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Adelaide Cabaret Festival | Bite-Sized & Home Delivered | 5-20 Jun 2020

[ June 5, 2020 to June 20, 2020. ]
Adelaide Cabaret Festival Bite-Sized & Home Delivered in 2020
Get ready cabaret fans because they’re pulling back the iso curtain to reveal a delectable digital mini feast celebrating Adelaide Cabaret Festival – a curated collection of bite-sized clips from artists who were set to feature in the 2020 program straight to your device from 5 – […]

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CBCA Book Week 2020 – Curious Creatures, Wild Minds | 17-23 Oct 2020

[ October 17, 2020 to October 23, 2020. ]
This year’s CBCA Book Week 2020 to be held in Term 4
Each year across Australia, the CBCA brings children and books together and this year’s CBCA Book Week will be held in Term 4 from 17-23 October. This year’s theme is Curious Creatures, Wild Minds.
During this time schools, libraries, booksellers, authors, illustrators and children celebrate […]

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Adelaide FringeVIEW | Fringe Goes Online | May 2020

[ April 29, 2020 to May 31, 2020. ]
Adelaide FringeVIEW
The Adelaide Fringe team have been working hard to find a way to directly support artists during the COVID-19 crisis, and are excited to announce the pilot of an online, digital Fringe experience; Adelaide FringeVIEW. 
The world as we know it has changed so radically in only a few weeks. The Adelaide Fringe organiser’s hearts […]

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Cancelled, Postponed & Rescheduled Events in Adelaide due to Coronavirus | 2020

Check to see which shows and events in Adelaide have been postponed, cancelled or rescheduled due to Coronavirus.
Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the Australian Government has banned all non-essential indoor and outdoor gatherings (some exemptions permitted). Social distancing is urged and Australians should stay 1.5 metres away from each other. 
As a result, many […]

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Botanica Lumina | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Mar – Oct 2020

Botanica Lumina – See the Garden in a New Light
Be enchanted by Adelaide Botanic Garden after dark with Botanica Lumina, a curated program of evening events that will keep you entertained through the cooler months.
Immerse yourself in live music, art installations, film events, heritage tours, botanically inspired food tastings and science events under a magical […]

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Adelaide Sand Sculptures | Port Adelaide | 2-26 Apr 2021

Sandstorm Events presents Once Upon a Time Sand Sculptures at Harts Mill in Port Adelaide
Sandstorm Events will return in 2021 after having to be rescheduled due to COVID-19 in 2020. The new theme will be, Once Upon a Time.
The Once Upon a Time Sand Sculptures will transport you into lands of mystery, intrigue, betrayal […]

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Mr. Snot Bottom’s Horrible, Terrible, Really, Really Bad, Bad Show | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Mr. Snot Bottom – is his Fringe show really that terrible, horrible and really really bad?
By Brooke Hendry
★★★★ 4 stars for nauseating comedy that made our faces sore from laughter
Looking for a downright disgustingly hilarious show to cap off the Adelaide Fringe for another year?
If your kids (and you too!) think that pop-offs, boogers, poo […]

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The African Elephant of My Heart: Dance Extravaganza | Adelaide Fringe | Review

The African Elephant of My Heart: Dance Extravaganza kids’ show at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★ 4 Stars for animal-tastic fun for juniors
Ever wondered what your ‘animal spirit guide’ might be? While it sounds a bit Hollywood, the concept actually stems from a Native American tradition.
‘Totem animals’ are said to be animal guides […]

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Peter Helliar – Loopy | Adelaide Fringe Review

Peter Helliar’s Loopy – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★½ – 4½ Stars for humankind hilarity
‘Loopy’ is the name of Peter Helliar’s latest Fringe show – a collection of his reflections about life, from the million things in a (near) middle aged life that have to be set in place before some sexy time can begin […]

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Nath Valvo: Chatty Cathy | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Nath Valvo’s Chatty Cathy comedy show at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★ ½ – 4.5 Stars for relatable LOLs for parents
I can thank my mum for putting me onto the comic fun that is Melbourne’s Nath Valvo. She cracked up over a TV skit he performed about his own mother saying, “I just […]

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An Evening with Fiona O’Loughlin & Mickey D | Adelaide Fringe Review

Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review – An Evening with Fiona O’Loughlin & Mickey D
by Cath Leo
★★★½ – 3½ Stars for Fiona’s farewell to the Fringe
Fiona O’Loughlin has been a stalwart of the Australian comedy scene and first appeared at the Adelaide Fringe 20 years ago! Her current show is also her farewell to the Fringe and she […]

