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Rebel | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

If you’ve got time to squeeze in one more Fringe show this festival, make it ‘Rebel’
★★★★★ 5 Stars
“I want to tart rock up. I don’t want to climb out of my fantasies in order to go up on stage—I want to take them on stage with me.” 
Inspired by these words famously spoken by the  great […]

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Inside the Walls: A Giant Pop-Up Book Ghost Story | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

Inside the Walls: A Giant Pop-Up Book Ghost Story
Offering a change of pace and encouraging kids to use their imagination, Inside the Walls is a pop up story book brought to life with handmade puppets and creative story telling.
Staged in one of the smaller Gluttony venues, Ukiyo, this unique story book performance uses sound effects, […]

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Back on Board! | adelaide fringe review 2019

Back on Board! Adelaide Fringe Review 2019
Cheesier than a platter of cubed-cheddar on jatz, ‘Back on Board’ is a night of fun, puns and smooth tunes as you cruise the high seas on this hilarious musical boat of love…
The costumed shipmates, including ‘Dick Bathers’ on keyboard and ‘Leonardo Defrapuccino’ on guitar, all come from a […]

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Orbital + Severed Heads + Guests | Adelaide Fringe Review 2019

For one night only we let a couple of Play & Go Dads out to play at The Adelaide Fringe as Orbital and Severed Heads took over the Royal Croquet Club on Sunday night. ★★★★★ 5 Stars
A thick crowd filled the Uni Maths Lawn at Royal Croquet Club for these two iconic electronic acts. A […]

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Baba Yaga | Windmill Theatre Co | Review 2019

Baba Yaga by Windmill Theatre Co | Review
Welcome to the apartment building complex where no noise is allowed, no pets are allowed, no laughing, no barbecues and nothing fun is allowed. This is where Baba Yaga resides and where we are first introduced to Vaselina, the young receptionist. Vaselina is a sweet character, too afraid to […]

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Play Deck Women's & Children's Hospital playground review by Susannah Marks

The Play Deck Playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital | Review

The Play Deck Playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital | Review
The playground at the Women’s & Children’s Hospital in North Adelaide is a wonderful facility for patients, and for hospital visitors. Fully enclosed and with enticing, colourful play equipment it’s designed especially with younger children in mind.
There are plenty of interactive features and safe […]

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Great Ocean Road with kids - Lorne - photo by Susannah Marks

Road Trip | Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road: Warrnambool to Melbourne | Review

Road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road – part 2: Warrnambool to Melbourne
The trip from Adelaide to Melbourne takes around 8 hours if you go the inland route. Or you can take the scenic route via the Great Ocean Road – it’ll take you a lot longer and you’ll probably want to break the […]

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Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground review by Susannah Marks

Soldiers Memorial Reserve | Victor Harbor Playground Review

Soldiers Memorial Reserve Victor Harbor Playground Review
Soldiers Memorial Reserve is a beautifully kept park with everything you could need for a fun family outing. Located by the seaside along The Esplanade at Victor Harbor, it’s a great spot for picnics or gatherings as there’s plenty of space and good facilities.
Review by Susannah Marks
Soldiers Memorial Reserve […]

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Brickman Awesome | Adelaide Convention Centre | Review | Jan 2019

Brickman Awesome | Review
Lego fanatics and lego lovers (because, let’s face it, who doesn’t love lego!) will be impressed by the amazing display of skill, workmanship and design in this exhibition of over 30 different constructions.
Each Lego creation has a brief accompanying explanation which tells who designed and made it, how many bricks were used and […]

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Victor Harbor Skate Park review by Susannah Marks

Victor Harbor Skate Park | Review

Victor Harbor Skate Park
Victor Harbor Skate Park is in a great location just next to the foreshore. This popular skate park has a quality surface and ramps; and enough to keep skaters, scooters and riders of all ages busy and challenged.
Victor Harbor Skate Park Review by Susannah Marks
For kids (or parents!) who are into into skateboarding, […]

