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Ballarat Antique, Collectables and Vintage Bazaar

When: 06 June 2014 10:00 AM - 08 June 2015 03:00 PM
@ The Mining Exchange, 12 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Saturday 6 to Monday 8 June There is something for everyone offering an extensive range of antiques and art, china and porcelain, crystal and giftware, vintage clothing, jewelry and bric a brac. Devonshire tea, light lunch and drinks available. Cost: $5.00. For further information contact 0421 160 797.

Realistic Drawing with Shane Boland

When: 29 April 2015 04:00 PM - 17 June 2015 05:15 PM
@ Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Wednesdays, 29 April to 17 June Suitable for all ages 7 and over Improve your skills in drawing and illustration. Learn new tips on composition, tone, texture and perspective. Each week Shane will help you work on series of realistic drawings based on the Gallery building and collections. The skills you learn will help you create even better drawings at home and at school. Cost: $100.00, $80.00 for Gallery Members. For further information contact 03 5320 5858.

Paper Capers with Chris Ellis

When: 30 April 2015 04:00 PM - 18 June 2015 05:15 PM
@ Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Thursdays, 30 April to 18 June Suitable for all ages 7 and over Create amazing works of art every week using everyday paper. Japanese lampshades, decorative shoe boxes, upcycle school folders, make your own wallpaper friezes, wrapping paper and cards, papier maché plates - every week is a paper adventure. Cost: $100.00, $80.00 for Gallery Members. For further information contact 03 5320 5858.

Arts Academy, Federation University Art Insight Talk: Chris Bond

When: 27 May 2015 12:30 PM - 27 May 2015 01:30 PM
@ Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor, Old Law Courts, Federation University, Camp St, Ballarat

Wednesday 27 May Chris Bond studied Fine Art at RMIT and has featured in numerous group and solo exhibitions including the recent Melbourne Now. He is an advocate of fictional play - a technique that allows him to inhabit the bodies and minds of invented artists and writers in order to create new work, using pseudonym, identity simulation and self-deception to side-step self-conditioned responses to ideas, materials, and forms. Chris is a finalist in the 2015 Guirguis New Art Prize. Cost: Free. For further information contact 03 5327 8605.

Art Gallery of Ballarat Twilight Talk: Julie McLaren

When: 27 May 2015 12:30 PM - 27 May 2015 01:30 PM
@ Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Wednesday 27 May Freelance illustrator and cartoonist Harold Freeman volunteered for the RAAF in and worked as a War Artist in Borneo and around Australia. Julie McLaren, who will be curating a Freedman exhibition at the Gallery in 2016, discusses his work, including posters from the Gallery collection. Wine and cheese will be served. Cost: Gold coin donation. For further information contact 03 5320 5858.

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

When: 28 May 2015 10:30 AM - 28 May 2015 11:30 AM
@ North Ballarat Sports Club, Creswick Rd, Ballarat

Thursday 28 May The North Ballarat Football & Sports Club are hosting a Biggest Morning Tea to raise money for the Cancer Council. Cost: $15.00 per person with $5.00 donated directly to the charity, includes tea & coffee and a selection of delicious morning tea. For further information contact 03 5339 5944.

Classic Morning Tea

When: 29 May 2015 10:00 AM - 29 May 2015 12:00 PM
@ Vintage and Classic Car Clubrooms, Humffray St Sth, Ballarat

Friday 29 May The Vintage and Classic Car Club of Ballarat is hosting a morning tea. All proceeds on the day will go towards The Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute. Cost: $5.00. For further information contact Tony 0400 641 619.

Make Cancer History Walk

When: 31 May 2015 08:30 AM - 31 May 2015 05:00 PM
@ Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw St, Ballarat

Sunday 31 May A unique Sunday morning walk around Sovereign Hill to raise money for the Fiona Elsey Cancer Research Institute. You can either participate in the two or four kilometre walk. Cost: Adult: $25.00, Child: $15.00 per child (under 15 years). Children under 5: Free. Cost includes entry to Sovereign Hill and morning tea for the day on Sunday 31 May only. Please book at the below link. For further information contact 03 5331 3101.
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Art Gallery of Ballarat Twilight Talk: Peter Freund

When: 03 June 2015 12:30 PM - 03 June 2015 01:30 PM
@ Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Wednesday 3 June Gallery Public Programs Officer Peter Freund looks at the Second World War, as recorded by three Ballarat-born artists - Official War Artist Harold Herbert and two younger Ballarat contemporaries, the sculptor Jeffery Wilkinson and the prolific but little-known cartoonist Max Coward. Wine and cheese will be served. Cost: Gold coin donation. For further information contact 03 5320 5858.

