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A New Gold Rush: Our World Heritage Bid image

A New Gold Rush: Our World Heritage Bid

Join in for a panel discussion to learn more about a project underway to have the Victorian Goldfields…


22 May

1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Ballarat’s Jewish Heritage

‘Ballarat’s Jewish Heritage’ is a conversation between writer and filmmaker John Safran and historian Dr Sue Silberberg. The…


23 May

6:00pm - 7:00pm

Colonial Radicalism and Democratic Equality: A public talk by Professor Marilyn Lake AO image

Colonial Radicalism and Democratic Equality: A public talk by Professor Marilyn Lake AO

Join in for a talk by one of Australia’s leading historians, Professor Marilyn Lake AO as she delves…


17 May

6:00pm - 7:00pm

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The Oddie Lecture

138th Anniversary of the Observatory. OL 4 – Lorayne Branch will be their Guest Speaker and will talk…


10 May

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Talk: What’s the Point – Is it a Pine a Spruce or a Cedar? image

Talk: What’s the Point – Is it a Pine a Spruce or a Cedar?

John Hawker long time horticultural and former adviser with the Heritage Council of Victoria will present prickly and…


26 May

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Twilight Talks: Not the Last Picture Show – Ballarat Heritage Festival image

Twilight Talks: Not the Last Picture Show – Ballarat Heritage Festival

This special edition of their regular Twilight Talks series will feature speakers discussing the history of cinema in…


22 May

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Stories from the Avenue of Honour image

Stories from the Avenue of Honour

Step back in time with walking tours at 11.00am and 2.00pm, immersing yourself and the whole family in…


26 May

10:00am - 3:00pm

Book launch: ‘Refuge, Rescue and Reform’  – Ballarat Heritage Festival image

Book launch: ‘Refuge, Rescue and Reform’ – Ballarat Heritage Festival

Many of Ballarat’s former care institutions are places little known or spoken about. Dispersed across the city, some…


24 May

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Artisan Experience with Myleah Bailey at the Rare Trades Centre image

Artisan Experience with Myleah Bailey at the Rare Trades Centre

This May, the Rare Trades Centre, CRAFT and the City of Ballarat present Craft Lab 24 celebrating their…


22 May

6:15pm - 8:45pm

Artisan Experience with Shalome Lateef at the Rare Trades Centre image

Artisan Experience with Shalome Lateef at the Rare Trades Centre

This May, the Rare Trades Centre, CRAFT and the City of Ballarat present Craft Lab 24 celebrating their…


22 May

6:15pm - 8:45pm

Artisan Insights with Minna Graham at the Rare Trades Centre image

Artisan Insights with Minna Graham at the Rare Trades Centre

This May, the Rare Trades Centre, CRAFT and the City of Ballarat present Craft Lab 24 celebrating their…


22 May

7:00pm - 8:30pm

Artisan Insights with Robert Geddes at the Rare Trades Centre image

Artisan Insights with Robert Geddes at the Rare Trades Centre

This May, the Rare Trades Centre, CRAFT and the City of Ballarat present Craft Lab 24 celebrating their…


22 May

6:15pm - 7:30pm

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

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

Join in for an evening with author, Geoff McArthur, in the picturesque Regent Cinemas Ballarat as he discusses…


22 May

6:00pm - 7:30pm

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

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

Wander into the rooms of Collins Booksellers on Lydiard and join in for an evening with author Geoff…


15 May

6:00pm - 7:30pm

Nathan Spielvogel Oration image

Nathan Spielvogel Oration

Each year, as part of the Ballarat Heritage Festival, the Ballarat Historical Society hosts a public lecture in…


22 May - 22 May

7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Refurbishment and Restoration of Victorian Era Post Pillar Boxes image

The Refurbishment and Restoration of Victorian Era Post Pillar Boxes

Come along and watch the refurbishment and restoration of the Victorian Era post pillar box located on Victoria…


22 May

11:00am - 5:00pm

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