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What's going on. What's going on. What's going on.

Music, events, activities, exhibitions – there’s always something cool happening in the SALT District. Find the latest here. Don’t miss out. Check back often.

On Screen at Alice's

November 15, 2022

Corner Tuam and High St

In the heart of SALT District, Alice's two arthouse cinemas (plus candybar and refreshments you can take into the theatre!), and impressive vault of 42,000 films (!!) is open daily 10 am - 10 pm. There's always a huge selection of films flowing through, so be proactive!

To easily see what's on and when, click the button "Printable Session Times" button on the front page of their website here >>

And then keep exploring for synposes, reviews, trailers and securing your tickets!

Extra reasons to come on in...
  • Sweet Discount Tuesdays - $12 tickets for everyone!
  • Student Thursdays - $12 for students (with ID)
  • Date Night Deals - If you spend over $40 dining first at Little High (same night), bring your dinner receipt, and you get your Alice's ticket for $14
  • Free parking next door (ask at desk)

Note - Vaccine passport required (they're an events venue)

About Alice's

Right in the heart of SALT District, Alice's is a film library with not only all the greatest movies ever made, but also the very best in world cinema. A sort of rainbow's end for discerning movie lovers.

Alice in Videoland originally opened in Hereford Street on the 25th of May 1985 and has evolved into an immense, rich and eclectic collection... Alice now has 42 thousand film titles on DVD, plus two arthouse cinemas (36-seat & 38-seat). People, we are blessed!! Love this place!

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Date Night Done Right

November 15, 2022

Little High X Alice's Cinema

We're talking dinner, drinks and hitting the cinema across the street!

Mix and match your dinner & drinks from the awesome selection of kitchens that is Little High Eatery... 9 local and family-run businesses cooking up comfort food.

And then hit the legendary Alice's cinema just across the road after dinner!

Alice's front page has a handy button 'Printable Session Times' so you can easily what's on offer & when, and you can also share movie screenings from their socials.

Need more motivation? Just spend $20 or more at Little High and show our friends at Alice Cinema your receipt, & you'll get your movie ticket for only $14 - how good is that!? Alice's also offer 3 hours free parking (see their website for deets).

  • Must be used on the same day purchased
  • Both venues require Vaccine Passport
  • Remember you still need to mask up and scan in : )


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Games Nights in SALT District

November 15, 2022


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Morning business networking - weekly Wednesdays

November 16, 2022

Lemon Tree Cafe, 234 St Asaph St

This friendly, supportive and light-hearted networking group has been meeting in the central city since October 2009, standing the test of time, the challenge of the earthquakes and the rebuilding of the city and its businesses.

The goal is to help grow successful businesses and there are often projects happening within the group due to the strong relationships and business bonds that have been established. Over the years, members have developed close friendships, strong synergies and collaborations. There's always the opportunity for mentoring as members share their experiences and expertise with each other so everyone can grow together.

Email Marc Jacquemin to join - marc@thenetworkers.co.nz
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NZ Museum of Toys & Collectibles (Open Daily)

November 16, 2022

36 Manchester St (cnr Manchester & Allen)

Visit us and enjoy one of Christchurch's absolute treasures! Whatever your age, you're sure to enjoy this eclectic collection of toys and collectibles, lovingly curated for everyone to enjoy.

You'll easily fill an hour wandering the displays, collated by themes and decades to bring smiles and a rush of nostalgia.

Whether you're 8, 38 or 80, come visit and get your happiness fix!

Plenty of parking onsite.


Open Monday to Saturday 9 am - 5 pm, and Sundays 10 am - 4 pm.

Open every day except Christmas Day!


Available at the door. Adults $15, Seniors/students (with ID) $10, Children 5-14 years $5, Children Under 5 FREE.

Save with a $35 Family Pass (2 adults, 3 kids)

Annual Passes Available! ($140 family; $60 Adult; $40 Senior/Student; $25 Child)

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Live Comedy

November 16, 2022

Good Times Comedy Club, 224 St Asaph Street

Every week, enjoy a full spectrum of local comedy acts at curated shows in the friendly Good Times Comedy Club **

In addition to regularly-scheduled shows that bring joy every week (listed below!) look out for our touring national acts (these are listed separately).


Karaoke is free ** Sunday is free if you are double-vaxxed (you still need to book tickets to save your seat!)

Other shows are ticketed, supporting the talent and our awesome venue - for tickets click on links below to Facebook listing.

Weekly Shows
  • Wednesdays (7:30 - 9:30 pm) - Fresh Comedy Open Mic - weekly showcase of local and travelling stand up talent!
  • Thursdays (7:30 pm) - PHUCK Trivia - the most iconic trivia night in Ōtautahi.
  • Fridays (7:30 - 10:00 pm) - various shows! Check out our Facebook Page!
  • Saturdays (8:00 - 10:00 pm) - Big Laughs Pro Comedy Night - your weekly taste of BIG laughs from PRO comedians, a new lineup of seasoned and slick comics each week - followed by (10 pm - 3 am)- Karaoke - free, fun & friendly!
  • Sundays (7:30 pm) - The Sunday PHUCKabout - a loose little show featuring a plethora of local talent and the odd touring act.
    New jokes, old jokes, some times no jokes!
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Floral Workshop x The Flower Press by Seagar Design Interiors

November 16, 2022

Seagar Design, 181 High Street

Join us for an inspiring and creative evening to learn the art of floral arranging with the incredibly talented Alex from The Flower Press.

Hosted within our lofty space at 181 High Street, immerse yourself in a hands-on workshop in an intimate group setting where Alex will take us through the “ingredients” of a good arrangement, tools, tips and tricks to make stunning designs in unique vessels.

Each ticket includes the generous arrangement of flowers and foliage you use on the night, the beautiful La Papier vase pictured here, as well as a few tools of the trade – all for you to take home.

To fuel the creative spirit, enjoy canapés while sipping a new Little Biddy ‘Hazy’ gin cocktail, thanks to our friends at Reefton Distilling Co. 6-8pm Wednesday, November 16, 2022.

Limited tickets are available, so be sure to secure your spot today. If you have further enquiries, please don’t hesitate to contact us on 021 232 5233 or hello@seagardesign.com

Cancellation Policy - To cancel, please contact us seven days or more in advance to receive a 95% refund.

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The Tuesday Club - none this week (Tue 15 November)

November 22, 2022

See you online via Zoom or just listen in via Facebook Live

Tuesday Nights 5.30-6.30 (gather from 5pm to start at 5.30)

Tuesday Club is an open group of eclectic people who love Christchurch and want to see it thrive. People who want a better progressive and more democratic Christchurch. The weekly club nights are hosted chats with interesting people offering insights and perspectives that may otherwise be hard to find.

Find lineups and videos here >> The Tuesday Club's Facebook page

Join live via Zoom, or watch via Facebook.


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