Unsung Heroes, 2019, Chris Priestley

New songs and old slides of Auckland's distant past

Central Auckland

Wednesday 16 October, 7pm-10pm


Cafe One2one

121 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby

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Event details

Chris Priestley, Cameron Bennett, Nigel Gavin, Sonia Wilson, Emily Roughton and Claire Robertson bring you a night of songs from Auckland’s past.

This will include Cyrus Haley, the arsonist of the 1870s; Don Buck and Tiger Lil from the gum-diggers’ camp in Swanson; Von Tempsky, the soldier, artist and guitarist; and Ponsonby-born balloonist, Captain Charles Lorraine.

There will be a slideshow of Auckland photos from the 1850s-1950s, as well as cakes, coffee and wine.

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