Sat, 26 Sep | The Soul Nook Collective

MARBURG - Paint 'n' Paranormal

2 paranormal investigations + Boho Picnic + Learn to paint class + Dinner and a beer!
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MARBURG - Paint 'n' Paranormal

Time & Location

26 Sep 2020, 3:00 pm
The Soul Nook Collective, 89-93 Queen St, Marburg QLD 4346, Australia

About the Event

Are you ready to get spooky? Join us in Marburg on August 29th - from 3 pm for our Paint 'n' Paranormal (luxury edition) packed full of value, this event will see you enjoying the very best of Marburg.

$120 per person includes:

👌 Styled boho picnic under the weeping trees of the Old Marburg Church, while you enjoy light refreshments your teacher will guide you in painting the son of man (more below).

👻 Once your painting is finished, you will be handed over to the good folk at Paranormal Investigation who will guide you in a quick warm-up of the paranormal variety - exploring the grounds of the church as you learn how the equiptment will work and what to look out for when we head into our formal investigation.

The group will then head off to the Marburg Pub!

On arrival guests will be asked to sign in and will be split into groups of more than 8 people.

👻  Followed by the apex of the evening 

The first group will head upstairs to undertake a 30 minute paranormal investigation of the Marburg Pub built-in 1881 (well known to be haunted)! while the other two groups enjoy their dinner. Each group will then cycle through the upstairs part of the pub to enjoy their paranormal investigation one group at a time.

🍔🍷 Dinner choices are as follows:

Chicken Schnitzel (with parmy topper)

Chargrilled chicken breast topped with bacon, avo, hollandaise

Seafood Basket (Prawn Cutlet, calamari rings, battered flathead and chips served with garden salad and chips

Red Emperor crumbed, beer-battered or served grilled with fresh garden salad and chips

200gr Black Angus Rump with mash and veg or chips and salad

The best bit? This is limited to ONLY 20 PEOPLE.

So if you want to be on the list - pop your name below to be the first to know and we will be in touch as soon as it goes live on our website.

ABOUT THE CHURCH

No one seems to know much about the old Marburg baptist church other than it was mysteriously abandoned for years before being converted into a rustic boutique. Missing its foundation stone little is known about its history but plenty of locals have reported bumps in the night close by!

ABOUT THE PUB

The Marburg pub has a long history with its local spooks! From their resident ghost to unexplained happenings, plenty of people have reported unexplainable happenings on site. Never mind room number three where a local school teacher tragically committed suicide before she was able to give birth.

ABOUT THE PICNIC

On arrival you can expect blankets, pillows and lots of fabulous outside picnicy fun at the Soul Nook. Our Host Taryn specialises in rustic styled picnics so you will enjoy the very best hospitality Marburg has to offer as you sit gingerly under the beautiful old trees and learn to paint the iconic mud hut that was the original Marburg pub. While you paint light refreshments including a grazing platter will be available to take the edge off as you head to the pub for dinner.

ABOUT THE PAINTING

Magritte painted The Son of Man as a self-portrait. The painting consists of a man in an overcoat and a bowler hat standing in front of a short wall, beyond which is the sea and a cloudy sky. The man's face is largely obscured by a hovering green apple. However, the man's eyes can be seen peeking over the edge of the apple. Another subtle feature is that the man's left arm appears to bend backwards at the elbow.  About the painting, Magritte said:"At least it hides the face partly. Well, so you have the apparent face, the apple, hiding the visible but hidden, the face of the person. It's something that happens constantly. Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see. There is an interest in that which is hidden and which the visible does not show us. This interest can take the form of a quite intense feeling, a sort of conflict, one might say, between the visible that is hidden and the visible that is present."

You can see the original here. We will be painting our take on it in acrylics.

Come lean back and enjoy this AMAZING experience with us!!

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