The HOT List: Children’s Week 2015 Events in Melbourne

Children’s Week is a national program recognising the talents, skills, achievements and rights of young people. This year events are running from Saturday 24 October to Sunday 1 November with the theme of celebrating the children’s rights as human rights. In Victoria all Children’s Week  events are offered free-of-charge to Victorian families with children aged […]

HOT: Imaginary Architecture and Paper Tape Torch, Artplay, Birrarung Marr, Melbourne

Imaginary Architecture is a free temporary exhibition at Artplay by Lara Tumak in collaboration with children at Artplay. A cardboard city has been made with boxes and other recycled materials, check with little peep holes on the side that reveal secret little worlds. At the front desk you grab a torch then use it to light […]

The HOT List: Melbourne Fringe Festival 2015 – Best shows for kids under 5

The 2015 Melbourne Fringe Festival is opening soon on in time for the September school holidays, from Wednesday 16 September to Sunday 4 October. This year’s children’s program features a jam-packed program of circus, puppetry, comedy, theatre. The Festival Hub is also being made family-friendly with the dancefloor at Bollywood Express, the first ever kids […]

HOT: Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo and Relaxed Performances at Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo is an educational, interactive and fun puppetry performance that takes children and adults on journey of learning about prehistoric creatures. The show tours locally and internationally and was most recently at Arts Centre Melbourne (with more Victorian dates later in the year). We were invited to a special ‘relaxed’ performance of Erth’s […]

HOT: The Gruffalo’s Child, National Theatre, Carlisle St, St Kilda

A live musical version of The Gruffal0’s Child, the sequel to the award-winning modern classic The Gruffalo, is playing at the National Theatre in St Kilda from Tuesday 14 July to this Sunday 19 July. The Gruffal0’s Child is a small-scale and clever adaptation of the book. There’s only three actors and a few moveable […]

HOT: Grug and the Rainbow, Arts Centre Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne

  Grug and the Rainbow is a wonderful theatrical experience for under 5s based on a much-loved, hairy and cute picture book character. The 35 minute event is a delightful and whimsical ramble through one of Ted Pryor’s books – Grug and the Rainbow. I did wonder how they were going to stretch out such […]

HOT: Day Out with Thomas at Puffing Billy, Puffing Billy Gembrook Station, Main Rd, Gembrook

Updated August 2016 The Puffing Billy steam train in the Dandenong Ranges is one of Melbourne’s major tourist attractions – but did you know that on certain Spring and Autumn weekends you can enjoy Day Out with Thomas? A Day Out with Thomas is a special children’s event where the famous Thomas the Tank engine actually […]

HOT: Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat

Sovereign Hill is an open-air museum in Ballarat which recreates Ballarat’s boom years in the 1850s as a world-famous goldfields township and Victoria’s largest inland city. The theme park is spread over 25 hectares with many original buildings, shops selling authentic souvenirs and guides dressed in period costume. I haven’t been to Sovereign Hill since I […]

Musical Sprouts family concerts – Giveaway!

Musical Sprouts are a concert series for babies and toddlers aged 0 – 5 and their families started by new mum Bridget a’Beckett. The 45 minute concerts feature original songs, Disney and musical theatre favourites and are performed by three professional singers and live instruments. The session also includes some activities to keep little bodies […]

Dr Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown and His Singing Tiger… Again! – Giveaway!

For the Easter school holidays and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival the Arts Centre Melbourne have a special award-winning show Dr Brown Brown Brown Brown Brown and His Singing Tiger… Again! from Tuesday 31 March – Sunday 5 April 2015. Bursting with madcap, clever, chaotic clowning and crazy stunts, this show will have you giggling for days […]

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