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Heritage Festival & Antiques Sideshow, Geelong
April 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pmFree
All are warmly invited to attend SHC’s inaugural Heritage Festival, featuring an Antiques Sideshow on Sunday 5 April 2020, 10.00am – 4.00pm.
LEONARD JOEL – OBJECT VALUATIONS
We are excited to have experts from Leonard Joel who will be available for valuations on the day. Leonard Joel, established 1919, is Australia’s largest multi-department auction house, and they will be applying their expertise and specialist knowledge to value objects throughout the day.
Guests are welcome to bring items to be valued, at the cost of $5 per item (funds will be donated to the College’s 160th Scholarship program). For large items we request you bring a high definition, clear photograph, instead of the item itself. To register your item/s, please enter via Aphrasia Street (there will be signage). Alternatively, you can click this link to register your object/s prior to the day: https://www.trybooking.com/BIOJV
FAMILY TREE WORKSHOPS
Have you ever wanted to research your family tree, but were unsure where to start? We will have experts from Ancestry.com and the Genealogical Society of Geelong to help you start investigating your family tree.
ANTIQUES AND VINTAGE WARES MARKET
The event will have an antiques and vintage wares market, with stallholders from the Geelong area and beyond.
HERITAGE TALKS AND EXPERT PRESENTATIONS
A variety of presenters will provide expert knowledge on a wide range of heritage topics. Further details will be on the event website shortly.
RECITALS AND EXPERT TALKS IN THE CHAPEL
The College’s Chapel will be filled with the majestic sounds of the beautiful, 136-year old unaltered Fincham pipe organ, as renowned organist Frank De Rosso performs two recitals in the afternoon.
Ray Brown, from Ferguson and Urie (specialists in Colonial Victorian Stained Glass) will address guests on the magnificent David Relph Drape stained glass windows (1874) in the Chapel.
The Western District Historic Vehicle Club will have their historic motor cars on display. Members of the club will be here to answer questions about their vintage automobiles.
There will also be steam machinery on display.
Sit back and relax in our ‘Village Green’, where you can enjoy a wide variety of food vans. There will also be entertaining live music from talented performers including local Irish Traditional Music/Celtic band Déardaoin.
Guests are encouraged to book their free entry tickets online for an opportunity to win a National Trust membership for 2020: TryBooking: https://www.trybooking.com/BIOJV