Events

A Taste of Truffles

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Join Black Cat Truffles throughout June and July for A Taste of Truffles – an invitation to find out more about this earthy, aromatic delicacy....

02 Jun 2019 - 11 Aug 2019

Ballarat International Foto Biennale

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The Ballarat International Foto Biennale returns in 2019, shifting its focus to photographers who present the world in unconventional ways and in unpredictable circumstances. Featuring...

24 Aug 2019 - 20 Oct 2019

The Design Exchange and Bakers Lane

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The Design Exchange is warming up to be a part of Ballarat’s month long Winter Festival. The inaugural two day design event will encompass all...

06 Jul 2019 - 07 Jul 2019

Royal South Street Eisteddfod

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From their humble beginnings in 1879 as the Young Men’s General Debating Society, Royal South Street has grown to become one of the largest and...

29 Jul 2019 - 02 Nov 2019

Nana Ohnesorge: No Picnic at Ohnesorge

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German-Australian artist Nana Ohnesorge was 21 years old when she saw Peter Weir’s 1975 film Picnic at Hanging Rock on German television. At the time,...

07 Jun 2019 - 25 Aug 2019

Becoming Modern: Australian women artists 1920-1950

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During the early decades of the 20th century, women were becoming more visible in the arts in Australia than ever before. Increased access to art...

01 Jun 2019 - 04 Aug 2019

Winter Wonderlights

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All your Christmases will come at once at Sovereign Hill’s Winter Wonderlights. Find Sir Ginger getting up to mischief on Main Street. Watch flames erupt...

29 Jun 2019 - 21 Jul 2019

Ballarat Activated ArtWalk

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Revealing the hidden stories of the laneways, buildings and streets of Ballarat. The inaugural Ballarat Activated ArtWalk encourages us to look at the stories beneath...

29 Jun 2019 - 28 Jul 2019

Knights of Fire at Kryal Castle

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Warm up with Knights of Fire, The Festival of Flames at Kryal Castle, Ballarat these school holidays June 29 to July 14. You will be...

29 Jun 2019 - 14 Jul 2019

AFL Round 23 – Western Bulldogs v Adelaide

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The Western Bulldogs are returning to Ballarat for the final round of the 2019 season where they will take on Adelaide Crows at Mars Stadium....

24 Aug 2019 - 25 Aug 2019

Ballarat Winter Festival – Pop-Up Ice Rink

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Lace up your skates and take to the ice in the heart of Ballarat’s CBD. The popular pop-up ice skating will return as part of...

29 Jun 2019 - 21 Jul 2019

Become the Blacksmith

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The blacksmith was one of the most important members of the community back in the 1800s. Their skills were vital to the running of the...

09 Jun 2019 - 03 Nov 2019

The Red Series

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The Red Series brought to you by Ballarat Volkswagen – Western Victoria’s finest wines on show during the Ballarat Winter Festival Ballarat will host Western...

27 Jul 2019

Winteractive Arcade

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Are you up for a tech-tacular weekend? Grab your crew, head down to the Ballarat Mining Exchange and get your game on. Get ready for...

29 Jun 2019 - 14 Jul 2019

Spoon Carving Workshop

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Want an excuse to escape Melbourne for a day and learn something new working with your hands? You cannot go past Paul Ryle’s therapeutic and...

07 Apr 2019 - 12 May 2019

Spoon Carving Workshop

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Want an excuse to escape Melbourne for a day and learn something new working with your hands? You cannot go past Paul Ryle’s therapeutic and...

11 Aug 2019

WinterFeast – Myths Majik & Legends

Step back into to the olde world full of witches, wizards and medieval masters at Kryal Castle this August. With everything from crystals, oracles, psychics,...

10 Aug 2019 - 11 Aug 2019

Kryal Castle Chess Shield

Experience the magic of playing chess in this legendary Castle. Primary and Secondary students from schools in Victoria are invited to play in a special...

23 Aug 2019

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