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Every Tuesday you'll find Splice down at the local community centre on High St, The Ellen Melville Centre in he Helen Clark Room.  This room is an 'urban lounge" and always open to the public.  All Splice activities are free and welcoming - feel free to get in touch for more information or simply come on in.

Splice activations across Tuesday include:

Young City Explorers - for parents and the youngsters who like exploring in places like Albert Park, this vibrant group departs from Ellen Melville Centre every Tuesday at 9.30am - 11.30am

Tea Talk and Culture - an opportunity for cross cultural engagement between local residents with a strong component on basic conversational English and has been known to have impromptu tai chi sessions and dumpling making.  Come along and 10.30am and join in.

Creative Writing Hub - 1.30 - 2.30pm, sharing, exchanging and inspiring through writing are the core themes and activity of this creative writing group

Throughout the Day - opportunities to take a seat, have a conversation, get local information, have a game of chess, ping pong, checkers...relax and enjoy the urban lounge that is the Helen Clark room

Monthly on Tuesday Evenings

City Centre Neighbourhood History - the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 6pm.  Do you like exploring what came before and learning the stories that give depth and insight into the neighbourhood around you. Presentations delivered by a range of local historians on topics such as: original apartment blocks, the fashion industry, photo collections, the removal of the Fort Britomart headland and the transition of the Albert Barracks into Albert Park.

City Centre Book Club - the 3rd Tues of the month 6pm.  If you enjoy reading but would also like to share and discuss with others then this interesting and diverse group could be just the ticket.  Reading the same book every month titles covered to date include - the Bookseller of Kabul, Sapiens, The 10pm Question.