Roola Boola Children's Arts Festival

Next date: Tuesday, 07 July 2020 | 10:00 AM to Friday, 10 July 2020 | 11:59 PM


Bringing high quality arts experiences for children in a safe and secure online environment, the Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival is full of performances, workshops and unique activities to bring children’s imaginations to life running from Tuesday 30 June until Friday 10 July.  

Get your tickets and showbags today!

2020 Program 

Variety shows by Varietyville Productions

Bringing two captivating circus, magic and comedy performances and 20 years of international preforming experience Dandyman is your friendly but slightly unhinged MC!  Dandy will be hosting a collection of absurd craziness from four top-notch, world-class, but unusually goofy guests, each with a ridiculously wacky variety act. Each show includes circus, comedy, physical buffoonery, magic and a couple of mysterious but spectacular surprises!

Space Write by 100 Story Building

Calling all explorers for an opportunity to pilot a craft to a new world. Join 100 Story Building in this storytelling workshop as they lead an adventure to a new galaxy where participants create their very own replica planet.

100 Story Building use storytelling, drawing and writing as tools to foster imagination, creatively and confidence in children and young people.  Participants will explore world design, character development and decision-making.

Magic Classes with Lee Cohen

Be amazed and inspired by master magician, Lee Cohen from the Melbourne School of Magical Arts, in this fun filled magic workshop designed especially for budding young magicians.  Join Lee and Norman the white rabbit as you take the magicians oath and learn to perform exciting magic tricks at home with simple household items.

Lil Groovers with The Space Dance and Arts Centre

Join in and learn new dance tricks!  An ideal class for kids who love to move, groove and dance. This workshop is designed to develop skills in rhythm, coordination, balance and more.  Participants will use their entire body while having a whole lot of fun! A great introduction for mini movers into movement, tricks, spins and freezes.  This workshop will be led by one of the most popular teachers from The Space Dance and Arts Centre.

Roola Boola Showbags by See Make Play

Enjoy limited edition craft and play showbags from the much loved crafters See Make Play.  See Make Play is a burgeoning business committed to enthusiastically encouraging fun, creativity-infused learning.

Sensory Play Showbag

Suitable for children aged 3-6 years and made especially for young crafters, with easy to assemble craft activities that inspire creative play. What’s inside this showbag?

  • Everything you need to create your very own spy binoculars and decorative paper shaker (glue stick included)
  • Easy to follow craft instructions
  • Homemade playdoh recipe card
  • Roola Boola sticker and colouring sheets
  • See Make Play tote bag 


Mindful Maker Showbag 

Suitable for children aged 7-12 years and made especially for experienced craft enthusiasts with an eye for finer detail.  What’s inside this showbag:

  • Everything you need to create a colourful foam key ring & woollen pom pom bunting (glue stick included)
  • Easy to follow craft instructions
  • Link to ‘how to’ video for pom pom bunting, with step by step instructions
  • Roola Boola sticker and colouring sheets
  • See Make Play tote bag

Warning: Choking hazard. Adult supervision required as showbags contain small parts. 


More fun to be had during the school holidays

Local businesses around Stonnington are getting into the spirit of the Roola Boola Children’s Arts Festival and offering the following activities now and during the school holidays.


  • Tuesday, 30 June 2020 | 12:00 AM - Friday, 10 July 2020 | 11:59 PM

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