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Special events

Little Big Shots (film screenings)

Group of cartoon rodents Welcome to Little Big Shots!

2014 is a big year for Little Big Shots as the festival turns 10 (just like ArtPlay!) Little Big Shots invites you to celebrate this important milestone with the biggest and bestest event ever. With a bumper collection of short films from across the globe, special filmmaking projects, parties, competitions and much more.

Package 1: Tiny Tots (2-5 years)

A fun-filled selection of international short films for kids. Plenty of cute furry friends doing hilarious things. Two special themes in this package; friendship and music.

Package 2: Little Tikes (3-7 years)

This package has heaps of great characters with important messages. Special themes for this selection are; adventure and growing up.

Age: 2 to 5 years (Package 1: Tiny Tots)
Dates and times
: Saturday 7 June and Sunday 8 June, 10.30am to 11.20am; 11.45am to 12.35pm
Bookings essential: book online
Cost: $10 per person

Age: 3 to 7 years (Package 2: Little Tykes)
Dates and times:
Saturday 7 June and Sunday 8 June, 2pm to 2.50pm
Bookings essential: book online
Cost: $10 per person

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Capacity 60 per session

NOCTURNAL launch (light and sound installation)

Glowing red cube on concrete floorArtists: Michael O'Dwyer, Emah Fox, Nilgun Guven with children at ArtPlay

Over 50 hand-crafted boxes have been made by children using native Australian timbers. Each child has explored their connection to place by creating their own soundscape which has been housed in his or her box.

This installation will see the boxes lit from within and scattered across the green hill outside ArtPlay, creating an enticing scene which glows in the dark. You are invited to wander through the installation, drawing near and picking up individual boxes as they reveal to you their own intimate soundscape.

Drinks and nibbles provided.

Age: Family
Launch: Saturday 7 June, 5pm start
Free, no bookings required