Lotterywest funding to engage and entertain

Published on Monday, 14 November 2022 at 2:28:43 PM

Exciting times lay ahead as Lotterywest announce its ongoing funding of performances at the Queens Park Theatre (QPT) as well as community events throughout the Midwest.

A total of $90,000 has been provided to subsidise a range of productions and engaging workshops.

City of Greater Geraldton Mayor Shane Van Styn is delighted with the news.

“Lotterywest has provided their support since 1990 and we are extremely appreciative of this” he said.

“Their contribution will allow for a variety of shows at the QPT along with events in our community for people to come together and celebrate.

“The funding is also allowing our team to visit parts of Greater Geraldton with pop-up theatre shows and workshops so that all members of the community can access the wonders of theatre.”

Member for Geraldton Lara Dalton MLA presented the grant on behalf of Lotterywest and was enthusiastic about how the money will be spent.

“I am always very pleased to see the State Government, through Lotterywest, investing in our community,” she said.

“This grant, allows us to connect through cultural experiences, bringing people together from diverse backgrounds and demographics through the arts which is such an important contributing factor to the health and liveability of our City.

“Congratulations to the City of Greater Geraldton in securing the funding!’

Senior’s concerts, interactive performances, workshops in circus and Indigenous language and dance are just some of the shows and initiatives that will be available to enjoy at the QPT thanks to Lotterywest.

The generous funding will also be used for the Australia Day event and Big Sky Readers and Writers Festival. 

More information about upcoming shows and workshops is available on the QPT’s website and Facebook page.

The City of Greater Geraldton would like to thank Lotterywest for their ongoing support.

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