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Antics Theatre Company presents THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES

Wed 4 May - Sat 7 May
The Theatre Royal

One hound, one Holmes and the vague smell of damp fur…

The Hound of the Baskervilles is a wonderfully barking spoof!


The Elephant Thief

Wed 11 May - Thu 12 May
The Theatre Royal

Indian Ink Theatre Company’s latest, boldest and bravest show comes blasting out of the future: India the year 2061. When Leela Devi leaves her tribal home to see the world, she doesn’t expect her father’s elephant to follow her.


Off the Cuff – Let’s be Sense-able

Fri 13 May
The Theatre Royal

Join us monthly for improv, sketch comedy and anything else we have “up our sleeves” with this month’s topic “Let’s be Sense-able”.


Smokefree Rockquest – Heats

Sat 14 May
The Theatre Royal

Smokefree Rockquest is New Zealand’s only nationwide, live, original music, youth event.


NSO presents The Night at the Opera

Sat 14 May
Old St John’s

Nelson Symphony Orchestra presents The Night of Opera in collaboration with the Nelson opera performance group – Avid Opera. The concert conductor is Nigel Weeks.


Kelvin Cruickshank – Soul Food

Sun 15 May
The Theatre Royal

Passing on messages from people who have died and are in spirit is what Kelvin was put on earth to do.


Chamber Music New Zealand presents ENSO STRING QUARTET

Tue 17 May
Old St John’s

The New York-based Enso String Quartet return to New Zealand following their successful 2012 tour, with an exciting series of concerts.


Heath Franklin’s Chopper – Live from Anzakistan

Tue 17 May
The Theatre Royal

Heath Franklin’s Chopper is back after taking the former countries of New Zealand and Australia.


2degrees Comedy Convoy

Wed 18 May
The Theatre Royal

Hilarious French raconteur, Marcel Lucont hosts a top selection of the Comedy Festival’s favourites including much-loved American cowboy Wilson Dixon, super-dry Welshman Lloyd Langford, two-time Fred Award finalist Jamie Bowen, and Angela Barnes from the UK whom Sarah Millican rates as “Brilliantly funny”.


Smokefree Rockquest – Final

Fri 20 May
The Theatre Royal

The Nelson Final of Smokefree Rockquest: New Zealand’s only nationwide, live, original music, youth event.


MAMIL (Middle Aged Man in Lycra)

Sat 21 May - Sun 22 May
The Theatre Royal

By popular demand, Mark Hadlow is cycling back to Nelson to star in a one man theatre show as that most polarising of species – a middle aged man in lycra.


The Steinway Story AND Saturday Student Showcase

Sat 28 May
Old St John’s

Murray takes us through the Steinway story and the Nelson School of Music 2015 scholarship winners come out to shine.

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