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Browse upcoming creative events and workshops in the Bay of Plenty.

As a result of a number of events postponing due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns, we recommend you check the event / workshop organisers website or contact the organisers direct to find out if they are still going ahead. If you are involved in an event that is currently being promoted on the CBOP website please email us at connect@creativebop.org.nz and keep us up-to-date on any cancelations or date changes.

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Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Feb 12 - Apr 8
This 9-week course will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some contemporary

Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Feb 12 - Apr 8
This 9-week course will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some contemporary

Fundamentals of Oil Pai...

Feb 12 - Apr 8
This 9-week course will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some contemporary

Oil Painting Fundamenta...

Feb 13 - Apr 9
This 9-week course (Thursdays) will be based on traditional painting techniques from old masters and some

Matatoki: Mata ā Waka E...

Feb 22 - Aug 23
This exhibition brings together internationally-recognised contemporary Māori carvers who work under the

Gettin’ There ...

Mar 13 - Apr 7
This exhibition chronicles my personal journey rebuilding and restructuring my life in the wake of mounting

Embossed Metal Cross Class

Apr 7 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Learn the ancient art of metal embossing in this fun

Absolute Beginners̵...

Apr 7 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 7 April 2020

A practical guide to learning the fundamental skills needed for

The Basaloid Project

Apr 9 - May 5
The Basaloid Project is above all a call to

In My Mother’s Ho...

Apr 9 - May 3
'In My Mother’s House' is Bethlehem Pottery Club’s group ceramic exhibition in collaboration with The

Film Acting Intensive W...

Apr 11 - Apr 12
This workshop focuses on the Art of Relating, which trains actors to create believable characters and

Create Your Own Comic

Apr 14 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 28 April 2020

The Basaloid workshops: The workshops offer healing through

Tauranga Opera Forum Sc...

Apr 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tauranga Opera Forum’s 2020 programme of DVD opera screenings on the third Thursday of the month is

The Blues Brothers™: Fi...

Apr 17 - May 2
A world premiere, Tauranga Musical Theatre is thrilled to be hosting the The Blues Brothers™

Introduction to Alcohol...

Apr 18 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
This full one day course will enable students to produce a finished abstract artwork ready to hang on the

Macrame Shoulder Bag Wo...

Apr 19 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Learn macrame while making your own shoulder bag in a colour of your

The Ten Tenors

Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 28 April 2020 at 7:30 pm

The Ten Tenors have attracted a vast international fan-base by performing a unique combination of classical

The Artery Print Club

May 1 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until 4 December 2020

A group of like minded printmaking enthusiasts who get together on the first Friday of every

Photo Essentials –...

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Double Ya D and the Cos...

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dystopian Art Rock meets Utopian Retro Pop meets Weirdo

Stone Carving For Begin...

May 9 - May 10
Learn the basics of how to use the tools needed to craft shapes from

Bee Feeders Mothers Day...

May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
🐝 Bee Feeders Mothers Day Workshop 🐝 made from Vintage

Heath Franklin’s ...

May 13 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Chopper cordially invites the world to shut the f**k up for a change. Welcome The

Sleeping Beauty (ballet)

May 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 15 May 2020 at 7:30 pm

Moscow Ballet La Classique return to Tauranga with ballet's most loved fairytale, Sleeping

Cold Wax – The CO...

May 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
An amazing half-day workshop to explore what cold wax is really made of, how to use it and what NOT to do

Tauranga Opera Forum Sc...

May 21 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tauranga Opera Forum’s 2020 programme of DVD opera screenings on the third Thursday of the month is

Long Exposures – ...

May 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Macrame Wall Hanging Wo...

May 31 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Want to learn macrame and how to make your own wall

The Jac – 8 Piece...

Jun 11 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Since 2010, the 8-piece ensemble The Jac has been a leading voice in the New Zealand jazz

Opera Master Class with...

Jun 14
We are extremely honoured to have on our programme this year a master class with our scholarship student

FreshMoves Dance Festiv...

Jun 16 - Jun 18
BOP Dance proudly presents the 20th annual primary school dance festival FRESHMOVES

Tauranga Opera Forum Sc...

Jun 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tauranga Opera Forum’s 2020 programme of DVD opera screenings on the third Thursday of the month is

Great People Photos ...

Jun 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Venus Rising (ballet)

Jun 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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One event on 28 June 2020 at 2:00 pm

Venus Rising is completed by two new works made specially for the Royal New Zealand Ballet by leading

NZ String Quartet ̵...

Jul 3 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
This year the New Zealand String Quartet are celebrating a massive composer with a massive

Tauranga Opera Forum Sc...

Jul 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tauranga Opera Forum’s 2020 programme of DVD opera screenings on the third Thursday of the month is

Photo Impressionism �...

Jul 19 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Leaving Jackson

Aug 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Take a step back in time to when country music told a true story of life, love and heartache. From the

Zap, Zing, Wow! & ...

Aug 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Tauranga Opera Forum Sc...

Aug 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tauranga Opera Forum’s 2020 programme of DVD opera screenings on the third Thursday of the month is

Tauranga Opera Forum &#...

Sep 6
On 6 September 2020 the Tauranga Opera Forum scholarship students will perform for an independent judging

Composition & Ligh...

Sep 13 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Tauranga Opera Forum Sc...

Sep 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tauranga Opera Forum’s 2020 programme of DVD opera screenings on the third Thursday of the month is

Friends! The Musical Pa...

Oct 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
So, no one told you life was gonna be this way, nor did they tell you about the hilarious new musical that

Even More Exciting new ...

Oct 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Tauranga Opera Forum Sc...

Oct 15 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tauranga Opera Forum’s 2020 programme of DVD opera screenings on the third Thursday of the month is

Good photos, great phot...

Nov 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Learn how to get great photos with Kim Westerskov’s photo workshops in

Tauranga Opera Forum Sc...

Nov 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tauranga Opera Forum’s 2020 programme of DVD opera screenings on the third Thursday of the month is
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