Kids Season
Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Shoalhaven Regional Gallery and Shoalhaven Libraries present

The Arty Farty Party

A Children's Festival

Saturday 2 July | 10am - 3pm

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Get ready to Discover, Create & Play!

At the start of July, a very special event for young people and families is happening in the Shoalhaven. Spend a day at the ultimate Arty Farty Party Children’s Festival! It’s a day to celebrate all things arty and will include world class theatre shows, eye-popping street performances, live music, visual arts activities, mobile library with a storytelling corner, local food trucks and much, much more.

Co-presented by the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Shoalhaven Libraries and Festivals Australia this interactive day-long festival is proud to present Circa’s production, Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus and Asking for Trouble's FoRT.

Staged in and around the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and stretching via a unique digital scavenger hunt all the way to the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, visitors will have the chance to create their own art, listen to stories and play lawn games. Add to this musicians from Live & Local Shoalhaven, yummy food and you have an art filled day to remember.

Come and get arty with us!

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Running Time

Approx. 10am - 3pm

Recommended For

Ages 3-12 and their families

Ticket Price

From $27

Arty Farty Party

SEC22_AFP_eventbannerprogram1.png

Get ready to Discover, Create & Play!

At the start of July, a very special event for young people and families is happening in the Shoalhaven. Spend a day at the ultimate Arty Farty Party Children’s Festival! It’s a day to celebrate all things arty and will include world class theatre shows, eye-popping street performances, live music, visual arts activities, mobile library with a storytelling corner, local food trucks and much, much more.

Co-presented by the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Shoalhaven Libraries and Festivals Australia this interactive day-long festival is proud to present Circa’s production, Wolfgang’s Magical Musical Circus and Asking for Trouble's FoRT.

Staged in and around the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre and stretching via a unique digital scavenger hunt all the way to the Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, visitors will have the chance to create their own art, listen to stories and play lawn games. Add to this musicians from Live & Local Shoalhaven, yummy food and you have an art filled day to remember.

Come and get arty with us!

Location

Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre, Shoalhaven Regional Gallery and Shoalhaven Libraries

Running Time

Approx. All Day Event

Schedule of Shows
  • Saturday 2 July, 10am - 3pm
Prices

Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus:

All tickets: $27

Group of Four: $100
(must include one adult)

FoRT:

All tickets: $27

Group of Four: $100
(must include one adult)

🎉 Arty Farty Family Party Ticket:

Group of Four to Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus AND FoRT: $175 (must include one adult)

Free Events/Activities:

General Entry Ticket required

Please Note

This project has been assisted by the Australian Government through the Festivals Australia program.

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The Encore Café & Bar will be serving delicious coffee, light meals and refreshments for the whole day. PLUS we have an exciting array of food trucks to be announced, to make your Arty Farty Party experience a delicious one too!

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Ticket Transaction Fees

  • Counter Sales: no transaction fee 
  • Online Bookings: $2.80 per transaction 
  • Telephone Bookings: $6.20 per transaction 
  • Postage (if required): $5.40 per order
  • Exchanges: $4.80 per transaction

Booking terms and conditions

Ticket Refunds, Exchanges and Right of Refusal

The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre abides by the Live Performance Australia, Code of Practice for the Ticketing of Live Entertainment in Australia. Tickets for a future performance can usually be exchanged for another performance of that show, subject to availability and payment of any ticket price difference. Management has the right to refuse any ticket exchanges. Refunds are generally not available except under exceptional circumstances outlined in the Live Performance Australia Code of Practice for Ticketing. Click here for the Code.

⇒ Further Terms & Conditions for Refunds & Exchanges related to COVID-19 may apply, read them here.

Discounts

BABES IN ARMS
Babies are not generally admitted into shows other than those targeted at children 2-8 yrs. In this case, children under 2 and with an adult will be admitted for free in most cases accordingly. Babes in arms count toward the venue seating capacity under COVID-19 restrictions and must be declared when booking. Please check show page for special conditions that may apply. 

CHILDREN
We love kids here at Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre! When available children aged from 2-18 years can access kids’ discounts. Please check show page for special conditions that may apply.

STUDENTS
If you’re currently studying full time and older than 12 years you’re entitled to our student discount rate. Just remember, the Box Office will ask for proof of full-time study. From time to time, we have other special deals for students so keep a look out for advertising or ask at the Box Office for more details. 

PENSIONER CONCESSION AND SENIORS’ CARD HOLDERS
Discounted prices are available for selected shows for Pensioner Concession Card holders and Seniors’ Card holders. 

CONCESSION DISCOUNTS FOR CHILDREN’S SHOWS
For children’s shows where there is a Student Group price, the concession price only applies to Pensioners and Seniors, a single student/child must pay the regular price. Proof of entitlement must be included when booking and may be requested prior to admission.

UNDER 30 TICKETS
Discounted prices are available for some performances. Refer to the event page on this website for pricing if offered. Tickets are not available online and can only be purchased in person with presentation of identification.

Rights of Entry

COVID-19 CONDITIONS OF ENTRY

The Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre is registered as a COVIDSafe venue and requires all patrons to adhere to the related conditions of entry outlined here.

GENERAL RIGHTS OF ENTRY

LATECOMERS
If you arrive late, and the show has already started, there is every chance, depending on the show, that you will be refused entry or you might not be able to go in until there is a break in the program, such as intermission. 

CAMERAS AND RECORDING EQUIPMENT
Due to copyright requirements and to ensure an enjoyable experience for all patrons, cameras and recording equipment are not permitted in the Studio and Auditorium. 

MOBILE PHONES
Out of consideration to the artists and fellow patrons, please switch mobile phones, audible paging devices and alarm watches off while in the Studio and Auditorium. 

STANDING IN SEATS
Anyone who has purchased a seat should be considerate of other people. Please don’t stand in your seat - the person behind you can’t see. If you continue to stand up after you have been asked to sit, you may be asked to leave the theatre by security. 

ZERO TOLERANCE
Be responsible and we can all have fun. Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre has a zero tolerance when it comes to the use of drugs and the abuse of alcohol. Anyone who we believe is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol will be asked to leave the Centre or be subject to police action.

SMOKING
Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre or within 10 metres of the building. 

DRESS CODE
Remember… be cool but be tidy. Anyone who visits the Shoalhaven Entertainment Centre dressed in bare feet, dirty clothes, inappropriate or offensive clothing will not be let in. We also can’t let you wear fashion hats, hoods, caps or headgear (excluding religious garments) into our theatres.