Magis and Library Holiday Activities

The 2015 AWESOME International Arts Festival for Bright Young Things returns to the Perth Cultural Centre from 3 - 16 October 2015 to inspire and delight Perth children aged 0 - 12 and their families.

Highlights this year include:

The Lynley Dodd Story

State Library of Western Australia

The Lynley Dodd Story is an exhibition of artworks and artifacts from the acclaimed and world-renowned author and illustrator of the Hairy Maclary and Friends TM book series. Awesome Festival-goers will even have the opportunity to meet Dame Lynley Dodd as we are delighted that she will be in Perth to open the exhibition and a once-in-a-lifetime audience event!

Exhibition 3 October - 27 January 2016 (Free but please make a booking for groups 94273202 or ed@slwa.wa.gov.au)

Education Programs 5 October - 9 October (Free but please book 9328 9666)

Education Programs weekdays 12 October - 17 December 2015 (Free but please book 9427 3202)

Curator Tours 4 & 5 October ($15 trybooking.com or 93289666)

An Audience with Dame Lynley Dodd 6 October ($15 general admission/$54 family of four/$12 per ticket groups 8+ trybooking.com or 93289666)

An Audience for Teachers and Educators with Lynley Dodd (Free booking essential trybooking.com or 93289666)

LaLaLuna by Wolfe Bowart

6 - 9 October 2015

State Theatre Centre of WA

Presented by Wesfarmers Arts, SpoonTree Production and the AWESOME Festival

What if one night you found yourself in charge of the light in the moon, and that same night, the moon's lightbulb went out? Surreal and whimsical, LaLaLuna is circus, theatre and film woven together with a poetic and comic physical language all its own.

Suitable for ages 6 and up.

Group bookings available

Tickets through ticketek.com.au or at the State Theatre Centre Box Office

Carnival of the Animals by Circa

10-16 October 2015

State Theatre Centre of WA

Presented by Perth Theatre Trust and AWESOME Festival

Carnival of the Animals whisks you away on a thrilling circus escapade inspired by Camille Saint- Saëns delightful salute to feathers, fur and fins. Circa's acrobats bring this classical music suite to life for a whole new generation of circus, music and animal lovers.

Group bookings available

Tickets through ticketek.com.au or at the State Theatre Centre Box Office