The Essential Baby and Toddler show is THE event for your pregnancy, baby and toddler, held September 26-28 at the Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, 9am–4pm daily
Enjoy a special day out with fabulous shopping at The Essential Baby and Toddler Show, with over 200 brands on show, leading parenting experts offering personalised advice, and amazing children's entertainment for the little ones, including LIVE shows with Peppa Pig plus meet and greets with Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom!
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The Essential Baby and Toddler Show is jam packed with fun for families with young children:
- Meet amazing baby animals at the Petting Zoo
- Keep little minds and fingers busy with all the latest toys at the Lego® DUPLO® Brick Pit
- Have fun with face painting, balloon animals, family entertainment and favourite characters to meet
- Mum and Dad can test drive the latest prams at the purpose-built Pram Trial Track
- Shop for everything from nursery furniture to nappies from 200 of the hottest brands (grab a bargain with exclusive show discounts)
- Feel like a VIP Mum in the Children’s Panadol Learning Lounge
- Change and feed your baby in our luxurious Woolworths feeding and changing rooms
The Sydney show offers a wealth of guidance for parents including seminars with baby whisperer Pinky McKay and toddler guru Angharad Candlin as well as the chance to learn life-saving techniques at Child Revive Sessions, proudly sponsored by Bio-Oil.
The Major Prize will be $2000 cash to put towards a Thermomix.
Nickelodeon’s ‘Let’s Learn Colours’, ‘SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongeBob You’re Fired!’ and ‘Winx Club: Bloomix Begins’ out now on DVD!
Let’s Learn Colours
Calling all colours! From painting and drawing to mixing colours, kids will discover the art of colour identification with these 5 Nick Jr. play dates! They’ll jump into colouring books with Dora and the Wonder Pets, learn colour mixing with the Bubble Guppies, and search for colourful shape pieces with Team Umizoomi!
Fire up the grill for 7 tales that include SpongeBob getting fired, Mr. Krabs giving out free samples, Plankton dumping Karen, Squidward turning the Chum Bucket into a success, Plankton stealing a priceless work of art, and more!
For your chance to win a pack of these three DVDs simply tell us in 25 words or less who your favourite Nickelodeon cartoon is!
'Smokey & Friends' features Smokey Robinson alongside a celebrated roster of contemporary and classic artists
With a career of over 50 years in music, and more than 4,000 songs, Smokey Robinson to this day continues to thrill sold-out audiences around the world with his high tenor voice, impeccable timing, and profound sense of lyric.
Never resting on his laurels, Smokey remains a beloved icon in our musical heritage. And now, to celebrate his latest offering, ‘Smokey & Friends’, the music icon is joining smoothfm on Weekends, and we’re giving you a chance to win a copy of his new album!
‘Smokey & Friends’ features Smokey alongside a celebrated roster of contemporary and classic artists who will sing the best loved songs from Smokey’s unmatched catalogue of hits including those he has written for his solo career, his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group, The Miracles, as well as hits he wrote for others, including Marvin Gaye and The Temptations.
For your chance to win simply tell us about what your greatest memory with a friend is in 25 words or less!
Take the family to Calmsley Hill City Farm these school holidays!
If you’ve ever pictured taking your kids out to experience rural Australia for the school holidays, but weren’t sure they had the trip in them, smoothfm has your chance to head along to Calmsley Hill City Farm!
With over 100 recipes, relying primarily on vegetable protein, ‘Beautiful Food’ employs Ayurvedic principles which focus on understanding your environment and environmental state, as well as cooking with awareness of your body’s response to the weather, with sections such as; ‘Foods for the hotter months’, ‘Foods for the coolers days’, ‘Foods for unsettled weather’ and plenty of other options!
‘Beautiful Food’ encourages you to know yourself and your body so that you can be beautiful, both inside and out!
For the chance to win simply tell us in 25 words or less what you believe is the most beautiful thing about food!
smoothfm, Voyages Ayers Rock Resort and Jetstar are giving you the chance to discover amazing Uluru...
You could be flying straight to the heart of Australia, Uluru, with Jetstar, spending 3 nights at the 5-star Sails in the Desert and experiencing everything the red centre has to offer, including the spectacular Sounds of Silence Dinner Under the Stars and a Desert Awakenings Sunrise Tour.
