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Winter Shiraz Weekend

We warmly invite you to join us for the third year of our highly anticipated annual wine event, Winter Shiraz Weekend – A Celebration of Geelong Wine on 7 & 8 July 2018. Enjoy two days of beautiful wine, food and entertainment as the Geelong region basks in the midwinter glow.

We’re giving you the chance to ‘meet the makers’ with knowledgeable local vignerons and producers leading you on a path of wine discovery. Take a tour in our three sub regions, Bellarine, Moorabool Valley and the Surf Coast and visit as many of the participating wineries as you like.

Wineries throughout the region will give guests the chance to soak up the warmth of open fires and outdoor braziers in beautiful surroundings while showing off their award winning Shiraz. Talented Chef’s will match the region’s renowned cool climate wines with hearty winter fare and offer you the chance to sit for a while and soak in the atmosphere.

This year, as part of the event, we will be holding special Friday night tastings at some of Geelong’s top wine retailers. Let them help you plan your weekend, book some local accommodation and make a weekend of it!
The 2018 program promises to be a feast of food and wine experiences, gourmet produce, local music and wine master classes. You’ll be tempted by so many of our wineries with something special on offer for everyone.

So throw off your jacket, take up a place by the fire with a glass of wine and enjoy a reprieve from the cold.

Entry to participating wineries is free so you can take home some local wine instead of worrying about ticket prices!

When: Daily from 07 July 2018 to 08 July 2018
Next on: 07 July 2018
Where: Various wineries
The Bellarine, Surf Coast and Golden Plains
Costs: Free
Associated Organisations: Wine Geelong


Scarf Festival

Scarf Festival returns to the National Wool Museum in Geelong with this must-see textile exhibition and competition being an eclectic showcase of original handcrafted scarves entered by anyone - from school kids to beginner crafters to accomplished artisans from Australia and overseas.

This year's theme is "Living On The Land".

Most of the scarves displayed in the exhibition are available for purchase, although all scarves must remain on display until the close of the exhibition.
The exhibition is accompanied by a range of public programs displaying traditional crafts as well as some of the more unusual and cutting edge techniques.

Hosted by the National Wool Museum since 2008, the Scarf Festival attracts hundreds of entries each year culminating in a fantastic exhibition opening launch event.

When:
Daily from 08 June 2018 to 26 August 2018
Next on:
27 June 2018, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
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Where: National Wool Museum 26-32 Moorabool Street, Geelong 3220
Costs: Adult: $9.00 Child: $5.00
Concession: $7.00
Family: $30.00
Facilities: Toilets available
Phone: 03 5272 4701
Email: nwminfo@geelongcity.vic.gov.au
Website: www.nwm.vic.gov.au


Brook Andrew—rethinking Antipodes

In 2016 Brook Andrew undertook a comprehensive study of the collections of the Cambridge Museums, and the extensive print collection of the British Museum, London, as part of the Australian Print Workshop’s 'Antipodes project'.

In the resulting suite of eight photolithographs—acquired by Geelong Gallery in 2017—he uses reproductions of 18th century satirical prints by British artist James Gillray as his primary source material.

Image: Brook Andrew, 'Bringing up the bodies Without fear or favour' 2016, four-colour photolithograph with collaged photolithograph elements and hand colour; edition 24/30. Geelong Gallery, Purchased with funds generously provided by Christine Bell in memory of Dr Colin Holden, Robert Salzer Foundation Acquisition Fund, and Sybil Craig Bequest Fund, 2017. Reproduced courtesy of the artist and Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne.

When: Daily from 14 April 2018 to 02 September 2018
Next on: 27 June 2018, 10:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Where: Geelong Gallery 55 Little Malop Street, Geelong
Costs: Free
Facilities: Change room facilities Toilets available Wheelchair accessible
Associated Organisations: Geelong Gallery
Phone: 0352293645
Email: info@geelonggallery.org.au
Website: http://www.geelonggallery.org.au