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City of Stonnington Roola Boola Children's art festival

CHILDREN’S ARTS FESTIVAL 27 June - 7 July 2023

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A Bee Story

A uniquely Australian physical theatre show for children and families that incorporates a kaleidoscope of circus, acrobatics, dance and live music.

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Polite Mammals

Award winning kids’ comedy group The Wholesome Hour have made a brand-new show! There’s singing, dancing, puppets, and lots and lots of poo jokes.

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The Alphabet of Awesome Science

Join Professors Lexi Con and Noel Edge (the Word Nerd and the Science Freak) for a thrilling voyage through the alphabet – where fascinating words inspire spectacular science.


The Snow Queen

The Victorian State Ballet proudly presents The Snow Queen in a beautiful ballet story performance! Outstanding skill, artistry & technique will be on show in this visually inspiring and highly entertaining performance.

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Magic workshop with Lee Cohen

Be Amazed and inspired by a master magician in this fun filled magic class designed especially for budding young magicians.


Paint a Dog or Cat Tote Bag

Learn basic steps to crafting your own personal cat and dog designs before transferring them onto your canvas tote bag.

DIY Fidget (Spaceship) Spinner

Science of Toys

Join Fizz Kidz in their Chemical Reaction workshop where children explore ‘push and pull’ science concepts as they make their own Pom Pom poppers!

MORPHOLOGY Chapel Off Chapel


Sculpting with neon wires. Morphology is a tactile, interactive public art activation designed for community members with all abilities.

Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival is one of Melbourne’s most successful children’s arts festivals, held annually throughout the mid-year school holidays for children under the age of 12.

The Festival presents an interactive and exciting program featuring highly skilled performances and workshops in magic, circus, dance, music, theatre, immersive art, craft and more!