Voyages Ayers Rock Resort commissioned local Indigenous musician, Stewart Gaykamangu from Amata in conjunction with members of the Mutitjulu community to produce a song that reflects the spiritual nature of the destination. The title of the song, Tjukurpa Ninti, means ‘Spirit Knows’ in Pitjantjatjara. The song is available for download through iTunes, with 50% of the profits going to the artist and 50% to the Mutitjulu Foundation providing much needed support to the local communities. Download Tjukurpa Ninti (Touch the Silence) by Stewart Gaykamangu now on iTunes.
Thanks to Sylvania BMW the smoothfm street team will be out around Sydney every day!
Coming up next month they will be at:
Thursday 18 September - Cronulla Beach, Dunningham Park
Saturday 20 September - Sylvania BMW
Friday 26 September - Sylvania BMW
Saturday 27 September - Royal Motor Yacht Club & Sylvania BMW
Sunday 28 September - Splash Festival, Sydney Olympic Park Aquatic Centre, Homebush
Friday 3 October - Sylvania BMW
Saturday 11 October - Randwick Racecourse, Moet and Chandon Spring Champion Stakes Day
Keep listening to smooth 95.3 to find out where else they might be!
Located in the beautifully appointed Grand Pavilion and with marvellous views of the track and award-winning hospitality, you'll be treated to an unforgettable day of racing, dining and a spectacular fashion show featuring the Karen Gee Collection.
Ladies Long Lunch inclusions:
- General racecourse entry and access to the Grand Pavilion
- Reserved seating with a tempting three course luncheon
- ATC beverage package comprising of De Bortoli Willowglen white, Willowglen red and Willowglen or Emeri sparkling wines, Australian beer (Tooheys New and Hahn Premium Light) and Schweppes mineral water and soft drink
- Spectacular fashion show featuring the Karen Gee Collection
- APPELLES gift bag including hand and body wash, body bar and Vitamin B5 Skin Lotion per guest valued at $42
- Prize giveaways including a prestige Karen Gee dress valued at $450… and more!
For your chance to glam up with your favourite girl and enjoy an afternoon of laughs, chats and a little champagne, just leave you details below, and you could be joining Bogart at Rosehill Gardens!
Despite what life throws at them, the four men and their families come up fighting, even if they struggle to pull off a ballet bun!
Over Season 3 the House Husbands: accidentally purchase a struggling pub, transforming it into a thriving, family friendly business, form a footy team and perform at their kids’ ballet recital, go shopping for crop tops, accidentally break the Assistant Principal’s tooth, negotiate the politics of dealing with friends who have split up, have their nude portrait painted and get chased down the street by a pack of cricket bat-wielding thugs.
The new season boasts a sensational guest cast including: Rachel Griffiths (Golden Globe® nominee for Brothers and Sisters), Lincoln Lewis (Underbelly: Razor, Gallipoli) and Darren McMullen (The Voice).
On DVD September 18!
For your chance to win simply tell us in 25 words or less the funniest thing your husband (or someone else’s) has done!
Celebrate the Spring School Holidays at the ultimate family fun day with non-stop entertainment including giant pool inflatables, like the Giant Coke Slide from the 7 metre dive tower, Splasher's Water Playground and the Skywall, bubbles of fun in ‘Inflatable Balls’, and a real Ice Skating Rink!
Plus, there’s live kid’s entertainment shows, an animal farm, pony rides, outdoor inflatables & amusement rides, a high ropes course, and even circus arts the kids can have a go at!
smoothfm will be there all day to help parents relax, with smooth tunes and free massages all day.
Buy your tickets now - or, leave your details below for your chance to win 4 x tickets to Splash Festival!
Love cooking, creating and baking? Then you need to be at the smooth Festival of Chocolate Callebaut Test Kitchen, designed and built for use by the very talented team at Knebel Kitchens!
Hosted by smoothfm's very own Cameron Daddo, some of Sydney’s most talented chefs and pastry chefs will be appearing in the Callebaut Test Kitchen demonstrating delectable desserts, mouth watering macarons and even showing you how to get involved in the Raw Real Food movement!
Here's a rundown of the talent you can see in the Callebaut Test Kitchen...
11am - Carlos Heng, Mak Mak Macarons Founder of Mak Mak Macarons, Carlos Heng’s macarons are legendary in Sydney, even beating global macaron makers Laduree and celebrity chef Adriano Zumbo to claim a Best title in a blind tasting challenge in 2012! For Callebaut Test Kitchen audience members at the smooth Festival of Chocolate, Carlos will be demonstrating how to make his Five Textured Macaron.
