News and Events

WONDERLAND SPIEGELTENT RETURNS TO BARWON HEADS

WITH THE BIGGEST ‘SUMMER BY THE SEA’ LIVE ENTERTAINMENT PROGRAM YET! READY TO THRILL AUDIENCES OF ALL AGES 

The spectacular Wonderland Spiegeltent will again take up residency on the beautiful foreshore of Barwon Heads 20 Dec – 27 Jan with a spectacular program of live entertainment for all ages including circus, cabaret, comedy, burlesque, music and family shows.  And Leura Park Estate is a proud partner. 

Now in its third year at Barwon Heads, the Wonderland Spiegeltent returns with its biggest program yet, guaranteed to wow audiences of all ages with thrilling shows performed live and up close by world-class talent in its intimate bejewelled setting.

 

KIDS & FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT 

CIRCUS WONDERLAND CIRCA 1920
26 Dec – 27 Jan
Tickets from $30
Roll Up, Roll Up!! Experience thrilling edge-of-your-seat entertainment with the all new and all-star CIRCUS WONDERLAND – CIRCA 1920. Step back in time to the golden age of circus beginning with a nail-biting tightrope performance and be amazed and captivated as you are immersed in a century of wonder. Filled with mind-blowing acrobatics, daring aerial feats, and a cast of world class circus performers delivering the most unique, jaw-dropping and spectacular antics from around the globe.

A hilarious and thrilling Circus Wonderland for the whole family.



THE LISTIES MAKE YOU LOL!
3-4 Jan
Tickets from $20

The Listies are serious about being silly. Formed in 2008 by professional idiots Rich Higgins and Matt Kelly, they are now the most sought after live comedy act for kidults (Kids and their adults) in Australia.

To date, they have written eight award-winning & critically acclaimed live shows, recorded two audio CDs, and published two books - all of which have been making audiences laugh all over the world. Their first show More Fun than a Wii! was the first and only kids show ever to be nominated for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival best show award (the Barry). Since then they have won multiple awards and nominations, including the 2013 Sydney Critics Award for Best Children's Production. 


FOR THE GROWN-UPS 


JIMEOIN – A CHRISTMAS COMEDY
22 Dec
Tickets from $39

Australia’s favourite Irishman, the man with the best brows in the business brings you his new show, Result!. Join the master of observational humour as he takes you on a hilarious rollercoaster ride while discussing the absurdities of everyday life.

RAILED
27 Dec – 3 Jan
Tickets from $39

Welcome to Railed, a western-themed circus spectacular, combining the trademark physical talents, finely chiseled bodies and hilarious comic timing of the Head First Acrobats. Prepare yourself for when bare-chested circus meets bare-knuckle bar fights. A racy heart-stopping display of the finest acrobatics and the most ridiculous storytellers in the circus.

DEBAUCHED
3-11 Jan
Tickets from $39

Presenting a night of joyously entertaining cabaret, sideshow, astounding circus and sexy burlesque with a variety of International and Australian superstars. A riotous variety show like you’ve never seen before. Combining death defying thrilling acts and hilarious moments that will shock and delight. Starring Gingzilla the 7ft Ginger Beard GLAMONSTER. Award Winning International Cabaret and Performance Artist. As seen on The BBC and XFACTOR UK and AMERICA’s GOT TALENT USA along with a line-up of headliner performers. 


YUMMY DELUXE
14-19 Jan
Tickets from $39

Making their Barwon Heads debut, Yummy DELUXE takes the troupe’s acclaimed first show YUMMY to a whole new level. The feature-length spectacle will feature highly choreographed dance numbers as well as funny, surreal and touchingly raw performances from a who’s-who of widely acclaimed drag artists. It’s a high energy show that celebrates the feminine in all its forms. 

FOR ALL AGES



JOE CAMILERRI & THE BLACK SORROWS ‘Lover / Surrender Tour’
29 Dec
Tickets from $49

A cool 21 albums down the line, Joe Camilleri's The Black Sorrows are at the peak of their game with Citizen John, the new album with its roots in the familiar terrain of sweet, platinum radio rhythm and blues and dark reflections of modern times. A one night only performance. 

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN & UNCANNY X-MEN
5 Jan
Tickets from $49

Rock out to Uncanny X-Men songs such as “50 Years”, “Everybody Wants to Work”, “How Do U Get Your Kicks”, “Time Goes So Fast” and heaps more! Put your hands up for Kids in the Kitchen songs like “Change in Mood”, “Current Stand”, “Bitter Desire”, “Say It” and loads more! It’ll be a nostalgic and memorable night of awesome music and fun, with a-wait-for-it-show-stopping surprise finale!



KATE CEBERANO
12 Jan
Tickets from $49

Kate first came to prominence in the mid-80’s as a 15-year-old sensation fronting pop funk band, I’m Talking. Five consecutive hit singles and a Platinum debut album, Bear Witness, led to a swag of awards for both the band and Kate. After launching her solo career, she took out Best Female Artist at the '88 and '89 ARIA awards with her triple Platinum album Brave nominated as ARIA Album of the Year. In 1992, Kate hit the stage to perform the role of Mary in Jesus Christ Superstar. The show’s star-studded cast toured nationally, performed over 80 arena shows and the album was the biggest hit of the year earning four times platinum status. 


TEX PERKINS & MATT WALKER
16 Jan
Tickets from $49

Tex Perkins has played a key role in Australian music. It’s understandably difficult to pull together a coherent picture of a man whose career has taken in everything from the groundbreaking experimental punktonica of Sydney mid-80s noiseniks Thug to the lilting, dark country of his recent material with the Dark Horses. 

ROSS WILSON AND THE PEACENICKS
24 Jan
Tickets from $49

From the legendary band Daddy Cool whose number one anthem “Eagle Rock” smashed all previous sales records in Australia, to the 1977 formation of Mondo Rock, delivering 80’s hits ‘Cool World’, ‘State of The Heart’, ‘Chemistry’, ‘No Time’, and ‘Come Said The Boy’ and into the 21st century as a solo performer, Wilson has never been out of the limelight. Twice inducted into the ARIA Hall of Fame, Wilson has written hits for Jimmy Barnes, John Farnham and Joe Cocker, and produced smash hit albums for Jo Jo Zep and the Falcons, Skyhooks and Screaming Jets. Come back again to see an absolute legend of rock and his full band The Peaceniks perform all his hits! 

KINGS OF QUEEN - A QUEEN EXTRAVAGANZA
26 Jan
Tickets from $49

Carne, Harding and Watson are backed by an all-star band that will have you going Ga Ga over a slew of killer Queen hits. Kings of Queen have one vision: to bring an electrifying performance of all your Queen favourites. After the all-on-stage anthemic finale, you’ll be in rhapsody over the unmissable Kings of Queen show!’


FREE EVENT

COOPERS BLUES MUSIC FESTIVAL
19 Jan

Featuring the best local and regional Australian blues artists and bands.


FAMILY MOVIE NIGHTS
Tickets from $12
 
including Dumbo, Toy Story 4 and Mary Poppins.

For more information please visit www.wonderlandspiegeltent.com.au/barwon_heads 

 

 

 

 

Older Post