Yours Truly

What: Amdram Theatre's latest production

When: Tonight, Friday and Saturday at 7.30pm, 171 Guyton St


Details: A gothic love story set in Victorian London. Tickets from

St John Second Hand Book Sale

When: 6pm to 9pm

Where: 25 Tawa St, Gonville

Details: Huge selection of books, jigsaw puzzles and magazines.

Art Fix with printmaker Anthony Davies
When: Thursday 11 April, 2pm
Where: Sarjeant on the Quay, 38 Taupō Quay
Details: Free event, all welcome.

River City Artists
From beginners to established artists.
When: 9.30am-4pm
Where: Christ Church Community Hall, 243 Wicksteed St
Details: Val 343 6316 or 027 459 9448.

When: 6pm-7.30pm
Where: Whanganui Community Arts Centre, 19 Taupo Quay
Details: Drop-in classes from Gen Demo from Amitabha Buddhist Centre. Suggested donation $12.


Thoughtful Thursday
When: 6.30pm
Where: Confluence, 15 Watt St
Details: Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist - Lorna Tucker's 2018 documentary on Vivienne Westwood. Entry $10 at the door or book at or call (06) 281 3474. Booking strongly advised.

St John Second Hand Book Sale
When:10am to 6pm
Where: 25 Tawa St, Gonville
Details: Huge selection of books, jigsaw puzzles and magazines.

When: At sundown (clear sky permitting)
Where: Ward Observatory, Cooks Gardens, St Hill St
Details: Entry is by donation (suggested charge $2). Call Ross 027 245 8066 with queries.

River Traders' Market
When: 8.30am-1pm.
Where: Downtown Whanganui riverbank.
Details: Goods, produce, food.
Walking Tours
When: Tours leave 10am and 2pm each Saturday, Sunday
Where: Whanganui i-Site
Details: Learn about Whanganui's history, buildings and people. $10 per person. Other times possible - call i-Site in good time.

St John Second Hand Book Sale
When:10am to 4pm
Where: 25 Tawa St, Gonville
Details: Huge selection of books, jigsaw puzzles and magazines.

Beach Clean Up 2019
When: 3pm
Where: Meet at Duncan Pavilion, Castlecliff
Details: Bring nothing but you friends and family, and a gold coin donation for a sausage sizzle, going towards the Sir Peter Blake Trust. Hosted by Whanganui District Council Youth Committee.

Chamber Music Wanganui series
Where:Prince Edward Auditorium, Whanganui Collegiate
Details: New Zealand baritone, Julien Van Mellaerts with South African pianist, James Baillieu. Tickets $35 (adults) from Royal Wanganui Opera House or pay at the door (no eftpos).

Live and Local
When: 9pm
Where: Lucky Bar + Kitchen, 53 Wilson St
Details: Mr Sudden Death and the Mean Owls. Bar and kitchen open from 5pm. Koha entry.

Castlecliff Market
When: 11am-3pm.
Where: 5 Bryce St, Castlecliff.
Details: Goods, produce, food.

Rener8 healing arts workshop
When: 10am
Where: Sustainable Whanganui, Maria Place
Details: A fun sustainable way to be creative and sustainably look after your mental health too. To book ring 021 724 785

Whanganui Film Society
When: 7pm
Where: Davis Theatre, Watt St
Details: Stray - two damaged strangers fall into a complex intimate relationship in Dustin Feneley's beautiful and rigorous debut feature, shot in Otago in 2018. See
Grassroots Singers
When: 6.30pm
Where: Duncan Pavilion, Castlecliff Beach
Details: We welcome new (and current) singers. Ph Mary Ann 06 343 9981.

Slimmers Support Group
What: Lose weight and keep it off
When: 5pm.
Cost: $10 joining fee with $2 weekly. Inquiries: Ngaire 06 347 1613.

Waimarie Paddle Steamer
What: River cruise
When: 11am
Details: Sailing at 11am on Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday throughout April. Book at i-Site or online at

Small Talks
When: 7pm
Where: Bayleys' function room, Wicksteed St
Details: An entertaining evening of Small Talks about Big Ideas. All profits to Whanganui Cancer Society. Ticket $15 from Royal Wanganui Opera House Booking Office.

If you have an item for this free column, email with the details. The deadline for information about events from, and including, Thursday, April 18, to Wednesday, April 24, is noon on Tuesday, April 16.