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Community Sunrise Swim

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Community Event! Come and be a part of Merewether Ocean Baths sunrise and sea loving community by celebrating the start of the day with a swim!

In conjunction with The Sunrise Swimmers exhibition and book release, Brydie Piaf and Newcastle Region Library are inviting all sunrise lovers, salt water enthusiasts, and the ocean pool curious to come for an early morning swim at Merewether Ocean Baths. 

The Sunrise Swimmers of Merewether Ocean Baths exhibition is a collection of portraits, seascapes and stories documenting the regular early morning swimmers of Newcastle's iconic Merewether Ocean Baths. The Sunrise Swimmers is a celebration of these people, and of the saltwater life.

On Saturday the 17th of March at 6.30am, we would love you to come join us and be a part of this wonderful salt water community. 

The exhibition is on display from 24 February to 17 April 2018 in the Local History Lounge, War Memorial Cultual Centre, Laman Street, Newcastle.

Hosted in partnership with Newcastle Region Library as part of its program to highlight Newcastle stories, elders in our community and is proudly supported by Olympus AU. (Book is available via here Harry Hartog Bookseller Kotara, MacLean's Booksellers and all other good retailers.)