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Secret sleuth activity a highlight for kids of September

public cultural event – PHOTO OPPORTUNITY TODAY


The University of Melbourne is opening its doors to the public in a four day FREE

cultural event September 18-21, with a highlight for kids a dress-up exploration of the

University’s secrets, stories and mysteries, with sly old fox and cunning sleuth,

Professor Reynard Eastley.

Melbourne actor and educator Bernard Caleo will lead this special children’s activity on

Sunday afternoon of the event, in the specially created role of Professor Reynard Eastley

(PhD, Stories and Adventures).

With the keen wit of Fantastic Mr Fox, a dash of Indiana Jones and a smattering of Harry

Potter, Professor Eastley will lead groups of children and their families or carers as they

search for clues hidden across campus, and help find out the mysterious secret of Melbourne

University in this fun and exciting expedition.

There will be three tours for around 30 people scheduled from 12.30-4.30pm.

The University of Melbourne’s ‘Cultural Treasures Days’ will also feature exhibitions, talks and

performances for grownups – with events scheduled from Thursday evening and throughout

the weekend.


Professor Reynard Eastley (Bernard Caleo) and three young children from his

detective team (Dress rehearsal)

Monday 25 August - 2.30pm

Old Quadrangle, University of Melbourne

Media Enquiries: Katherine Smith (8344 3845 / 0402 460 147)

Event enquiries: 8344 0269

Event bookings:

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Attention: News / photo desk

Issued: Monday 25 August 2008

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