18 December 2016

With a wealth of talent guaranteed you can be sure CHRISTMAS AT THE BOWL 2016 will be another excellent evening to join with family and friends and celebrate a truly special Taranaki Christmas in the beautiful Bowl of Brooklands, New Plymouth.

On the night bring along your picnic, rug, sandchairs and all the family. Pre-show music begins at 7pm, and our special Christmas show commences at 8pm. We conclude the evening at around 9.30pm with the Powerco Fireworks display. Candles and candle holders are provided all for a gold coin donation, so come along and join in the Christmas Spirit.

The CATB APP will be available FREE in both the iPhone App Store and Google Play Store from the 1st December so make a note to download it before the big night as it includes words to all the carols plus all the evenings information.

Visit our Facebook page for regular updates as well as performers and programme information as it is confirmed.  We will also be having special prizes draws on our Facebook page from 1st December for Joe’s Garage vouchers so make sure you are in to win!  In addition, listen to the breakfast show Adam and Eryn on “The Hits” radio station for your chance to win Arborio pizza vouchers each morning in the week before the show.

In the event of bad weather, Christmas At The Bowl will be postponed until Monday 19th December 2016 – text BOWL to 4487 for weather updates on the day; or keep informed via our facebook page.

This remarkable community event, is made possible by the generous support of TSB Community Trust, NZ Community Trust, Powerco, AWE, Staples Rodway and The Hits. Listen for your lucky candleholder or programme number on Classic Hits the morning after the big night and be in to win!  This year’s special prize is a Kiwi Saver start fund of $1000 which will go to one very lucky child who attends Christmas At The Bowl – Staples Rodway would like to do all they can to ensure the next generation of Taranaki people are smart with their money so as part of their ‘Start Small Think Big’ campaign, are offering 1 lucky child $1,000 cash to put into savings for their future!  Also up for grabs is a Saturday family pass to WOMAD 2017 – two adults and two children 12 or under will enjoy this fabulous festival!

It’s going to be another fantastic Christmas show so get along and enjoy the show.

CONTACT US AT: info@christmasatthebowl.co.nz
Please come and enjoy the atmosphere of the show – live streaming of the event will breach event copyright.

Christmas At The Bowl held its inaugural production in 1999.  Focussing on the spirit of Christmas and providing an event where families can enjoy an outing for only a gold coin donation has been the driving aim.  Each year the event showcases Taranaki talent along with special guests to over 10,000 people who attend. Sponsorship from Taranaki businesses is integral to ensuring that Christmas at the Bowl remains an iconic Taranaki family Christmas event.

The Christmas At The Bowl Trust was formed in 2005 to facilitate the ongoing financial administration, with an Organising Committee who work with the Artistic Director to produce all aspects of the show.

TSB BANK FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS, Pukekura Park – Sunday 18 Dec 2016 – Sunday 5th February 2017

MAKE A NIGHT OF IT AND VIEW THE SPECTACULAR TSB BANK FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS ON THE SAME NIGHT AS CHRISTMAS AT THE BOWL ….. so make sure you check out the TSB Bank Festival of Lights after the fireworks display at around 9.40pm.

For more information see www.festivaloflights.co.nz – including daily updates and the Summer Scene calendar of events.