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Victorian Seniors Festival 2020 - October Events

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Starting end April - Seniors Fest comes to an end in October
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The Victorian Seniors Festival has been entertaining the elderly in our community since end of April and will be drawing to a close this month - October 2020. From Cabaret to Music and Radio reimagined, see the key Festival Highlights as posted by the organisers, for the remainder of the Festival. A state-wide event, it gives seniors the opportunity to engage in activities to keep healthy and well. You can Download the Radio Reimagined Program here for the listed following.

RADIO IMAGINED - is like the heart that goes on and is right here for you to revisit if you missed it the first time, or would just like to enjoy it again.
NOSTALGIA/CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS - Enjoy The Gospel (music) according to the wonderful and talented duo, Vika and Linda Bull; enjoy the Golden Days Radio - remembering the role radio has played in our lives; the soulful music of Ajak Kwai and Amadou Suso; music from the likes of Deborah Conway and a host of other artists, plus A Night At The Theatre and The Picture Palace.
RADIO PLAYS - some interesting Plays from scones, lamingtons and chocolate rolls to Agatha Christie Radio Mysteries; bringing nostalgia back!
SPOKEN WORD, POETRY & PROSE - some amazing content here with The Red Shoes beginning where Hans Christian Andersen's story ends. A gentle tale of what happens when a humble fisher wife becomes God. Intrigued? You'll find lots of other gorgeous short stories and more on here.

This week, the theme is renewal, inspired by the coming of Spring. Enjoy insights into the lives of musicians and what inspires them. Get in the groove and watch all the performances here. If you want to read more about the performers, you'll find that information here. There are quite a few interesting tales to read about and watch and listen, including burlesque artist Maude Davey who will be performing fully clothed for the Victorian Seniors Festival Reimagined.

The festival has been REIMAGINED creatively and imaginatively with a whole new way to experience pleasure online. Enjoy, sing along and leave a comment on the website or through social media about what you loved most. Be sure to check out your particular Council events and when you're feeling a little fatigued from all the fun you're having enjoying online content, get active here with some high energy, low impact workouts you can do at home.

For all other events (5 pages of it); some running past the Festival dates, see here. The Geelong Gallery: Curatorial Insights and Artivities run through till 1 Jan 2021. Events in Artivities comes complete with pdf (click on image) that covers the overview, key idea, process and reflection questions for each fun and thought-provoking art-making activity for the home and classroom. If you're into the limitless possibilities provided by puppets, visit the Bonkel Theatre before it pulls its strings and stumps up, and comes to an end at the end of the month.

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Why? Seniors Festival - last remaining month of events: Oct 2020
When: For the month of October 2020
Where: Online
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