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A renowned bevy of comedians, kids entertainers and singers have been lined up for Bunjil Place’s opening festival on 28 and 29 October.
Popular stand-ups Peter Hellier, Charlie Pickering, Claire Hooper and Tegan Higginbotham as well as Nick Jr’s PAW Patrol and DreamWorks Trolls will help launch the $125 million civic and cultural centre’s 800-seat theatre, gallery and community plaza.
Musical theatre singers Rachael Beck and Michael Cormick, as well as a gallery exhibition on the making of Bunjil Place will be part of the weekend’s festivities.
It also features food trucks, live music, workshops and activities.
In the lead-up, the centre is giving away thousands of free ticket giveaways to the festival shows DreamWorks Trolls, Nick Jr’s PAW Patrol, Children are Stinky, Saturday Night Laughs and You and I.
The double and family passes will be available to Bunjil Place e-newsletter subscribers.
Casey mayor Sam Aziz said the opening offered a “fantastic weekend of activities and entertainment for the whole family”.
“Bunjil Place is the first facility of its kind, bringing together creativity, entertainment and community in a way that’s unparalleled in Australia.
“Council has been dedicated in its cause to provide quality arts and cultural facilities that our residents, and those in surrounding regions, deserve so we couldn’t be prouder of this facility and what it has to offer.”
Cr Aziz will officially open Bunjil Place on Saturday 28 October at 11am in the plaza.
Details: bunjilplace.com.au

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