Fairbridge Festival prides itself on being accessible for the whole family. With a program crafted to entertain the little and the big ones, our relaxed and safe atmosphere is perfect for families who love to get involved and try something new.
So, pack your camping gear, your torch and your best song, dance or joke (to perform at Kidz Kaperz of course!) and join us for a hoot of a weekend!
Afrotonic teach and perform fiery West African style drum and dance. Come and feel the beats, have fun and get your sweat on! African dance speaks to your soul, young or old, no matter your fitness level or body type.
Join two of WA’s most exquisite contemporary dancers, Russell Thorpe and Talitha Maslin in a Beginners Contemporary Dance class. It’s a chance to discover the potential of your body for movement and expression.
Joyful, hilarious, thought provoking and totally engaging original songs from one of Australia's foremost folk songwriters and performers. Don’t miss Bruce’s children’s show, full of antics and songs about vampires, pirates, hippopotamuseseseses and the eternal question: “Are we there yet?”
A Fairbridge Festival first, CATCH! is an action-packed, interactive adventure for little ones, their families and their friends…that uses balls and play to tell a story about making friends and overcoming your fears. This magical unforgettable adventure will open up your eyes in terms of what circus is and can be!
Commedia Academy is basically two Italian fools weaving music, masks and stories from their past, while trying to eat as much pasta and cakes as possible!
Contra dancing is a popular social dance from the United States which has connections to English, Scottish, Square, and Bush dance.
CircusWA’s Youth Troupe Sliders are made up of some of Perth's exciting future circus artists. They're confident, skilled and energetic beyond their years, and quickly disarm the most reluctant of audiences into rapturous applause.
Freeform ecstatic dance, dance your heart out as you connect to self and others, move like no one is watching to great music!
Diggin' the Jig is a Celtic dance band from Denmark, WA. They showcase the vitality and energy of traditional and contemporary Celtic fiddle tunes, plus some favourites from the Americas and our original collection.
Fairy Sandie and her beautiful night fairies and elves will touch your hearts with a night-time blessing. Look for a glimmer of magic as they light up at dusk.
Glenn Swift is the storyteller and parade jester at Fairbridge Festival. This year Glenn delivers Bedtime Stories, Kidz Kaperz, Parachute Games & Balloon Animals to keep your young ones entertained the whole festival.
Jesse is a Perth based hip hop / street dancer who brings an exciting, exhilarating, upbeat workshop for all ages and abilities!
Healthy, hands-on cooking workshops for young foodies! Kids in the Kitchen is the perfect way to fuel your next festival adventure. Come and join the fun, learn a new recipe or two, and gobble it up at the end, in a nurturing atmosphere. Book early to secure your place.
Tinikling Bamboo Dance will teach Fairbridge Festival audiences how to dance in between two poles, with grace and speed.
Sete and Marcio invite all kids, of all ages, including adult kids, to come along to dance to Funky music by Marcio. All families are encouraged to join in help each to groove through some dance challenges!
Playback Theatre engages with you to bring creativity, laughter and emotions to life.
Sambanistas have been around (including a number of years at Fairbridge Festival) since 1990. They've been energising festivals, parades and events with their Brazilian-style percussion and dance.
'Sasa' is a Samoan group dance performed by men and women to express and to celebrate the achievements of their community. Dance artist, Sete Tele will share basic elements of the dance, inviting participants to then develop their own 'Sasa'.
Want to keep dancing but need to sit down after a big weekend? We’ve got you covered! Camille Spencer will guide you through easy phrases and improvisational exercises that stimulate creativity and the imagination.
A flash of creative rollerskating entertainment whilst cleaning the dancefloor between other acts.
Soukouss means “shake it” - Get ready for an unforgettable night of African music and dance!
Teeny Tiny Stevies, kids’ music that RULES! Their songs and beautiful animations can now be seen on ABC Kids Television, and their sophomore album has been nominated for an ARIA award.
Dusting snow off their shoulders after a Scandinavian visit, a trio of fiddle / nyckelharpa / cello play traditional Scandinavian dance music fit for the Nordic gods.
The Little Stevies have an uncanny knack of captivating an audience by being delightfully and unapologetically themselves.
What's a Weird Ticket? A bit of a clown thing, unqualified and doing it anyway, a bird that keeps flying into your window, the alchemy of 25 years of the diverse performing background of Perth-based artist Hardey McMurrick that comes out a little weird! But in a world that demands we be normal, weird is refreshing!
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