Jazz and Soul and a Whole Lot of Fun

What a night! Friday the 27th of July saw the Boathouse crew transform the Granary at Founders Heritage Park into a makeshift Boathouse bar. The night was a sell out success and the music and dancing was outstanding thanks to the wonderful people who attended. Thank you to those working hard behind the scenes to bring these events together. A big thank you to Nelson Jazz Club Big Band and Sun City Soul for entertaining us all night long! This event wouldn't be possible without sponsorship…

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While We’re Shut….. 🗓

From Boathouse Regular DJ Dagmar....... It’s time for another Musical Montage Dance Party! With The Boathouse out of commission at the moment I’m feeling the urge to get some music out there for us to dance to, and Fairfield House is a great place to do it with its intimate atmosphere and lovely wooden floor. If you’ve enjoyed my gigs at The Boathouse and Nelson Arts Festival as well as my fortnightly radio show on Fresh FM, come along for…

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Rebuild Latest

It's been a long time between rebuild updates and we're very happy to share that there has been some great progress and the build is gaining momentum. There were some slight delays with procuring the timber and making sure that the very best and prudent job is completed.  This is balanced with making the most of the opportunity to make necessary upgrades to The Boathouse so that the community can enjoy it for another hundred years and more. The team…

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Refresh yourself at Awaroa

Awaroa Lodge and Abel Tasman Seashuttles have donated a fabulous prize for The Boathouse Rebuild. Grab your favourite person and catch a Abel Tasman Seashuttles from Kaiteriteri to Awaroa Lodge. Spend the night in a Superior Suite and enjoy a full cooked breakfast in the morning. A perfect overnight refresh. We'll even through in a bottle of something delicious from Kono Wines. Tickets will go on sale from the 27th of July at Jazz & Soul for the Boathouse and…

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Jazz and Soul for The Boathouse 🗓

27th July, 2018 from 7.30pm, at The Granary, Founders Park. Join the crew of The Boathouse for a night of Jazz and Soul. Nelson Jazz Club Big Band and Sun City Soul bring tunes to dance to all night long. The Boathouse will operate a cash bar and hot snacks will be available to buy. Dress up and come along and dance to your old favourites. Both accompanied by crooner, Dan Moon. This is a Boathouse fundraising with all proceeds…

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Mel Parsons for The Boathouse 🗓

LIVE AT THE THEATRE ROYAL, 9TH OF AUGUST 2018 Award-winning singer songwriter Mel Parsons is well recognised as one of New Zealand's established songwriting stars - matched by her equally generous heart. On the very day of Cyclone Fehi Mel contacted The Boathouse with a heartwarming offer to help with fundraising for repairs, and with the support of the Theatre Royal this we have a benefit concert! Joining Mel on stage are Jed Parsons and Josh Logan. Hot off the…

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Mingling and Music at Fairfield House with The Boathouse 🗓

An invitation to Members, Prospective Members and Boathouse Supporters, From one grand old dame to another, Fairfield House is providing the members of The Boathouse Society with a lovely opportunity to meet up and mingle in the setting of this prestigious historic home. DJ Dagmar will entertain with her eclectic mix of old favourites and exciting new tunes. There will definitely be space for dancing! BYO alcohol (no alcohol available for sale on site) with soft drinks and glassware provided.…

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And a great night was had by all

Monday the 14th saw 150 Boathouse supporters enjoy a night at the flicks with the support of The Suter and State Cinema. A full house enjoyed a glass of vino poured by the ever efficient Frankie who also ran the movie! The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society was very apt for a fundraiser supporting The Boathouse Society and the crowd enjoyed a fitting treat of Proper Crisps who kindly donated boxes of four of their popular flavours (quite…

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A night at the flicks with The Boathouse

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT! A HUGE THANKS TO BEGGS FOR THEIR SUPPORT IN SELLING THE TICKETS. The Boathouse Society Fundraising Committee will hold its first fundraising event on Monday, 14th May, 6pm, with a movie at the Suter Theatre, 208 Bridge Street, Nelson. The movie, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, is a new release and looks fabulous! Tickets can be purchased for a $20 donation (cheque, cash or card) from Beggs Music Works on 264 Hardy Street, Nelson 548…

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