The Vintage Victoria Podcast

Interviews with people connected to the places reviewed on Vintage Victoria: cinemas, lighthouses, railways, piers, racecourses, swimming baths, botanic gardens, arcades.

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Episodes

Saturday Jul 24, 2021

John Woolley tells of how his grandfather from Lancashire settled in Hastings and taught him to fish. Hastings history, feeding Melbourne, Italians in the area and the changes to fishing over time. Music: Gold Rush - Kevin MacLeod - //filmmusic.io/standard-license - //incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3814-gold-rush

Sunday Jun 20, 2021

Helen Kieran (nee Jones) talks about her early days living above the Middle Brighton Sea Baths in the 1940s and 50s, when her parents managed the baths. Tales of swimming, storms and youthful mischief Music: Gold Rush - Kevin MacLeod - //filmmusic.io/standard-license - //incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3814-gold-rush

Wednesday May 19, 2021

Lynn Twelftree introduces her book 'Cape Nelson to Gabo Island - Victoria's lighthouses in watercolour'. Lynn & partner Conrad talk of problems they found along the way, favourite spots, & how to paint even in inclement weather.  Music: Gold Rush - Kevin MacLeod - https://filmmusic.io/standard-license - https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3814-gold-rush

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