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Alexandra Thyme Festival is proud to announce dates of our 2018 Festival. From Saturday 27 October until Sunday 4th November events will be hosted coverng our 4 themes of Wellbeing, Arts, Craft and Sustainability.

The Thyme Festival aims to develop our skills of a sustainable, healthy, creative community.
The Festival seeks solutions to climate change and supports resilience in our changing environment. The Festival raises awareness and provides tools for change by showcasing leading solutions to the ecological and social challenges we face and exemplifies sustainable practices.
Attracting a diverse slice of our community the Festival engages with local organisations and individuals to stage Central Otago’s largest arts and sustainability festival.
The Festival theme, ‘Cherishing Our Environment’ is reflected in the interactive workshops, walks, talks, demonstrations, working artists, exhibits, films and live performances.
Featured events returning in this year’s programme include; a fast paced Pecha Kucha night, a Health Retreat and an Art Exhibition.

Bookings are now Open!

(Please note: bookings made between 5pm Fri and 9am Mon will not be confirmed until after 9am Mon)



Click Below to Download the 2018 Program in PDF Format


Further enquiries can be made at:

Central Otago REAP 

(03) 448 6115 or 0800 267 327

Thanks to our sponsors


Central Otago REAP, Vincent Community Board, 

Local Radio Central 91.9FM, Central Otago District Council - Waste Minimization,

Alexandra Community Arts Council - CLASS Funding, 

Alexandra Community House,

Lend a Hand Foundation

and thank you to...

Central Stories Museum & Art Gallery, SPCA Otago, New World Alexandra, Alexandra Youth Base, Henderson's Cycles and Mowers,

Alexandra Garden Club, Clyde Railhead Community Eco Nursery, Haehaeata Natural Heritage Trust, The Fridge, Cherry Tree Farm, DOC.

And all the wonderful people who contribute your time, expertise, and support.