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Tremains Art Deco Festival - Hastings Events


HASTINGS ART DECO EVENTS Dedicated to the rich and vibrant Art Deco heritage of Hastings, a series of events will be featured as part of the 30th anniversary of the festival. The Art Deco Trust acknowledges the generous support from the Hastings District Council and Hastings City Business Association. ART DECO WALK OF THE HASTINGS CBD Join Hawke’s Bay historian and author Michael Fowler for a guided Art Deco tour around the Hastings CBD. His tour views some spiffing examples of Art Deco buildings that Hastings built after the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake. Included as part of the tour are dramatic stories of how the 1931 Hawke’s Bay Earthquake affected Hastings - including some remaining earthquake scars of the event. The tour takes around 70 minutes. (Two of his Art Deco and earthquake books are available for purchase after the tour for a special tour price of $15 for both books.) WED 14 FEB 10.30AM & 2.00PM, THU 15 FEB 3.00PM, SAT 17 FEB 10.30AM. Tour departs from Hastings i-site, corner of Russell and Heretaunga Streets, Hastings. TICKETS $20 THE GRAND DELUXE TOUR OF HASTINGS ART DECO (NEW) Join Art Deco and local historian Michael Fowler for a one-off grand tour of Hastings, which leaves no Art Deco stone unturned. It is a veritable Art Deco feast. A combination of walking and transportation around Hastings to view Art Deco and other interesting buildings. To finish off the tour, we take in a sumptuous high tea for lunch hosted by Michael. The tour takes around four hours including lunch and a free tour book. THU 15 FEB 9.00AM Tour departs from Hastings i-site, corner of Russell and Heretaunga Streets, Hastings. TICKETS $95 MYTHS AND MORNING TEA (NEW) Enjoy an elegant afternoon tea on the grounds of the majestic Peak House. With the exquisite panorama of Hawkes Bay laid out before you, hear tales of the myths and legends surrounding our region and witness thrilling displays of Kapa Haka. Then, stretch your legs with a short guided walk up to the peak itself. WED 14 & THU 15 FEB 10.30AM Peak House, 357 Te Mata Peak Rd, Havelock North. TICKETS ADULT $55, CHILD $35, SENIOR $45 HASTINGS ART DECO POP-UP MUSEUM (NEW / FREE) Pop into Hastings City Mall for an iced tea and hear stories, view images and learn all about how the 1931 earthquake affected Hastings and how its rich and vibrant Art Deco heritage was formed. WED 14 FEB - FRI 16 FEB, 10AM - 4PM AMI Building, Hastings City Mall, Heretaunga Street, Hastings. HASTINGS ART DECO FASHION FLAUNT (NEW / FREE) Get out those classy clothes and enter the fun costume competition that is the Hastings Art Deco Fashion Flaunt. With numerous prizes it’s the perfect way to spend an hour of your evening showing off your Art Deco best. Categories are: Best dressed female, best dressed male, best dressed child and best dressed couple. THU 15 FEB, 5.30PM Hastings City Mall, Heretaunga Street, Hastings. HASTINGS ART DECO CONCERT Charleston your way into the evening with toe tapping music from the Art Deco era from top Wellington band City Jazz. THU 15 FEB, 6.30PM - 8.30PM Hastings City Mall by the fountain, Heretaunga Street, Hastings. TREMAINS HASTINGS HAMPER AUCTION Get together with colleagues or friends and book a table of 8 for an alfresco surprise lunch, then have fun bidding on beautifully crafted hampers packed full of tasty treats, created by some of the best culinary talents in Hastings. Vintage cars, Art Deco musical entertainment, and the Bathing Belles will set the mood. Prizes awarded for best dressed table and costumes. More info at Contact the Hastings City Business Association to book your table on 06 876 9093. FRI 16 FEB 12.00PM Hastings Community Art Centre, 106 Russell St South, Hastings MADNESS IN THE MALL - ART DECO CLOTHING MARKET (FREE) If you are ‘doing Deco’ this year then don’t miss this fabulous market in the Hastings City Mall. There’ll be no excuse not to get totally ‘togged up’ for the big festival’s events - there will be masses of really affordable, authentic clothing, shoes, and accessory stalls lining the Mall. This continues into the twilight market with an amazing variety of diverse street food lining the mall. Live music, vintage cars and local arts and handcrafts will also be on offer. This is a market for all the family to enjoy. More info at THU 15 FEB 10.00AM - 8.00PM Hastings City Mall by the fountain, Heretaunga Street, Hastings. 18 TREMAINS ART DECO FESTIVAL 2018 TALKS, WALKS & TOURS

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