Artvo Immersive Gallery at The District Docklands has planned a huge and exciting line-up of entertaining events for all ages these Easter school holidays and beyond!
Have you ever found a painting so enticing that you wanted to jump right in and be a part of it? Well now you can at Artvo Immersive Gallery – the first art gallery of its kind in Australia located in Melbourne’s District Docklands precinct
Image - David Caird
Unllike other art galleries or museums, you can touch and interact with over 100 spectacular largescale 3D artworks covering the walls and floors using just your smartphone for the ultimate selfie. Explore and immerse yourself into different scenes, locations and famous paintings across 1900 sqm and 11 themed gallery zones.
Included in general admission on Saturday evenings from 6:30pm on 24 March to 12 May, visit Artvo for a very special experience featuring live entertainment everyone will enjoy! Interact and be a part of the action including snapping stunning selfies amongst spectacular large scale 3D artworks that put YOU in the art!
Live entertainment these school holidays
Event schedule includes:
24 March: FOLLOW THE WHITE RABBIT Fall down the rabbit hole with Alice in Wonderland's White Rabbit as he scampers madly about the Artvo Immersive Gallery meeting and greeting guests. Be quick and snap a selfie with him as you interact with over 100 large scale paintings where you are part of the art!
7 April: BOLLYWOOD DANCERS Immerse yourself in the vibrant and colorful world of Bollywood and join Sapphire Dance as they shimmy and sparkle in a special performance at Artvo Immersive Gallery's World Tour zone. Snap the ultimate selfie with a 3D Taj Mahal as your backdrop and be part of the cultural extravaganza!
14 April: SPLASH TEST DUMMIES Dive into the action as acclaimed circus stars Splash Test Dummies present an aquatic acrobat duo at Artvo Immersive Gallery's Aquatic Adventures zone. They're ready to roll out the beach towels and spring into splish splashin' circus fun for the whole family.
21 April: THE CRAZY CHEF It’s comic culinary chaos! Join our Crazy Chef as he spices up the action spinning plates, juggling knives, singing, dancing and generally cooking up mayhem! Follow him as he tours the world at Artvo Immersive Gallery through 11 different themed zones. It’s one lip smacking adventure!
28 April: DAME ENDA Hello Possums! Grab your sparkly cat eye glasses and head to the Australiana room at Artvo’s Immersive Gallery where you will be entertained by a Dame Edna impersonator so real you’ll swear she’s true blue. Legendary housewife and personal friend of the Queen’s, this is one Dame that will keep you in stitches. Meet, greet and snap a super selfie with the megastar herself amongst iconic 3D Australian landmark paintings that put you in the art.
5 May: MARIACHI LOS ROMANTICOS Get Ready to Rumba! Celebrate Cinco do Mayo with one of Melbourne’s most renowned troupe of Latin American troubadours, Mariachi Los Romanticos, as they roam through Artvo’ s 11 themed art gallery zones and serenade guests with a cavalcade of spanish classics that will have you saying Ariba!
12 May: THE COLONEL Pull on your marching boots and step in line! The Colonel takes up his command post in Artvo’s Jungle Safari Room and will be regaling guests with tall tales of big adventures, epic battles and leading his troops to victory. Snap a selfie with King Kong, a giant leopoard, or a frolicking elephant and you will be his new recruit!
WHEN Saturdays from 24 March - 12 May Starting at 6:30pm
WHERE The District Docklands
COST Adult$28.00 Child (5 to 15 years)$18.00 Family C (2 Adult & 2 Children)$78.00 Children under 4 - FREE
Brat Kids Carnival Melbourne International Comedy Festival
As seen on Channel 10’s Totally Wild! Brat Kids is a high energy super fun afternoon show for all ages – from tots to teenagers and their mums and dads. The cast are a team of highly skilled acrobats, dancers and circus performers and this show has been created specially to get youngsters excited about circus and getting on stage. Grab your hula hoop and join the carnival
Brat Kids Carnival is ideal for youngsters with a taste for wild circus skills, pumping music, ridiculous acts of amazement and eye popping party tricks. A noisy, fun, silly afternoon for all ages!
The disorderly Briefs line up comprises Fez Faanana as the ring master, Captain Kidd strutting his hula hooping stuff, one of Australia’s leading aerialists, contortionists and circus trainers, Thomas Worrell, who literally ties himself in knots; Monkey, escaped from New York Zoo, and fresh-faced circus brats Lachy Shelley - from CIRCA ZOO and FLIPSIDE - and Louis Biggs - from FLYING FRUIT FLY CIRCUS.
Brat Kids Carnival comes from the Briefs company which has performed its adult burlesque, circus and cabaret spectacular around the world from London Wonderground to headlining the Glastonbury Festival Big Top, appearances on TV the UK’s John Bishop Show to kids’ fave Totally Wild in August 2016 (filmed at Adelaide Fringe 2016).
Join your favourite Disney characters as they all return to Melbourne with Disney On Ice to celebrate 100 Years of Magic!
