Breathe: the Joy of Ancient & Modern Music

Whats On

Need some cheering up?
Need a little escape from the hustle bustle of daily grind?
Enjoy LIVE music performances in an outdoor and indoor settings?

Join us for an afternoon of music and activities that would bring a smile to your face.

Scroll down for full music programme by amazingly entertaining musicians
Line dancing - a chance to dress up... or not
Lawn games – bring yours, too, if you like
BYO Picnic

Free entry
A family-friendly, alcohol-free, smoke-free, vape-free event

If weather requires it, all performances are moved indoors to St John’s and Sunday school building.


12.15pm: “A Musical A Day Keeps the Doctor Away”
A selection of Mario Lanza Tenor classics from Broadway and Hollywood.
Opera singer extraordinaire: Jack Bourke

1pm: “Around the world in 30 minutes, by organ”
Circling the globe of organ music.
17th century to 21st century music on a 21st century instrument.
Organist/jack of all trades: Walter Nicholls

1.30pm: “Simply Guitar”
An eclectic mix arranged for solo classical guitar. Swoon…
Guitarist: Ryan Nicholls

2pm: “Breathe: Ancient and Modern”
Is it classical? Is it jazz? Is it…?
Definitely NOT what you expect from a rare 1885 tracker-action organ.
Organist/self-proclaimed show pony: Helen Lukman-Fox
(indoor at St John’s the Baptist Church – koha towards organ maintenance fund)

3.15pm: “Line Dancing”
It’s fun, whatever age you are.
Exercise for the mind, body, and soul.
Led by Bootscootin’ With Jo

4.15pm: “Lights, Camera, eh, not yet, start again!!!!!”
Music from movies and things that could be on movies.
See and hear what happens when big personalities are trying to work together.
Including Organ duet (duel?) for 4 feet….. and no hands!
Insta-worthy moments even if you don’t like the music.

P.S. Please bring your own rubbish home afterwards. Thank you!
How to Find Us

Te Waimate Mission, Kaikohe, Mid North

Event Dates

Saturday 4 March 2023