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Find events happening in and around the Stratford District.

Upcoming Events

Here's the upcoming events for the next 30 days. For events on a specific day, click a date on the calendar.

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31 October 2014 — 30 November 2014

  • IF I WERE YOU by Alan Ayckbourn

    Date & Time: Tuesday 28 October 2014 - Saturday 08 November 2014

    IF I WERE YOU by Alan Ayckbourn is a popular modern comedy exploring the themes of love and family... if I were you and you were me, what would you see?

    To be directed by Nicci Smith. Cast: Steve Hobson, Jo Fuller, Joel Smith, Antonia Smith, Nick Couton

    Prices: $22pp ($20 prepaid ...

  • Powerco Taranaki Garden Spectacular

    Date & Time: Friday 31 October 2014 - Sunday 09 November 2014

    Time: Various Times (Please consult the official programme/website)

    The 2014 festival is set to awaken your senses with an impressive array of gardens and a diverse events programme.  Spring will bloom in wonderfully cultivated gardens and carefully thought out eco-systems and we are del ...

  • Taranaki Fringe Garden Festival

    Date & Time: Friday 31 October 2014 - Sunday 09 November 2014

    We have great pleasure in welcoming you to the 10th TARANAKI FRINGE GARDEN FESTIVAL. This is Zealands largest Garden Festival like no other. Here in taranaki we pride ourselves in the large variety of plants we can grow. This year all gardens have been assessed by an independent committee and hav ...

  • Hobby and Craft Fair

    Date & Time: Saturday 01 November 2014 9:30am - 3:30pm

    This fair coincides with the Fringe and Rhododendron Garden Festivals. Free admission.

  • Stratford Speedway

    Date & Time: Saturday 01 November 2014 7:00pm

    Race Meeting

    Date: 1-11-2014
    Time: 7pm

    Opening Night.

    City of New Plymouth Classic for Minisprints, Streetstocks and Modifieds

    Double points for Minisprints and Streetstocks

    Classes Racing:

    SuperstocksStockcarsMinisprintsStreetstocksModifiedsYo ...

  • Taranaki Flyer

    Date & Time: Sunday 02 November 2014 7:00am - 6:30pm

    Travel with Steam Incorporated on this special outing to Taranaki featuring our recently restored 1950s diesel locomotive Da1431.

    The train will run from New Plymouth (Puke Ariki foreshore) to Wanganui and return. This will be the first day return excursion from New Plymouth over this rou ...

  • Ashley Park Country Fair

    Date & Time: Sunday 02 November 2014 10:00am - 4:00pm

    A fun day out in the country. Great opportunity to begin your Christmas shopping. Picnic areas, a variety of art and craft stalls. Food stalls, music, art, antiques , Devonshire Teas. Pony rides in petting area. V8 simulator and Bumpit Balls. Adults $10 and Children under 15 Free. Fundraising for ...

  • Planning Workshop - SDC - Entry/Intermediate

    Date & Time: Wednesday 05 November 2014 5:30pm - 7:30pm

    This is a two hour session focused on helping you and your organisation plan for current and future challenges, to ensure you meet your goals. These sessions are tailored for the needs of community groups and people involved in planning to achieve the groups objectives.

    The session is int ...

  • Charles Dickens 'A Christmas Carol'

    Date & Time: Saturday 08 November 2014 - Saturday 15 November 2014

    Charles Dickens story of miserable Ebenezer Scrooge in England of the mid 1800s comes to life with this cast of over 30 men, women, and children. Directed by John Bellomo and written by John Jakes it features elaborate costumes and set. Scrooge is shown the hard truth about his life and has to th ...

  • Stratford Speedway

    Date & Time: Saturday 08 November 2014 7:00pm

    Fireworks Spectacular

    City of New Plymouth Classic for Midgets and Adult Ministocks

    Classes Racing:

    SuperstocksStockcarsMidgetsModifiedsSaloonsAdult Ministocks


    Adults - $18Child - $6Family (Two adults & up to four kids) - $38Student/Pensioner (Studen ...

  • Prospero Market

    Date & Time: Friday 28 November 2014 3:00pm

    Beautiful Handmade Gifts, Arts, Crafts, Jewellery and more. Before and during the Stratford Christmas Parade.

  • Dinner and Dancing

    Date & Time: Saturday 29 November 2014 7:30pm - 11:30pm

    Music by DJ Ave Maria, Cha Cha, Samba, rumba, Modern Jive, Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, Salsa, Rock n Roll, Swing, Bachata and Wiggles with Buffet Dinner. Theme is Bling. RSVP by the 1st of November. No door sales. $45 Early Bird ticket till 14th Nov after $55 per person.