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  • Tue 29 Sep ’15, 7:00pm
  • Wed 30 Sep ’15, 7:00pm
  • Thu 1 Oct ’15, 7:00pm
  • Fri 2 Oct ’15, 7:00pm
  • Sat 3 Oct ’15, 7:00pm


BATS Theatre, 1 Kent Tce, Wellington


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Full: $20.00
  • Concession: $15.00
  • Group 6+: $14.00


BATS Theatre

'Hiraeth' is a Welsh word with no direct translation. It is a mixture of homesickness and an intense form of longing or nostalgia.

 With live music and welsh cakes, Hiraeth explores the decline of Welsh tradition and identity through one woman's struggle to escape and let go. Desperate to leave, Bud wrestles with the knowledge that her departure sounds the death knell for the family farm. Leaving five generations of tradition behind her as she sets out alone into the big smoke...

Show duration is approximately one hour and takes place in The Propeller Stage at BATS Theatre. Please contact the BATS Box Office at least 24 hours in advance if you have accessibility requirements.

The New Zealand tour is supported by British Council New Zealand, Wales Arts International, and National Theatre Wales.

Winner of 'Best Production in the English Language' at the Wales Theatre Awards 2015.

Winner of the IdeasTap Underbelly Award 2014

“Undoubtedly this Year’s Find” Evening Standard, 4 Stars

“There are laughs and tears, both on and off stage, in a charming piece . . .” British Theatre Guide, 5 Stars

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