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Adelaide International Kite Festival | Semaphore Beach | 11-13 Apr 2020

[ April 11, 2020 to April 13, 2020. ]
Adelaide International Kite Festival
The Adelaide International Kite Festival returns to Semaphore Beach over the Easter long weekend in 2020. Watch the sky fill with colour, twists and twirls, with kites of all shapes and sizes. There will also be markets and activities for all ages.
*CANCELLED* – Due to the current situation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak this […]

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Isaac Lomman : Hypnotised | Adelaide Fringe Review

Isaac Lomman’s Hypnotised at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★½ – 4½ Stars for hypnotic hilarity
I’d seen Isaac’s dazzling eyes on the publicity material, and then viewed some of his clips on YouTube which left me wanting to ‘see it in the flesh’… so I did! 
‘Hypnotised’ was my first ever hypnosis-themed show and it […]

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Nikki Britton – One Small Step | Adelaide Fringe Review

Nikki Britton – One Small Step – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★★ 5 Stars for hysterically relatable brilliant comedy 
I first saw Nikki Britton doing a sampler spot at The Garden Gala this Fringe and instantly thought ‘She is one to see!’ so I booked in for her full show ‘One Small Step’. Note: There […]

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Kadina 150th Annual Show | 15 & 16 Aug 2020

[ August 15, 2020 to August 16, 2020. ]
Kadina Show 2020
The Kadina Show “Showcasing the Community” established in 1871 and celebrating the 150th Show in 2020, with traditional and current day events to make the Show unique with attractions for the public.
The Show Book will be available in June with at least 24 sections included on their website here. The annual show is […]

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The Garden Gala | Adelaide Fringe Review

The Garden Gala – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★½ – 4½ stars for a great value sampler of Garden delights
Hosted by the glorious Adelaide Fringe Ambassador Fez Faanana (of Briefs, and Brat Kids Carnival fame), the Garden Gala is being held on every Monday of the Festival to give us a taste of the […]

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Alliance Française French Film Festival | Adelaide | Palace Nova | 17 Mar – 14 Apr 2020

Alliance Française French Film Festival
Poised to thrill audiences around the nation, the Alliance Française French Film Festival has unveiled the line-up for its eagerly anticipated 31st season.
Alliance Française French Film Festival Cancels Remainder of 2020 Season
In keeping with the need to limit non-essential mass gatherings due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and out of respect […]

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Massaoke Musicals | Adelaide Fringe Review

 
Massaoke Musicals at the Adelaide Fringe 2020 – Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★ 4 Stars for a joyous show
This was my first ‘Massaoke’ production and I went as part of a ‘Girls Night Out’, with the birthday girl in the group choosing the show to see. I expected to probably have a nice time but that it wouldn’t […]

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Matt Hale: Feelgood Factory | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Matt Hale’s Feelgood Factory at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★½ – 4½ stars for energetic fun!
When I told my husband we were heading to a live hypnosis show, his first reaction was: “Oh, no, I don’t want to get picked out of the crowd!” His fears worsened at the theatre when he saw the […]

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Boss Squad | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Boss Squad at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
★★★★ 4 Stars for female strength and empowerment
Five fearless female performers and a repertoire of circus skills including acrobatics, gymnastics, juggling, skipping, dancing and much more in the intimate setting of Ukiyo in Gluttony.
Their goal is to “smash stereotypes while smashing out tricks” and their girl-power message is […]

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Blanc de Blanc Encore | Adelaide Fringe Review

Blanc de Blanc Encore – Adelaide Fringe 2020 Review
by Cath Leo
★★★★★ 5 Stars for breathtaking brilliance
Oh my – this photo captures it all! Blanc de Blanc Encore is a feast of flirty, Frenchy flair that filled the Fortuna Spiegeltent in the Garden of Unearthly Delights with glitzy glamour and cheers aplenty.
The 120 minutes show was […]

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Adelaide Holi Tribe Festival | Glenelg | 22 Feb 2020

[ February 22, 2020; ]
Holi Tribe Festival
The Adelaide Holi Tribe Festival 2020 is coming.
It is a colourful and fun day of the year where family and friends can enjoy the great venue in Adelaide. The festival will be held at Colley Reserve at Glenelg on Saturday 22 February 2020. 
Entertainment:

Bhangra, Bollywood, Hip Hop, RNB, Techno and World Music 
Elite […]

