Leigh News & Events
‘IN THIS WORLD’ TOUR
After a stellar summer tour in early 2019, the band returned to the studio to work with both new and old collaborators. The result is a compelling fresh sound for Molly & The Chromatics. The band drop ‘In This World’ as the first single since their second EP ‘Polymorphic.’
Come and help plant some of this years 15,000 trees and shrubs. Bring strong boots/shoes, gloves, drinks and a raincoat. As usual, we will be providing a delicious barbecue after the planting.
Follow the signs to the planting site.
9:00 am onwards
For more information, please email: email@example.com
Telephone: Roger & Kim (027) 6979666
We’ve extended this months Base Fm Sunday session – with guest selecta’s playing in the courtyard for a lovely lazy arvo and meandering thru dinner.
Starting at 3ish with Headspacehost GENE RIVERS and from 6ish is Afternoon Delights host GRANTIS
We’ll have beer & wine deals and DJ created pizza specials
After another sold out show we are bringing the best of HOUSE with Thrown Shade and Digby & Dumbell
and DRUM & BASS with Cellfam– back to the Sawmill, along with the best visuals and lighting in the game.
Sneaky little earlybird tics have already sold out!
A chance to experience top-notch classical musicianship, minus the formalities
NZTrio founding member Ashley Brown (cello) welcomes back Andrew Beer (violin) and Stephen De Pledge (piano) for a ripper of a programme with elements of New York nightlife, the wild west, jazzy blues, plus a liberal dose of spice from south o’ the border.
It’s classical music, but it’s wearing boots to the party so dress casual, bring a compadre, and enjoy the ride.
Music by Kenji Bunch, Paul Schoenfield, Gunther Schuller, Raimundo Penaforte, Astor Piazzolla and New Zealand’s own Claire Cowan and Jack Body.
Those of you who loved Exotica will not want to miss The Americas!
Places are limited. *Don’t forget to book a table after ticket purchase*
BEATS by BINGO!
This is MUSICAL Bingo, instead of numbers on your cards, its song titles.
It’s a seat dancing, guilty pleasure singing bingo show! Hosted by the always charming, funny and loveable comedian Darren Jardine.
Darren will have your table singing and giggling, FREE TO PLAY and prizes to be won!
With different genre rounds like Rock, Kiwi, Guilty Pleasures 70s and 80s, Hip Hop and R&B there’s something for everyone.
Get a group together, come early for dinner and make a night of it.
Give us a ring to book your table. 8pm show start!
STAGE AND SCREEN
TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM: HARTS PHARMACY, WARKWORTH, GULL SERVICE STATION, MATAKANA.
An appreciation and celebration party for our girl Gemma.
**KOHA ENTRY//SICK BANDS//MEAN DJ’S//LIVE FLASH TATTOOING and more…
Join us to celebrate Gem giving cancer the middle finger and battling it hard and fast like the hardcore warrior babe she is, that’s right…
There’s Dj’s and free pool, kicking off the night around 7 – as well as flash tattooing from local legends Uptown Tattoos Damian Roberts and King Tides Patrick Betts (more details closer to the date)
LIVE BANDS start at 9pm
Top Ace Nut Gun (locals)
Magic factory (Ak)
with other performances tbc
EVERYBODY WELCOME so as long as you’re not a dick we look forward to seeing you 😉
**we have made this a koha gig.
this celebration is completely organised by Gem’s mates-who’s main intention is to have a mean party, and all contributions we will be forcing Gem to take for herself to do with whatever she wants!
Meet at Matheson Bay at 10.15 am to take the plunge!
Hot drinks, sausage sizzle, hot soup and home baking for sale as a fundraiser for the Leigh School for swimmers and spectators -weather permitting. Bring your gold coins and support our local school.
The swim will be on – rain or shine!
Our June club guest (Monday, the 24th) is our very own Ra Gossage.
She will also be your host for the evening, along with Barry. You can e-mail Ra directly to request a first-half floor spot: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dancing shoes definitely required with this lovely line up
MR BIG STUFF // JEROME // ARNZ //AMY B
DOOR CHARGE from 8pm
Delectable musical theatre favourites and jazz standards
Consummate singer Jane Horder enjoys a diverse career of performing and teaching.
Jane has sung with Auckland swing band ‘Prima Swing Riot’ for many successful years and has performed in numerous musicals across Australasia, including Miss Saigon, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Sweeney Todd.
This month its Dynasty Collective host ANDY HEARTTHROB playing in the courtyard for a lovely lazy Sunday arvo.
Her style is not limited to one genre, but instead can be characteristic of a certain vibe, bringing together an eclectic audience. Whether its Afro-beats, Hip-hop, R&B, Garage, Grime, Dancehall, – Andrea has her own sound that is appreciated among party goers and is constantly fine tuning her live sets and reading the crowd.
AND…. we’ll have food and bev specials too
- Check out the lights of Leigh as you walk around the town.
- Scavenger hunt and Face Painting, Leigh School from 4pm.
- More information will be added as confirmed.
- Night market at the beautiful Leigh Central, so you can shop with stunning views of the ocean from 4pm until 8pm.
Places to eat;
– Leigh Bar: Light Up Leigh Special – Homemade soup, mulled wine and much more
– Leigh Eats
– Amaranto Pasta and Cucina Food truck
Leigh Eats and the Sawmill Cafe will be open as usual.
A Scavenger Hunt and Face painting will begin from Leigh School starting from 4pm until 6pm, so come and join between then! Gold coin donation which is going straight to Leigh School.
Thank you to Leigh School, Leigh Fire Brigade, Leigh Motors and Leigh’s Tattoo for helping make the scavenger hunt great fun!
Bring your torch and a pen as there is lots of fun to be had. The amazing community we have here in Leigh is right behind the event.
We’re back with new songs, come and shake your bodies!
Fresh from a series of writing retreats in remote locations we are loaded with new songs and pushing in new directions. The fruit are fresh and funkier then ever. We’d love to share them with you.
Special guest A.C Freazy!
Get In Touch
Leigh Business General Enquiries leighbytheseaNZ@gmail.com
Please contact individual businesses directly about bookings.
Postal: Care of Leigh General Store