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Newtown Festival 2005 - Festival Fair - Sunday

Newtown Festival 2005 - Festival Fair - Sunday 6 March

A quiet day in Newtown is not to be had on Sunday 6 March 2005.

The Newtown Festival fair day will see a vibrant commercial area turned into a lively, chaotic, place of entertainment, business and community get together.

There will be on Riddiford Street over 150 market stalls, three music stages, street theatre/buskers, DJ Stage, a childrens' amusement area, food stalls as well as main street businesses. The market stalls cover all types of merchandise from books to clothing to ornamental art.

The day starts with a powhiri at 10 am and this sets the theme of a day of community involvement that will be on show on the three stages, the courtyard of St Thomas's, the DJ stage, and the street theatre areas.

The presenters on the northern and southern stages are well known professional musicians and bands with strong Newtown connections. The centre stage features local community groups. The DJ Stage of course features DJ's


Newtown New World Community Stage

10:00 am Powhiri – Ngati Kotahitanga, Newtown School

10:20 am Official opening – Celia Wade-Brown, Brian Pepperell (Southern Ward Councillors) & Hon Annette King (MP for Rongotai)

10:30 am Wellington Chinese Language School

10.45 am To be confirmed

11:40 am Traffic Safety Theatre

12:00 pm Line Dancing

12:30 pm Faultline Chorus

1:00 pm Phil Darkins

1:30 pm Wellington South Salvation Army Band

2:10 pm JamDanceworks

2:30 pm Sylvia Zonoobi and team present a smorgasbord of music

4:30 pm Finish

Main Stage (North Stage)

10:00 am Aviators (Funk/pop)

11:15 am Wellington Heads (Jazzy Blues)

12:30 pm Sparticus R (Contemporary Pop)

1:30 pm GND (Hip Hop)

2:45 pm Odessa (Funk/pop)

3:45 pm Uncle Monkey (Pop)

4:30 pm Finish

Second Stage (South Stage)

10:30 am Johnathon Crayford Trio

11:45 am Sam Manzanza African Band

1:00 pm Rodrigo brothers (Inde Pop)

2.15 pm Doosra (Contemporary Indian)

3:00 pm Kogan's Heroes Jazz Swing

4:00 pm Finish

DJ Stage

10:00 am Art

11:00 am Rhysface

12:00 pm Carlita

1:00 pm Kerb (Hiphop)

2:00 pm Misteek (Dancehall

3:00 pm Duke Willis (Reggae)

4:00 pm Finish


For information about the 2005 Newtown Festival see http://www.newtownfestival.org.nz

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