Aspiring Conversations launched as annual festival of ideas

The Southern Lakes Festival of Colour has announced that Aspiring Conversations, its hugely popular literary, philosophical and political debate sessions, will become an annual festival of ideas from this year. It is the first time that Aspiring Conversations has been … Continued

Confirmed support for Festival 2015

Winter is approaching and we are getting busier and busier as we are now less than a year away from the next festival. Plans have been given an extra boost as we have been delighted to hear from Aurora that … Continued

Festival of Colour announces modest surplus

We were pleased to announce at our AGM this week that Festival of Colour 2013 achieved a very modest surplus of $529. This is thanks to our sponsors and funders, patrons and benefactors and record ticket sales. Festival Chair Hetty … Continued

Lawrence Arabia tickets on sale now

Lawrence Arabia is playing at new boutique bar Gin & Raspberry Thursday November 7th at 8pm. Tickets only $25, including a complimentary Gin & Raspberry cocktail on arrival. Many of you will have seen Lawrence playing with Mike Fabulous as … Continued

Lawrence Arabia to perform in Wanaka – November 7th

The Festival of Colour is delighted to be bringing Christchurch-born, sometime-robed, aging ex-wunderkind, Lawrence Arabia, back to Wanaka as part of a New Zealand tour this November. Following their sold-out appearance at this year’s Southern Lakes Festival of Colour, melodic … Continued

Festival of Colour hailed a success

The fifth Festival of Colour came to a close today after a week of sell-out performances, standing ovations bringing some of New Zealand’s leading musicians, actors and artists to the Southern Lakes region. The festival’s success saw over 12,000 tickets … Continued