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Peter Pan – A Neverland Adventure | Adelaide Fringe 2024 | Review

 Peter Pan – A Neverland Adventure: Adelaide Fringe 2024
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  Five stars for whimsical acrobatic fun.
Review by Sharon Harrington
Peter Pan – A Neverland Adventure weaves the timeless Peter Pan tale together with some seriously impressive acrobatics, aerials, juggling, slapstick and cheeky fun.
As soon as we enter the beautiful vintage Wonderland Spiegeltent, we notice the tent is […]

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27 Club | Adelaide Fringe 2024 | Review

27 Club: Adelaide Fringe 2024
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Five stars for rocking out to some of the best songs of all time performed by Aussie music legends!
Review by Sharon Harrington
Winner of Adelaide Fringe’s ‘Best Music Award’ in 2021, 27 Club returns to rock out with Adelaide audiences once again at this year’s Fringe Festival.
The name ’27 Club’ is in […]

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Circus The Show | Adelaide Fringe 2024 | Review

CIRCUS THE SHOW: Adelaide Fringe 2024
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Five stars for astounding feats & uncontrollable laughter!
Review by Sharon Harrington
Circus The Show’s gravelly voiced ringmaster opened the performance telling us we should expect “Astoundment in Aboundment” and that’s just what we got!
This is a fabulous show to take the whole family to, as there’s something sure to entertain everyone […]

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Maho Magic Bar | Adelaide Fringe 2024 | Review

Maho Magic Bar: Adelaide Fringe 2024
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Five stars for an amazing atmosphere & upbeat vibes!
Review by Sharon Harrington
Returning to the Adelaide Fringe in 2024, the Maho Magic Bar is an interactive magic experience set in a neon lit Tokyo-inspired bar, where you can relax with a drink or two, while magicians wow you with their […]

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Alice in Wonderland

Alice in Wonderland – Live on Stage | Adelaide Review

Lewis Carroll’s beloved classic is brought to life in this sumptuous production of Alice in Wonderland – Live on Stage at Her Majesty’s Theatre in Adelaide.
Review by Sharon Harrington
If you loved reading Alice in Wonderland or watching the Disney cartoon as a child, you’ll love Penny Farrow’s adaptation of Lewis Carroll’s iconic tale.
Most would know […]

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The Gruffalo | Dunstan Playhouse | Review

The Gruffalo at Dunstan Playhouse, Adelaide – Review
The award winning picture book, The Gruffalo, is now a fun filled live theatre show, bringing magic and giggles to Adelaide audiences.
Review by Sharon Harrington
Based on the UK author Julia Donaldson’s bestselling children’s book, The Gruffalo tells the tale of a mouse who takes a stroll through a […]

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Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution- Diego on my mind

Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution | Art Gallery of SA | Review

Frida & Diego: Love & Revolution Adelaide Exhibition
If you’ve been thinking of taking your budding artists to the Art Gallery of SA, there is no better time than now! The beloved works of Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera & their Mexican contemporaries are currently on display until 17 September 2023.
Review by Sharon Harrington
Frida Kahlo is considered […]

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Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited Wishes | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited Wishes: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 4 stars for the wonderful cast of up and coming young dancers
Review by Sharon Harrington
Talented budding young ballerinas, colourful exotic costumes and delightful music… The SA Children’s Ballet Company (SACBC) returned to the Adelaide Fringe this year with Aladdin and the Genie of Unlimited […]

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Charlie Caper & Malin Nilsson: More Minor Miracles

Charlie Caper & Malin Nilsson: More Minor Miracles | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Charlie Caper & Malin Nilsson: More Minor Miracles – Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️  5 stars for a delightfully charming magic show with lot of laughs
Review by Sharon Harrington
Honey-coloured vintage lamps light the darkened tent and scratchy 1920’s jazz tunes play in the background as Swedish magicians, Charlie and Malin, make their way on stage dressed […]

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Barbaroi | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Barbaroi: Adelaide Fringe 2023 Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 stars for edgy, exciting physical theatre that is family friendly 
Review by Sharon Harrington
Barbaroi is raw, atmospheric physical theatre, set in a dystopian future with a pumping alternative soundtrack.
This is a cool show. It feels edgy and foreboding and yet all the acts are surprisingly family friendly.
Think of a low lit, […]

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Scenic Hotel view over Adelaide

The Scenic Hotel | Norton Summit | Adelaide Hills Dining | Review

The Scenic Hotel – Beautiful views and great vibes
The Scenic Hotel is a gorgeous vintage pub with great vibes, exceptional pub fare and glorious views over tree tops and Adelaide City to the ocean beyond.
by Sharon Harrington
Built in 1869 and recently renovated in 2020, this pub is perfectly located to take advantage of the beautiful […]

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Bounce Greenacres

BOUNCE Greenacres | Indoor Adventure Playground | Review

Latitude Greenacres has joined the BOUNCE tribe!
by Sharon Harrington
Latitude Greenacres is now a part of the BOUNCE Tribe! Never fear, it still has all the same great activities you’ve come to expect and they will add their Freestyle Academy skills training courses to the mix in term four.
For those that haven’t yet ventured to this […]

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The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) | Adelaide Botanic Garden | Review

Family friendly café set in the heart of the gorgeous Adelaide Botanic Garden
Review by Sharon Harrington
The Gardens Kiosk (Simpson Kiosk) is a favourite spot to take the kids for a light lunch, coffee and cake, or even a cheeky ice cream. The setting is beautiful, the coffee is good, the food is tasty and there […]

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SA Museum

Explore the South Australian Museum | Review

South Australian Museum – Review
by Sharon Harrington
The South Australian Museum on North Terrace in the City is FREE to visit and filled with displays that will engage and enchant the little people in your life.

