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August 2019

Pose photographic exhibition

12 August 2019 @ 10:00 am - 8 March 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street
Ballarat, 3350
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$2 – $36.60

Sovereign Hill’s Gold Museum will showcase a unique collection of photographic portraits in their new exhibition Pose, on now until Sunday 8th March, 2020. The Gold Museum’s photographic collection represents a variety of photographic studios which operated in Ballarat from the 1870s onwards. State-of-the-art studios sprang up across the city centre, and photography was embraced immediately by Ballarat locals who flocked to have their portraits taken. Each image represented their aspirations and status within the community, as well as a…

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Skyview: Colours of Earth and Water

August 24 - October 20
Fairbanks Eye Gallery, 917a Sturt Street
Ballarat, VIC 3350 Australia
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Free

"Skyview: Colours of Earth and Water" is the culmination of seven years of aerial photography by acclaimed photographer Mieke Boynton. The exhibition showcases a large collection of abstract aerial images with superb combinations of colours, shapes, patterns and details, captured during chartered flights over Iceland, New Zealand and the vast Kimberley and Coral Coasts of Western Australia. About the artist: Mieke Boynton is an APS Grand Master photographer, specialising in landscape and aerial photography. She has received national and international…

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Liu Bolin Tickets On Sale Now!

August 24 @ 10:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Art Gallery of Ballarat, 40 Lydiard Street North
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$8 – $18
Liu Bolin

Ballarat International Foto Biennale 24 August - 20 October 2019 Liu Bolin / Camouflage examines Liu Bolin’s career over almost two decades; from his best-known Hiding in the City series initiated in 2005 until the present day. The exhibition aims to demonstrate how the artist’s strategy of camouflage has allowed him to produce images which resonate globally with viewers across time and place.

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September 2019

Sovereign Hill Spectacular

September 21 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 5:00 pm
Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw St
Golden Point, Victoria 3350 Australia
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Step right up for some spectacular 'high day and holiday' fun at Sovereign Hill. Join in our traditional (and often downright strange) 1850s fairground games. There'll be silly pantomimes, Mr Smith's camera obscura and a magic lantern show. Impress your friends as you test your juggling skills, walk the death-defying balance beam and tackle the high striker. Strike a pose for a funny photo in a 'tableaux vivant', make your craziest face to win a gurnin' through the braffin' contest…

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School Holiday Animal Farm at The Mill

September 21 @ 10:00 am - October 6 @ 4:00 pm
Creswick Woollen Mill, Railway Pde
Creswick, Victoria 3363 Australia
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$5
Creswick Animal Farm

From September 21 – October 6, the Animal Farm will be back! Visit any time between 10am and 4pm, see and pat baby lambs and goats, meet the cute new baby alpaca, Olaf, and enjoy cafe specials. $5 entry provides kids with feed for the animals, stickers, vouchers and access to the hay bale maze.

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Quiz Night at Irish Murphy’s

September 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Irish Murphy’s, 36 Sturt Street
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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Free
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Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens – Guiding Friends

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

George Longley Building, Gillies Street Nth
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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Friends of the Ballarat Botanical Gardens - history and heritage events

The Guiding Friends  are interested in learning and sharing their knowledge of these heritage gardens.  The guides pride themselves on their friendly and informative tours. Informal meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of the month at 10 am in the George Longley Building. The meetings are more like workshops and a range of activities takes place – guest speakers, garden tours, excursions, preparing brochures and AV presentations to enhance visitors' experience of the gardens and opportunities to research topics…

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Faraway Storytelling

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December 2019

Collins on Lydiard, 22 Lydiard Street Nth
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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Free
Ballarat Events - Faraway storytelling

Step into the magical world of children’s adventures with Faraway Storytelling where you will travel from a world of dinosaurs to a toadstool village for fairies and all the places in between. Faraway Storytelling at Collins Booksellers will be held every Tuesday at 10am. It is ideal for children aged 3 - 5 years and for parents who want to relax for a moment while their children listen to a story for half an hour. The heritage-listed location of ‘Collins…

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Childrens School Holiday Mosaics Workshop

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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$35.00

During this two hour Childrens School Holiday Mosaics Workshop your children will learn to create a mosaic picture which they can take home with them on the day. The mosaic will be made using a combination of glass tiles, ceramic tiles, ceramic shards and flat backed beads. No cutting of tiles will be required. Templates will be provided on the day to inspire the children, and they will also be encouraged to develop their own designs. Composition and colours will…

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Mums & Bubs Drop in Days (Dads welcome too)

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until 8 October 2019

ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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$15.00

Drop in Sessions for mums & bubs, toddlers & pre-schoolers - Dads Welcome Too! Every Tuesday between 11-3pm drop in anytime with your bub, toddler or pre-schooler and have a clay play. This is a great way to spend creative time with your child and also to meet other parents, and no bookings are required. The fee is $15 per child. This includes 500gm clay (additional clay is available at $2.00 per kilo), access to studio tools and equipment and…

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Zumba Kids!

