2nd October 2015
Celebrate a special piece of Christchurch’s heritage with a peak behind the scenes at the Heritage Christchurch, set in the Old Government Building on Cathedral Square.
The 102 year old building’s doors will open to the public for tours on the afternoon of Sunday 18 October as part of the Beca Heritage Week.
The 30 minute tours will be at 1PM, 2PM and 3 PM. Tours are free with a voluntary coin going to the Historic Places Canterbury welcomed.
The tours will be taken by entertaining historians and include information on the architecture by Joseph Clarkson Maddison and the many uses the building had over its long and enduring life time.
On display on the forecourt of the hotel will be a collection of vintage cars and also a band playing during the afternoon.
Dress up for the chance to win the prize for the best vintage dressed man and best vintage dressed woman on the day.