Delight, challenge and inspire the kids at Fed Square over the Easter school holidays with a packed program of family entertainment.
Fun-filled programs will run on selected days throughout the holidays accompanied by a rolling Big Screen program featuring children’s content from ACMI, Australian Teachers of Media and the Australian Children’s Television Foundation.
The (Very) Big Laugh Out
25 March – 17 April | The Square | Free
Enjoy loads of LOLs and free-flowing family entertainment with the best and most unpredictable street performers from the world’s stage!
Pacific Islands Dance + Drum Performance
30 March + 1, 6, 8 April | 1pm – 1.45pm + 2pm – 2.45pm | St Paul’s Court | Free
Bring the kids to enjoy a showcase of the best of Pacific Islands dancers from Hawaii, Tonga, New Zealand, Samoa, Tahiti and Fiji. These interactive performances will showcase the life, rhythm, beauty and strength of traditional dance and music from the Pacific Islands. Presented by Island Breeze Productions and Fed Square.
Various times | The Square | Free
Make Fed Square your playground with giant-sized games including Connect Four, Chess and Jenga!
28 March – 10 April | Drop in any time between 11am and 3pm | Free
Discover an early form of animation that never fails to delight. In these workshops, kids learn how characters are morphed and transformed into a short animation by creating their own flipbook. Recommended for kids aged 5 to 10. No booking required.
Screen Worlds Family Animation Trail
Daily | 10am – 5pm | Free – Self-guided
Collect your free trail at the Screen World’s entrance before setting off on a family-friendly journey that will introduce you to the remarkable story of the moving image! The trail takes about 30 – 40 minutes to complete. All ages.
28 March – 25 April | Various times | ACMI Cinemas | $7 – book online
Take time to relax with children’s film screenings including Moomins on the Riviera (PG) and Oscar® nominated modern fairy-tale, Song of the Sea (Unclassified All Ages).
2 + 3 April | 11am | Full $50, Concession $45
Join a one-day workshop on stop-motion animation that will teach you how to develop a story, plan shots, create characters from clay and make set backgrounds. Recommended for families with kids over 5 years. All children must be accompanied by an adult and each person must have a ticket.
Meet the Hermannsburg Potters
6, 7, 9 + 10 April | 10am + 2pm | Free
Enjoy a family day out at NGV where you can watch the Hermannsburg Potters create works of clay in front of your eyes!