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Create something magical in the heart of the city. Using just cardboard boxes and tape, a sky-high building will rise in Market Square. Be part of the construction and ... the exciting demolition!

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Free fun workshops prepare for the complex elements of cardboard architecture, then in just one day a sky-high building will be constructed for the city, and demolished on the following day.

Register for the workshops or construction by emailing projects@artsfestival.co.nz, calling the Christchurch Arts Festival office on 03 365 2223 during business hours or via Facebook by clicking on the links below:

Register for Workshop 1 - Tues 5 Sept
Register for Workshop 2 - Wed 6 Sept
Register for Workshop 3 - Thurs 7 Sept
Register for Workshop 4 - Fri 8 Sept
Register for Construction Day - Sat 9 Sept

Basic craft skills required and children under 10 years must be accompanied by an adult.


05 – 08 Sep 1:30PM — 4:30PM

The Gym, The Arts Centre


Sat 09 Sep 10:00AM —  5:00PM

Market Square, The Arts Centre


Sun 10 Sep 3:00PM — 4:30PM

Market Square, The Arts Centre

School Workshops also available. Please contact schools@artsfestival.co.nz for details.



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