Tartan Week

Artntartan – updates

Waipu ArtnTartan Wearable Arts Awards These awards have become a key part of Bream Bay’s event calendar and Tartan Week in Waipu.  The show just keeps getting better and better.  Next year there will be new faces in the production team, so keep an eye out for news. Now in their new home at the…

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ArtnTartan – Looking for Key People for next years event

Waipu Museum Gears up for Next Year’s Artntartan Show Plans are already in hand for the 2016 Waipu Museum Art’nTartan Awards Show to be held in the magnificent Celtic Barn.  The museum has no intention of resting on its laurels and it is hoped that a new production team will inject a slightly fresh approach…

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The Tartan Bridge Tournament 2015

To celebrate Tartan Month in Waipu, the Bream Bay Bridge Club invited, for the third year running, the Royle Epsom Bridge Club to a tournament in Coronation Hall, Waipu. The visitors from Epsom were given a warm welcome with scones, tea and coffee for morning tea. In grand style, Fraser Sim, piped in the start…

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Rugby Men in Kilts and Tarts in Tartan Netball

When I first suggested the idea of the Waipu Rugby Masters Team playing in Kilts, I remember a distinct lack of enthusiasm from some, but what a wonderful tradition it has become.  The games have become a key feature of the Waipu in Tartan Winter Festival. This year the Men in Kilts Golden Oldies Rugby…

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Rave Reviews for Artntartan 2015

Compliments are flowing in to the Waipu Museum Art ‘N Tartan organizing committee after the highly successful event. Held in the brand new Celtic Barn, Director Helen Frances again produced an exciting and moving show. With over 50 entries and a host of other performers, including the Hatea Kapahaka Group and Scottish pipers, the performance…

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Waipu in Tartan 2015 on it’s way…

Do you have your tartan outfit’s sorted for this year’s Waipu in Tartan. – something for the mid winter swim, something for Pets in Tartan, something to wear to ArtnTartan, something for wearing to shop in the Village…. Have you been scouring op shops and Trade Me? Who will be the best dressed tartan shop…

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ArtnTartan Wearable Arts

Waipu ArtnTartan Wearable arts

17-18 July 2015 Waipu Celtic Barn Have you got your tickets? Have you invited your friends and relations? This year the show is in our fabulous new Celtic Barn, it will be bigger, just about double the costumes much more room for people to enjoy the show. Three shows – one Friday, one Saturday Matinee…

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