Your online entertainment guide curated by Bendigo Venues & Events, we're updating this page weekly with new content from around Australia for the whole family to enjoy!
Mountain Goat Mountain presented by Threshold
Explore the magical world of Mountain Goat Mountain with a rich, beautiful audio experience that guides families through a theatrical adventure, from set up to final bows – all in the safety and comfort of home. Simply press play and together, you and your family will use an audio device, found household objects, and a little imagination to discover the secret hidden on Mountain Goat Mountain.
Performed in two parts over 40-60 minutes, Mountain Goat Mountain’s audio tracks offer an interactive escape from daily life through the magic of theatre, adventure, and creativity, brought to you by Victorian company Threshold. Mountain Goat Mountain is best suited to children ages 4+ and their families.
Available to access from Friday September 17 - Sunday October 3.
Tickets are FREE but registration is required to access. Once registered, you can explore this vibrant world with your children as many times as you’d like for 30 days (as long as you register before October 3).
Mountain Goat Mountain creative team:
Goldie Martine Palmer
The Music Space Online presented by Inventi Ensemble
We would like to invite you to the online version of ‘The Music Space - for Kids!’ - an inclusive, free concert series especially for kids presented by Inventi Ensemble. Early childhood music education expert, Clare Zabrowarny will be hosting these events and a wide range of Inventi musicians will be joining us, aimed at children from pre-school through primary school but all ages are welcome!
You'll hear all sorts of different types of music as well as the opportunity to get up and dance with the musicians! It's a chance to learn about music of many styles in a fun and interactive way online. There will be all sorts of different instruments and you get to meet the musicians
There are three concerts available for the school holidays:
- Monday September 20
- Monday September 27
- Thursday September 30
Click here to read more about the FREE online concert series and to register!
Melbourne Theatre Company's Berlin
by Joanna Murray-Smith
Directed by Iain Sinclair
Following an acclaimed stage season, the spine-tingling romantic thriller Berlin is now available for you to enjoy online with MTC Digital Theatre. You can watch the trailer below then over to their website to book a digital ticket, click here!
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
After a less-than-hilarious 2020, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival will be back, delivering COVIDSafe laughs and comedy good-times to Melburnians and the world.
Hosted by comedy legend Denise Scott, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival: Comedy Care Package features some of the best local acts from the ABC's Festival broadcasts of the past three years, including Aaron Chen, Anne Edmonds, Becky Lucas, Cal Wilson, Dave Hughes, Frank Woodley, Kitty Flanagan, Nazeem Hussain, Steph Tisdell, Tom Gleeson, Urzila Carlson and many more…
Sneak peek of comedian Jude Perl below, click here to watch the full episodes!
Sydney Dance Company's classes on demand
Ballet before breakfast? Pilates on your lunch break? With Classes On Demand, you are in control of how, when and where you take Sydney Dance Company classes.
Whether it's for fitness and mobility, to improve your technique and skills, to take some time out just for you, or just simply to have some fun getting your body moving, Classes On Demand is the ideal dance package.
Taught by some of Australia’s best teachers, including Sydney Dance Company dancers, Classes On Demand is a streaming service of live and on demand classes in loads of dance styles at many skill levels, and new classes are available each week.
Find out more about class subscriptions, click here!
The State of Music series
The State of Music is a 6-episode online series curated, professionally filmed and recorded by Mushroom.
It features exclusive artist interviews alongside live performances from Australia’s best and brightest musical talent, from established household names to the hottest emerging talent.
Available to view at any time for free, click here!
CDP's recent productions for children and families include world premiere stage plays which are adaptations of the popular books The 13-Storey Treehouse, The 26-Storey Treehouse, The 52-Storey Treehouse, The 78-Storey Treehouse, and The 91-Storey Treehouse, David Walliams' The Midnight Gang, David Walliams' Billionaire Boy, David Walliams' Mr Stink, Spot, Snugglepot and Cuddlepie, along with the Australian productions of The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom.
In 2020, CDP created an online portal to keep audiences entertained at home. There’s videos to watch, insights behind the scenes, and lots of activities that you can do at home, and they’re here to stay, wherever you are in the world.
Play at Home Series presented by Bendigo Venues & Events
Visit Bendigo Venues & Events YouTube channel to watch a variety of performances from Bendigo and regional community members during lockdown in May to August 2020.
Click the video below to watch Roy Lever's performance. Roy is best known as the singer, songwriter, guitar player of Bendigo band Blackthorn. He has been living and playing in Bendigo since the early 90's. In recent times, Roy has been playing solo gigs and singing his own music. Songs of love, loss, people and hope.