10 April from 4:30pm, the Arts Industry Commission project Geelong 1850s Outdoor Performance will have you time-travelling back to
interactive live performance takes place in Johnstone park where the audience
is entertained through four scenes within the park space; Corio Bay, The Bush
Inn, Western Gully and Goal.
MURRI : YUL
Consultants Heather Threadgold and Traditional Owner Melinda Kennedy will be
joined by Traditional Owner and renowned performer Barry Gilson as they present
historical Geelong, weaving Wadawurrung contexts with true tales of grit, live
in squalor, bushranger exploits and other, little-know historical facts about
Geelong in the 1850s.
Talented local actors and storytellers join in to help
contribute to the atmosphere of a Geelong of days past.
Make sure you bring a chair or
rug to recline upon as the performance moves from space to space.
Book your free tickets now via Eventbrite.
This project is supported by the City of Greater Geelong
through the Arts & Culture, Arts Industry Commissions.
Quotes attributed to City of Greater
Geelong Mayor Stephanie Asher:
The Geelong 1850s Outdoor Performance is a fantastic
opportunity to be learn more about our region’s Wadawurrung and bushranger
history against the backdrop of our beautiful Johnstone Park.
Local storytellers and actors will make this
immersive experience a truly unforgettable one.
attributed to Heather Threadgold, Threading Gold Walking Tours:
Threading Gold Walking Tours has taken almost 3,000 locals through
the streets and laneways of Geelong 1850s and the response is clear that the
histories of Geelong are rich and diverse and exciting.
MURRI : YUL Consultants
expands upon this and we are thrilled to team up with incredible local talent
and Traditional Owners in presenting this exciting performance. We hope to see