WIN: Music Play Family Festival

 The Music Play Family Festival is returning to the Melbourne Recital Centre in 2020 for three days of concerts, workshops and free activities just for families. This year’s program includes standout performances by Justine Clarke, Simon Tedeschi, and loads of free foyer fun such as The Wonderlands featuring the Federation Handbells.

See below for your chance to WIN 1 of 2 double passes to see Justine Clarke’s new show Mimi’s Symphony.

Music Play Family Festival is running from 16–18 January 2020 at Melbourne Recital Centre.

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Mimi’s Symphony

The wonderful Justine Clarke returns with her new show Mimi’s Symphony, where a full orchestra explores the story of the little magpie who falls out of her nest and tries to find her way home. With George Ellis leading the orchestra, this is the chance to experience Australia’s favourite storyteller.

Date: Saturday 18 January 2020
Time: 10.30am & 12.30pm (50 mins, no interval)
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
Price: Adult: $29, Child $29 + Transaction Fee
This event is suitable for children aged 4–8 years.
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Meeting Mozart

Meeting Mozart is an energetic and joyous event, looking at the naughty, funny, mischievous side of Mozart, as played by the pianist Simon Tedeschi joined by a string quartet.  

Date: Friday 17 January 2020
Time: 10.30am & 12.30pm (50 mins, no interval)
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
Price: Adult: $29, Child $29 + Transaction Fee
This event is suitable for children aged 2–8 years.
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Beethoven Big Sing

Not to be missed is Karen Kyriakou leading us all in the Beethoven Big Sing, where we get to make lots of noise and sing some of the music created by Ludwig van Beethoven, as we celebrate his 250th birthday – plus, many other songs as well! 

Date: Thursday 16 January 2020
Time: 10.30am (45 mins, no interval)
Location: Elisabeth Murdoch Hall
Price: This is a FREE event however bookings are required.
This event is suitable for children aged 5–10 years.
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Laura the Astronaut Explores the Planets

In the Primrose Potter Salon, Inventi Ensemble takes us to outer space in Laura the Astronaut Explores the Planets. Blast off with Laura and her spaceship that unfortunately flies into a black hole and Laura can no longer tell where she is.

Date: Friday 17 January 2020
Time: 9.30am, 11.30am & 1pm (45 mins, no interval)
Location: Primrose Potter Salon
Price: $19 Child (an adult must accompany a child, this is included in the Child ticket), additional Adult $19 + Transaction Fee
This event is suitable for children aged 8–12 years.
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Musical Sprouts: A Day in the Life of You

The Musical Sprouts fun-filled show A Day In The Life Of You tells stories of everyday challenges that little people might have. Everything from eating breakfast, brushing their teeth and going to the toilet without falling in!

Date: Thursday 16 January 2020
Time: 9.30am, 11.30am & 1pm (50 mins, no interval)
Location: Primrose Potter Salon
Price: $19 Child (an adult must accompany a child, this is included in the Child ticket), additional Adult $19 + Transaction Fee
This event is suitable for children aged 2-6 years.
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Mr Snotbottom – Stinky Silly Songs

A hilarious kids comedian brimming with all the ooey, gooey, slimy, yucky things kids love! Nominated for Best Children’s Event at the Perth Fringe Festival, this roller-coaster of weirdness will have your whole family howling with delight!

Date: Saturday 18 January 2020
Time: 9.30am, 11.30am & 1pm (50 mins, no interval)
Location: Primrose Potter Salon
Price: $19 Child (an adult must accompany a child, this is included in the Child ticket), additional Adult $19 + Transaction Fee
This event is suitable for children aged 5-12 years.
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Workshops

Workshops are always a great way to get together with others and make music. You can design and build a new instrument in Frankenstein Instruments (Fri 17 January), be part of an African Drumming Circle (Sat 18 January); start Rapping with Defron (Thu 16 January); or explore the joys of music for the first time in Song Play (Thu 16–Sat 18 January), designed especially for young children under four. 

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GIVEAWAY TIME

This is your chance to WIN 1 of 2 double passes to see Justine Clarke’s new show Mimi’s Symphony on Saturday 18 January 2020 at 10.30am.

To enter simply;

– ‘Like’ the WIN – Music Play Family Festival Kiddiehood Facebook post

– Tell us what your favourite musical instrument is

– Follow Kiddiehood on Facebook

by midnight Sunday 5 January 2020.

Terms & Conditions.
The winner will be notified by messenger and must claim their prize with 48 hours. Any prizes that are not claimed within 48 hours may be reallocated to another winner. Open to Australian Residents only. This competition is being run by Kiddiehood. You must be aged 18 years or over to enter. Those who Like the WIN – Music Play Family Festival competition post on Facebook, write their favourite musical instrument in the post comment area and follow Kiddiehood on Facebook by midnight Sunday 5 January 2020 will be entered into the competition; the winner will be randomly selected. There are 2 double passes to see Justine Clarke’s new show Mimi’s Symphony on Saturday 18 January 2020 at 10.30am. Tickets are non-transferable. Kiddiehood accepts no responsibility for changes in competition dates, times or prize value. In the event that Kiddiehood postpones or varies the competition prize, Kiddiehood will not be liable to any person for any loss, damage or personal injury suffered or sustained as a result of entering the competition. While Kiddiehood takes care to ensure all information relating to the Competition is correct, it does not warrant the accuracy of all information provided and will not be liable for any inaccuracy or error. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You understand that you are providing your information to Kiddiehood and not to Facebook.

Good luck!

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We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria, but we do recommend that parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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