Ghouls, ghosts and the person in crimson

Ghouls, ghosts and the person in crimson

CW brings you the newest in arts and leisure information from across the Canberra area. Highlights this week embrace: Ghosts and ghouls popping out for a frightful night time at Googong and Santa returning to our malls.


Googong’s fright night time

Are you terrified of ghosts? take a stroll among the many tombstones should you dare at Rockley Oval this Saturday 29 October.

After a protracted four-year hiatus, Boogong returns with extra frights than ever earlier than. Costume up in your most dreadful apparel and parade on the catwalk with prizes for greatest dressed, seize a picnic, and head on over for a night of thrilling leisure. Hearth dancers, aerialists, an axe juggler, and spooky friends will maintain the entire household on the sting of their seats all night time lengthy.

The free all-ages occasion is anticipated to attract a giant crowd, so head on down and get your spot early. No must hunt for flesh should you overlook a picnic; there’s a vary of meals vehicles to sort out even probably the most monstrous urge for food.

Face your fears at Boogong, Rockley Oval, 29 October 5-9pm; googong.web


Grants given for artwork actions 

The ACT Authorities has introduced greater than $350,000 to creatives from the Canberra area within the second spherical of Arts Actions Funding for 2022.

The peer-assessed software course of was open to artists in all levels of their careers working inside completely different fields. Profitable recipients characteristic authors, musicians, and dance and theatre performers. Creatives are invited to use for grants between $5,000 and $50,000 to go in direction of the event and promotion of a venture. 

Sixteen native tasks have acquired a share of the $359,232 awarded within the newest spherical. Canberra-based poet/ artist Zhi Yi Cham has acquired nearly $30,000 to undertake a mentorship to develop a memoir, whereas recording artist/ producer Sam Sly was awarded over $23,000 to go in direction of the manufacturing of a six-track EP launch. 

Functions open for the following spherical of funding open 1 December; arts.act.gov.au


Ghouls, ghosts and the person in crimson
Snuggle up subsequent to Santa if you get images this 12 months at Westfield, 12 November-24 December. Picture equipped

Sit down on Santa’s knee

The very best seat in the home is again this Christmas, with Santa images returning restrictions-free to Westfield this festive season.  

Whether or not you’ve been naughty or good, everyone seems to be welcome to cuddle up near the person who travels the globe delivering pleasure. Santa needs to make sure that everyone seems to be snug when assembly him; he might be introducing a variety of delicate Santa classes for households with youngsters who’ve sensory processing challenges. For individuals who nonetheless want a little bit of house, Santa is comfortable to sit down aside, like he has accomplished through the pandemic.  

Santa Claws welcomes all creatures scaled, furry or feathered to come back make a Christmas want in choose pet-friendly classes. Bookings are actually open with the large man taking his seat from 12 November till he has to catch the sleigh again to the North Pole on 24 December.

Guide your shoot with the person in crimson; westfield.com.au


NLA publishes guide of trailblazers

Daring Varieties by Dr Patricia Clarke, . Picture equipped. 

The Nationwide Library of Australia Publishing has introduced its latest guide, shining a light-weight on the ladies who have been on the forefront of stories sharing.

Daring Varieties: How Australia’s First Ladies Journalist Blazed a Path is the fifteenth guide written by Dr Patricia Clarke OAM. Her newest focuses on the tales and struggles confronted by feminine reporters through the early years of Australian journalism, from 1860 to the top of WWII. From those that travelled to international locations across the globe to those that stayed on Australian soil, every lady helped make the trail for individuals who would comply with.

Dr Clarke is aware of what’s prefer to make a path after being the one lady on employees on the Australian Information and Data Bureau within the early Fifties. She shares her personal story and experiences in her latest guide.

Daring Varieties by Dr Patricia Clarke is stocked in shops and on-line now.

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