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Brickman Wonders of the World

Queensland Museum Grey St & Melbourne Street, South Brisbane

Brickman Wonders of the World opens Friday 18 June at the Queensland Museum.    The excitement is building! Explore history’s greatest masterpieces, brought to life by LEGO® Certified Professional, and LEGO Masters Australia judge, Ryan ‘Brickman’ McNaught.  From the Great Wall of China and Taj Mahal, to the Empire State Building — this world-class exhibition takes […]

APT10 Kids

GOMA Stanley Place, South Bank

APT10 Kids features seven projects by artists from across the Asia Pacific region that celebrate inclusion and diversity, and the importance of collaboration and community. Children and their families can engage with these themes through hands-on making and multimedia activities, artwork displays and large-scale installations. The first three projects open 25 September in the Children’s […]


Spy Espionage in Australia

The Workshops Rail Museum North Street, North Ipswich

Spy Espionage in Australia reveals the personal experiences of secret agents and the curious history of espionage and counter-espionage in Australia, from Federation through to the present day. See genuine spy equipment, surveillance images and candid interviews with ASIO officers. Play the part of a secret agent in the interactive family trail. Test your skills […]


Bribie Island Seaside Museum South Esplanade, Bongaree, Bribie Island

Remember the fun of playing quoits, skittles, dominoes or even Hula Hoops and Twister? These summer holidays, Bribie Island Seaside Museum will be a fun-filled hands-on game space for all ages. Put the screens away - accept the challenge, test your skills, and reconnect. Playing the games of childhoods past, there’s always something for everyone. […]



Bribie Island Seaside Museum South Esplanade, Bongaree, Bribie Island

Old school retro gaming is coming to the Bribie Island Seaside Museum kids' space! Do you remember playing on Atari and NES consoles, or is this a new experience? Playback will take the whole family back in time to when gaming was just beginning. Test your memory and guess the names of our games on […]


The 80s

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe

The 80s were filled with bright fashion, major events and stunning growth for the Sunshine State. The Commonwealth Games and Expo 88 were on a scale never seen before and captured the atmosphere of Brisbane, a city on the rise. So pop a tape in the boombox and revisit the fun and fabulousness of the […]


Green Screen

Pine Rivers Art Gallery 130-134 Gympie Rd, Strathpine, Strathpine

What matters to you? Is it koala habitats, swimming in clean waterways or saving the bees? Moreton Bay’s young people are speaking out and sharing their thoughts about the local environment. Using stop-motion animation, assembled sculpture and poster making, Green screen will present their concerns and ideas about human impact on the environment. Learn from […]


Summer Reading Club

Local Public Libraries and Online Queensland

Join Summer Reading Club with your family and enjoy free and fun entertainment over the holidays! Uncover tales of mystery, intrigue and discovery as you complete reading challenges that let you enjoy stories in unique and exciting ways, while building on knowledge and skills learned over the school year. Don't forget to jump online to […]

Patterns in nature

Redcliffe Museum 75 Anzac Ave, Redcliffe

Wonder at the world around you as you play with scales, feathers, stripes and spots. Patterns in nature is an interactive exhibition for curious and creative minds. You and your family will be able to see what is “invisible” to others and become pattern detectives specialising in symmetry, branching and camouflage! Find Patterns in nature […]


Built for Speed

Ipswich Art Gallery d'Arcy Doyle Place (between Brisbane and Limestone Streets), Ipswich

Start your engines… Built for Speed is back! Thrills, spills and awesome crashes are guaranteed! Design, build and race your LEGO® hot rod, dragster or supercar down rad ramps and slick tracks. Modify your vehicle for extra speed, then re-race your ride for ultimate victory! Whose machine will reign supreme? Get set for summer holiday fun as […]

