The V&A Waterfront has put together a creative, educational school holiday programme to keep young ones occupied over the Easter Holidays.
Kids Theatre: The Mysterious Two Oceans Treasure
Set entirely in the picturesque V&A Waterfront, The Mysterious Two Oceans Treasure will follow Amy, a brave, adventure-seeking girl, who sets out to find an unknown treasure hidden somewhere in the Waterfront. Along the way she encountering many strange characters along the way, including an odd tour guide, talking seagulls, a gambling cave troll, prankster clownfish, and a loveable shark, making for a very interesting treasure hunt. The half-hour performances will begin on the hour each day, from 12 to 2pm.
Date: 3 April – 9 April 2017
Time: 12pm, 1pm & 2pm
Duration: 30 minutes
Venue: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
The LEGO Play Experience
Little ones will have the chance to become a LEGO Master Builder at the V&A Waterfront these holidays, with the LEGO Play Experience in the Centre Court of the Victoria Wharf Shopping Centre. With exciting prizes up for grabs to the most creative, determined and innovative LEGO Builders, children can let their imaginations run wild with one of the largest LEGO collections they’ve likely ever seen! Free to attend, the LEGO Play Experience will be open at the Centre Court from 9am to 7pm daily.
Date: 11 – 16 April 2017
Time: 9am – 7pm
Venue: Centre Court, Victoria Wharf
Cradle of Creativity: Jungle Theatre, Butterfly Dreams
Being held ahead of the 19th ASSITEJ World Congress and International Theatre Festival for Children and Young People, set to be held at the V&A Waterfront later this year, Jungle Theatre, Butterfly Dreams will give young spectators a taste of the some of the most exciting international and local theatre for young audiences that will be on show at the ASSITEJ World Congress.
Date: 11, 12 & 22 April
Time: 11 – 12pm
Venue: V&A Waterfront Amphitheatre
Incredible Illusions: Jaw-dropping 3D illusions
Incredible Illusions, the largest collection of 3D illusions created by master artist Kurt Wenner comes to the V&A Waterfront to enthral both young and old alike. Comprising a jaw-dropping Grand Gallery of 360° 3D illustrations supported by a collection of humorous and adventurous images, this will be the exhibition’s first stopover on the African continent. Fun from beginning to end, the Incredible Illusions exhibition includes an “art jamming” zone where children and adults alike can learn the basics of 3D artwork to express themselves creatively. An educational zone tells the brief story of ‘Pavement Art’ and how the mathematical field of geometry plays a pivotal role in compiling a 3D design. Full details and pricing at www.incredibleillusions.co.za
Date: 4 April to 23 July 2017
Time: 10am – 7pm
Venue: The Watershed
Musical Showcase over Easter Weekend
Easter festivities abound at the V&A Waterfront with a line-up of impressive musical performances at the V&A Amphitheatre, to keep visitors’ feet tapping and spirits soaring during the long weekend. Held every day from 6 to 7pm during the long weekend, V&A Waterfront visitors can look forward to free performances by some of South Africa’s most revered local talent, including Manouche, Southern Wild, The Nomadic Orchestra, and Hot Water.
|Easter Weekend: 14 to 17 April|
|Friday, 14 April||12h00 to 14h00||Food Truck Fridays||Silo District|
|18h00 to 1900||Musical showcase: Manouche||V&A Amphitheatre|
|Saturday, 15 April||18h00 to 1900||Musical showcase: Southern Wild||V&A Amphitheatre|
|Sunday, 16 April||18h00 to 1900||Musical showcase: Hot Water Duo||V&A Amphitheatre|
|17h30 to 20h00||Sunset Tango||Pierhead Deck|
|Monday, 17 April||18h00 to 1900||Musical showcase: The Nomadic Orchestra||V&A Amphitheatre|