Though I love all aspects of education, my one true love will always be early childhood education, and though all the years it has been going, Out of the Box Festival has remained committed to providing schools and families with the absolute best of the best in the performing arts arena. Out of the Box has been curated by QPAC for 24 years and is the only arts festival in Australia dedicated to children 8 and under and one of only a few in the world. It’s also the nation’s largest early childhood arts festival. To say I am a fan of Out of the Box is an understatement. I await the release of the program each year and then I spend hours circling and booking what ‘my children’ (all about them of course…) will be attending.
This year Out of the Box is taking place 21 – 28 June 2016 at QPAC and across the Cultural Precinct and South Bank, Brisbane. This year’s Festival crosses over the end of the school term and into the June school holidays.
One of my favourite features of this years Out of the Box Festival is the ‘Dad’s Films’ events. The information below is from the official site here.
It’s Dad’s choice for a family night at the flicks! Dad’s Films is a free film program at Out of the Box that invites parents to introduce these cult classics to a whole new generation.
PLEASE NOTE : the organisers highly recommend Dad’s read the below parental guide before attending these movies. Some scenes may not be appropriate for younger children.
SAT 25 JUNE – The Princess Bride (PG)
SUN 26 JUNE – The Lion King (G)
MON 27 JUNE – The Goonies (PG)
TUES 28 JUNE – The NeverEnding Story (G)
Tickets are FREE! To book go to www.outoftheboxfestival.com.au or phone 136-246.
For the full Out of the Box 2016 program go to www.outoftheboxfestival.com.au
Have you booked Out of the Box tickets yet?
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