Spot On Children’s Festival 2019


Riverside has gathered some of the best children’s entertainment from across the country for our eighth annual Spot On Children’s Festival. The five-day festival will feature a fantastic line-up of theatre, musical performances, film and free activities to keep your vacation care group entertained.

Spot On Children’s Festival sparks imaginations and allows children and their carers to explore the world of the arts, delve into stories of magical creatures and places near and far and experience the power of live performance and dynamic cinema.

Hit the spot these Spring School Holidays with our Spot On Children’s Festival.

Stay tuned – More shows and events coming soon!

  • Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemAUSLAN Interpreted
    01 Oct - 02 Oct 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes & Dirty Beasts bursts off the page in a spectacular live show, taking the world’s best-loved fairy tales and rearranging them with some surprising and hilarious twists. Dahl-ightfully funny and seriously silly, unmissable entertainment.
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  • Dr Hubbles Bubbles

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    01 Oct 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Come on a journey into the unbelievabubble world of bubbles. Jam-packed full of bubbles, plus incredibubble jokes and puns, this awesome show will amaze, entertain and leave you in awe of the world around you. 
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  • Haunted House Workshops

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    01 Oct - 04 Oct 2019
    Raffertys Theatre
    Join us for this spooktacularly spellbinding series of workshops run by Bloodfest Kids Horror Film Festival these School Holidays.
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  • Tröll

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    03 Oct - 04 Oct 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    Direct from New Zealand, don’t miss this darkly comic one-man show in the vein of popular TV show Stranger Things (Netflix). Featuring storytelling, music and puppetry this uncanny lo-fi wi-fi tale of the digital age will enchant and captivate.
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  • Lullaby: Sonic Cradle

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    03 Oct - 04 Oct 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    Join us for this unique musical experience and be transported into a magical, relaxed setting with soothing sounds inspired by traditional Indian lullabies and meditative light projections.
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  • The Conductor and the Clown

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing SystemRelaxed Performance
    05 Oct 2019
    Lennox Theatre
    A mini symphony show especially for kids, combining laugh-out-loud physical comedy with works by Mozart, Beethoven, Tchaikovsky and other great composers. This magical concert featuring a 13-piece orchestra introduces children to the joys of classical music.
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  • Trash Test Dummies

    Wheelchair AccessibleHearing System
    05 Oct 2019
    Riverside Theatre
    This award-winning, slapstick comedy, circus routine takes the household wheelie bin to new heights, delivering a dump-truck full of hilarity!
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