Have a questions?

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Each Mess Matters session runs for 45 minutes.

Each party runs for 90 minutes. For the first 60 minutes the children participate in the activities. The final 30 minutes is set aside for food and birthday cake celebrations.  If you would like a longer party, please let us know.

We can  cater for  30+  children at a Mess Matters Party.

No, when you book a party the whole Mess Matters space is for your private use.

As only 1 party at a time is held at the Mess Matters studio, the venue will be ready for your arrival and set up  30 minutes prior to your party time.
We kindly request that you leave within 30 minutes of your finishing time to allow us time to prepare for the next function.


We understand that sometimes circumstances mean you may have to cancel your party. If this is the case, you can cancel your party with no charge, up until 3 weeks before your party date at no cost.

If you need to cancel your party less that 3 weeks before the party date and do not reschedule, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged.

Mess sessions are unstructured. Children are free to move from station to station  as often and in any order they choose.Each session  has a Play-doh station, 3-4 arts and crafts stations with different brushes, papers and craft materials and 3-4 sensory tubs.Each station is changed every week so that there is always something new to explore.

You can come to Mess on a casual basis or on a weekly basis.

We have 3 pricing options, casual, 5 visit card or a 10 visit card. Bookings are essential for all sessions

Mess Matters sessions are suitable for children from 18 months to 5 years

Yes, younger siblings are always welcome at Mess Matters. We have plenty of room for prams and strollers and many mothers also feel comfortable holding their younger children in baby carriers

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