Knights and Dames Fancy Dress Ball

When: 06 June 2015 06:00 PM -
@ The Main Bar, 28 Main Rd, Ballarat

Saturday 6 June The Ballarat East Branch of the Australian Labor Party invites you to attend the Abbots & Bishops, Knights and Dames Fancy Dress Ball, a fun fundraising event for Ballarat Labor. Cost: Adult: $40.00, Concession: $35.00. For further information contact via email: BallaratEastALP@gmail.com

Art Gallery of Ballarat Twilight Talk: Michael Grant

When: 10 June 2015 05:00 PM - 10 June 2015 06:30 PM
@ Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Wednesday 10 June Michael Grant's artwork explores the intangible presences felt on former battlefields of WW2. He has created work in Papua New Guinea, United Kingdom and Australia, and is represented in the collection of the Australian War Memorial. This talk is titled The Legacy of War. Wine and cheese will be served. Cost: Gold coin donation. For further information contact 03 5320 5858.

A Night of Better Conversation

When: 11 June 2015 06:30 PM - 11 June 2015 09:30 PM
@ Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Thursday 11 June How can we have conversations that inspire us to think in new ways, that stimulate our curiosity and that prompt us to say things we've never said before? A Night of Better Conversation has been designed to help you enjoy rich and memorable conversations about things that really matter in life, inspired by the ideas of great thinkers and philosophers. Tickets: Adult: $45.00, Concession: $40.00, Member $40.00 plus booking fee. For further information contact 03 5320 5858.

Clunes Country Farmers Market

When: 14 June 2015 09:00 AM - 14 June 2015 02:00 PM
@ Collins Place, Fraser St, Clunes

Sunday 14 June Come and enjoy a day out at Clunes, do your organic produce shopping at the market before fossicking in the local bookstores and antique stores. Cost: Free. For further information contact Leanne on 0439 717 006 or 0417 453 375.

Art Gallery of Ballarat Twilight Talk: Melissa Watts

When: 17 June 2015 05:00 PM - 17 June 2015 06:30 PM
@ Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Wednesday 17 June From 1942–45, members of the Australian Women’s Army Service served in the Australian Survey Corps, producing maps, service and technical manuals and maintaining confidential details for the Australian Defence Force during WW2. Local writer Melissa Watts discusses the lives and work of the women stationed at Bendigo’s Fortuna Villa. Wine and cheese will be served. Cost: Gold coin donation. For further information contact 03 5320 5858.

Come and Sing With Sing Australia Ballarat

When: 19 June 2015 10:00 AM - 19 June 2015 11:30 AM
@ Wendouree Neighbourhood Centre, 12-14 Violet Gve, Wendouree

Friday 19 June Come along for fun and fellowship through an informal and fun-filled 'sing-a-long' of Sing Australia Ballarat choir and members of the community. No experience is required. This is for fun to share enjoyment of singing and music. Cost: Free. For further information contact 03 5339 5069.

Creswick Theatre Company Movie Night

When: 19 June 2015 07:30 PM -
@ Creswick Courthouse Theatre, Raglan St, Creswick

Friday 19 June Creswick Theatre Company presents Wills & Burke. Tea and coffee provided. Cost: Gold coin donation. For further information contact 03 5345 8280.

Creswick Market

When: 20 June 2015 09:00 AM - 20 June 2015 02:00 PM
@ Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19 Victoria St, Creswick

Saturday 20 June Creswick Market is an authentic community market which has been running continuously for 13 years – proudly presented by Creswick Neighbourhood Centre. Once a month, stall holders bring their recent creations and greatest finds, and set up shop. Our market is a family friendly market where residents can catch up with neighbours over a cup of coffee while shopping for farm fresh produce. Creswick Market includes both indoor and open-air stall holders. Just 50 metres from the Visitor Information Centre, each month the doors open to an adventure of discovery. Cost: Free. For further information contact on 03 5345 2356.

Talbot Market

When: 21 June 2015 09:00 AM - 21 June 2015 01:00 PM
@ Scandinavian Cres and Camp St, Talbot

Sunday 21 June The Talbot Farmers’ Market supports an evolving display of over 80 stalls of regional produce - seasonal fruit and vegetables, organic produce, bread, cheese, meat, wine, oils, delicacies - plus pigs, chooks, stock feed, cut flowers, plants and seedlings together with live and local music. Wander the heritage precinct of Talbot where market stalls. Browse the huge display of fresh produce and artisan product stalls, have a chat to the farmers, connect with producers, meet the makers. Sample the food and wine tastings on offer, sit down for a delicious bite to eat while listening to local musicians playing live in the street. Cost: Free. For further information contact 03 5463 2001.

