Festival will allow children and adults to play non-stop
PLAYGROUND Festival is a free one-day festival for children and families.
The event's line up will include:
- Tight Wire Playground by SeedArts: SeedArts are building a custom designed tight wire playground so you can challenge your balance on the ropes, wires, stepping stones and beams and watch professional performers' acts.
- Spaghetti Circus workshop and performance of Planet Lava: Spaghetti Circus will be setting up an interactive play space and will perform their new show, Planet Lava.
- Build Your Own Giant Bower Bird Nest: Create your own human-size bower bird nest with landscape architects Earth Play, and then decorate it with brightly coloured natural objects, just like Bower Birds do.
- Poppy Galactic and the Beat: Poppy Galactic and The Beat is an electronic dance music duo for kids, made up of Tiffany Richmond and Terepai Richmond.
- Make your own Playground: Come and make your own Playground from recycled materials at Lismore Regional Gallery. An experienced facilitator will be on hand to assist in creating the playground of your dreams.
- Roundabout Theatre's The Slow Show: Trichia is a human and Helix a giant garden snail. They travel the world, enjoying the magic in simple things.
- The Walkie Talkies: Absurdly serious fitness fanatics The Walkie Talkies will get your heart racing and your belly laughing.
- Northern Rivers Conservatorium: The Northern Rivers Conservatorium will hold music classes based around play, rhythm, movement, story-telling and hands-on tasters of musical instruments for 3 to 8 year-olds.
- Social Futures Clubhouse: The Clubhouse (downstairs at the Northern Rivers Conservatorium) will hold a series of workshops throughout the day including badge-making, make your own drawing robots, jewellery-making and Photoshop mashup poster design.
- Peggy Popart Art Gallery tours: Discover the delights of Lismore Regional Gallery with the wonderful and fun Peggy Popart.