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GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park Review by Susannah Marks

GT Fisher Playground (Victor Harbor Train Park) | Playground Review

GT Fisher Playground aka Victor Harbor Train Park

*** EDITOR’S NOTE: PLAYGROUND CURRENTY CLOSED March – June 2019
Construction of the new nature playground at George T Fisher Reserve is underway – a new nature playground with all ability and inclusive play opportunities, and quirky play areas including an island with bridge access, fisherman’s shack and railway inspired […]

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Lot 100 | Cellar Door & Restaurant | Hay Valley | Review

Lot 100 – Cellar door, Brewery, Distillery and Restaurant
Lot 100 is situated in the Hay Valley, just outside of the township of Nairne and is approximately a 35 minute drive up the freeway from the City of Adelaide. It is surrounded by rolling hills, huge gums and beautiful countryside so it really is a very […]

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Instant Family – Movie Review | In Cinemas 10 Jan 2019

Paramount Pictures presents Instant Family – In Cinemas 10 January 2019
Play & Go Movie Review
Instant Family is a heartwarming insight into the journey of foster care and adoption, based on the writer/director Sean Anders’ own real life experience with his wife.  It’s a look at the trials and tribulations of the many children and couples […]

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Cleland Wildlife Park Butterfly Aviary | Review | Dec 2018

Cleland Wildlife Park Butterfly Aviary
Cleland Wildlife Park is now home to a butterfly aviary which will delight butterfly lovers of all ages. The new addition to the park features butterflies which are native to our local South Australian environment.
Visitors are able to move around the outside of the aviary to view the butterflies from different […]

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Norwood Play Cafe indoor playground review

Norwood Play Cafe Review | Indoor Playground & Cafe at Norwood Swim School

Norwood Play Cafe Review
Indoor playground and cafe at Norwood Swim School
If you’ve got kids who swim at Norwood Swim School then no doubt you’ll have spent plenty of time at the Norwood Play Café enjoying a coffee while your kids have their lessons, or ducking in to grab a treat after your kid’s swimming lessons. […]

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TreeClimb Adelaide Aerial Adventure Park in the City | What You Need to Know

TreeClimb Adelaide is Australia’s first inner city aerial adventure park, and it’s right in the Adelaide city park lands.
Here’s what you need to know about TreeClimb
TreeClimb offers adventure seekers 7 elevated tree walk courses, plus zip lines, within the 16,000 sqm zone setting of Kurrangga Park. It’s suitable for ages 3 years and over, above 100cm […]

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Roy Marten Reserve Playground | Taperoo | City of Port Adelaide Enfield | Review

Roy Marten Reserve Playground at Taperoo (near Port Adelaide)
Military Road & Wandana Terrace, Taperoo (car park and entrance on Military Road)
Review by Baby and Toddler Destinations Adelaide and Play & Go Adelaide
The Roy Marten Reserve, near Port Adelaide, has just had a $3.7M redevelopment and the new play space has officially opened in August 2018. The […]

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Latitude 18+ ‘Big Kids Take Over’ | Aug 2018 | Review

Latitude Big Kids Takeover | Review
For anyone who has ever spent time sitting in the Latitude cafe wondering why the kids get to have all the fun – this one’s for you.
Getting ready for a Saturday night out without the kids usually involves a little bit of makeup, some fancy shoes and possibly some panadol […]

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MOD. Museum | University of South Australia | Review | July 2018

MOD at the University of South Australia – New Futuristic Museum
MOD. at the University of South Australia is a new museum located next to the Morphett Street Bridge on North Terrace in a spacious and modern building. It is described as a “futuristic museum of discovery, a place to be and be inspired”. It has been […]

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Cubby Town 2018 | Nature Play SA | Review

Cubby Town 2018 | Review
Nature Play SA’s Cubby Town is an annual event held under the huge red gums near the adventure playground at Belair National Park. The event is held to encourage families and kids to get outside, play in nature and create lovely family memories.
On the day we attended, the sun was shining and families […]

