The Wonderland Spiegeltent has come to Fed Square!
The Wonderland Spiegeltent, a beautiful 19th-century Belgian travelling circus tent, is rolling into Melbourne! Complete with a world-class line-up and over 120 performances of adult and family shows along with the ever-nostalgic Ferris wheel and aviator swing ride, food trucks and Coopers garden bar!
The Wonderland Spiegeltent Festival will coincide with the Melbourne Fringe Festival (12-29 September) with the Spiegeltent serving as a central live entertainment hub for guests. Additionally, a dedicated Spring School Holidays program will be on offer featuring Edinburgh Festival award-winning shows The Listies LOL, Circus Wonderland: A Mermaids Tale, Don’t Mess with The Dummies and more!
Plus, for the adults, sizzling cabaret performances Railed, Society, Rouge the show, Bernie Dieters Little Death Club, Hans the German, Australian Burlesque Festival, Oktoberfest, Blues Music Festival and more are taking the stage after dark!
For all bookings, follow the links below or click here!
The Listies Make You LOL!
The Listies are back, with alien attacks, toilet paper guns, spew, the rudest word ever and the most disgusting pair of undies in the world!
Don’t Mess With the Dummies
Set up camp and stampede into the jungle for an outlandish, circus-filled extravaganza that will leave you chuckling like a monkey and roaring for more!
A rip-roaring and swashbuckling adventure in which three sailors hit the high seas in search of treasure!
Bare-chested circus meets bare-knuckle bar fights in a racy, heart-stopping display of the finest acrobatics by the most ridiculous storytellers in the circus.
A raucous late-night variety show hosted by the incredible Head First Acrobats.
The Fairy Wonderland Show
Come along on a magical journey with Fairy Jasmine, and her best friend Fairy Jack, as they show you all the things fairies get up to in Fairyland and explore what it means to be a true fairy.
Blending Cajun party culture, French exuberance, Creole voodoo, masquerade and breath-taking acrobatics, SOCIETY serves up an extroverted lighting design and unique styled soundtrack featuring live and original ‘Nawlins party tunes from dirty south hip hop to the Big Easy jumping jazz numbers.
YUMMY UP LATE
YUMMY UP LATE is the risqué part of the repertoire, pushing the boundaries of art vs entertainment and everything you thought you knew about drag and burlesque.
A Day In The Life Of You
Come and visit the Musical Sprouts in their garden and help them coax Yella through the challenges of breakfast, brushing teeth, going to the toilet without falling in, and cleaning up!
Dreamboogie Play The Blues
Inspired by the great female blues artists of the 1920s and 30s, Dreamboogie are a leading Melbourne blues act, featuring renowned vocalist Rebecca Davey.
Mahua Improv Night
Without scripts, props or rehearsals, combined with the MAHUA style performance concept and skills, Mahua Improv is for people who want to relax, make friends, learn communication skills and inspire creativity. In English and Mandarin!
When spy training headquarters are infiltrated by a group of armed acrobats, new to the field spies must use their skills to defend the base… the trouble is they haven’t started training yet!
Good As New
Watch in awe as circus performers delight with acrobatic feats and expressive performance exploring unity through difference.
Bernie Dieter’s Little Death Club
Join Bernie and her international family of circus superstars for a hazy night of dangerously funny kabarett, breathtaking circus and fire-breathing sideshow at its most inappropriate, provocative and hilarious best.
A non-stop celebration of the astonishing, surprising, subversive and the supremely sexy – Award-winning circus cabaret sensation Rouge is returning to Melbourne with its outrageous brand of adult circus.
Hans: Like a German
Dishing the dirt on his triumphant turn on America’s Got Talent, hilarious Hans will have you slapping your thighs so hard, you’ll think it’s Oktoberfest!
Hans: Haus Party
Hans hosts your late-night disco inspired by the opulent New York City club scene of the 80s. Hans will jump behind the DJ decks spinning tunes from the likes of Donna Summer and Diana Ross through to the modern-day to keep you on your feet!
Don’t Mess With The Dummies
They’re on an expedition and you’re invited along for the ride. Pack your bag, tie your shoes and get ready for circus-filled hilarity as the Dummies monkey around the jungle, swing through treetops and skip past foliage. With a rockin’ soundtrack, unbelievable acrobatics and trademark Dummies frivolity, let’s get ready to rumble!
Circus Wonderland – A Mermaid’s Tale
An ALL NEW all-star line up of fun and the Golden Era of Circus. Circus Wonderland – A Mermaid’s Tale will keep everyone on the edge of their seats. Be astounded and amazed at the sideshow antics of a mesmerizing cast of world-class circus performers presenting a hilarious and thrilling magical Circus Wonderland for the whole family.
Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall
Selling out shows all over the world, come find out why Monski Mouse and her Dancers are a hit with children and parents alike! Recently ex-Londoner, Aussie DJ, Producer and Mum of two, Monski Mouse, created the show in 2012 in response to becoming a Mum, having been a festival DJ for the earlier 10 years and performed in early childhood theatre.
Tony Roberts: I’m A Magician, Get Me Out Of Here!
Having escaped from chains at festivals in over eight countries around the world, the hilarious and charming Tony Roberts proves the impossible possible as, tied up in knots, he escapes and entertains in this show all about friendship, fun and following your dreams.