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Salisbury Secret Garden | Adelaide Fringe | 21-23 Feb 2020

[ February 21, 2020 to February 23, 2020. ]
Salisbury Secret Garden 
The Salisbury Secret Garden is a FREE three-day extravaganza, bringing the fun of the Adelaide Fringe to the north.
From Friday 21 – Sunday 23 February 2020, take the family and enjoy a great range of shows including live music, street performances, entertainment, market stalls and activities. Bask in the alternative rock of headline […]

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Anime ‘n’ Chill | Adelaide Fringe | 21 – 23 Feb 2020

[ February 21, 2020 to February 23, 2020. ]
Anime ‘n’ Chill
If you find yourself singing “Totoro, To-to-ro!” around the house (or without warning in a public place), you’ll be right at home at Natalya Aynsley’s upcoming Adelaide Fringe show.
On the back of her Worlds Connected concert in 2018 (featuring the music of Final Fantasy and Kingdom Hearts), and Studio Ghibli – Chopin Style […]

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The Extraordinary Guests of Hotel Richmond | Adelaide Fringe | Review

The Extraordinary Guests of Hotel Richmond at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★ 4 Stars for immersive illusion
My kids are fans of Netflix’s Magic for Humans, so I thought seeing a magic show during the Fringe would be just the ticket.
And The Extraordinary Guests of Hotel Richmond offers added perks – the chance to […]

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Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster | Adelaide Fringe Review

 
Frankenstein: How to Make a Monster – Adelaide Fringe Review 2020
by Cath Leo
★★★★★ 5 Stars for beatboxing brilliance
Hailing from Battersea in South-West London, the BAC Academy brings a high intensity, flawless beatbox show to the RCC at Adelaide Uni.
The Academy has been going for 10 years and as our host and academy director Conrad Murray […]

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A Doll’s House | Adelaide Festival | Rundle Mall | 26 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 26, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Life-sized Doll’s House in Rundle Mall
To celebrate the Adelaide Festival’s 60th birthday, a life-sized doll’s house has been commissioned in the middle of the city. 
Visionary Japanese artist Tatzu Nishi, who has been transforming public spaces in jaw-dropping ways across the world since 2000, presents his life-sized, three-storeyed Doll’s House for your delight and discovery. It […]

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Amity Dry: Highway Superstar | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Amity Dry’s Highway Superstar show at the Adelaide Fringe – Review
by Carla Caruso
★★★★★ 5 Stars for feel-good fun
Amity Dry gave a shoutout to all the “suburban mums” at her Adelaide Fringe show’s opening night (after revealing she drives a “daggy RAV4”).
And Highway Superstar feels designed exactly with suburban mums of my era in mind. (For the […]

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Musical Moments | Adelaide Fringe | 18-27 Feb 2020

[ February 18, 2020; February 20, 2020; February 25, 2020; February 27, 2020; ]
Musical Moments at the Adelaide Fringe
Musical Moments is a series of four shows presented by Promise Adelaide featuring hits from popular musicals such as Les Miserables, Wicked and the Sound of Music as well as newer musicals such as Come From Away, Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen.

Showcasing the best of youth talent in our state, […]

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A Thousand Cranes | Adelaide Fringe | 15, 16 & 29 Feb, 1 Mar 2020

[ February 15, 2020 to February 16, 2020. February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020. ]
A Thousand Cranes – The Gemini Collective
Winners of the 2019 ATG Award for Best Youth Theatre. 
The atomic bomb that dropped on Hiroshima changed everything, especially for 12-year-old Sadako Sasaki. In a concord of live theatre, contemporary dance, music and aerial silks her true story, captured in a play by Kathryn Schultz Miller, lives on. The […]

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Retrieve Your Jeans | Adelaide Fringe | 13-15 Mar 2020

[ March 13, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Retrieve Your Jeans at the Adelaide Fringe
A brilliant collaboration between highly talented dancer/choreographers Cayleigh Davies and Rita Bush and a cast of award winning dancers is set to wow audiences at this year’s Adelaide Fringe.
The stunning show features five women, a washing line and endless blue jeans in a soulful dance performance traversing seemingly insignificant […]

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Adelaide Fringe | Free Family Event Highlights | 14 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 12, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Adelaide Fringe Festival FREE Family-Friendly Events
The Adelaide Fringe is always an exciting time of the year with so much entertainment on offer in and around the city and stretching out to regional areas of South Australia including many free events which are family friendly.
IMPORTANT UPDATE FRIDAY 13 MARCH 2020:
 
