International and domestic arts and inspiration acts enhance the music experience with Polyglot Tangle (picture below), Makeover Mom and Dad (Canada), The Listies, Total Nonstop Tricks, The Laughter House and Coney Small People, Big Questions (UK) amongst the hefty programming.
“The Lost Lands will give parents the chance to reconnect with the festival experience, while instilling in kids, a love and appreciation of music, arts and adventure,” said Daly.
With a family of five, Simon saw the need for a stronger family-orientated cultural scene in Australia.
“In Europe a number of Festivals include children; beyond ‘entry’. They program shared experiences to be enjoyed by parents, kids, singles - anyone really. The result is a more sophisticated generation who know, love and participate in the festival experience,” said Daly.
“I think there’s an appetite for more experiences crafted with parents and kids in mind and it’s exciting for the industry.”
With a vision to inspire big hearts and bright minds, the festival’s literacy area will host readings and discussion topics for both adults and children. The comprehensive workshop offering will encourage newfound skills and passions in song writing, cooking, yoga, circus play and more. Camping, bushwalks, bike riding and visits to the nearby Werribee Zoo will get festival-goers into the great outdoors.
When: October 28-31 2016
Where: Werribee Mansion (Melbourne)
Tickets: Onsale 2 June. Three, two and single day passes available.
Tickets: Adult Single Day $120, Child Single Day from $15
Experience the full program with a 3 day family pass (2 adults | 2 children) $770
3 Day single adult pass $360