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Ages 0 - 13

Ages 3+

Take a leap into a world of blobs in the new PlayHQ sensory experience. Your tamariki will feel their way around this immersive and colourful blob-like habitat. Surrounded by lumpy-bumpy, squishy-bouncy, squeezy textures it’s almost as if they have been shrunk down and dropped into slime!

  • When: Monday 9 July – Friday 28 September
  • Time: 9.30am – 3.30pm
  • Price: Free!

Ages 5 +

Bubble Man is back! Join us for a bubble making workshop where you’ll make your own bubble wand to take home. This workshop books out quickly so be in quick to secure a place! Big Bubble Pop is held outside so please wear warm clothing.

  • When: Wednesday 18 July (Thursday 19 July is our wet weather day)
  • Time: 1pm – 2pm
  • Price: $10 per child
  • Bookings required

Ages 6-8

Put on your lab coat and step into the slime lab at Capital E. We’re mixing up potions to make custom slime for you to take home in this entertaining and gooey workshop. Book quickly, slime’s a-wastin’!

  • When: Thursday 12 July
  • Time: 10.00am – 11.00am or 11.30am-12.30pm
  • Price: $15 per child
  • Bookings required

Suits ages 6-8

Join Capital E’s artist team for a fun and creative day of bubble-themed print making and art creating!

  • When: Wednesday 11 July
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Price: $45 per participant
  • Bookings required

Suits ages 8+

Give 110% on the day and book into our Sports Desk Digital Day. You’ll live-record a Sports Desk show in the OnTV studio before heading next door to MediaLab to make some music, mixing instruments, samples, and beats to create your own new track!

  • When: Tuesday 10 July
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Price: $59 per participant
  • Bookings required

Suits ages 8+

Breaking news! Wake Up NZ! In this Digital Day you’ll take the place of a newsreader to report on some of the strange goings on in Aotearoa. Then, you’ll head to MediaLab to explore the world of 2D animation using Animation-ish software to create animated drawings and stories.

  • When: Tuesday 17 July
  • Time: 10am – 3pm
  • Price: $59 per participant
  • Bookings required

Suits ages 8+

Have a go at MediaLab with our new Mini MediaLab taster sessions. Try your had at Digital Painting, 3D Game Design, Music Making or Coding!

Please write the name of the workshop you would like to attend on the booking form. If you’d like to attend more than one workshop, please note that your child is not able to remain at Capital E between workshop times.

  • When: Wednesday 11 July
  • Time: Digital Painting 10am-12noon. 3D Game Design 1pm-3pm
  • When: Thursday 12 July
  • Time: Music Making 10am-12noon. Coding Taster 1pm-3pm
  • Price: $10 per session
  • Limited places. Bookings required

Suits ages 10+

Cue the dramatic music, and join us for another episode of Soap Opera, the outrageous new show written by you! You’ll work as a team to write, direct, and over-act your way through a series of outlandish storylines with villainous villains and melodramatic heroes – all in the top-of-the-line OnTV studio.

  • When: Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 July
  • Time: 10am-3pm
  • Price: $99 per person for the two day workshop
  • Limited places. Bookings required


A huge thank you to all our friends who’ve worked with us to feature some truly fantastic programmes for children.
Odd One Out Junior theatre show 2018Michael Parekowhai He Korero Purakau mo Te Awanui o Te Motu: story of a New Zealand river 2011. Collection Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa”