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This was all apart of FESTA - Canterbury Tales. The procession stopped here.

A carnivalesque procession through the former Red Zone. I was told a girl was all lit up and doing some sort of dance on it while the procession and on.


October 27, 2013 Christchurch New Zealand


Following on from the success of LUXCITY, this year’s main event is the carnivalesque Canterbury Tales, conceived and led by Free Theatre Christchurch. This extravaganza of light, colour and interactivity will delight, stimulate and offer reflection as we explore the past, present and future of Christchurch.


At 8.30pm the procession of large puppets and masked performers will assemble near the Bridge of Remembrance and follow a specific path through the central city at night: along the river to Worcester Bridge before ending at the heart of the city in Cathedral Square.


Spectators can join the procession at any point as it moves through different sites that come alive with diverse performances, soundscapes, lights, hospitality, interactive architecture and installations.

This unique experience is the major event for this year’s festival, creating a city-within-a-city based around different Canterbury tales – expect to see the city like you’ve never seen it before!


Dress up, wear a mask and come join the carnival of Canterbury Tales.

Fro more info:


Info in on the Avon river:

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Taken on October 27, 2013