School holiday heroes

Keeping the kids entertained can be a trying task at the best of times – let alone when the school holidays roll around with a two-plus week stretch of entertaining to be done. Here are Metropol’s pick of ideas for things to do with your school-aged sweethearts these upcoming school holidays.     LOCAL LIBRARIES […]

Quality pre-school education in the centre of the city: Cathedral Grammar School

The Cathedral Grammar Pre-School is a small family-orientated community-based education centre for boys and girls, located in the grounds of The Cathedral Grammar School’s central city campus.     Director Lyndell Turner leads a team of caring early childhood staff who possess a deep understanding of how young children learn. “Each teacher is responsive to […]

Little shop of wonders: Canterbury Playcentre Shop

Lockdown was the perfect time for parents and children to strengthen their bond and spend quality time together. While it may not have been smooth sailing every day, it would have been a learning curve for many. Metropol sits down with the team at Canterbury Playcentre Shop to see how their little shop of wonders […]

Thrilling theatrical magic

It’s a fantastical lead up to Christmas as the curtain rises on The Court Theatre’s spectacular summer season of The Wind in the Willows, which was last performed there in 1995.   Director Ross Gumbley says audiences can expect thrilling theatrical magic, whether they’ve seen the show before or not. “Our approach is not to […]