THE FEMALE OF THE SPECIES

When: 04 July 2015 08:00 PM - 11 July 2015 05:00 PM
@ Courthouse Theatre, SMB Campus, Federation University, Lydiard St Sth, Ballarat

Saturday 4 to Saturday 11 July Evening performances: 4, 8, 9 & 10 July - 8.00pm Matinee performances: 5 & 11 July - 2.00pm Ballarat National Theatre presents The Female of The Species. Thirty years ago Margot Mason, pioneer of the 1970s Women's Liberation movement and fearless academic, wrote her ground-breaking work and numerous best-sellers followed. Now she has writer's block. Molly, an unannounced visitor and committed fan of Margot and her work, offers a potential solution - until Molly produces a gun and calmly informs Margot that she intends to kill her because she blames her for warping her mother's mind and ruining her life with her hit book The Cerebral Vagina. Joanna Murray-Smith's deliciously wicked comedy deftly walks the tightrope between satire and farce proving the female of the species is not only deadlier, but funnier than the male. This gem from the pen of one of Australia's most outstanding playwrights was inspired by Germaine Greer's experience of being held captive in her country house in Essex in 2000. Tickets: Adult: $25.00, Concession: $20.00, Member: $16.00, Group (10+) $18.00, U3A Member: $18.00, Probus: $18.00. For further information contact 03 5333 5888.

Clunes Country Farmers Market

When: 12 July 2015 09:00 AM - 12 July 2015 02:00 PM
@ Collins Place, Fraser St, Clunes

Sunday 12 July Come and enjoy a day out at Clunes, do your organic produce shopping at the market before fossicking in the local bookstores and antique stores. Cost: Free. For further information contact Leanne on 0439 717 006 or 0417 453 375.

Creswick Market

When: 18 July 2015 09:00 AM - 18 July 2015 02:00 PM
@ Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19 Victoria St, Creswick

Saturday 18 July Creswick Market is an authentic community market which has been running continuously for 13 years – proudly presented by Creswick Neighbourhood Centre. Once a month, stall holders bring their recent creations and greatest finds, and set up shop. Our market is a family friendly market where residents can catch up with neighbours over a cup of coffee while shopping for farm fresh produce. Creswick Market includes both indoor and open-air stall holders. Just 50 metres from the Visitor Information Centre, each month the doors open to an adventure of discovery. Cost: Free. For further information contact on 03 5345 2356.

Talbot Market

When: 19 July 2015 09:00 AM - 19 July 2015 01:00 PM
@ Scandinavian Cres and Camp St, Talbot

Sunday 19 July The Talbot Farmers’ Market supports an evolving display of over 80 stalls of regional produce - seasonal fruit and vegetables, organic produce, bread, cheese, meat, wine, oils, delicacies - plus pigs, chooks, stock feed, cut flowers, plants and seedlings together with live and local music. Wander the heritage precinct of Talbot where market stalls. Browse the huge display of fresh produce and artisan product stalls, have a chat to the farmers, connect with producers, meet the makers. Sample the food and wine tastings on offer, sit down for a delicious bite to eat while listening to local musicians playing live in the street. Cost: Free. For further information contact 03 5463 2001.

ST Gill and His Audiences by Sasha Grishin Book Launch

When: 22 July 2015 05:00 PM - 22 July 2015 07:00 PM
@ Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard St Nth, Ballarat

Wednesday 22 July ST Gill was Australia's most significant and popular artist of the mid-nineteenth century. For his contemporaroes, he epitomised the heady days of gold rush prsoperity and enthusiasm, producing some of the most memroable images of the urban and rural life of SE Australia. In his art he celebrated the emerging quintessential Australian character. This book by noted art historian Prof Sasha Grishin is the first major comprehensive book to bte published about Gill, presenting a radical re assessment of on the most important figures in Australian art. Tickets: Free. For further information contact 03 5320 5858.

Clunes Country Farmers Market

When: 09 August 2015 09:00 AM - 09 August 2015 02:00 PM
@ Collins Place, Fraser St, Clunes

Sunday 9 August Come and enjoy a day out at Clunes, do your organic produce shopping at the market before fossicking in the local bookstores and antique stores. Cost: Free. For further information contact Leanne on 0439 717 006 or 0417 453 375.

