What’s On in Brisbane for Families

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The Snail and the Whale | Brisbane

7 July, 2023 - 9 July, 2023

The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale is a play with music inspired by the book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler coming to QUT Gardens Theatre from 7-9 July 2023.

Join an adventurous young girl and her seafaring father as they reimagine the story of a tiny snail’s incredible trip around the world, inspired by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler’s much-loved picture book. This is a heart-warming adventure for everyone aged four and up, from CDP Kids, the team who brought you ‘The Gruffalo’ and ‘Room on the Broom’ live on stage.

  • Friday 7 July, 10:00am, 12:00pm
  • Saturday 8 July 10:00am, 12:00pm, 3:00pm
  • Sunday 9 July, 10:00am, 12:00pm, 3:00pm
  • QUT Gardens Theatre.
  • Get your tickets HERE.


7 July, 2023
9 July, 2023
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QUT Gardens Theatre
QUT X Block, 2 George St,
Brisbane, Queensland 4000 Australia
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