2020 Carols by Candlelight - Timaru

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Given by 2 generous donors in around 3 months

On the Sunday night before each Christmas, we host Carols by Candlelight. Crowds join performers to joyously sing out popular carols


20 Dec 2020

Mountainview High School Auditorium, Pages Road, Timaru. Doors open 6.30pm and the concert commences 7:00pm.

The Salvation Army food bank is our Carols by Candlelight charity for this year

Tony Bunting is to compere. There will be backing by the Alpine Energy Brass Band and Salvation Army band members. Performances will be by: Jess Bacon’s highland dancers & piper; Abigail Austin’s family and children groups; Rhyth-mix group; and co.

Alternatively, watch and sing-a-long from your place. Event is now videoed for live streaming and playback allowing groups such as in rest homes to join in remotely. Please follow our Facebook page for video release information and links: www.facebook.com/RotaryTimaruNorth

Join in the Christmas spirit and dress-up with your best candle-like or self-illuminations. There will be a prize for the best effort at the auditorium.

FREE tickets

Entry is by ticket because of limited seating. They can be collected on a first-served basis from Timaru iSite Visitor Information Centre at 2 George Street or from Community House, 27 Strathallan Street, Timaru.


Everyone volunteers their time and talents for our entertainment and enjoyment. Venue hire and promotion costs are usually covered by sponsorship. The Aoraki Foundation is our current sponsor. Other support is provided by: Street Banner - Timaru Signs and Graphix; and, Sound - Audio Dynamite.

Donations for charity

There is no charge for entry but gold coin donations on the night benefit a charity chosen each year. Donations may also be accepted via Givealittle

COVID-19 considerations

Any COVID-19 Level requirements are to be met including attendance logging for possible contact tracing. Notifications will be posted on this website and our Facebook page: www.facebook.com/RotaryTimaruNorth

About us

Since 1969, we have undertaken many local, district, national and international projects covering all avenues of Rotary service, especially youth projects. Funds are administered and distributed via the Rotary Club of Timaru North Charitable Trust.

Use of funds

Proceeds for this year will go to our local Salvation Army food bank.

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Karen on 20 Dec 2020
Great to see the Sallies benefiting from this concert, they do a great job!
Roselyn on 20 Dec 2020

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This campaign started on 16 Nov 2020 and ended on 16 Feb 2021.