My Dunedin Itinerary

Spring Events in Dunedin

Dunedin is host to a crazy mix of exciting events this Spring.

Life before Dinosaurs: Permian Monsters | Otago Museum

Open daily until Sunday 25 February 2018

Step back 290 million years when bizarre-looking animals dominated life on land and sea in Life before Dinosaurs: Permian Monsters. This unique international touring exhibition, produced by Gondwana Studios, brings the past back to life with fossilised skeletons and life-size animatronic models of the animals that ruled the world millions of years before the age of dinosaurs, in a time known as the Permian.

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Cirkopolis | Regent Theatre

23 November – 26 November

The critically acclaimed circus extravaganza Cirkopolis - by Montreal-based troupe Cirque Éloize - is set to thrill audiences in Dunedin from 23 November. This is the ultimate family show, filled with a mind-blowing blend of acrobatics, theatre, and dance set against a breath-taking and imposing urban cityscape.

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Gordon Walters: New Vision | Dunedin Public Art Gallery

11th Nov - 8th Apr 2018

Gordon Walters: New Vision is a major survey of one of New Zealand’s great modernist artists. Two years in the making, and including more than 150 works, this exhibition presents a unique opportunity to explore all aspects of Walters' remarkable art practice for the first time.

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Stevie Nicks – 24 Karat Gold Tour

Friday 24 November

Get ready for some Rock and Roll! Stevie Nicks will be returning to Forsyth Barr Stadium for her 24 Karat Gold tour. She will be joined by none other than the legendary Pretenders, fronted by Chrissie Hynde.

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Creative Cities Southern Hui

28th Nov - 2nd Dec 2018

UNESCO City of Literature warmly invites you to the Creative Cities Southern Hui – an invigorating assemblage of local and global creative minds. The Creative Cities Southern Hui is for ALL creative minds. Join the conversation across all art forms, disciplines, experiences and interests. Meet, listen, share and collaborate with us as we collectively explore our connections, locally and globally.

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