Michelle Vine: Soft Touch

Caboolture Regional Art Gallery 4 Hasking St, Caboolture

Enter a world of furry forests, cosy bathtubs and embraceable artworks. Over summer, Michelle Vine will transform the gallery into an immersive exhibition where play and touch are highly encouraged. Michelle Vine is a contemporary installation artist whose practice centres on creating accessible and inclusive artworks that utilise human touch. Exhibition developed by Moreton Bay […]


JamFactory Icon Tom Moore: Abundant Wonder

Caboolture Regional Art Gallery 4 Hasking St, Caboolture

Immerse yourself in the fantastical world of Tom Moore. One of Australia's leading glass artists, Moore’s masterful handling of the medium results in imaginative and playful sculptures and environments. Hybrid creatures, automobiles and warped plants all combine to make an immersive exhibition that examines our relationships to the world around us. JamFactory Icon Tom Moore: […]


The Storytellers: Next Chapter

Museum of Brisbane Level 3, Brisbane City Hall (Adelaide and Ann Street), Brisbane

The Storytellers: Next Chapter will see creativity, colour and crafting chaos take over the Museum of Brisbane's  The Storytellers exhibition when The Storytellers: Next Chapter this summer! Step inside a life-size storybook and fill MoB’s exhibition with colour in this one-of-a-kind interactive museum experience. Be transported to a riot of art, history and fun as MoB let […]

Day Out With Thomas

The Workshops Rail Museum North Street, North Ipswich

Day Out with Thomas is back at The Workshops Rail Museum from 27 December - 23 January as the world’s most loved blue steam engine and his friends are set to enjoy the school holiday at the museum.  Day Out With Thomas things to see and do for the kids: Meet Thomas the Tank Engine […]

Tales and Trails at Ipswich Nature Centre

Ipswich Nature Centre, Queens Park Goleby Avenue, Ipswich

Follow the Trail, Read a Tale, Have an Adventure! Discover The Little Queenslanders' Alphabet Book written by Sally Scudamore and illustrated by Sophie Beer as you follow the trail through the Ipswich Nature Centre. Find the pages around the centre as you learn about unique Queensland places and animals. Visit the Queens Park Environmental Education […]


Lifeline Bookfest **CANCELLED)

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Merivale St, South Brisbane

**Lifeline Bookfest Brisbane has been cancelled**  With free entry and book prices starting at $2.50, you’ll find all kinds of fiction, non-fiction, biographies, textbooks, magazines (2 for $1), puzzles, games, CDs, DVDs and special rare finds. Plus, you’ll save with every book – every book you buy helps support the 24-hour 13 11 14 Lifeline […]


Sleeping Beauty

Conservatorium Theatre, Griffith University 140 Grey Street, South Brisbane

Head along and watch the classic ballet, Sleeping Beauty, brought to life on stage by the talented dancers at Brisbane City Youth Ballet from 20 - 22 January 2022 at the Conservatorium Theatre.  Overview:  Baby Princess Aurora sleeps as her Fairy Godmothers arrive with gifts.  As she grows up, she plays with her friends in  […]

Engines Alive

Queensland Air Museum 7 Pathfinder Drive, Caloundra,

Engines Alive is happening again on 22 January at the Queensland Air Museum.  Scheduled engine runs: Slot 1: 10.30 am Slot 2: 12.30 pm Slot 3: 2.30 pm   The Queensland Air Museum are aiming to have at least 6 engines active on the 22nd. - Franklin V6, 0-335 flat 6 Helicopter engine. - Allison […]

Beach Soccer Carnival

Coolangatta Beach Coolangatta Beach, Coolangatta

Football Queensland is excited to stage a first-of-its-kind Beach Soccer Carnival on the Gold Coast in January 2022. The carnival is set to take place on 22 & 23 January at Coolangatta Beach, featuring pop-up stalls, food vendors and music creating a fun and vibrant carnival atmosphere.   Find out more here


We make every effort to ensure all this information is up to date but should be used as a guide only. Events do get cancelled or changed due to wet weather and other events. If you know of a change or cancellation then please do let us know at [email protected].

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