WHAT'S ON: This week in BRISBANE

10 May 2018

Brisbane is always buzzing with stacks of family-friendly activities! Here's our top pick of things to do with kids this week in Brisbane.

The Witches


WHEN: Until 12 May

WHERE: Brisbane Arts Theatre

Something is up at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children! 

It turns out these lovely ladies are actually witches in disguise, with a plot to turn all children into mice.

The world of Roald Dahl returns in this captivating, family-friendly adventure sure to excite even the oldest of your clan ... FIND OUT MORE.


Steam Train Sunday


WHEN: 13 May, 10:15am - 01:00pm

WHERE: Roma Street Station, Brisbane City

Travel over the Brisbane River and through some of Brisbane's train stations in vintage carriages pulled by a coal fuelled steam train. With the breeze from the open carriage windows and the sound of the whistle blowing, you could almost imagine you are aboard the Hogwarts Express. Journey departs and returns from Roma Street Station in Brisbane. Fun is to be had by all the family ... FIND OUT MORE.


Egyptian Mummies


WHEN: Until 26 August

WHERE: Queensland Museum, QLD 4101

Meet six mummies and unlock the secrets behind their wrappings.

Featuring more than 200 artefacts from the world famous Egyptian collections of the British Museum, gain insight into the life and death of those six individuals who lived in Egypt between 3000 and 1800 years ago.

Discover how they were embalmed and what life along the Nile valley was like. Explore visualisations based on the CT scans of the mummies, as well as ancient texts, coffins, masks and funerary objects to unravel their mysteries … FIND OUT MORE.


Powerkids: Little Artists at Play


WHEN: 15 May - 26 June

WHERE: Brisbane Powerhouse, New Farm

This free kids' event for children 0-5 years takes place weekly on a Tuesday during the school term and is the perfect place for kids and their adults to play and learn.

From 17 April-26 June, Sue Loveday (creator of Tree Hugs in 2017) returns with her new installation The Exploring Drawing.
Little artists will adventure through this interactive black and white drawing of the Australian Bush. Along the way they meet the very special animals who live there and explore drawing with them … FIND OUT MORE.


DON'T MISS OUT! For more events and things to do with kids across the region, just head to our EVENTS CALENDAR, or sign up to our Weekly What's On NEWSLETTER!

If you have an upcoming event to include in our calendar, email to inbox@shoremedia.com.au or submit here!

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Kids on the Coast/Kids in the City
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