POP IN WORKSHOP – ACKNOWLEDGING PLACE Artist Carol McGregor – Wadawurrung (Kulin Nation)   Pop in to Acknowledging Place workshop by Carol McGregor, daily from Wednesday 14th September to Sunday 18th September from 2-4pm. Paint native hibiscus leaves and be part of creating a communal artwork that acknowledges place. In yarning circles, participants will be encouraged to reflect
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LIVE MUSIC PRESENTED BY YOUTH MUSIC VENTURE Enjoy tunes in the park by emerging local musicians, presented by Youth Music Venture.   When | Daily Time | 11.00am – 1.00pm Where | Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach Image credit: Bec Armani  Photograhy Joanne Lou Back to What’s On – SWELL Kids Elements 2022
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Living Sculptures: how the birds got their colours at SWELL Sculpture Festival Living Sculptures: How the birds got their colours, is a stunning and dynamic, Indigenous-led, site-specific contemporary performance piece fusing traditional First Nations dance and storytelling, contemporary circus, and sculpture, performed on the beach alongside the static sculptures of SWELL Sculpture Festival 2022. World-class
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A BEE STORY BY ARC CIRCUS A buzzy and adventurous physical theatre work for children and families exploring ways we can work together in sticky situations and celebrating native Australian flora and fauna. Join Queen Bee and Worker Bee on a quest to rebuild a home after their hive is destroyed by bushfire. Merging circus,
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POP-IN SCULPTURE WHEELS | PLAY WITH CLAY | WITH MONTE LUPO Pop into the Sculpture Studios and have a play on the pottery wheel with Monte Lupo. When | Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th, Saturday 17th, Sunday 18th September Time | 9.00am – 3.00pm (walk-in 30min session) Where | Pop-up Sculpture Studio 2, Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach Cost |
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MAKE YOUR OWN BEE SEED BOMBS WITH MONTE LUPO Bees need flowers and humans need bees and flowers to make their eyes happy.  Seed bombing is a technique to introduce flowers by dropping and throwing seed balls making the environment greener and  helping increase the food for the bees. When | Sat 10, Sun 11, Sat
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THE NUTS & BOLTS OF BEES – WORKSHOP BY FINN COSSAR In this workshop the kids will get an intro to the importance and mechanics of bees, and a correlation to the way humans make things work, mechanically. The workshop will aim to get kids creatively thinking about bees, whilst making something to take home.
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SOMERSET STORYFEST POP-UP LIBRARY Opening daily for little artists to pick up a free book to take home. This wonderful literary delight is an invitation for children to discover more stories whilst exploring SWELL. When | Daily (9-18 September) Where | Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach Time | Library open daily 9 am to 4
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GOLD COAST FILM FESTIVAL PRESENTS DR SUESS’ THE LORAX You’re invited to an evening of FREE family entertainment with a screening of Dr Seuss’s The Lorax. Join us (and the Once-ler) for a sing-a-long under the stars at Wallace Nicoll Park, Currumbin Beach as part of this year’s SWELL Sculpture Festival. Get comfy with your
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We invite you to book your students into a creative and fun workshop at SWELL Sculpture Festival 2022! SWELL Kids Elements is back! A curated project dedicated to KIDS, ART & PLAY, to be experienced through the eyes of children. A place where little artists are invited to play and explore. To marvel at the elements of art