Sunday 15 October 2017, 3:00pm—5:00pm

Woolston Brass presents PASSCHENDAELE WW100 commemorating one of New Zealand's darkest days. 100 years since the Battle of Passchendaele, we will remember them.

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Adult $24.00+ BF
Senior Citizen $19.00+ BF
Student/Unwaged $19.00+ BF
Child (Under 18) $9.00+ BF
Adult + 1 Child (Under 18) $24.00+ BF

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Woolston Brass with Music Director Tyme Marsters and The Christchurch Youth Choir presents PASSCHENDALE WW100 on Sunday 15 October, 3pm-5pm at The Charles Luney Auditorium, a concert commemorating New Zealand’s darkest day during World War I.

On the 12th October 1917 it will be 100 years since Passchendale the Third Battle of Ypres, when 117 officers and 3179 men part of the New Zealand Division were killed or wounded in Belgium within a few short hours, 1190 were killed outright for an average gain of 300 metres. The Ypres Salient in Belgium was a death trap making this battle New Zealand’s greatest military disaster or disaster of any kind.

This commemorative concert expressing this tragic and poignant event in our history includes New Zealand Premieres’ of Philip Sparkes’ In Memoriam - For the Fallen and Richard Strauss’ Solemn Entry of the Knights of St. John (arr. Mark Preece) plus works written by New Zealand composers; Brian Hodges’ Poppies at Menin Gate (World Premiere) and Dwayne Bloomfield’s Passchendaele.

New Zealand’s darkest day will not be forgotten. We will remember them.

Doors sales available (Cash/Eftpos); Adult $30, Senior Citizen/Student/Unwaged $25, Child (under 18) $15, Adult + 1 Child $30. Early Bird Tickets available at

A variety of Woolston Brass CDs and merchandise will be available to purchase.

Off site parking available on Winchester Street and Andover Street. Limited on site parking available off Andover Street.

About Woolston Brass

Iconic performing arts organisation Woolston Brass has a distinguished 125 year history and has maintained a playing strength of around forty musicians, with members drawn from all walks of like brought together by a creative talent for making music.

Besides contesting prowess, Woolston Brass is recognised as a versatile and popular stage performer, be it concert hall auditorium, dance hall, church, retirement village or municipal park! The band strives to perform its culturally unique music to the wider public at every opportunity.

Charles Luney Auditorium, St Margaret's College
Christchurch, New Zealand

Address: 12 Winchester St