Tag: Alberton House 150th Anniversary

“Make a bit of history at Alberton’s Garden Gala” On Sunday 30th March : NZHPT Media Release (20.03.2014)

NZHPT logo-New"Alberton’s last celebration of its 150th anniversary year will be marked in style a grand finale Garden Gala on Sunday March 30 (11am-3pm)."
"Singer Grant Chilcott and John Fennell’s string quartet will also entertain with live music, while Old Macdonald’s Mobile Farm will provide fun for the kids."

"Stalls will include Criollo Chocolates and Desserts, Kai Moana’s Whitebait and Mussell Patties, Hakanoa Ginger Beer and a wide range of craft stalls..."
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“Victorian Dream at Alberton” Jan 10-26 2013 : NZHPT Media Release (20th December 2013)

NZHPT logo-New"One of Auckland’s up-and-coming artists (Yvonne Abercrombie) will feature some of her work in an exhibition at Alberton, the Mt Albert mansion cared for by the New Zealand Historic Places Trust (NZHPT)."

The exhibition runs from January 10-26 (note Alberton is closed on Mondays and Tuesdays). Admission to Victorian Dreams is free, though people can explore Alberton for $10 per adult (school-aged children free).
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“Bruce Paine concert at Alberton” 7 pm 7th December : NZHPT Media Release (25th November 2013)

NZHPT letterhead logoBruce Paine and Rex Button will present The 19th Century Guitar – A Tribute to Alberton
Two of New Zealand’s leading classical guitarists will perform a concert of live music as part of Alberton’s 150th anniversary on December 7 at 7pm.

The Media Release is as follows: (more…)