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East Terrace Glover Playground Review by Susannah Marks

East Terrace Glover Playground in Adelaide | Review 2018

East Terrace Glover Playground Review – July 2018
East Terrace & Wakefield Road, Adelaide | Ityamai-itpina Park 15
Our little playground testers were delighted to have a chance to try out the cool new playground equipment at Park 15 Glover Playground East Terrace. It’s officially open to the public now.
We think the City of Adelaide has done […]

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Incredibles 2 Movie Review | In Cinemas 14 Jun 2018

Incredibles 2 Movie Review
Fans have waited a long time for the sequel to the 2004 Incredibles movie and will not be disappointed by this fun, action-packed movie which is absolutely fantastic.
The storyline picks up from where the first Incredibles movie ended and within minutes we see the Parr family united, using their amazing superpowers to […]

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The High Tea Party | Adelaide Review | 2018

The High Tea Party 2018 | Adelaide Review
The High Tea Party has been designed to allow women to spend time with their special friends or family and to indulge in some time out from ordinary life while enjoying lovely food and fashion in a luxurious hotel.
The High Tea Party is an experience and there were […]

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d’Arenberg Cube | d’Arenberg Winery | McLaren Vale | Review 2018

 
d’Arenberg Cube at d’Arenberg Winery.
Recently, on a day trip adventure to Port Elliot, we were passing through McLaren Vale and saw the iconic d’Arenberg Cube jutting out of the flat landscape. On a whim, we decided we ought to explore this unique building.
As you enter the building it is obvious that everything in it […]

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Road Trip | Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road | Adelaide to Warrnambool | Review

Road trip from Adelaide to Melbourne via the Great Ocean Road
The trip from Adelaide to Melbourne takes around 8 hours if you go the inland route. Or you can take the scenic route via the Great Ocean Road – it’ll take you a lot longer and you’ll probably want to break the trip up by staying […]

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Dora Gild Playground review by Susannah Marks

Dora Gild Playground Upgrade | Clarence Park | Playground Review May 2018

Dora Gild Playground upgrade
Playground review by Susannah Marks, May 2018
Dora Gild Playground is tucked away on a quiet street in Clarence Park. With plenty of street parking, and a range of play equipment for kids of all ages it’s a hidden treasure that is well loved by locals.
Since our last review of Dora Gild Playground there have […]

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Zainberi | Wholesome Delicious Treats | Review

 
Zainberi Wholesome, Delicious Treats
Many of us are looking for treats which are first of all delicious, but also nutritious. Zainberi treats are created with this in mind.
The creators of Zainberi desserts developed these treats in response to their own sugar-loving child, to create food that replaces “traditional dessert ingredients such as flour, butter and sugar […]

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Adelaide 36ers Basketball Game | Mar 2018 Review

[ March 25, 2018; ]
Taking the kids to a basketball game is a great family outing. It’s fast and exciting to watch, there’s constantly something entertaining happening with plenty of audience participation, plus the stadium is smaller and enclosed (compared to an oval), which puts you much closer to the action, no matter where you are sitting.

There’s no time […]

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The Family Cook

The Family Cook – freshly cooked meals your whole family will enjoy | Play & Go Review The Family Cook

The Family Cook – freshly cooked meals your whole family will enjoy
Play & Go Review | The Family Cook
We were lucky enough to sample some of The Family Cook’s delicious family dinners – delivered straight to the door.
We all know those fabulous home cooks, and super-organised types who have a meal plan for every night […]

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Ed Sheeran Divide World Tour | Adelaide Concert 7 Mar 2018 | Review

Ed Sheeran Divide Tour – Adelaide Concert Wednesday 7 March 2018
If you were wondering what was causing the traffic jam in the city Wednesday evening, it’s because 65,000 Ed Sheeran fans were descending on Adelaide Oval for his Divide World Tour concert.
What a concert it was! Just Ed Sheeran, his guitar and loop station playing […]

