About Us

We're now in planning mode for the 2019 Nelson Arts Festival


Festival dates for this year are 18-28 October. 

Masked Parade & Carnivale: Fri 18 Oct
Masked Parade Theme: Discovery

Thank you to everyone who contacted us about being part of the team to deliver the 2019 Nelson Arts Festival. We will be in contact with you as soon as we can. 

If you have any queries, please feel free to email us: info@nelsonartsfestival.nz

Nelson Arts Festival team

Charlie Unwin
Festival Director

Amanda Raine
General Manager

Kerry Sunderland
Page & Blackmore Readers and Writers Programme Coordinator

Michaela Blackman
Masked Parade & Carnivale Coordinator

Wendy Clease
Technical Director 

Contact Us


Phone: +64 (0)27 807 0594

Postal address:
PO Box 597
Nelson 7040

Office address:
C/- Founders Heritage Park
87 Atawhai Drive
Nelson 7010

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