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Geelong welcomes the Commonwealth Games

With all sporting eyes on Glasgow, host city of the 2014 Commonwealth Games, we take a look back to when Geelong celebrated as the Queen’s Baton toured the region for the 2006 Melbourne Games.

Geelong welcomes the Commonwealth Games

Geelong’s Theatre History

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Geelong has a vibrant theatre scene, but a lot has changed throughout the decades. We have lost many magnificent theatres to changing tastes, technological progress and the need to redevelop key pieces of land within our city. Here are a few theatres that have played an integral part of Geelong’s heritage and history.

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Geelong – This Week

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The fantastic food trucks are backin the Geelong Mall on Friday,  Jimeoin and Peppa Pig  play GPAC, and the Beatles are at the Elephant and Castle,  only a few highlights in Geelong this week.

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Cadel Evans Gt. Ocean Rd Race

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The cycling eyes of the world will be on Geelong this summer when the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race comes to our city and region on the weekend of the 31st of January and 1st of February 2015.

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Geelong Trams

Geelong Tram

There has a been a little talk of late about bringing trams back to the streets of Geelong. We take a look at the history of the tram in our city and explore the routes this quaint form of transport traveled around our town and suburbs.

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Food Truck Feast

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The Geelong Mall hosted a food truck convoy on Friday with an estimated 2000 people turning out to enjoy some of the most delicious treats. There were flavours from all around the world being served by some of the state’s most loved mobile food vendors.

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Local Beers

Beer Festival

The Geelong region is fast becoming known for quality beers and craft beers. We have a wonderful range of the golden liquid, here are ten of our favorites.

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FWY #3

Hundreds turned out for the third installment of the car enthusiasts get together FWY on the 20th of July. The cold weather didn’t deter the huge crowd and massive display of vehicles spanning the whole Bunnings Home Maker Centre carpark at Waurn Ponds.

FWY #3

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Street Art around Geelong

Many of the lanes and alleys around central Geelong are starting to become a canvas for some very interesting street art. This week we take a look at some of the colourful creations we have found.

Street Art around Geelong

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Vintage in Geelong

Vintage goods have become very popular lately and Geelong has some wonderful places to pick up that unique artefact. We take a look at some of or favorite places.

Vintage in Geelong

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National Celtic Festival Gallery

Portarlington once again put on a spectacular National Celtic Festival over the Queens Birthday Weekend. With mild and pleasant weather, thousands flocked to the huge festival marketplace and marques to hear some of the world’s finest Celtic music.

National Celtic Festival Gallery

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FWY #2

Hundreds of car enthusiasts descended on the carpark at Bunnings in Waurn Ponds for a fantastic get together to enjoy a night of catching up with friends and checking out a huge array of special vehicles.

FWY #2

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Millions of paws walk

Hundreds of four legged friends and their masters turned out in Eastern Park for the annual RSPCA Million Paws Walk. The day included a huge pet expo and a walk around the park circuit.

Millions of paws walk