12pm – Emma Braz, Australian Women’s Weekly Food Editor There are two things we love at smoothfm: peanut butter and chocolate. So when the Australian Women’s Weekly’s Cookbook Food Editor Emma Braz told us she had a recipe that combined these two loves in one indulgent cake, we told her she just had to bring it to the Callebaut Test Kitchen! Emma will be demonstrating how to make her Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake (from The Australian Women’s Weekly Cookbook titled 'Indulgent Cakes') for the audience at the smooth Festival of Chocolate.
1pm – Jean-Michel Raynaud, Executive Pastry Chef, Baroque Bistro and La Renaissance Patisserie, The Rocks One of Sydney’s best and most acclaimed pastry chefs, Jean-Michel’s work must be seen and tasted to be truly understood. We are so honored to have a chef of Jean-Michel’s caliber appearing in the Callebaut Test Kitchen, demonstrating his Jaffa mousse, chewy caramel centre, coconut streusel in chocolate sphere.
2pm – Damien Brassel, Corporate Executive Chef, Urban Purveyor Group Heading up the team at some of Sydney’s best restaurants, Ananas Brasserie, Sake, The Bavarian Bier Café and The Cut Bar & Grill, Damien Brassel will demonstrate his Dragons Breath of Chocolate Macarons with liquid nitrogen. We are so excited to see this dish come to life!
3pm – Danielle Minnebo, Founder of Food to Nourish Qualified Nutritionist and passionate home cook, Dannielle Minnebo is committed to spreading the word about real food. She will be demonstrating her Raw Chocolate Orange Tart for our lucky audience in the Test Kitchen.
4pm - Dean Gibson, Master Pastry Chef, Team Pastry Australia and Hunter Tafe Lauded all over the country for his amazing showpieces, artistic flair and talent, Dean will be demonstrating the Croffle, a cross between a waffle and a croissant - very new to Australia and really tasty. The Croffle is served with chilli chocolate sauce using Alunga pur lait Cocoa Barry chocolate, raspberry caramel sauce, honeycomb, vanilla bean ice cream and salty caramel popcorn.
11am - Jennene Plummer Bauer Food Studio and Women’s Day Food Director Having headed up some of the country’s most respected food titles such as Family Circle, Super Food Ideas and Australian Table, it’s an understatement to say Jennene knows a thing or two about great food and baking! We are thrilled to have Jennene demonstrating her delicious Rocky Road topped Brownies.
12pm – Pradeep Devamittage, Executive Pastry Chef, Kazbah Restaurant Group The smooth team has been lucky enough to dine at the eclectic, Moroccan-inspired Kazbah restaurant, so when we discovered their very talent Executive Pastry Chef, Pradeep, was joining the festival we were just a little excited! Pradeep will be demonstrating his delectable Moroccan Rocky Road.
1pm – Julia Taylor, Pastry Chef, La Renaissance Patisserie An official ambassador for the smooth Festival of Chocolate, Julia started her career on Masterchef Australia where she was the runner up on the 2012 season. Julia has since gone onto to be one of the most successful exports of the hugely popular show, training as a Pastry Chef under the watchful eye of acclaimed chef Jean-Michel Raynaud at La Renaissance Patisserie in The Rocks. Julia will be demonstrating her caramelised apple, orange and Cacao Barry Alto El Sol mousse cake for our audience.
2pm – Major winner judging, Callebaut Chef Competition Our six Callebaut competition finalists will come together to have their chocolate creations judged by a team including Dean Gibson and smoothfm’s very own Ty Frost. The major winner will travel Belgium to attend a workshop in the Callebaut International Academy, while the winning business will score an advertising package on smoothfm.
3pm - Danielle Minnebo, Founder of Food to Nourish Qualified Nutritionist and passionate home cook, Dannielle Minnebo is committed to spreading the word about real food. She will be demonstrating her Raw Chocolate Orange Tart for our lucky audience in the Test Kitchen.
4pm – Tamas Pamer, Executive Chef, InterContinental Sydney More info to come - watch this space.
5pm – Bar 100 More info to come - watch this space!
For your chance to win tickets to a session in the Callebaut Test Kitchen, proudly designed and built by Knebel Kitchens, simply enter below!