Local Reviews – Places, Activities and Events

If you have ever ventured into Samford on Brisbane's North-side, you would know that the village is always peppered with curious and interesting places to eat and shop. As such, it is little surprise we are sharing the opening of a new store in
There's a bear in there, and a chair as well.  There are people with games, and stories to tell.  Open wide.  Come inside.
Where can you tiptoe through the treetops and still be within an hour of Brisbane? There’s two day trip options for those that
The Gallery of Modern Art is hosting the largest ever Marvel exhibition in an art museum in the world. It is a collection, a
Brisbane is the only Australian city to be hosting the 2017 World Science Festival, exclusively offering five days of discovery,
This summer GOMA turns 10 and until April it is celebrating this milestone with an explosion of colour and masterful
This summer GOMA turns 10 and to celebrate this milestone the gallery has opened its doors and every inch of its floor and
THIS SHOW IS NOW FINISHEDThe Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre is about to be taken over by Peppa Pig and a
The Gallery of Modern Art is turning 10, which is significant for families of Brisbane because it is an opportunity to highlight
We say it all the time.  How very fortunate our Brisbane Kids are to grow up where they do.  But do they (or we for that
If your child dreams of being able to fly like a superhero, you can make their wish come true at iFly indoor skydiving at
There are a number of 3D and 4D cinemas in the Brisbane area, but now Redcliffe can boast about its newly opened 7D cinema -
PLEASE NOTE :THIS SHOW IS NOW FINISHED Gazillion Bubble Show at Out of the Box festival The Gazillion Bubble Show is showing at
Nestled within the school grounds of Northside Christian College is an oasis for parents, in the form of The Alley Cafe.This
Camping at Charlie Moreland camping area This leafy camp ground, located in the Imbil State Forest, is approximately a two hour
My only previous experience with shadow puppets is from my childhood when we would make them on the living room wall using flash
You don’t need to travel to Europe to see a historic military fort – Brisbane has its very own coastal fortress, Fort Lytton,
The Museum of Brisbane is located on top of Brisbane City Hall off King George Square, and it holds a significant place in the
Throughout January, the Workshops Museum in Ipswich is transformed into a Thomas and Friends extravaganza, sure to delight young
THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED.This year’s Myer Christmas Parade and Pantomime is packed full of fun for all the family to get
There's not a lot of child-friendly eating establishments in inner-city Brisbane, which makes Chocolate Orange on Latrobe a
The Gold Coast is home to many unique attractions, including Tropical Fruit World in the Tweed region, not far from Kingscliff
THIS SHOW HAS NOW FINISHEDQPAC presents Circa - Carnival of the Animals as part of QPAC's SummerSet in January 2016. CIRCA -
PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS NOW FINISHED.The Sciencecentre at South Brisbane is one of those places that you have to visit at
THIS SHOW HAS NOW FINISHED.When asked to review the latest offering by the Ipswich Art Gallery this week there was very
THIS EXHIBITION HAS NOW CLOSED.If you and your Brisbane Kids are exploring GOMA these school holidays then make sure you pop
South Bank Parklands, in Brisbane’s CBD is effectively one giant playground for kids of all sizes and abilities.Streets
Fancy a drive through the beautiful countryside, a gourmet picnic hamper overlooking a rural vineyard and a glass of wine in your
Being a mum and the wife of photographer means I am acutely aware of how much we treasure photos of our family. I also appreciate
PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOW HAS NOW FINISHED. Walking with Dinosaurs has quite the reputation for being an impressive stage show
Please note: This event is now finished.New Note 26.3.15 THIS EVENT WAS NOT APPROVED BY COUNCIL AND HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
PLEASE NOTE THIS SHOW IS NO LONGER SHOWING IN BRISBANE. Anyone with school-aged children into watching ABC 3 at the moment
Indoor play centre.  Three beautiful, almost melodic, words that are the source of much happiness when mentioned to any
Proudly Sponsored by Nuffnang and Cricket AustraliaCRICKET HAS HISTORY FOR EVERYONE I have fond memories of my childhood,
Brisbane is extremely lucky to have an exuberance of ice creameries, the very tropical weather we experience daily calls for them
Tiny mouths gaping open in wonder, little legs jumping up and down with excitement and choruses of “ooh” and “aah” are
Money can’t buy happiness, but it can buy chocolate!You will be amazed at the number of child-friendly chocolate shops and
Please note: This event is now finished.Presented By Global Creatures, Walking With Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular is
THIS EXHIBITION HAS NOW FINISHED.It is hard to tell who is having more fun, the little kids or the “big kids”, but shouts
So, we’ve all been there ... You want a quick coffee but you have a carful of kids to contend with; you have nothing in for
Brisbane’s summer hotspot, Wet‘n’Wild has never been better! The Gold Coast Tourist Attraction recently opened an area
Most Brisbane Kids are thrilled by the idea of a ride on a train, bus or ferry - often the destination is irrelevant!If
When it comes to theme parks to visit in Queensland with your toddler, it's easy to assume that there's not much on offer for
The House of Magic is an animated, family adventure film from renowned 3D filmmakers Ben Stassen and Jeremy Degruson. It runs for
As the school holidays draw near, the latest kid flicks are being released - among them, Planes: Fire and Rescue, a superior 3D
As a parent, my definition of a good film is one where I feel like I have escaped for a few hours to another world; the piles of
Live at the Redcliffe Cultural Centre on Brisbane’s north-side, The Wizard of Oz burst on stage on Friday 25th July 2014. In
Anyone who knows me knows that I have a not-so-secret love affair with the occasion that is the High Tea.  I can’t actually
Are you looking for a WOW moment for your Brisbane Kid? Or an event they will remember and treasure as one of their fondest
Take a short country drive north-west of Brisbane to Samford, and you’ll discover a vibrant village with inviting parks,
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS NOW FINISHED.What do triceratops’ poo, the Avian Cirrus biplane and humpback whales have in
After years of rumours followed by months of anticipation, finally Queensland has its very first Costco!But with a $60 annual
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EXHIBITION HAS NOW CLOSED.Conceptual art installations and toddlers might not seem like an obvious fit,
For many of us, the four day long-weekend gifted to us over Easter is the perfect time to have a break, eat some eggs and, most
PLEASE NOTE THIS EXHIBITION HAS NOW CLOSED.The undercover lobby area of the State Library is a flurry of activity: school
THIS SHOW HAS NOW FINISHED There is a mixture of excitement and anticipation in the air as I enter the darkened, classroom-sized
Parents, carers and their children gathered all over Australia last week, to celebrate National Playgroup Week.In
It is only 9:00am on a Wednesday morning and yet as I start to ascend the stairs that lead into QPAC theatre I am greeted not
As a child I loved watching family musicals. Our VHS copies of the ‘classics’ (for my generation, anyway) like the Sound of
THIS EXHIBITION IS NOW CLOSEDIpswich Art Gallery's new exhibition “Construction Site” is the most amazing and wonderful
On a warm spring night we set out to the Archerfield Speedway to watch Monster Trucks and cars race round a dirt track. What a
The Gordon Hookey Kangaroo Crew exhibit is now on at GOMA  and will be until Janurary 2014- however we took advantage of the
Please note: This article was written in 2013 and may no longer provide accurate information. An annual regional exhibition
If you were born and raised in Brisbane, you will probably have fond memories of trips to the Ekka as a child. Whether you
There is something about putting on a very lady-like frock, slipping on some heels and heading out during the day with the girls
The Ekka can make for an amazing (albeit hectic!) day out with your Brisbane Kids and family. More than ever, it really pays to
Please note: This show is no longer showing in Brisbane. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang the musical is finally soaring into the Lyric
Please note: This show is no longer showing in Brisbane.Check website for times and venues closest to you. Tickets prices
Looking for an unforgettable experience that channels your child’s creativity whilst inspiring a wonderful learning experience
Brisbane Kindergyms are a popular way to build your pre-school or toddler’s confidence through early gymnastics and dance. The
The Police Citizens and Youth Club (PCYC) is an organisation that facilitates participation in recreational programs with the
My 2 year old loves Bob the Builder to the extent that car trips are measured by the number of times I hear the Bob the Builder
Top 10 child friendly cafes in Brisbane If you think your days of having a coffee at a great cafe are over now that you have
The Top 10 Reasons to go to the Pregnancy, Babies and Children's ExpoYou can download a FREE adult ticket from the
Dora the Explorer | Brisbane | 2012 AUSTRALIA’S FAVOURITE FAMILY SHOW IS TOURING IN 2012! June in Brisbane NICK JR.’s DORA
Toddler Activities at the Gallery of Modern Art Brisbane Activities for Toddlers- the Creative Way Written by Brisbane Mum
Dinosaur Petting Zoo | Redcliffe Yes you read right- a show that is a virtual petting zoo... for dinosaurs..What is claimed
The Gruffalos Child The Gruffalos Child is returning to Redlands Performing Arts Centre for the enjoyment of all Brisbane
The Wiggles @ QPAC If you are a fan of the return of the original yellow wiggle then you are going to love that the Wiggles are
The Wheel of Brisbane for Kids If you have been to Southbank then no doubt you will have seen the Wheel of Brisbane with the big
Go along to your local venue and check out everyone's favourite prehistoric lady, Dorothy the Dinosaur.Dorothy the Dinosaur
South Bank Parklands Aquativity area offers hours of water-play fun for Brisbane Kids of all ages. Aquativity The
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