In the late 1990’s a study of resident’s in the Bellarine Peninsula, conveyed a genuine love of performing arts and a clear need and want of all things creative. So the concept for a theatre and arts hub took shape, as did the plans for what was to become the Potato Shed. The official opening took place on 14 March, 2001 and since that time what it would represent and what it achieves today, far outweighs any of the initial expectations. It has become a seriously thriving creative hub with so much on offer and something for everyone…
The township of Queenscliff is a much-loved destination, adored by both locals and holiday makers alike. It is a coastal town brimming with a mix of beautiful wide tree-lined streets, dotted with many historical homes and cottages. It is also abundantly rich in history which has been well preserved over the years.
Geelong Gaol sits prominently on Myers St, a daily reminder of the stark reality of what it once was and of a time when life was a daily struggle for many. Opening in April 1853, it was purpose built for prisoners who were being housed locally in small forced labor huts and in the extreme conditions of hulks that sat in Corio Bay.
Located in the heart of the Geelong City, this sophisticated dining establishment is located in the historical OLD BANK building at the Corner of Moorabool and Ryrie Streets. The Golden Dragon is committed to offering their patrons traditional high-quality and authentic Chinese cuisines of excellent quality using seasonal fresh ingredients picked from the local suppliers.
Are you looking for a fun, active and family orientated place to take the kids these school holidays? If so, grab your roller skates or blades and head to Rollerway Skate Centre in Newtown. No skates? No problem. You can easily hire a pair once you are there.
The Bellarine Railway is pleased to announce that the Heritage Train Service will recommence on Tuesday 2 July 2019. The railway line was closed over June for Drysdale Bypass road project, The Point land development works and internal track replacement.
The cutest compact art and craft studio in South Geelong has just opened and offers drop-in creative time with loads of artistic materials available for you to indulge in while you are there. A great little venue for kids’ parties and other creative celebrations. All ages and abilities are welcome and Trish, the owner, is always there to help with ideas and inspiration. Different projects are on the go each day which you are welcome to join or perhaps you may find your own artistic project on the colourful shelves of bits and bobs. The great little warehouse is up the driveway at 28 Wood St, once you are up there, look for the open sign and make your way down the fenceline to the entrance door. A real treasure of a place, great natural light and a lovely change from the hectic world outside. Check out the website or follow the socials to get an idea of what it's all about. You can call Trish at the studio if you have any questions. Create to your hearts content….
Anglesea Golf Club is not just for golf. Come and enjoy everything they have to offer. Everyone is welcome. The Clubhouse is open seven days a week and the Bar and Bistro are open daily from 10.00am until late. If you want to get up close and personal to native Australian wildlife, the club conducts guided kangaroo tours daily from 10am - 4pm.
Local food lover Christina La Fornara after 18 years in the business, has recently opened her own little food haven in East Geelong. When you talk about fresh homemade dishes made with love, you can count on Chris to serve you up the best.