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October 2015

Havana Palava

October 30, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 5:30 am
Free

Havana Palava is a vibrant street band of brass, saxophones and percussion who take their energetic cacophony of Latin, African, Balkan, jazz, blues and ska rhythms to the people. Melbourne's bright pink and black Palavas love to dress up, get the crowd dancing and create a carnival atmosphere on the street, at community festivals and at private functions.

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Gherkin Khan’s Amusement Arcade for Young Warriors

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
With a session pass: $2

Complete the 7 Tasks of the Great Khan. If you dare... enter into the wooden venue. Once you have negotiated with the gnarly guard, take a chance and guide your pinball through the maze. Hand-eye co-ordination needed. The iPad of the future (and past)

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Lolly Shop

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
from $0.50

A lolly Shop, for sure. But SO, SO, SO, much more. But you have to buy a lolly to find out.

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Sharpie a van

October 31, 2015 @ 5:00 am - 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

You are invited to grab a texta and doodle on a Big White Van.With Tristan Stowards and with thanks to GoGet Car Share.

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Dan’s Caravan of Consumption

October 31, 2015 - November 1, 2015
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
included in session $10

Follow the advice of cantankerous football supporters the country over and "Go Up the Guts". This is a caravan being converted into a human, where visitors get to experience the digestive system frmo the inside. Eeew!

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Gherkin Khan’s Amusement Arcade for Young Warriors

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
With a session pass: $2

Complete the 7 Tasks of the Great Khan. If you dare... enter into the wooden venue. Once you have negotiated with the gnarly guard, take a chance and guide your pinball through the maze. Hand-eye co-ordination needed. The iPad of the future (and past). Various times

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Lolly Shop

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
from $0.50

A lolly Shop, for sure. But SO, SO, SO, much more. But you have to buy a lolly to find out.

Find out more »

Sharpie a van

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 10:59 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

You are invited to grab a texta and doodle on a Big White Van.With Tristan Stowards and with thanks to GoGet Car Share.

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Book Pedaller

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
included in session pass $5

Look out for the Book Pedaller at the Village, seeking stories to share! An opportunity for children to create and publish their own book with the Portable Publishing Kit carried by bike using both traditional hand made and digital publishing techniques. Presented by Kids’ Own Publishing and the City of Yarra

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Llama Boy and Friends

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 5:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 11:00 pm, repeating until November 1, 2015

Included in session pass $5 – Included in session pass $10

Films from the fantastic crew at Yarra Youth Services. Catch the highlight: Llama Boy is an animation created by Village Artistic Director Ian Pidd and Mandy Ord, working with a group of young people from Yarra Youth Services in Melbourne. It is a Village Festival project and was screened at both the Village Winter Festival 2015 in Castlemaine and the Gertrude St. Projection Festival 2015.

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Mick Stuart

October 31, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Visiting from Sydney, Mick has created an African thumb piano of godly proportions. It looks and sounds as if from another world.

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Malia Walsh

October 31, 2015 @ 11:30 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 12:00 am
included in session10

a theatre and circus artist puts on an incredible show

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Otto Learns to Fly

October 31, 2015 @ 11:45 pm - November 1, 2015 @ 12:05 am
included in session10

Otto has a dream. He wants to fly. But bears can't fly...can they? Ultimately he discovers that it's all in the mind.Otto Learns to Fly is performed by a collection of vintage puppets and objects in The Magic Lantern Travelling Puppet Theatre. Then the action explodes into the wider world on a much larger scale with Sanctum Theatre’s life-sized body puppets

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November 2015

Roslyn Quin

November 1, 2015 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 am
included in session10

Join storyteller Roslyn Quin as she brings traditional stories and new tales from around the world to life through her quirky performances and charming puppets

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Sounds From Planet Sol

November 1, 2015 @ 12:45 am - 1:25 am
included in session10

Charlotte guides you through a lyrical landscape as she introduces you to the musical medicine of Dr Lala Lulu

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Otto Learns to Fly

November 1, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 1:20 am
included in session10

Otto has a dream. He wants to fly. But bears can't fly...can they? Ultimately he discovers that it's all in the mind.Otto Learns to Fly is performed by a collection of vintage puppets and objects in The Magic Lantern Travelling Puppet Theatre. Then the action explodes into the wider world on a much larger scale with Sanctum Theatre’s life-sized body puppets

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Itchy Scabs

November 1, 2015 @ 1:00 am - 2:00 am
Free

Bad music for good children Oi kids! The Itchy Scabs do family friendly garage punk. Their songs are about cool stuff like robots & dinosaurs and the show has stunts, monsters and other stupid stuff. Rock it.

