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Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program: FREE Kids Shows This April!

Hands up who loves shows for kids! Keep your hands up if you love FREE shows for kids over the school holidays!

The Brisbane City Council is once again running the Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program this April to give local families the opportunity to attend a professionally presented show suitable for kids and their families in the city.

Children's Concert City Hall
Children’s Concert City Hall

This April the Lord Mayors Children’s Program will present 2 shows where you can see a production called ‘Curbside Carnies.’ And the best part is, it is totally FREE! What a great day out for the school holidays. But because it is free, the ticket allocation goes super fast. Be quick, see below for the full details and how to book.

Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program – Curbside Carnies

Lord Mayors Children's Program Easter holidays

Step into a world of wonder and excitement these holidays as Brisbane City Council presents the Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program, Curbside Carnies.

This free performance is produced by Sophie deLightful and will keep audience members entertained as they visit the curious world of circus and fun. Guests will be greeted with colour and sparkle at this not-to-be missed performance as roving performers guide audience members to their seats.

Keep an eye out for face-painting fairies who will work their magic on the audience as they wait for the show to start. This one-hour circus variety show will feature some of Brisbane’s best performers will feature in this one-hour circus variety show that will delight people of all ages from the young to the young at heart.

Why not make a day of it and check out all of the other fun activities Brisbane City has to offer? Book a City Hall Clock Tower Tour, discover Brisbane’s art and history at the Museum of Brisbane, or wander through Roma Street Parklands and seek out one of the many playgrounds.

The nitty gritty:

  • Date and time: Thu 11 Apr 2024, 11:30am to 12:30pm – book here
  • Date and time: Thu 11 Apr 2024, 2:30pm to 3:30pm – book here
  • Ages: all ages
  • Cost: FREE
  • Venue: Main Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City

Make a day of it!

After you have finished at the Lord Mayor’s Children’s Program shows, why not make a full day of your adventure out and about with these awesome activities also provided by the Brisbane City Council:

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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