Image Disney on Ice
The 2018 tour of Disney On Ice will bring to life more than 14 timeless Disney tales including Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, Toy Story, The Lion King, Finding Nemo, Frozen and more. Also Popular TV personality, Shelley Craft, is BACK for the 2018 tour
Be dazzled by the magic of Disney’s Frozen with Anna, Elsa and the hilarious Olaf. Sing-a-long to over 30 of your favourite Disney songs including “Let It Go!,” “You’ve Got A Friend in Me,” and “Hakuna Matata.” Exciting moments from Disney Pixar’s Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Disney’s The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and more will leave the whole family with memories that will last a lifetime.
This year audiences are encouraged to arrive at the show on time to help everyone’s favorite Zootopia pals, Judy Hopps and Nick Wilde, investigate an off-ice caper to ensure Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic starts without a hitch.
Image Disney on Ice
WHERE Hisense Arena WHEN 05th - 10th July 10, 2018
Tickets on sale 6 March 2018 CLICK HERE TO BUY ONLINE
ROLL UP ROLL UP SILVERS CIRCUS IS HEADING TO A LOCATION NEAR YOU
Silvers Circus is a household name in Australia and after almost forty years on the road has evolved into one of the Top 10 Circuses of the World. Silvers maintains all the sparkle, glamour and death defying acts expected of Australia’s premier circus, dedicated to constant innovation and modernisation with extraordinary artists continually arriving from all parts of the world. Silvers circus presents a line up of stunning international artists, Las Vegas style illusions and captivating production techniques.
Established in 1976, Silvers Circus provides world class family entertainment and fun. Continuing to provide jaw dropping entertainment for the whole family and is coming to a location near you!
The 2 hour action packed show in the COOLED/HEATED BIG TOP, featuring Ringmaster and Master of Illusion, Simon Tait includes:
Wheel of Steel. Two young men with nerves of Steel, Dominik Gasser and Merwyn Garcia run, jump, skip and flip through a routine of sheer physical ordacity, just as the apparatus they challenge defies description. Its wheels osolate and revolve from group level to dizzying heights. This spectacle will leave you chewing your nails and squirming in your seats! The Wheel of Steel…. (for strong constitutions only!!)
The Globe of Death. The world famous Phoenix Riders speed around inside a 3-1/2 meter diameter metal globe
on motorbikes, missing each other by mere millimetres.
Hoola Hoops. Up to 80 hoola hoops at once are managed while a balancing act is taking place upon a mobile mirror ball all at the same time
Clowns. Expect the unexpected. These acts are guaranteed to tickle the funny bone
The Roman Rings. A very unique act, which is performed with extreme strength and elegance. Little girls will be amazed by the beauty and grown men in awe of the control and physicality.
Illusionist. Ringmaster Simon Tait has over 25 years’ experience in circus and will mesmerise the audience with his celebrated illusions and audience repour.
Juggling Monchito. Meet the comedic stylings of the juggling Monchito! Ariel Barralle is a second generation circus performer from South America. In his years he has performed in several disciplines including trampoline, juggling, aerial straps plus performing with his family the traditional Argentinian dance of the Gauchos.
Unicycle. Agility, speed and precision is just some of what Yonas showcases here as he manoeuvres high above on unicycle after unicycle. Wheels are this mans thing and you will be surprised over and over again!
Cloud Swing. Madeline Bisby is a highly skilled aerial artist born and based in Australia. She combines stunning artistry with compelling elegance and beauty as she pushes the limits, and heights, on her edgy Cloudswing.
and with many more world class acts, Silvers Circus is guaranteed to tap into the nostalgia we all hold for a unique circus experience.
WHERE Apex Park – Doug Grant Reserve , Queen Street, Altona
WHEN Wednesday 28th February – Sunday 25th March, 2018
COST Adult $30 - $45 Child $25 - $35 There is no other circus like Silvers Circus. For all show times and BOOKINGS visit – www.silverscircus.com.au
To celebrate Silvers coming to Atona, we are GIVING AWAY 3 x Family tickets for two adults and two children values at $120 each on our Facebook page For details and to enter click on the image below
Apex Park Doug Grant Reserve , Queen Street, Altona
‘Little Playtimes’ are exclusive sessions catering for children aged between 2 and 5 years old. Families can enjoy great savings with amazing value!
Little Playtimes activities vary daily and can include special Animal Bingo, story time and Farmer Workshops. Tickets also include entry to the rest of the attractions. Promising to be lots of fun for the little ones.
Kids can check out the Lego duplo train and take part in special LEGO DUPLO themed builds also , Little Playtimes ticket holders will also be entitled to 20% off all LEGO DUPLO purchases on the day of visit at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre store!
Discounted ticket are available to purchase from 9:30am - 1:00pm in store or online. Little Playtimes activities will run from 11:00am - 2:00pm.
WHERE Lego Discovery centre Chadstone Shopping Centre Melbourne
COST Adult $25 Includes entry for one adult and two children ages 2-5yo
Free for Annual Pass holders Children aged 2 and under are free
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