Every Tuesday you'll find Splice down at the local community Ellen Melville community centre on the corner of Freyberg Place and High Street hosting and activating the 'urban lounge'  open to the public.  All our Splice activities are free.  Come and join us.

Some of our Splice Tuesday activities include:

Yoga Playgroup - 10.30 - 11.30 am.  Parents/grandparents and their under 3's meet at Ellen Melville for an hour of yoga while their children play or join in.  A relaxed informal group.  Koha $5 towards costs of running this group.  For more information email: 

Tea Talk and Culture - an opportunity for cross cultural engagement between local residents including basic conversational English.  This group has lots of fun and includes other surprises like learning a few songs, cooking and eating together and impromptu tai chi.  Come along and 10.30 am and join the fun.

Creative Writing Hub - 1.30 - 2.30 pm., sharing, exchanging and inspiring through writing are the core themes and activity of this creative writing group (on hold until October as our creative writing tutor Maddy is on leave).

Throughout the Day - opportunities to take a seat, have a cuppa and 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

Splice International Movies - the 1st Tuesday of the month at 6.30 pm. Join us in the Helen Clark room for a foreign language movie followed by a discussion about the movie over a cuppa.  Register your interest by email:

City Centre Book Club - the 3rd Tues of the month at 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.  Some of the books we have read recently include The Bookseller of Kabul, Sapiens, The 10pm Question - a mix of fiction and non-fiction.

Jewellery Making and Conversation - "String Me Along" - the 4th Tuesday of the month from 5.15 to 6.45 pm.  This is a social group for women who are interested in making jewellery while having great conversation.  Facilitated by Orna Weinroth.  Register your interest with