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The Coromandel Peninsula Art Fair

The Mercury Bay Art Escape Trust is proud to present: The Coromandel Peninsula Art and Craft Fair. Featuring quality handmade products and original art created by artists from all over the Coromandel Peninsula. The event includes a performance by 12string guitarist Mark Thompson from 12pm. Saturday August 24, Whitianga Town Hall, 9am – 4pm.

The Best Of The Bay Perform

Congratulations to Creative Mercury Bay and the wider Whitianga community for putting on such a successful and entertaining show. Your commitment and vision ensures a wonderfully creative and artistic community. Thank you for inviting me to perform and allowing me the opportunity to support your local artists at such a great event.

The Best Of The Bay Perform

The Bay's Best Perform next Saturday 10 August at the Whitianga Town Hall at 7pm. This show is not to be missed, showcasing a cross-section of local performers aged from 6 to 76 years. Local focus is the catch phrase of the evening, which consists of 20 auditioned acts covering music, dance, juggling and a touch of poetry, and includes also our local established musicians Gentle Annie, KoncoXion Trio, Link Road from Whenuakite and two visiting artists from over the hills: Mark Thompson singer/songwriter from Auckland and Kat Vaughters singer/songwriter from Tairua.


just done layin down some guitar tracks... maton mastersound 12 string = heavy duty rhythm myster!! so much fun, cant wipe the smile off me silly mug :)