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Geelong’s Hidden Gem: A history of the Geelong Theatre
Saturday 13 October • 11:00 am - 12:30 pmGold Coin Donation
Join the Cinema and Theatre Historical Society for a talk about the fascinating history of the Geelong Theatre.
The Cinema and Theatre Historical Society president, Richard Twentyman will present a talk on the development of the Geelong Theatre.
The Geelong Theatre opened as a live/cinema venue in 1913, with a capacity of close to 1400 in the single auditorium. It has been transformed over the years, firstly into the Village Twin Cinema, and then into the current Village 11.
Richard is a former projectionist at the Geelong Theatre, and has at one time worked on most of the cinemas in Geelong.
Gold Coin donation invited
This event is run as part of the 2018 Victorian Seniors Festival. For more information about events and activities, visit www.seniorsonline.vic.gov.au/festivalsandawards or pick up a free Victorian Seniors Festival program at any Coles store, local library, Council office or neighbourhood house. You can also call 1300 797 210 to have a program sent directly to you.
This event is also run as part of the 2018 History Week celebrations. Visit the History Week website for more details and events.
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