Heritage Week is held each year in October to celebrate the rich heritage of Christchurch and Banks Peninsula.

Applications to be part of Beca Heritage Week 2017 are now open

Heritage Week 2017

Beca Heritage Week is returning from 13 to 23 October 2017

Heritage Week is an umbrella festival that brings together many community events and activities to help us celebrate and learn about Christchurch's history, events, places and pastimes.

This year's theme: Plains, Port Hills & Peninsula – Finding our Way 

The theme for Beca Heritage Week 2017 reflects this year’s anniversaries which offer the chance to explore and celebrate the cultural and physical development of our district and the pursuit of leisure activities in a unique landscape, defined by Plains, Port Hills and Peninsula.

Further information about this year’s theme [PDF, 1.2 MB]

Do you have a great idea for a Beca Heritage Week event?

We're calling out to all community groups, businesses and individuals who want to hold events during the festival. 

Be part of Beca Heritage Week 2017. Applications close 7 June 2017

Before you apply

If you are interested in being part of Beca Heritage Week please read the following information prior to applying:

Please note that this year an Event Plan will be required as part of the application process.

Any enquiries please contact Shanti Campbell on phone (03) 941 6487 or email heritage@ccc.govt.nz.