EYEING THE WEEKEND – June 6, 2019
CELTIC CULTURE TO HIT PORTARLINGTON
The National Celtic Festival will return to Portarlington tomorrow night to deliver Australia’s premier Celtic folk festival. Attracting over 16,000 people to the region over the three-day long weekend event each June, this year’s program features a host of international acts including The Young Folk, The Lumber Jills, Duncan Chisholm, Tim Scanlan Trio and more. A celebration of Celtic culture, the event has become a destination for families and friends to gather and embrace talent on the Bellarine. The festival will run until Monday June 10. For tickets and to view the 2019 program, visit nationalcelticfestival.com.
HER FACE SAYS FREEDOM
Fleetwood Mac tribute show Gypsy will return to Geelong’s Elephant & Castle Hotel this Saturday for an encore performance. Gypsy began back in 2006 and is the original tribute to Stevie Nicks and the iconic British- American rock band. Old favourites including Dreams, Go Your Own Way, Rhiannon, Tusk, Everywhere, Don’t Stop and more will form part of Gypsy’s set at the Geelong pub. Songs from Nicks’ solo album will also delight audiences. Gypsy will perform at Elephant
& Castle (158 McKillop Street, Geelong) this Saturday from 9.30pm-midnight. The event is free.
AUTHOR ENCOUNTER AT QUEENSCLIFF
Melbourne children’s author Robert Gott will visit Queenscliff’s Uniting Church Chapel this Sunday to discuss historical fiction and its timelessness alongside fellow author Jock Serong. Gott’s The Autumn Murders is the third novel in the ‘Murders’ series of historical crime novels set in Melbourne in 1944. Gott is the author of 90 books of non-fiction and fiction. He is also the creator of long-running newspaper cartoon, The Adventures of Naked Man. Gott and Serong will venture to Uniting Church Chapel (83-89 Hesse Street, Queenscliff) this Sunday as part of Low Light Queenscliff. The event is free and begins at 1pm. For more information, head to lowlightqueenscliff.com.au.