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Thames Event Calendar

There is lots of great things happening in and around Thames.  Select the month you are going to be visiting in the drop down below to find out what's on when you are here.  We are regularly updating the calendar of events, so make sure you check back to get the most up to date information for your visit. 

Thames 150 Years

A full events guide is available here: www.thames150years.nz

Coromandel Events

If you are keen to find out about events in the greater Coromandel region click here to check out Destination Coromandel.  

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150 Years Of Thames

Jul. 31, 2017 - Jul. 31, 2018 All Day

150th Anniversary of Thames Goldfields. For a full listing of events during this time go to www.thames150years.nz


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Meghan Hawkes Blog

Jul. 31, 2017 - Jul. 31, 2018 All Day

For one year starting Monday 31 July 2017 blog by Meghan Hawkes What happened in that first year after Thames was...


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150 Years for the Catholic Parish of St Francis, Thames

Nov. 3 - Aug. 5, 2017 10:00am — 1:00pm

Celebrating 150 years of the Catholic Faith Community in Thames NZ 1867 – 2017 On Friday November 3rd we will focus...


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Steampunk Festival

Nov. 9 - 12, 2017 All Day

For the Full programme for this progressive Festival go to: www.steampunkthethames.org Lots of colourful entertainment, utilizing all of the heritage of...


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Gemboree Gem Rock & Mineral Show

Sat, Nov. 11, 2017 10:00am — 1:00pm

Thames School of Mines at 101 Cochrane Street, Grahamstown will be offering Gold Panning between the Battery Room, the Rock...


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“Messiah” St Georges’ Choral

Sat, Nov. 18, 2017 7:00pm — 9:00pm

In 1971 Auckland Choral performed Handel’s Messiah in the nearly completed St Georges’ as a fundraiser.  These concerts mark that...


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“Messiah” St Georges’ Choral

Sun, Nov. 19, 2017 2:00pm — 5:00pm

In 1971 Auckland Choral performed Handel’s Messiah in the nearly completed St Georges’ as a fundraiser.  These concerts mark that...


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Santa Parade – Gold Themed

Sat, Dec. 9, 2017 11:00am — 2:00pm

Santa is celebrating 150 years of the proclamation of the Goldfields with the Thames Community – this event organised by...


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Christmas Day – A Place at the Table

Mon, Dec. 25, 2017 11:30am — 2:30pm

St James’ Union Church in the Parish Hall is all a glitter for Christmas Day and a Place at the...


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150 Years of Racing – Thames Jockey Club

Thu, Jan. 4, 2018 10:00am — 7:00pm

Celebrating 150 years of Gallops in Thames – the races started on 3rd January 1868. $10 per person.


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