Celebrating the 1782 repeal of the Act of Proscription
The Waipu Museum Art n Tartan Wearable Arts Awards are held annually. They celebrate the 1782 repeal of the Act of Proscription which dictated for 40 years that no men or boys from the Highlands were allowed to wear tartan.
Scottish heritage is celebrated in this unique event
Amazing and unique costumes adorn the runway
Each year the costumes entries become more and more unique and extravagant. A high calibre of workmanship goes into each and every entry. It is an amazing and interesting event celebrating another part of Waipu's Scottish heritage.
Three shows for this years fantastic event - Opening night, Afternoon Matinee and Awards Evening!
Art n Tartan 2017 will be held on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd July 2017
Where tradition meets fantasy! At the Celtic Barn, Caledonian Park. Friday 21st July 'Opening Night Show' starts from 8.00pm.
This years event will be split into three shows. A magical 'Opening Night' performance at 8.00pm, followed the next day by a fantastic afternoon 'Matinee Performance' at 2.00pm and finally topped off with an inspiring 'Awards Evening' of light and sound at 8.00pm.
Showcasing creative endeavour from around New Zealand. So come on, let your fancy take flight and step into a world where tradition meets fantasy!
Cash bar available. A fantastic addition to Waipu in Tartan winter events. Tickets available from Eventfinda.
Opening night $45. Matinee performance $45 (Child under 18yrs $20). Awards evening $55. (Show not suitable for under 5yrs).
Enquiries to Waipu Museum on 09 432 0746.
Where to find Waipu Museum Art N Tartan Wearable Arts Awards
Art n Tartan