Creswick Market

When: 15 August 2015 09:00 AM - 15 August 2015 02:00 PM
@ Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19 Victoria St, Creswick

Saturday 15 August Creswick Market is an authentic community market which has been running continuously for 13 years – proudly presented by Creswick Neighbourhood Centre. Once a month, stall holders bring their recent creations and greatest finds, and set up shop. Our market is a family friendly market where residents can catch up with neighbours over a cup of coffee while shopping for farm fresh produce. Creswick Market includes both indoor and open-air stall holders. Just 50 metres from the Visitor Information Centre, each month the doors open to an adventure of discovery. Cost: Free. For further information contact on 03 5345 2356.

Clunes Country Farmers Market

When: 13 September 2015 09:00 AM - 13 September 2015 02:00 PM
@ Collins Place, Fraser St, Clunes

Sunday 13 September Come and enjoy a day out at Clunes, do your organic produce shopping at the market before fossicking in the local bookstores and antique stores. Cost: Free. For further information contact Leanne on 0439 717 006 or 0417 453 375.

Creswick Market

When: 19 September 2015 09:00 AM - 19 September 2015 02:00 PM
@ Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19 Victoria St, Creswick

Saturday 19 September Creswick Market is an authentic community market which has been running continuously for 13 years – proudly presented by Creswick Neighbourhood Centre. Once a month, stall holders bring their recent creations and greatest finds, and set up shop. Our market is a family friendly market where residents can catch up with neighbours over a cup of coffee while shopping for farm fresh produce. Creswick Market includes both indoor and open-air stall holders. Just 50 metres from the Visitor Information Centre, each month the doors open to an adventure of discovery. Cost: Free. For further information contact on 03 5345 2356.

Clunes Country Farmers Market

When: 11 October 2015 09:00 AM - 11 October 2015 02:00 PM
@ Collins Place, Fraser St, Clunes

Sunday 11 October Come and enjoy a day out at Clunes, do your organic produce shopping at the market before fossicking in the local bookstores and antique stores. Cost: Free. For further information contact Leanne on 0439 717 006 or 0417 453 375.

Creswick Market

When: 17 October 2015 09:00 AM - 17 October 2015 02:00 PM
@ Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19 Victoria St, Creswick

Saturday 17 October Creswick Market is an authentic community market which has been running continuously for 13 years – proudly presented by Creswick Neighbourhood Centre. Once a month, stall holders bring their recent creations and greatest finds, and set up shop. Our market is a family friendly market where residents can catch up with neighbours over a cup of coffee while shopping for farm fresh produce. Creswick Market includes both indoor and open-air stall holders. Just 50 metres from the Visitor Information Centre, each month the doors open to an adventure of discovery. Cost: Free. For further information contact on 03 5345 2356.

Clunes Country Farmers Market

When: 08 November 2015 09:00 AM - 08 November 2015 02:00 PM
@ Collins Place, Fraser St, Clunes

Sunday 8 November Come and enjoy a day out at Clunes, do your organic produce shopping at the market before fossicking in the local bookstores and antique stores. Cost: Free. For further information contact Leanne on 0439 717 006 or 0417 453 375.

Creswick Market

When: 21 November 2015 09:00 AM - 21 November 2015 02:00 PM
@ Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19 Victoria St, Creswick

Saturday 21 November Creswick Market is an authentic community market which has been running continuously for 13 years – proudly presented by Creswick Neighbourhood Centre. Once a month, stall holders bring their recent creations and greatest finds, and set up shop. Our market is a family friendly market where residents can catch up with neighbours over a cup of coffee while shopping for farm fresh produce. Creswick Market includes both indoor and open-air stall holders. Just 50 metres from the Visitor Information Centre, each month the doors open to an adventure of discovery. Cost: Free. For further information contact on 03 5345 2356.

Clunes Country Farmers Market

When: 13 December 2015 09:00 AM - 13 December 2015 02:00 PM
@ Collins Place, Fraser St, Clunes

Sunday 13 December Come and enjoy a day out at Clunes, do your organic produce shopping at the market before fossicking in the local bookstores and antique stores. Cost: Free. For further information contact Leanne on 0439 717 006 or 0417 453 375.

Creswick Market

When: 19 December 2015 09:00 AM - 19 December 2015 02:00 PM
@ Creswick Neighbourhood Centre, 19 Victoria St, Creswick

Saturday 19 December Creswick Market is an authentic community market which has been running continuously for 13 years – proudly presented by Creswick Neighbourhood Centre. Once a month, stall holders bring their recent creations and greatest finds, and set up shop. Our market is a family friendly market where residents can catch up with neighbours over a cup of coffee while shopping for farm fresh produce. Creswick Market includes both indoor and open-air stall holders. Just 50 metres from the Visitor Information Centre, each month the doors open to an adventure of discovery. Cost: Free. For further information contact on 03 5345 2356.