Spot On Children’s Festival


Access, Arts and Alex

Program Coordinator for Education, Youth and Families, Amy Matthews, shares her thoughts on Access, the Arts and how her son Alex inspires her programming Relaxed Performances during the Spot On Children's Festival.

10 Good Reasons to see The Young King

Deep down, most parents have a love-hate relationship with school holidays. On the one hand, you get to spend more time with your cherubs and on the other hand keeping them entertained can be a challenge. Guest blogger, Liane Morris talks about ho...

Sam Moran Colouring In Competition

To celebrate the release of Sam Moran's new album Best. Day. Ever! and his live performances of Play Along With Sam. Best. Day. Ever! coming to Riverside Theatres these School Holidays as part of our Spot On Children's Festival, we are running a c...

The Magic of Storytelling on Stage

We loved Curious Jac so much when it came in 2015 that we made sure it returned as part of our Spot On Children's Festival this year! We caught up with Lilli to find out more about this captivating production and her thoughts on the importance of ...

Top 5 Tips – how to make learning fun through song and dance from Nick Jr.’s Play Along with Sam

Known worldwide as the ex-Yellow Wiggle and for his Nick Jr. show, ARIA Award-winner Sam Moran is a true star of children's entertainment. His live shows are renowned for their singing, dancing and hilarious fun for the whole family. Ahead of his ...

Just Announced: Spot On Children’s Festival

The fifth annual Spot On Children’s Festival presented by Riverside Theatres has unveiled its epic September school holiday program where children will delve into magical worlds through live theatre, sensational storytelling, marvelous music and f...

Spotlight on Holly Harrison

Next month, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Spot On Children’s Festival will present Sorcerers and Wizards. This family concert will include the premiere of Jabberwock, a fun new work from Holly Harrison. Ahead of this we look at her influences and ...

The Magic of Storytelling on Stage

After a sell-out season of Señor Rabbit last year, bilingual storyteller, Lilli Pang returns to Riverside with a newly devised show, Curious Jac. We caught up with Lilli to find out more about this captivating production and her thoughts on the im...

Hit the SPOT these school holidays with our children’s festival

Once a year, during the Spring school holidays, Riverside is transformed by thousands of children and their families, dozens of artists and oodles of imagination with our annual Spot On Children’s Festival. Check out this year's highlights.