St Bathans Rhythm and Gold Festival 2021 Programme


* Programme may be subject to change

Festival Opening Ceremony

10 a.m-12 p.m

Artist demonstrations will be held at multiple signposted locations throughout the village

10 a.m-3 p.m

Dedicated Kidszone Area

Located between the Gold and Post Office

  • Face Painting

  • Water Slide

  • Outdoor Games

Heritage Stonemasonry:

Take a tour of the stonework present in St Bathans with Keith Hinds.

A sought-after Central Otago heritage stonemason, Keith will introduce you to stone wall construction, lime pointing and mud pointing techniques .

Tours depart at 10 and 11am from outside the Post Office

Printmaking :

Join Pauline for a live demonstration of printmaking.

Pauline is a committed artist with over fifty years of experience.

Her confident, prolific practice has seen her work shown around New Zealand and is held in numerous international collections.

Mosaic Demonstration:

Our tutor Alison will guide you on the basics of mosaics.

Are you interested in giving mosaic art a try but just don't know where to start? Or do you already know the basics and want to up-skill and learn new techniques?

This is suitable for beginners, you are welcome to bring along any supplies you may wish to use.

Break 12 p.m.–12.30 p.m.

12.30pm - 9pm.

Live Music

12.30 pm Janie & Tim Shaw

3.00 pm Billy Jack- Norman Sinclair

5.30 pm Saelyn Guyton

8.00 pm Richie Waters

9.30 p.m.


DJ Benthamism

Tickets $30 + BF

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10 a.m-3 p.m

Organised by the Cambrian-St Bathans Rural Women Join us for the Annual St Bathans Village Fete

Enjoy a day out with over 30 stalls, food and entertainment

Children's Entertainment

Art Exhibitions

*Free Entry

12.30 p.m.

Gold Panning Demonstration

Stu Ide, NZ Gold Panning Team and World Champion, and Terry Davis, Otago Goldfield's Heritage Trust, will provide a demonstration of gold panning and the techniques required to find those elusive gold nuggets.

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