Gardens’ new attractions

THE Enchanted Adventure Garden, at Arthurs Seat, has re-opened after closing for a refit for the first time in 25 years. The break gave staff the opportunity to focus on improving the gardens, painti...

Music for those in need

MAN of many facets – secondary school teacher, sports psychologist, author, artist, and these days, “muso” – Robert Klaas Kalma says he will use all his skills as a busker at Mornington’s Wednesday m...

Gallery’s anniversary

MORNINGTON Peninsula Regional Gallery is set to reopen to celebrate its 50th anniversary with an exhibition that follows the development and growth of its collection, 1 July-22 November. The upcoming...

Film follows artist’s pursuit of peace

IT can be viewed as a sad commentary on humanity that children happily play where lives were brutally lost. Or perhaps the apparent incongruity of such a scene is testament to the human spirit of sur...

Sunday concert streams live

PENINSULA virtual pub has teamed up with the Mornington Peninsula music network to present the Soda virtual festival, a Facebook live stream event, Sunday 14 June. Peninsula virtual pub has been runn...

Duo dancing its way to top of charts

Although they have been around the entertainment industry for most of their lives, Louine Shaw and Steve Myers were “thrilled” to watch as three of their songs took off on Triple J’s Unearthed charts...

The street library is open

IAN Higgins has borrowed an idea in an effort to liven up social isolation. He’s built a small street library outside his house in Mornington from which neighbours can borrow a book and either read a...

In the groove, yet keeping their distance

GARRY Gosling is doing his bit to support the now dormant live Mornington Peninsula music scene. He and partner Connie Beckett have opened the Peninsula Virtual Pub to help people get together for a ...

Art lovers invited online

LIKE galleries and museums across the country, Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery is closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, content from its exhibitions can be viewed online, includ...

Going wild at home

ALTHOUGH wildlife parks are closed, children should not forget they are surrounded by wildlife. A competition being run by Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park, Pearcedale asks school-aged st...