submitted by Irina Dunn on 07.04.2006
Bingara Roxy April 1, 2006: family of Roxy Theatre founder Peter Feros arrive with friends for the 70th anniversary celebrations.
From left: Dr John Prineas (grandson) and Mrs Rita Prineas, Sophia Alexander (granddaughter), Associate-Professor Janis Wilton UNE, Nancy MacInnes of Bingara, Peter Prineas (grandson), George Lange and Paul Lange.
From the Epilogue, Katsehamos and the Great Idea.
"I..met Nancy MacInnes, who was born a McTaggart in Bingara in1936, the year the Roxy opened. 'Those old Greeks had as vision', Nancy told me, 'They built a beautiful theatre with cafe and guesthouse. They saw people coming to Bingara from the country, having a nice dinner, going to the theatre and then staying overnight. What a civilised idea that was for the time.'
Peter Feros's descendants
Review(s) of the book
Professor Janis Wiltons' speech, Bingara book launch
Details of the book launch, photograph unveiling, and 70th Anniversary Ball
Unveiling of photographs - founders of the Roxy
Speech introducing Bob Carr at the Sydney launch
Peter Prineas at the Sydney launch of his book Katsehamos and the Great Idea
Peter Prineas presents Bob Carr with a gift of his book Wild Places
The Honourable Bob Carr launching Peter Prineas' Katsehamos and the Great Idea
George Poulos, introducing the Honourable Bob Carr at the launch of Katsehamos and the Great Idea
The celebrations coincided with the launch of the book, Katsehamos and the Great Idea.
The book is available from the publisher,
32 Calder Road, Darlington, NSW,
or email here
phone (02) 9319 1513
and also from Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW, 2037 and selected bookshops.
Katsehamos and the Great Idea is also available in the New England and Northwest region of NSW, from the Roxy Theatre, Maitland Street, Bingara.
Phone: 02 67240003
or email here
For further information
Phone: Sydney, (02) 9319 1513
Mobile: 0429 322 857
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