Looking for something to bring out your inner wild child for the 2018 Adelaide Fringe Season? Join us at GROUNDED - new precinct for kids and their adults during Adelaide Fringe 2018, Friday 16 February to Sunday 25 February.

GROUNDED will move into Victoria Square/ Tarntanyangga, to create new family friendly fringe hub. Offering free activities as well as ticketed international theatre shows, public art installations, GROUNDED is a safe comfortable environment that is creative, irreverent, daring and fun.

GROUNDED is the creative concept of David Sefton, the four-time artistic director of the Adelaide Festival, and produced with collaboration from Insite Arts and Carclew.

The Opening Night of the precinct will feature a strong indigenous cultural presentation on Kaurna country at Tarntanyangga (The Dreaming Place of the Red Kangaroo) Experience the Welcome to Country, performances by KURRURUOF DESERT AND SEA DANCE and more.

Finishing with SUPERMASSIVE Music Festival featuring SARAH BLASKO on the closing day. Also appearing at SUPERMASSIVE are  FRENTEHEAPS GOOD FRIENDSADAM PAGE, 13 year old Australian slam poet champion SOLLI RAPHAEL and DJ TR!P, with more artists to be announced soon. 

Away from the SUPERMASSIVE Main stage, there is an amazing array of installations and arts workshops designed to provide a huge ‘To Do’ list across the day. Kids will have 8 hours to explore the GROUNDED site during SUPERMASSIVE and discover a world of adventure, new fun experiences, entertainment and culture, all to be embraced and enjoyed with uninhibited freedom. Workshops and pop up's include: Follow Me 3, Nunga Circus, Jungle Gym, Toddler Tent, Open Conversation with Solli Raphael, Get Loopy with Adam Page, Mist Me, Game Jockey and Retro Digital Museum.

At the heart of the GROUNDED experience are the international theatrical events SALTBUSH – CHILDREN’S CHEERING CARPET and THE SECRET LIFE OF SUITCASES. Catering to children aged 3 to 10, these joyful shows offer delightful interactive experiences for young children in purpose-built theatres. Experience The Megaphone Project – a collection of red megaphones of many shapes and sizes

GROUNDED will present an exclusive free outdoor screening of the award winning movie GIRL ASLEEP based on the critically acclaimed production by Windmill Theatre.  As the sun goes down over GROUNDED, families are invited to attend the pop up outdoor cinema and get amongst the summer vibes under a moonlit sky.

2018’s coolest one stop Fringe family entertainment precinct will offer an amazing array of delicious local food and beverages through a partnership with Adelaide Central Market traders.

All tickets available from FringeTIX  1300 621 255

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Lucy Markey
Simone DiSisto