• Making the holidays Awesome

    Making the holidays Awesome

    5 September 2023

    From nylon zoos to the Moon, magical weedy seadragons to audio magicians, this year’s Awesome Festival promises to be, well, awesome. Julie Hosking gets the lowdown.

    Reading time • 10 minutesMulti-arts
  • A young performer from Circus WA does a handstand on top of a tight circle of four other performers in 'We Live Here'. Four shows to SEE at AWESOME Festival

    Four shows to SEE at AWESOME Festival

    8 September 2022

    AWESOME Festival director Jenny Simpson picks four shows from Australia’s premiere children’s arts festival which she says are must-sees for Seesaw families.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • A man in tights and wearing an emu puppet stands on a circular stage surrounded by a cardboard bush set and various props How the arts equip children for life

    How the arts equip children for life

    7 September 2021

    Why do children need the arts? AWESOME Festival director Jenny Simpson says the arts are fundamental to the development of children, help teenagers stay sane and keep on giving for adults too.

    Reading time • 9 minutesMulti-arts
  • Jenny Simpson Awesome insights

    Awesome insights

    3 September 2020

    Jenny Simpson has launched the 2020 Awesome Festival during COVID-19 and it feels a bit like jumping out of an aeroplane. In this podcast Rosalind Appleby talks with the festival’s CEO and artistic director about the challenges and delights of planning the program.

    Reading time • 2 minutesMulti-arts
  • A boy leapfrogs over a girl, they are dressed in gumnut caps and baggy knicker-bocker shorts Awesome news for festival

    Awesome news for festival

    2 September 2020

    WA’s first major festival since COVID-19 kicks off this month, and it’s all about the kids. Rosalind Appleby talks to Awesome Festival’s Jenny Simpson.

    Reading time • 6 minutesMulti-arts
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