yet renewed your membership or want to join you can do so now and enjoy a discounted entry on the first six concerts next year; February to June inclusive.

To join our club, download the form below and follow the instructions for payment.

Attachments:
 AR Membership 2013-2015.docx[ ]13 Kb
 

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