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Payneham Oval Playground Review

Payneham Oval Playground | Adelaide Playgrounds | Review

Payneham Oval Playground
Another addition to the Adelaide playgrounds we love
This is one of our favourite playgrounds in Adelaide and if you haven’t discovered it, we think it’s well worth a trip. Kids of all ages will love Payneham Oval Playground – there’s heaps to keep them busy and the play equipment is designed to be […]

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Peter Rabbit Cafe Review

Peter Rabbit Cafe | Hindley Street | Review

Peter Rabbit Cafe
Since it opened in 2015 people having been flocking to Hindley Street’s Peter Rabbit cafe. If you find yourself in the west end of Adelaide’s CBD needing a good coffee or something tasty and wholesome to eat then here are some reasons why you should add Peter Rabbit to your shortlist.
In a nutshell […]

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Saha café – family-friendly Lebanese cafe on the Parade

Saha café – family-friendly Lebanese cafe on the Parade

Saha Café – family-friendly Lebanese cafe on The Parade
Looking for a fabulous spot for coffee or a delicious lunch … with the kids in tow?
Saha Cafe review by Susannah Marks
A new café has just opened up in Adelaide’s eastern suburbs and it’s been designed with families in mind. Saha is a little oasis in Adelaide’s […]

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Operation Ouch | Live On Stage | Review

Operation Ouch | Live on Stage | Review
I finally now know which of the charming Operation Ouch twins is Dr Chris and which one is Dr Xand. In fact, it’s embarrassingly obvious. Dr Chris is rather more sensible and admits to being ”less smiley” while Dr Xand has a beard, wears green scrubs and is […]

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Loxton Playground

Loxton Pioneer Playground | Riverland, South Australia | Review

Loxton Pioneer Playground – Riverland, South Australia
Playground Review
If you are in the Riverland, it’s worth making a stop at one of the best playgrounds in South Australia. In the little town of Loxton on the Murray River, you’ll find this gem – the Loxton Pioneer Playground, which was opened in February 2015.  It’s full of […]

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Pitch Perfect 3 | In Cinemas 1 Jan 2018 | Review

Pitch Perfect 3 | In Cinemas 1 January 2018 
PLAY & GO MOVIE REVIEW:
Pitch Perfect 3 follows everyone’s favourite a capella group, the Bellas, as they struggle in the real world. After college, they all go their separate ways, facing the reality of normal jobs compared to their previous singing adventures. However, after reuniting, they are given […]

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Sophie’s Patch | Open Garden | Review | Nov 2017

A visit to Sophie’s Patch – November 2017
If you are a keen gardener or you have a small patch of your own, then Sophie’s Patch is a great garden to visit with the kids. It is open for a few days twice a year and it belongs to gardening guru Sophie Thompson and her family […]

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Paddington 2 | In Cinemas 21 Dec 2017 | Film Review

Paddington 2 | Review
If you enjoyed Paddington or if you are looking for a movie that’s great for kids as well as entertaining for adults then you can’t go past Paddington 2.
Paddington 2 starts with bear cub Paddington floating down a raging river while two bears sit on a bridge watching him. They endeavour to rescue […]

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Adelaide Himeji Garden | South Terrace | Review

 
Adelaide Himeji Garden on South Terrace
The Adelaide Himeji Garden is a little hidden oasis on the South side of the city.  The Garden represents an important example of contemporary Japanese garden design and is meticulously maintained and beautifully presented.
Established in 1985 in celebration of Adelaide’s sister city partnership with the ancient city of Himeji in […]

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Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair | Review

Uraidla & Summertown Country Show & Sustainability Fair Review
Now in its 129th year, the Uraidla and Summertown Country Show continues to get bigger and better every year.  The Uraidla show has all the charm of a country show with a lot of fun things to do and great things to see, taste, drink and buy.
With […]

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