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Ingham Lazy Sundays 2016

03 January to 28 February

3pm – 4.30pm

Archery Lawn, Botanic Gardens. (Except for 21 Feb in St Albans Park)


A Christchurch favourite, Ingham Lazy Sundays is the perfect way to relax and while away your Sundays with friends or family. Take in some fantastic music from a talented array of musicians in the stunning and beautiful Christchurch Botanic Gardens. 

Represented are New Zealand residents originally from Switzerland, England, Africa, USA and Russia.

Sonic Delusion
Sunday 10 January
Sonic Delusion, led by Swiss-Kiwi Andre Manella, performs funky electro-acoustic folk.

Elizabeth Braggins with Sam Hagmann opening
Gifted musician Elizabeth Braggins performs an eclectic mix of genres highlighting her classical, jazz, pop and rock backgrounds. Joining her on stage is daughter, Olivia Wilson.
Swiss performer Sam Hagmann will play an opening set of global electronica.

Yulia accompanied by Hanafi Machirus with Matt Smith opening
Sunday 24 January
Two-time platinum album star and Russian born Yulia with Hanafi Machirus, opens with a set from our very own Matt Smith from Von Voin Strum.

Sound Sensation
Sunday 31 January
Sound Sensation brings its star-studded dance-inducing rocking, popping, swinging big band to the Gardens. Featuring Chris Williams, Ayliss Ripley, Caroline Baker (vocals), Mirek Bartosek (trumpet), David Russell (Trombone), Wayne Bailey (alto sax), Danny Wilson (saxes), Derek Gilbert (keyboards), Greg Knight (guitar), John Lanham (bass) and Paul Gregory (drums).

Stig the Piano Man
Sunday 7 February
Stig the Piano Man, originally from LA, follows the sun which luckily for us finds him in Christchurch for SummerTimes.

Sam Manzanza & his Afro Beat Band
Sunday 14 February
Sam Manzanza and his Afro Beat Band feature Meille Manzanza on drums.

Fiona Pears and her Gypsy Swing trio
Sunday 21 February (St Albans Park)
Virtuoso violinist Fiona Pears performs with her Gypsy Swing trio.

Davey Backyard and Lil' Chuck
Sunday 28 February (Archery Lawn, Botanic Gardens)
Postponed from Sunday 3 January

UK's Davey Backyard shares the stage with alter ego, Lil' Chuck, in his one man skiffle band.

Event Information
A coffee vendor will be on site or the Ilex Café is a short 2 minute walk away.

Catch a bus to avoid parking hassles or car-pool with friends and family. Don't forget to slip, slop, slap!

Parking is available at the Botanic Gardens car park over the Armagh Street Bridge or off Riccarton Avenue, please note these often run full. Disabled parking available at both of these and on Rolleston Avenue by the Museum. There are flat paved paths to the Archery Lawn venue which is a level grass lawn. Disabled toilets are nearby at 3 locations.

Check here for postponement notification. Local artist may be available for alternative concerts on 28 February or 6 March.

This event is part of the Christchurch City Council's smokefree policy at events. Please respect the people around you and refrain from smoking.

Three Day Weather Forecast
Today: High 18°
Tomorrow: High 21°
Wednesday: High 16°
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