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The Great Australian Snail Race

The Recycled Theatre Co., BugsNSlugs, and Holden Street Theatres present

http://www.holdenstreettheatres.com/application/files/thumbnails/large/7615/4103/4952/A photograph of the driveway to Holden Street Theatres venue on a sunny day. Written in multi-coloured chalk on the driveway is “The Great Australian Snail race”; the ‘A’ in ‘Snail’ is replaced by a drawing of a snail. In the distance is a carpark and people walking towards the driveway. On the right are overhanging branches of a large pine, with a wooden outdoor seating set. On the left is the row of banners for Holden Street Theatres shows, cast in the shadow of trees in the distance.

On your marks, get set, ESCAR-GO for round 2!

The Great Australian Snail Race is back for one supercharged day only! Grab your speedy snail, set it on the track, and see if you can take home the gold! With food and coffee trucks, snail craft stations, and information sessions from BugsNSlugs, the Great Australian Snail Race is a fun day out for the whole family

There will be guest judges, prizes, and a chance to bedazzle and name your entrant in the big race. Bring your own snail from home, or grab one from BugsNSlugs on the day!

We had so much fun that we wanted to make a massive day of it and have HUGE snail fun! With proceeds from the sale of snails going to Careship Coorong

Enter your snail now at www.holdenstreettheatres.com.

Free for spectators. $2 entry fee for participants

About BugsNSlugs

Bugs n Slugs are dedicated to the conservation and promotion of invertebrate animals such as insects, spiders, lobsters, worms and snails.

We offer a number of services including education programs for all ages and ability levels. This website will give you a good introduction to our services. However, we can do much more. If you have special requirements or needs please feel free to contact us. Flexibility is our strength.

Invertebrate animals – animals without backbones – make up 99 % of animal diversity. Contrary to common belief, only very few are serious pests and diseases of humans, live stock and crops. Indeed, the vast majority of invertebrate animals are absolutely vital to ecosystem health. They keep our rivers and oceans clean, our soils and crops productive and recycle organic waste.

In short, without invertebrate animals our world would be an inhospitable place. Motivated by this, our services foster the appreciation of invertebrate biology, diversity, form, function and unique beauty.

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A goofy photo collage of an actual snail with a painted rainbow coloured trail crossing a photograph of a ‘finish’ line, pasted against a bright solid-yellow background. Pasted on the snail’s shell is the Holden Street Theatres Logo of a black and white church arch.

The Great Australian Snail Race

Genre: Children's/Events

Origin: SA

Rating: G

Duration: 120 mins

Season: 2019

Dates & Times: 3 Mar - 11:00am


Participants: $2.00

Spectators: Free

Companion Card holders welcome.

Venue: The Garden

HST are making every effort to make our performances accessible to all during the 2019 Adelaide Fringe. Accessible seating is available in The Garden.

Register Your Snail Now!