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19th May – 25th May 2014


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Tuesday 20st May 2014
Geelong Travel APT Day
Geelong Travel is holding a APT Discovery the World day at the Geelong Mecure. This day will feature travel seminars on many of APT’s popular holidays including Canada & Alaska, Europe and Russia River Cruising, Africa, Vietam, North and South America and even Antartica. Places are limited so book your free entry with Geelong Travel on 52443666


Thursday 22nd – Saturday 24th May 2014
The Government Inspector
Belvoir and Malthouse Theatre are presenting the Goverment Inspector a play written by Simon Stone after Nikolai Gogol. This play is regarded as one of the funniest plays of the nineteenth century and will be playing at the Playhouse Theatre at GPAC. The play has been modernised from the 1836 classic and brings some great comic mad cap fun and should not be missed. For more information visit


Friday 23rd May 2014
AFL Geelong Cats vs North Melbourne
The mighty Geelong Cats are hoping to continue their successful start to the 2014 season with a great win over the North Melbourne Kangaroos. This game held under the lights at Skilled Stadium in Kardinia Park kicks off at 7:10 PM and is the first time the Cats have played on the ground since their huge win against West Coast in round 4. Lets hope they can repeat the magic and bring home another huge win. Go Cats!


Saturday 24th May 2014
Frenzal Rhomb
Legendary Australian band Frenzal Romb will play the Barwon Club in South Geelong Saturday night. The band formed back in 1992 and had a string of hits including “Never had So Much Fun”, “Punch in the Face” and “Russell Crowe’s Band” to name only a few. Their highest profile member is Triple J’s the Doctor Lindsay McDougall who is the band’s lead guitarist. Frenzal Romb will be supported by Front End Loader and The Clowns so it promises to be a great gig, get your tickets early as this show is sure to sell out.


Friday 23rd – Friday 30th May 2014
Connecting to Country
Connecting to Country is a Aboriginal Arts Festival celebrating the knowledge and wisdom of our Wauthaurong People, the traditional land holders of much of the Geelong and Surfcoast region. The event will take part in Spring Creek Reserve at Torquay and will feature a wide range of activities including ceremonies, dance, arts and cultural workshops, movies, guided cultural walks. For more information visit


Saturday 24th May 2014
FWY #2
FWY is a huge car enthusiast get together that will be taking place in the carpark of the Waurn Ponds Home Maker Centre (Bunnings) on Saturday. This is the second get together, the first several weeks ago attracted hundreds of cars. There will be some amazing vehicle from old classics, stock standard and highly modified. The event kicking off at 8:00 PM is tailored for the car respectful enthusiast and features no alcohol, no hooning or loud music.


Sunday 25th May 2014
Sons of Sun – The Sam Phillips Story
The Torquay Bowls Club is hosting a fantastic rock and roll play featuring the story about Memphis’s legendary Sun Records, the artists and the life and times of founder Sam Phillips. The show features a three piece band playing some thirty one songs from the legends of rock and roll including Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and the King of Rock Elvis Presley.


Sunday 25th May 2014
Dennis Locorriere – Dr Hook & Beyond
Lead vocalist from the classic 70’s band Dr. Hook, Dennis Locorriere will be belting out the hits at the GPAC on the 25th of May. Dr Hook had a string of monster hits worldwide including “The Ballad of Lucy Jordan”, “When you’re in love with a beautiful woman”, “Sharing the Night Together” and of course “Sylvia’s Mother. This intimate one man show is Dennis’s first tour of Australia for nearly 15 years and will take the audience on a journey through four decades of music. For tickets and information visit