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Dandyman- Prince Idiot

November 1, 2015 @ 2:30 am - 3:00 am
included in session10

a must see show of outrageously funny proportions

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The Famous Village Dog Show

November 1, 2015 @ 3:00 am - 3:45 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
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Free

Bring along your dog and participate in this Village Festival institution. Every year, we get twenty + dogs and their owners together and make a show. Never seen it? Don't miss out this year. Dog Grooming services from My Pet Warehouse available from 12noon. Dog Costuming workshop. Show registrations from 3pm.

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So You Think You Can Interpretive Dance

November 1, 2015 @ 3:30 am - 4:30 am
Included in session pass $10

Register yourself for this event and show the judges how you can bust a move - interpretive dance style. Always a hilarious highlight.

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Malia Walsh

November 1, 2015 @ 3:30 am - 4:00 am
included in session10

a theatre and circus artist puts on an incredible show

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Roslyn Quin

November 1, 2015 @ 5:30 am - 6:30 am
included in session10

Join storyteller Roslyn Quin as she brings traditional stories and new tales from around the world to life through her quirky performances and charming puppets

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Sounds From Planet Sol

November 1, 2015 @ 6:00 am - 6:40 am
included in session10

Charlotte guides you through a lyrical landscape as she introduces you to the musical medicine of Dr Lala Lulu

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Dandyman- Prince Idiot

November 1, 2015 @ 7:30 am - 8:00 am
included in session10

a must see show of outrageously funny proportions

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Ape Man

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 am - November 2, 2015 @ 5:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia

Did Man descend from the ape? See a man who descended into an ape (costume). Great fun from one of the best all-round entertainers. Various times

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Dan’s Caravan of Consumption

November 1, 2015 - November 2, 2015
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
included in session $10

Follow the advice of cantankerous football supporters the country over and "Go Up the Guts". This is a caravan being converted into a human, where visitors get to experience the digestive system frmo the inside. Eeew!

Find out more »

Gherkin Khan’s Amusement Arcade for Young Warriors

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 8:00 am
With a session pass: $2

Complete the 7 Tasks of the Great Khan. If you dare... enter into the wooden venue. Once you have negotiated with the gnarly guard, take a chance and guide your pinball through the maze. Hand-eye co-ordination needed. The iPad of the future (and past). Various times.

Find out more »

Lolly Shop

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 8:00 am
from $0.50

A lolly Shop, for sure. But SO, SO, SO, much more. But you have to buy a lolly to find out.

Find out more »

Sharpie a van

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 8:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
Free

You are invited to grab a texta and doodle on a Big White Van.With Tristan Stowards and with thanks to GoGet Car Share.

Find out more »

Book Pedaller

November 1, 2015 @ 11:00 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 5:00 am
Edinburgh Gardens, St Georges Rd
Fitzroy North, Victoria 3068 Australia
included in session $5

Look out for the Book Pedaller at the Village, seeking stories to share! An opportunity for children to create and publish their own book with the Portable Publishing Kit carried by bike using both traditional hand made and digital publishing techniques. Presented by Kids’ Own Publishing and the City of Yarra

Find out more »

Sounds From Planet Sol

November 1, 2015 @ 11:30 pm - November 2, 2015 @ 12:10 am
included in session10

Charlotte guides you through a lyrical landscape as she introduces you to the musical medicine of Dr Lala Lulu

Find out more »

Miss Muffet

November 2, 2015 @ 12:15 am - 1:00 am
included in session10

The hit of the Melbourne Puppetry Festival. Funny, clever, cheeky, incredibly highly skilled. For kids, adults will love it!

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Roslyn Quin

November 2, 2015 @ 12:30 am - 1:30 am
included in session10

Join storyteller Roslyn Quin as she brings traditional stories and new tales from around the world to life through her quirky performances and charming puppets

Find out more »

Dandyman- Prince Idiot

November 2, 2015 @ 12:45 am - 1:15 am
included in session10

a must see show of outrageously funny proportions

Find out more »

Otto Learns to Fly

November 2, 2015 @ 1:30 am - 1:50 am
included in session10

Otto has a dream. He wants to fly. But bears can't fly...can they? Ultimately he discovers that it's all in the mind.Otto Learns to Fly is performed by a collection of vintage puppets and objects in The Magic Lantern Travelling Puppet Theatre. Then the action explodes into the wider world on a much larger scale with Sanctum Theatre’s life-sized body puppets

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All Day Fritz

November 2, 2015 @ 2:30 am - 3:15 am
Free

Super kids pop. ALL DAY FRITZ  are a bunch of well known Melbourne performers who enthusiastically cross the great divide to play musical shows that are genuinely for adults and kids alike. The music is rootsy, swingy, jazzy, rocky, rowdy, mellow, groovy, harmonious and never dumbed down. At our gigs the dance floor is usually packed with kids and adults, grandparents swing dancing and babies jiggling. Kids of all ages have a ball and parents can relax, and enjoy the…

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Miss Muffet

November 2, 2015 @ 2:45 am
included in session10

The hit of the Melbourne Puppetry Festival. Funny, clever, cheeky, incredibly highly skilled. For kids, adults will love it!

