Holiday Programs

Billy Lids - Creative Festival for Kids! Labour Weekend - 2020

Keirunga – the creative hub is opening up just for families on Saturday 24 October in
partnership with The Drama Workshop, supported by the Hawkes Bay Arts Festival.
Book into the workshops and performances or just pop in to experience the free
activities on offer.
Book online for classes, workshops and shows or just come along and soak up the free
activities on offer. Free activities – no booking required – include craft tables,
demonstrations, collaborative mural painting, activities in the fairy dell, sound sessions in
the old homestead with Campbell Burns, storytelling in the storytellers cottage and
easel painting on the lawn with artists on-hand to guide you.
Music with Aslan, dress-ups and refreshments will be available all day in the centre
Limited tickets available for paid events – book online for: Super-Hero Circus from
Rollicking Entertainment in the theatre; Art Workshops with
the Pencil Room; and Rhubarb – storytelling with the fabulous Mary Kippenberger and
team! Bring a picnic or purchase from the Bay Espresso caravan – child friendly meal
options and great coffee!
For the full program and tickets go to:

April School Holidays

Sadly, cancelled due to COVID19.

Attend a fantastic three day school holiday program – make a play in three days! Circus Olympus here we come!

Location: Keirunga Gardens, 6 Puflett Rd, Havelock North

Dates: 15 – 17 April

Ages: 7 – 14yrs

Cost: $180 +gst


January 2020 Holiday Program

Make a Play in 3 Days!

The three day program will involve drama games for skill development and team work, work-shopping scenes, rehearsing, dressing up and finally performing the play for family and friends.

Location: Keirunga Gardens, 6 Puflett Rd, Havelock North

Dates: Mon 20 – Wed 22 Jan

Time: 9am – 5pm

Ages: 7 – 13

Cost: $180 plus gst (non-refundable deposit of $50 secures your place)

Performance: 5pm Wed 22 Jan

Senior Drama Summer Intensive

Run by our expert HaBYT tutors, these three days will involve:




Movement and


You do NOT need to be a HaBYT student to attend!

Location: Keirunga Gardens, 6 Puflett Rd, Havelock North

Dates: Sat 25 Jan – Mon 27 Jan (Must attend all three days)

Times: 10am – 4pm

Cost: $180 +gst (non-refundable deposit of $50 secures your place)