This biography by local author Marion Pescud follows the journey of artist Susan Sutton, from the aspirations of her early years to the maturity of acclaimed recognition. Her works of art showcase Victoria's Southwestern coast along the Great Ocean Road, from Geelong to Lorne and beyond, with paintings that convey accuracy and a masterful understanding of the region, capturing the essence of the landscape and the culture of the people. Join Marion and Susan in conversation about the book and the art.
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Do you sometimes feel exhausted and overwhelmed?Do you find it difficult to balance and juggle family, work, household chores, social activities and struggle to find time for self-care and nourishment? Have you found yourself stuck in old habits, patterns and behaviours? Even when you start a new regime you often return to your old patterns? Jo Surkitt is a Positive Change Educator and she will teach you strategies and techniques on creating balance, reducE overwhelm and how to rewire and refire your brain so you can create new healthy habits, thought patterns and behaviours that are simple, sustainable, and long lasting; creating the ‘Positive Change’ you want to see in your life.
Sherlock Holmes has appeared in more plays, books and films than any other fictional character. Cenarth ‘Ken’ Fox knows a bit about Mr Holmes, having written three plays and five books about Sherlock and staged his ‘Sherlockian’ show over 200 times to adults and children. In this family friendly show you’ll meet Arthur Conan Doyle, Holmes, Watson and Moriarty, the schoolboy Sherlock Holmes and Lord Byron and witness the detective skills performed by Sherlock Holmes. Fox is narrator and storyteller and - as Sherlock - proves that ‘truth is indeed stranger than fiction’.
Saturday, 8 February 2020 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
We know of his children Charlotte, Emily and Anne, but we know very little of him. Patrick Brontë – his wife called him 'Saucy Pat' - was the son of an Irish potato farmer who taught himself to read and won a Cambridge scholarship. Despite being an Anglican priest for over fifty years, he was centre stage in a literary scandal and a murderous revolution. For ages biographers have got it wrong - now discover the truth. Presented by Cenarth Fox.
Saturday, 8 February 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Interior designer Bronnie Masefau is renowned for her residential designs and has over 25 years of experience in interior design. She is also the author of five books, including her latest The Meaning of Home: A Place to Belong, in which she explores how the spaces we live in contribute to and craft our lives.
Wednesday, 19 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
This spectacular book takes readers on a pictorial journey through time. See the evolution of Geelong’s world-famed Botanic Gardens from the original aspirational vision, to the modern green space overlooking Corio Bay today. Whether you are a green thumb, historian, proud citizen or simply interested in what used to be, this clever book will take you on a journey through time that will create lasting impressions.Written by Ian Rogers, retired employee of the City of Greater Geelong and former Director and long-time advocate of the Geelong Botanic Gardens.
Thursday, 20 February 2020 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
Geelong Regional Library Corporation and Geelong Museum of Motoring are presenting an exhibition to relive Australian motoring history. Geelong Museum of Motoring will be showcasing a couple of classic cars on the day and the Geelong Library & Heritage Centre will have a digital display showcasing Geelong's unique motoring history. No bookings required.
Saturday, 1 February 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm