That’s a wrap for Queenscliff Music Festival

All good things must come to an end, and on Sunday evening the Queenscliff Music Festival wrapped for 2017. Like any good 21st birthday party, there were plenty of beers, cheers and even a few (happy) tears! Music lovers from all walks of life were treated to three days of sensational sounds from all corners […]

Bellarine Community Health – a new chapter

Bellarine Community Health’s (BCH) recent Annual General Meeting was vastly different to that of the past three AGMs where most of the attendees were hostile about losing not just Coorabin and Ann Nichol House aged care facilities, but their sense of community and involvement under the previous BCH Board and CEO John Fendyk. Since stepping […]

Roll up, roll up, roll up for summer fun by the sea

Wonderland Spiegeltent is a beautiful1930s nostalgic wooden mirrored travelling European, airconditioned, circus tent and it’s coming to Barwon Heads for a fantastic night out or day out for family and friends over the summer holidays. Featuring a spectacular program of live entertainment for all ages – Circus, Cabaret, Comedy, Music and Kids Shows. CIRCUS WONDERLAND […]

Merne – a hothouse of local talent

After only being operating for a short time Merne at Lighthouse has been crowned Victoria’s Golden Plate winner. Merne also won Best Contemporary Dining and Best Customer Service awards. Golden Plate Judges said that Merne was a ‘hothouse of local talent’ owned and operated by Matt Dempsey, Caleb Fleet, Graham Jeffries and Josh Smith. “This […]

The Brewhouse – so more than just a pub

‘As I was going to St Ives, I met a man with seven wives. Every wife had seven sacks, every sack had seven cats, every cat had seven kittens. Kittens, cats, sacks, wives, how many were going to St Ives?’ And what’s this conundrum got to do with The Brewhouse? Nothing really except that seven […]

The Q Train – a journey of delights

Drysdale was buzzing Saturday night the 23rd of September with the launch of The Q Train, a progressive dinner train serving a 6 course degustation menu. The menu is complemented with local produce from farms and suppliers of the region. “A true complement to the taste trail, and supporting local business is double bonus,” said […]

Flying high at Trees Adventure

Since its official opening in April this year, Trees Adventure Otway Park has proven to be an exciting eco-adventure park. It offers eight challenging courses for people aged from four and up. Up is the key word here as feel on top of the world flying above the tree tops attached to a variety of […]

Queenscliff’s Vue Grand Hotel hosts Normie Rowe concert

The Vue Grand’s In the Round Concert Series is bringing first class entertainers like 1960s pop star Normie Rowe AM who had us ‘shakin all over’ in the Grand Dining Room. Normie was backed by his band The Playboys who had outgrown the playboy look but not their ability to play drums, guitar and keyboard […]

Getting a buzz out of bees

Until about five years ago, Jane and her two daughters, Ann and Louise, had never considered getting involved with bees until nature intervened. The family had a problem with a possum and Jane told how it played a role in the three of them entering into beekeeping. “We put a possum box up a tree […]

The Q Train ready to roll!

The latest, and most unique, addition to the food and wine scene in the Bellarine is set to open on 30th September 2017. The Q Train is bringing six refurbished carriages, a team of award winning chefs, and the region’s best produce on to The Bellarine Railway for a dining experience unlike any other. On […]