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Sugarplums & Possum Chums - A South Bank Christmas

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by Debra Lidster (subscribe)
Debra, a stay-at-home mum of three, loves experiencing and sharing all that Brisbane has to offer; especially southside secrets.
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Free, festive family fun
Join in the festive fun at South Bank this season with Sugarplums & Possum Chums A South Bank Christmas, taking place from Thursday, December 13 to Monday, December 24, 2012.


Many of these merry events will be held in The Yuletide Story Garden, nestled in the shaded grounds of Riverside Green. Free activities include storytelling sessions, wonderful workshops, live performances, and more.

Storytelling Sessions will be held at 11:30am, 12:30pm, and 1:30pm daily. Relax on a rug in the Reading Garden while listening to specially selected Christmas tales. Kids can create their own, unique Christmas decorations at the Chatterbox Workshops from 10am to 4pm daily.


Sugarplum Performances, presented by The State Library of Queensland, features family-friendly music, song, and dance. This free show will be performed daily at 10am and 2:30pm. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas by The Yuletide Poets features the classic Christmas poem with an Australian twist, and Tricko the cheeky possum. 'Twas the Night Before Christmas will be performed daily at 4pm.

On Thursday, December 13, The State Library of Queensland presents Murri Christmas for a one-off concert. Join Murri Claus for a morning of singing and dancing in the Yuletide Story Garden from 10am to 12:30pm.

Watch a movie by moonlight when Streets Beach is transformed into a cinema under the stars. The Holly Jolly Cinema will screen free, festive, family movies each evening.


There won't be any reindeer games, but adults will enjoy playing on the Little Stanley Street lawns at the Mistletoe and Melodies Lawn Party, daily from 12pm to 9pm. Grown-up games include badminton, finska, and kubb. Listen to local musicians perform live as the sun sets over South Bank.

For more information on these exciting events, click here.
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Why? Celebrate this season at South Bank
When: December 13 to 24, 2012
Where: South Bank Parklands
Cost: Free
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yay, free stuff! I'll be taking the kids to some of this.
by Jennifer Muirhead (score: 3|1085) 2396 days ago
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