The fun starts as soon as you walk into the Museum. A dinosaur skeleton poised to attack is perched above the […]

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Womadelaide 2022

WOMADelaide 2022 | Review

WOMADelaide Celebrates its 30th Year in 2022 – Review
by Sharon Harrington & Carla Caruso
For four days over the March long weekend, Adelaide’s stunning Botanic Park comes alive for the iconic open-air festival, WOMADdelaide.
We loved attending this atmospheric outdoor event of eclectic live music, delicious international cuisine and fun activities for the kids.
It’s a great opportunity […]

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Matador - sabor de amor Adelaide Fringe

MATADOR – sabor de amor | Adelaide Fringe 2022 | Review

MATADOR – sabor de amor at Adelaide Fringe 2022 – Review
★★★★★ 5 stars for a sassy, saucy showstopper (adults only)
An enthralling tale of love, temptation and betrayal that comes alive through passionate dance, hypnotic aerial acts and sultry burlesque
by Carla Caruso & Sharon Harrington
For those who’ve had itchy feet, care of recent travel restrictions, get […]

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Guess How Much I Love You – Live on Stage | Review | Adelaide Festival Centre

Guess How Much I Love You – Live on Stage | Review | Adelaide Festival Centre
Venture through the seasons with Little Nutbrown Hare
by Sharon Harrington 
Lovers of the classic children’s tale, Guess How Much I Love You, will be delighted to discover it has been transformed into a new theatre production complete with loveable life sized […]

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SAPOL Road Safety Bike Centre Adelaide | Bonython Park

We love visiting the SAPOL Road Safety Centre at Bonython Park – it is the perfect spot for kids to practice riding their bikes safely and correctly.
Review by Sharon Harrington
The space is fully enclosed and free from cars, which makes it a really safe place for young kids to ride. It even has real traffic lights, […]

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I Wish… | Patch Theatre | Adelaide Festival Centre | Review

A fun-filled acrobatic exploration of emotions & imagination
by Sharon Harrington
Beloved children’s theatre specialists, Patch Theatre, have collaborated with renowned circus company, Gravity & Other Myths, to create an acrobatic exploration of our personalities, emotions and all the things we could be.
This gorgeous production creates an immersive experience right from the entrance to the theatre. Neon […]

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Bowman Park Nature Playspace

Bowman Park Nature Playspace | Crystal Brook | Review

Bowman Park Nature Playspace, Crystal Brook
Enjoy a picnic and a play at this beautiful new playspace on your next road trip to the Flinders Ranges.
by Sharon Harrington
Picture perfect setting
On our recent road trip to the Southern Flinders Ranges, we visited the magical Bowman Park Nature Playspace. The space is set amongst centuries old red gum […]

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Stone Hut Bakery | Mid North | Child-Friendly Café | Review

Stone Hut Bakery – a child-friendly café and rest stop in South Australia’s Mid North.
Amazing pies and a great little rest stop en route to the Flinders Ranges. While you are there, take the kids for a stroll around the walk-in aviary and petting zoo. 
by Sharon Harrington
Take a break from driving
When planning a road trip, I […]

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theatre bugs

Fairy Ballet Classes | Theatre Bugs | Review

Fairy Ballet Classes at Theatre Bugs
Review by Sharon Harrington
With a Fairy Wave and a Fairy Wiggle, Theatre Bugs classes are a preschooler’s delight!
From the opening dance sequence and sing along of “Fairy Wave and a Fairy Wiggle, a Fairy Kiss and a Fairy Giggle”, my daughter was enchanted with her Theatre Bugs’ Fairy Ballet class.
Head […]

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hiccup! windmill theatre co

Hiccup! | Windmill Theatre Co | Adelaide Festival Centre | Review

Hiccup! by Windmill Theatre Co – Review
by Sharon Harrington
Join Eddie and his animal friends on their mission to cure a koala with the hiccups in this luminous, retro rock camping adventure comedy!
Eddie and his best bud, Lucky the Teddy, set up camp in the outback, desperate for a chance to leave the noisy city behind […]

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Tom & Jerry The Movie | In Cinemas 1 Apr 2021 | Review

[ April 1, 2021; ]
Tom & Jerry The Movie (2021) | Review
Classic madcap fun with a fresh twist.
Review by Sharon Harrington

Tom & Jerry are back with the same animated appearance and anarchistic spirit as when they first appeared in the 1940s, complete with over the top slapstick battles, silent pantomime, and Jerry, the cunning mouse, outwitting Tom, the hapless […]

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Big Tops & Tiny Tots Circus Show | Adelaide Fringe | Review

Big Tops & Tiny Tots Circus Show at the Adelaide Fringe | Review
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 5 Stars
Review By Sharon Harrington
A high energy, silly circus adventure that might even get your tots to eat their broccoli!
As we entered Gluttony, my little girls were immediately drawn to a charming woman with two long brown plaits, stripey knee high socks and […]

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