Find out more »

Otto Learns to Fly

November 2, 2015 @ 4:00 am - 4:20 am
included in session10

Otto has a dream. He wants to fly. But bears can't fly...can they? Ultimately he discovers that it's all in the mind.Otto Learns to Fly is performed by a collection of vintage puppets and objects in The Magic Lantern Travelling Puppet Theatre. Then the action explodes into the wider world on a much larger scale with Sanctum Theatre’s life-sized body puppets

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December 2015

Falls Festival Marion Bay

December 30, 2015 @ 7:00 am - January 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm
Falls Festival: Marion Bay, Marion Bay, Bream Creek
Bream Creek, Tasmania 7175 Australia
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The Village is part of the nation's finest musical festivals, in one of Tasmania's most picturesque locations. The Village will operate: Tue 29 December 8pm - 1am Wed 30 December 10am - 6pm Thu 31 December 12.30am - 3.30am; 10am - 6pm Fri 1 January 2016; 12.30am-5am

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June 2016

Excerpts from SUPER AMAZING GIANT GIRL

June 18, 2016 @ 12:30 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 1:00 am

A hilarious parable of strength, fragility and triumph, exploring the challenges of trying to fit in when you’re a Super Amazing Giant! Action packed and interactive, this theatre show for kids combines thrilling circus, absurd comedy and ingenious physical theatre. Featuring hula hoops, roller skates, bananas and really awesome dancing. This is the show for all your little strongwomen and men, including a surprise special guest and a spectacular soundtrack even big kids will enjoy.     Anna Lumb has…

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Village Winter Festival

June 18, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 9:30 am
Victory Park: Castlemaine, Pyrenees Hwy, Barker Street
Castlemaine, Victoria 3450 Australia
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Castlemaine's Beating Art Music, physical theatre, circus, storytelling, visual art and the uncategorisable all found their place within one of the highly decorated tents, out in the open park or around the communal fire. Explore the Events Calendar for the full gamut of events - more than 50 things to see and do.

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Gherkin Khan’s Amusement Alcazar for Young Warriors

June 18, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 4:00 am
WonderWorld Victoria Australia

If you dare... enter into the wooden venue. Once you have negotiated with the gnarly guard, take a chance and guide your pinball through the maze. Hand-eye co-ordination needed. The iPad of the future (and past)

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Penny Candy Lolly Shop

June 18, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 4:00 am
WonderWorld Victoria Australia
from $0.5

A lolly Shop, for sure. But SO, SO, SO, much more. But you have to buy a lolly to find out.

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Circus Workshop

June 18, 2016 @ 11:00 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 12:15 am
Free

Castlemaine Circus Inc. ringmaster Mara Macs will lead a group of kids in a fun workshop of circus skills including juggling, tumbling and clowning.

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SimonSaysStuff

June 18, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 12:00 am
Free

A combination of spoken word, music and audience participation all used to tell original and borrowed stories of how cows get their colour schemes, and how Abiyoyo the Giant ate one.

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Gutsy!

June 18, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 1:30 am
WonderWorld Victoria Australia
Free

Experience the human digestive system from the inside (eew!) in this unique caravan experience especially for kids obsessed with bums and what comes out of them.

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10 Minute Dance Party

June 18, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 1:00 am
Free

DJ Dave will be rocking the caravan with the coolest winter sounds - but only for 10 minutes!and

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Kids Cooking Workshops

June 18, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 1:00 am
Free

Demonstrations from local cooks - get involved!

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Excerpts from SUPER AMAZING GIANT GIRL

June 18, 2016 @ 11:30 pm - June 19, 2016 @ 12:00 am

A hilarious parable of strength, fragility and triumph, exploring the challenges of trying to fit in when you’re a Super Amazing Giant! Action packed and interactive, this theatre show for kids combines thrilling circus, absurd comedy and ingenious physical theatre. Featuring hula hoops, roller skates, bananas and really awesome dancing. This is the show for all your little strongwomen and men, including a surprise special guest and a spectacular soundtrack even big kids will enjoy.     Anna Lumb has…

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Dress Up Your Dog

June 19, 2016 @ 12:00 am - 1:00 am
Free

If you didn't manage to dress up yourself and your dog, you've still got an opportunity to get your pooch pampered and preened (in a Village kind of way) ahead of The Famous Village Dog Show. With Kikki and Luke

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