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Look for the Red Umbrella


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Embark on a journey through history as they celebrate the remarkable life of Mrs. Muller and the novel by author Geoff McArthur, “Look for the Red Umbrella.”

Discover how she triumphed over personal tragedies, family scandals, and societal barriers to emerge as a prominent business and community leader in a city dominated by men during the Ballarat Goldfields era.

Honour her legacy together by seeking out the Red Umbrella and commemorating her extraordinary achievements across a number of different events:

1. Look for the Red Umbrella – In Conversation with Geoff McArthur at Collins Booksellers on Lydiard.

2. Look for the Red Umbrella – In Conversation with Geoff McArthur at the Regent Cinema.

3. Look for the Red Umbrella – Hop Lane

4. Meet Mrs. Muller- Umbrella and Parasol Maker for Ballarat’s Golden Era at Collins Booksellers on Lydiard.

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17 May - 26 May
12:01am - 11:59pm

Lydiard Street North and Hop Lane Armstrong Street North

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