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Hairy is here!

Hairy is here!

Hairy Maclary and his mates step out of the pages of Lynley Dodd’s hugely popular books and onto the stage for TV2 KidsFest in Christchurch during the July school holidays. Tickets are on sale from today.

“Hairy Maclary Capers” will present our favourite characters in a programme of song, dance and games with a special appearance by Scarface Claw, the toughest Tom in town!

This is the first time a Hairy Maclary event has come to the South Island and is presented by TV2 KidsFest in association with the Christchurch Arts Festival. Celebrating the occasion, author Lynley Dodd is also visiting and will make personal appearances at city libraries, reading from her books.

“Hairy Maclary Capers”
Christ’s College School Hall
July 19 to 23
Tickets $5 from Ticketek

Lynley Dodd Library Readings
Sunday 17 July 3pm City Central
Monday 18 July 10am Linwood
11.30am New Brighton
1.30pm Fendalton
3.30pm Shirley
Tuesday 19 July 10.30 South Library

Note: Corrections to the listing in the Christchurch Arts Festival brochure …
Jackie Clarke has had to withdraw as narrator and tickets are on sale
from today (29 April) – not 29 June.

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