Following the Federal Government announcement this afternoon […]

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Elephant of my Heart

The African Elephant of My Heart: Dance Extravaganza Kid’s Show | Adelaide Fringe | 29 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020. March 6, 2020 to March 8, 2020. March 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
The African Elephant of My Heart: Dance Extravaganza Kids Show
A nine year old girl recovering in hospital is visited by an African Elephant. He takes her & the audience to her jungle river to dance. Watch your kids become the characters helping Little Jess to see all her other animals & learn that she can […]

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Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall | Adelaide Fringe | 16 Feb – 15 March 2020

[ February 16, 2020; February 23, 2020; March 1, 2020; March 8, 2020 to March 9, 2020. March 15, 2020; ]
Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall 
Why toddle when you can dance? Join DJ Monski Mouse for this international hit with the under fives AND their parents/carers.
Expect bouncing, bopping, beautiful, bonkers fun with retro hits, pop favourites and thumping nursery rhymes. Get glam and put your disco-dancing-booties on.

Nominated 2019: Best Family Entertainment Hoop Awards (Edinburgh & […]

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Monski Mouse’s Baby Cabaret | Adelaide Fringe | 15 Feb – 14 Mar 2020

[ February 15, 2020; February 22, 2020; February 29, 2020; March 7, 2020; March 14, 2020; ]
Monski Mouse’s Baby Cabaret  
Join Monski Mouse and Friends for a live musical cabaret of nursery classics, reworked songs, puppetry and fun for 0-5 year olds and their parents/carers.
Arrive ready to sing along. All the big topics are covered: elephants, fish, wiggly worms, transport and the existential ways of the toddler.

Read our Play & Go review […]

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Tony Roberts: I’m a Magician Get Me Out of Here | Adelaide Fringe | 15 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 15, 2020 to February 16, 2020. February 22, 2020 to February 23, 2020. February 29, 2020 to March 1, 2020. March 7, 2020 to March 9, 2020. March 14, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]
Tony Roberts: I’m a Magician Get Me Out of Here 
Last years’ Fringe World sell out and Best Children’s Event Weekly Award Winner, returns for 2020 to Adelaide.
Covent Garden’s cheekiest street performer, and award-winning magican, Tony Roberts brings back his jaw-dropping escapology show. Full of belly laughs and awe-inspiring magic, perfect for humans 8-80+
“Interactive illusion and […]

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Bush Festival | Kangaroo Island | 21 Mar 2020

Bush Festival at Eleanor Downs on Kangaroo Island
IMPORTANT UPDATE 16 MARCH 2020:
 
Following the Federal Government announcement banning public gatherings of 500 people or more in an effort to slow the spreading of COVID-19, this event has been postponed – please check with the venue or organisers directly with any enquiries
On 21 March 2020 the second […]

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The Garden Gala on Kangaroo Island | Adelaide Fringe | 17 Feb 2020

[ February 17, 2020; ]
The Garden Gala on Kangaroo Island
The Adelaide Fringe are joining forces with Mix 102.3 Adelaide to present a whopping night of FREE entertainment on Kangaroo Island. 
On Monday 17 February 2020, The Garden will temporarily close its gates on Rundle Park / Kadlitpina.

Instead, they are sending a convoy of artists and staff to Kangaroo Island, where they’ll […]

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Brass Monkeys | Adelaide Fringe | 14 Feb – 15 Mar 2020

[ February 14, 2020 to February 16, 2020. February 20, 2020 to February 23, 2020. February 27, 2020 to March 1, 2020. March 5, 2020 to March 9, 2020. March 12, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]    
Brass Monkeys at the Adelaide Fringe
The creators of “Children are Stinky” are bringing an all new, action-packed, super exciting circus spectacular to Adelaide Fringe.
Brass Monkeys celebrates kids who march to the beat of their own drum and have the world at their dancing feet. Bursting with high calibre acrobatics, a ton of comedy, live […]

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Switch Witchetty’s Almanac of Everything | Pinwheel Productions | Adelaide Fringe | Mar 2020

[ March 7, 2020 to March 8, 2020. March 12, 2020 to March 15, 2020. ]  
Switch Witchetty’s Almanac of Everything – Presented by Pinwheel Productions
A children’s high-energy adventure theatre show filled with music, mayhem, and ordinary bedsheets, straight from the Edinburgh Fringe.
Switch Witchetty is a court fool who can ‘switch’ into others, allowing a unique perspective into their story. When the Kingdom needs a new King, Switch is forced to […]

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