Audio tour

Audio tour'Rolling Jaffas down the aisle': the lost picture theatres of Footscray

Only in English

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  1. Audio tour Summary
  2. Audio tour Summary

    Welcome to the ‘Rolling Jaffas down the aisle’, a historic walking tour of Footscray.

    Narrated by Justin Croft,  this tour will help you find and explore interesting sites in Footscray's Central Bussiness District that have played a significant role in the history of the suburb. 

    The tour will show you, the now lost picture theatres of the suburb. Besides being part of the streetscape, these places provided contemporaries with a sense of place and were a fundamental part of their social lives.

    Learn about an era before the glitz and glam of television as you stroll around the historical urban landscape of Footscray.

     

     

     

  3. 1 Footscray Train Station
  4. 2 Leeds Street
  5. 3 The Grand Theatre
  6. 4 The Barkly Theatre
  7. 5 The Trocadero Theatre
  8. 6 The La Scala Theatre
  9. 7 Closing summary
  1. Audio tour Summary

    Welcome to the ‘Rolling Jaffas down the aisle’, a historic walking tour of Footscray.

    Narrated by Justin Croft,  this tour will help you find and explore interesting sites in Footscray's Central Bussiness District that have played a significant role in the history of the suburb. 

    The tour will show you, the now lost picture theatres of the suburb. Besides being part of the streetscape, these places provided contemporaries with a sense of place and were a fundamental part of their social lives.

    Learn about an era before the glitz and glam of television as you stroll around the historical urban landscape of Footscray.

     

     

     

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  • Jonathan

    4 out of 5 rating 05-30-2017

    Good work Justin!