Entertainment Program

School Holiday Programs at the Gawler Civic Centre

Summer School Holiday Programs

The Gawler Youth Space has a huge range of fantastic Summer School Holiday workshops on offer. Workshops available for 8-18 year olds and are all just $5 per workshop! Book now: http://youth.gawler.sa.gov.au/events/

The Gawler Public Library (Civic Centre and Evanston Gardens branches) also have a variety of workshops, programs and challenges during December and January. All are FREE, but require a booking: http://gawlersa.evanced.info/Signup

Beautiful Australia Show

Beautiful Australia by Cool 4 Kids

Thursday 23 January, 10.00am - Institute Hall, First Floor, Gawler Civic Centre

Songs and stories to celebrate Australia and our unique land and customs.

Australia is often referred to as the ‘lucky country’ and the land of opportunities. People from all over the world call Australia home.

Listen, laugh and learn all about our multicultural land with Tony from Cool 4 Kids. Sing along and dance about to some ripper traditional tunes. Join in loads of different action and movement games. Suitable for children of all ages and their family members. A fair dinkum look at our “Land Down Under”.


$10 Adults & Children - under 12 months FREE

$35 Family (4 tickets)

General Admission seating.



In Person: Gawler Visitor Information Centre (Lyndoch Road)

Fringe @ Gawler Civic Centre

Fringe @ Gawler Civic Centre - Opening Event

Sunday 16 February, 10.00am-4.00pm

FREE Community Event

Join us in the heart of Gawler at the redeveloped Civic Centre for a Sunday of free Fringe festivities!
With an exciting array of live and local music, performers and activities, there’s sure to be something for everyone.
Food and drinks available for purchase from Niina Marni Café and BBQ provided by the Rotary Club of Gawler Light.

Discover the iconic Institute and Town Hall buildings during this free community event day.

Fringe in the Civic Centre Library commences with Library Lover’s Day under the Marquee. Come along and Blind Date a Book, watch a Book Trailer, build a Lego or Gig-block structure or enter the Gawler Fringe colouring competition.

In the Youth Space, come and participate in some Fringey art workshops.

Mythical Body Canvas, 10am – 12pm: Come and create your own mythical artwork with your body as the canvas.

Butterflies and Dragonflies Craft, 12pm – 2pm: Craft beautiful small wire and fabric butterflies and dragonflies.

Tie Dye, 2pm – 4pm: Be a part of a unique art installation and produce a one off tie dye bandana.

Connect, innovate, create, grow, learn and have fun by joining in the variety of exciting programs and events on offer.
See you there!

Further information here: www.gawler.sa.gov.au/gawlerfringe

Splash Test Dummies Show

Splash Test Dummies

Saturday 29 February, 10.00am - Institute Hall, First Floor, Gawler Civic Centre

Rub-a-dub-dub, Splash Test Dummies are here with some splish splashing circus set to drown you in tears of laughter.

From the makers of hit show Trash Test Dummies comes a new production of oceanic proportions! Splash Test Dummies are here, ready to roll out their beach towels and spring into a brand new hour of circus-filled hilarity for the whole family. See a brilliant array of catch-your-breath stunt work, acrobatics, juggling and the side-splitting, slapstick comedy for which the dummies are famous.

Join the Dummies and come diving from bathtubs to beaches in this new aquatic adventure!

Praise for Splash Test Dummies:

'Circus and acrobatic show perfect for families' ***** (EdinburghFestivalForKids.com)

‘Adept, unadulterated mischief’ **** (Times)


$19.50 Children

$22.50 Adults

$80 Family (4 tickets)

General Admission seating.



In Person: Gawler Visitor Information Centre (Lyndoch Road)

Diary Dates:
  • Nunga Fringe - Niina Marni Cafe - Wednesdays 19 and 26 February & 4 and 11 March, 11.00am-1.00pm
  • SAGA Gawler - Women's International Film Festival - Friday 21 February, 6.00pm-11.00pm
  • Allstar Local Comedy Gala - Friday 6 March, 8.30pm-10.00pm
  • CrowdChant - Saturday 7 March, 7.00pm-11.00pm
Olympic Games Show by Cool 4 Kids (Children's Show) - Wednesday 15 July, 10.00am

For further enquiries please contact:

E civic.centre@gawler.sa.gov.au

P 8522 9267