Barrio Del Chur

Chur is an integral element of the Kiwi vernacular. It expresses thanks, acknowledgement, encouragement and enthusiasm. ‘Barrio’ is the word for neighbourhood in Spain, where Chur was born.

Chur throws boombastic parties, makes legendary sandwiches and creates transformational space for people to glimpse a new of being in the world.

Events

Wednesday 22 January

Ecstatic Dance

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

Ever feel like you're the only one in the room who can't dance? Find yourself wanting to move your body to the beat of the music but are scared about looking stupid? Really want to DANCE?! This is the perfect place for you! DJ The Voidwalker uses curated rhythmic beats taking us on a creative sound journey of our subconscious whilst Clem inspires our bodies to move in ways it's never moved before.

Workshop

Wednesday

Kirtan with Franko Heke

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

Connection, healing and presence…Franko Heke is on a mission to raise consciousness through his music and workshops. Drawing on ancient mantra in combination with his own cultural roots, Franko’s devotional sessions are bound to coax your own divine voice into the open with his distinct fresh sounds for today. With years of touring rock music under his belt, Franko’s compass has drawn him north to

Spiritual & Healing

Wednesday

Epic Vegan Potluck!!

7:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

Vegans of the burn, unite! Come for a communal dinner, potluck style – bring a plate of food (something to impress, or just whatever) and meet like-minds of the paddock. Mock-meats, fancy salads, stuffed potatoes, self-made nut cheese, mountains of hummus etc. All welcome but only vegan food please! It will be a pig-out without the pig 😊

Food & Drink

Wednesday

Kirtan with Franko

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

Connection, healing and presence…Franko Heke is on a mission to raise consciousness through his music and workshops. Drawing on ancient mantra in combination with his own cultural roots, Franko’s devotional sessions are bound to coax your own divine voice into the open with his distinct fresh sounds for today.

Performance, Spiritual & Healing

Wednesday

Thursday 23 January

Sangart Workshop

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

The workshop that sparked a global sandwich community is back. This time we're going to co-create the the biggest, most EPIC sandwich ever made on the paddock, and then we're gonna EAT IT. All rookie and certified sandwich artists are welcome.

Workshop

Thursday

Kitchen Party!

10:00 pm - 4:00 am at Barrio Del Chur

All the best parties are in the kitchen. FACT. Chur opens up it's infamous kitchen for a banger of a Chursday. Party night 1 of 2 at Chur – Fat bass, killer lineup (Note: Adult party environment, not suitable for children.)

Party

Thursday

Friday 24 January

Naked Yoga

10:00 am at Barrio Del Chur

Yoga with naked Jan.
Feel free to Let go of your clothes and your body issues and let the sun eat your ass.

Spiritual & Healing

Friday

Shibari

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

We’ll be exploring the history, what to do be aware of and some basic knots. Come and step into the world of this ancient Japanese artistic form of rope bondage! Everyone is welcome from total beginner to experienced rigger. If you don’t have your own ropes, we can lend you them. This workshop is best attended as a couple, but singles are welcome too since there’s usually someone to pair up with.

Workshop

Friday

Oil sliding

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

OIL SLIDE 20 – 30 people, naked but with goggles or blind folds, will slide around on flat ground on a large tarpaulin, covered in soy oil. It’s not a grope fest, but an exercise in sensuality: How to just move over, under and between other bodies in the most fun way. Ideally you don’t know who the other person is. You don’t talk. Your skin will guide you. Oxytocin overkill guaranteed!

Workshop

Friday

Saturday 25 January

Classical Hour at Chur

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

Our gentle prelude will be Richard Wagner’s ‘Ride of the Valkyries’, ‘overture to Tannhauser’ and the ‘Der Fluiegende Hollander’.

Then some of the best 19th Century Disco music from Johan Strauss. Waltz across the Blue Danube (space station included), march with Radetszky and maybe a Traschy Polka. Bring your dancing shoes.

Chillout, Party

Saturday

R18

PARTY AT CHUR

9:00 pm - 4:00 am at Barrio Del Chur

BURN NIGHT Chur slings bass on the bizzle, fizzles the froth, whets the whistle and jacks the rig up to FULL bass power. Music: Paige Julia, Mufasa, Snead Place Project, Voidwalker, Misconduct, Jimmy Fresh (Note: Adult party environment, not suitable for children.)

Party, Performance

Saturday

Sunday 26 January

Sound Journey

11:00 am - 12:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

Come lay down and listen to a one hour sound journey recorded in a room where the sound continues for 20 seconds. The recording has been done by Morten Lindberg. He has been nominated 28 times for the Grammys for best live surround sound. The musician performing in the recording has had nearly 300 concerts over the last 30 years in this space. So join us and let your body rest and your soul enjoy.

Chillout

Sunday

Trinity Roots True

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

If Aotearoa had a sound, this is it.

Chillout

Sunday

Trinity Roots Home Land & Sea

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Barrio Del Chur

If Aotearoa had a sound, this is it.

Chillout

Sunday

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