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Eastwood Leisure Complex, 20 Eastwood St
Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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$10
Zumba kids

Zumba® Kids classes are rockin', high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines based on original Zumba® choreography. With the hottest Latin and worldwide beats, kids get the chance to bust their favourite moves all while improving memory, creativity, co-ordination, and balance! This class is suitable for primary school-age children. Parents/Guardians are welcome (and encouraged) to join in! Contact Erin Harris on 0419 524 188 or zumbaballarat@hotmail.com for more information. No bookings required, just turn up!

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School Holiday Acrylic Pouring Workshop

September 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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$40.00

School Holiday Acrylic Pouring Workshop Tuesday 24th September 1.30-2.30pm Cost $40.00 each including all materials. During this School Holiday Acrylic Pouring Workshop participants will create a beautiful canvas painting using the acrylic pouring technique. The canvas will be approximately 20x22cm. All paints will be pre-mixed, and the acrylic paint and pouring medium is non-toxic and safe for children. Parents are also welcome to join this workshop. The fee will be the same for adults. The acrylic pouring process involves a…

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Make your own Garden Olla (ancient irrigation for your garden)

September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
ClayMotion, 34A Mair Street East
Ballarat, 3350 Australia
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$90.00

As seen on Gardening Australia! During this 3 hour workshop you shall make your own Olla using terracotta clay and the coil building method. Your Olla will hold approximately 3-4 litres of water, and we will also make a lid. Your garden creation will remain at the studio to dry and be kiln fired. Once you learn the making method you can make as many as you need at home for your garden and bring them into the studio for…

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Rockclimbing sessions at BALC

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Gillies Street Nth
Lake Gardens, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$10
ballarat rockclimbing

Rock climbing is a fantastic way to keep fit while having fun at the same time! Come and give it a go for yourself! Our rock climbing wall features 6 auto belays with 18 different routes to choose from, varying in difficulty. Our rock climbing wall is ideal for the whole family. Children must be at least 5 years to climb. Children aged 5-12 years do not need to climb with an adult in the Saturday sessions. Children aged 5-10 years…

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Rockclimbing sessions at BALC

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Gillies Street Nth
Lake Gardens, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$10
ballarat rockclimbing

Rock climbing is a fantastic way to keep fit while having fun at the same time! Come and give it a go for yourself! Our rock climbing wall features 6 auto belays with 18 different routes to choose from, varying in difficulty. Our rock climbing wall is ideal for the whole family. Children must be at least 5 years to climb. Children aged 5-12 years do not need to climb with an adult in the Saturday sessions. Children aged 5-10 years…

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Linedance Classes for Absolute beginners

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until 17 December 2019

Carmel Welsh Hall, 263 Albert Street
Sebastopol, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$6
What's on in Ballarat - Linedancing

Easy to learn linedance for absolute beginners. If you have wanted to try linedancing here’s a way to start. Join us and make new friends. For ages from 30 to 90, men & women welcome. Coffee & tea provided also.

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Wool Meet Again Ballarat Pub Craft

September 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lakeview Hotel, Wendouree Parade
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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Free

Come on down. Bring your craft project (and some show and tell). See you there!

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Ballarat Genealogical Society monthly meeting

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ballarat Library, 178 Doveton Street North
Ballarat, VIC 3353 Australia
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ballarat and district genealogical society meetings

4th Tuesday of each month (except Dec & Jan) 7:30pm, Meeting Room, Ballarat Central Library 178 Doveton Street North, Ballarat This exciting program of subjects of interest to the genealogist has been arranged. Come along to the meetings and listen to those many and varied guest speakers, ask questions and find some answers to those hard to solve problems.

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Zumba® with Erin Harris

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until 19 December 2019

Eastwood Leisure Complex, 20 Eastwood St
Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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$10

We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. Everyone welcome! No bookings required.

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Spring School Holiday Art Workshops

September 25
405 Scott St Buninyong, 405 Scott Street
Buninyong, 3357
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$15 – $30

This fantastic workshop series is back by popular demand for the September-October 2019 school holidays! Join Margaret, registered art teacher, in the studio for screen-printing, mono-printing, sculpture, collage, drawing, painting and back-strap weaving!

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