Learn something new, pursue your passion or develop a new skill in one of the amazing workshops on offer along the riverbank. Create something you can treasure forever or gift to someone special. Grab the family and get creative together – there is something for everyone at Real Festival this year. All workshops are FREE, and numbers are limited – some workshops require pre booking to secure your spot.

Pre-booking required

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Chilli Kids Yoga

Grab your mat and relax! Practical movement activities and breathing exercises in a safe and controlled environment. Bookings essential

Sunday 10am - 3pm | ages 3 - 12

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Roller Rink by Busways

Get your skates on! 30 minute roller skating session including skate hire. Sponsored by Busways. Ages 4+

Fri & Sat 4pm -10pm Sun 10am–3pm

Workshops- SOLD OUT

Wild Edibles Foraging Workshop

Learn how easy it is to identify plants. hosted by author and environmental educator Diego Bonetto

Sunday 11am & 2pm | ages 8 & up

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30-50 Feral Hogs

30-50 Feral Hogs is an interactive theatrical experience – part story, part game – all about what happens when people and nature meet- Presented by Q Theatre

Fri&Sat 5pm 6.15pm 7.30pm


No booking required


Dragonboat Paddling

Dragonboating - combine physical fitness and fun for a perfect blend of adventure! Register on the day.

Sunday 10am – 3pm | adults


Circus Drop Zone

Don’t run away and join the circus before trying it out at Real Festival! Try trapeze, juggling, unicycle and more.

Fri & Sat 4-9pm Sun 10am-3pm | 4&up


Hula Hoop Station

Do your kids love to Hula Hoop, or would love to learn how? Come along to the Hula Hoop station and get those hips hula hooping!

Fri & Sat 4-9pm Sun 10am-3pm |4&up


Kayak & Stand up Paddleboards

Experience the beautiful Nepean River from a different perspective with free kayaking & stand up paddling.

Sunday 10am - 3pm 10 & up


Musical Garden

Stroll through a playground for musical exploration and fun-filled jam sessions with Junkyard Beats. Sponsored by Council’s Waste and Resource team.

Sunday 11am – 1pm | All Ages


Make your Own Instrument

Create instruments from recycling. With Junkyard Beats, sponsored by Council's Waste & Resource Team.

Sunday 1.30pm - 2.30pm | 3 & up


Neon Jewellery Making

Walk away with a beautiful, beaded neon creation. Give it to a friend or to keep for yourself and wear proudly.

Fri & Sat 4pm-10pm | Ages 3 & up


Paper Lantern Making

Get creative and make and personalise your very own paper lantern.

Fri 5-7pm Sat 5-8pm Sun 11-2:30pm


Pot Decorating

Showcase your creativity and decorate your own pot with the Messy Makers! Sponsored by Council's Sustainability team.

Sun only 10am - 3pm | ages 3 & up


Rock Painting

Bring out your inner Picasso and create mini rock art masterpieces with Messy Makers! They will have all the tools you need to bring out a smorgasbord of colour and imagination

Friday 4pm – 10pm | Ages 3 & Up


Slime Workshop

Learn the secrets to make your own soft and fluffy slime and take your home with you for endless fun.

Saturday 4pm-10pm | ages 4 & up

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Stormer Music

Interested in music lessons? Come down and strum and sing along with Stormer Music to get a taste of what its like! No experience needed to join in the fun!

Fri & Sat 5,6,7 & 8pm | ages 6 & up


Weaving with Nula

Connect with culture and community, weave with Ngiyampaa and Guringai artist Tarni Eastwood. Suitable for all ages

Fri & Sat 4-10pm. Sun 10am-3pm