Family Fun Days

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Family Fun Days

Venue Courtyard
Dates 24 September - 28 September 2013


Enjoy a great day out – for FREE!

HIT THE SPOT THESE HOLIDAYS AT RIVERSIDE and enjoy a great day out! Experience some fantastic live theatre and get the chance to explore, create and play before and after the shows with our free indoor playground and activities. 

This school holidays Riverside Theatre provides an oasis of FREE play activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Children can run, climb and slide in our indoor play centre and massive ball pit. Express yourself in our SPOT ON creative activities. Be entertained by our roving clown and balloon artist.

While you’re here, experience something special and enjoy one of the numerous quality children’s theatre/music shows we are presenting during the week.

SPOT ON lets imaginations run wild!

Dates & Times:
10:00am – 2:00pm, Tuesday 24 September to Saturday 28 September
Please Note: There will be no free SPOT ON play activities or other events on during Dinosaur Petting Zoo.

Activities Highlights

The Blue Grotto
9:30am – 11:30am, Thursday 26 September & Friday 27 September
A unique underwater video installation created by students from Halinda, Holroyd, Rowland Hassall and The Hills Schools in Western Sydney and Anson St School in Orange as part of Beyond the Square’s Outreach Program.

Disco Dance Party
12:30pm – 1:30pm, Thursday 26 September & Friday 27 September
Kick up your heels and put your dancing shoes on!

Play Centre, Face Painting & Balloon Characters
10:00am – 12:00pm, Tuesday 24 September – Saturday 28 September
Run, jump and play!


The Blue Grotto Project is an outreach program from Beyond The Square, in which four schools from Western Sydney and one school in Orange work with professional film-makers to create content for screening in a purpose-built inflatable grotto. Students with special needs collaborate with professionals to create an underwater world complete with sounds and images created by them to form a short video based on the overarching theme of “water”. You can experience the Blue Grotto at Riverside Theatre’s Spot On! Children’s Festival, 26–28 September. Beyond The Square’s Creative Director, Alison Richardson, answers a few questions about the project.
Read the full feature article about Beyond the Square’s Blue Grotto here.

Travel to the deep blue sea with this unique video installation for kids with disabilities.
Read the full article here.


Explore more Riverside shows

The works of Cezanne, Monet, Degas and their compatriots fetch tens of millions of dollars. But just who were they really? Why and how did they paint? What lies behind their enduring appeal? 
A bonkers comedy extravaganza of epic proportions. Jam-packed full of slapstick, clowning and audience participation this is a show for kids and adults alike who love to laugh…they just might be laughing at different things!


10:00am – 2:00pm, Tuesday 24 September to Saturday 28 September

Ticket Prices

All tickets $Free

Transaction fees apply

Phone $4.60
Web $3.60
Counter $2.60
Screen $1.65
School Bookings $4.00