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    May 2019

    Write Club

    May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 14 July 2019

    Racers Bar and Cafe Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free

    Ballarat Writers hosts Write Club – a chance to get out of the house and devote an afternoon to your writing, with great coffee and industrious company. There is time for chatting between writing sessions, but the emphasis is on getting words down. Bring your favourite writing implements – check that the laptop is fully charged (there are limited powerpoints) and don't forget the spare pens/pencils!

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    Faraway Storytelling

    May 28 @ 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
    + Google Map
    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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    Ballarat Writers – Members Night

    May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Bunch of Grapes Hotel, 401 Pleasant Street South
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat writers events

    Our Members’ Nights are held on the last Wednesday of each month (except December). They are held at The Bunch of Grapes Hotel, at 401 Pleasant St South, which has a private room that is easily accessible – no stairs! Come along at 7pm or enjoy dinner beforehand – the kitchen is open from 5.30pm.

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    June 2019

    Write Club

    June 2 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 14 July 2019

    Racers Bar and Cafe Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free

    Ballarat Writers hosts Write Club – a chance to get out of the house and devote an afternoon to your writing, with great coffee and industrious company. There is time for chatting between writing sessions, but the emphasis is on getting words down. Bring your favourite writing implements – check that the laptop is fully charged (there are limited powerpoints) and don't forget the spare pens/pencils!

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    Meet the Author – Des Tobin

    June 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Collins on Lydiard, 22 Lydiard Street Nth
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    Free

    Writer, Speaker and Storyteller Des Tobin will be at Collins Booksellers on Lydiard to talk about and read excerpts from his latest book - the biography of his late father - 'Just a man Called Phonse - The Anything but ordinary Life of A.V. (Phonse) Tobin'. Des Tobin has crammed more lives into his 80 years than your average cat. He has variously being a failed student, a discontented panel beater apprentice, a youth worker, a springboard diver, a junior…

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    Faraway Storytelling

    June 4 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Write Club

    June 9 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 14 July 2019

    Racers Bar and Cafe Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free

    Ballarat Writers hosts Write Club – a chance to get out of the house and devote an afternoon to your writing, with great coffee and industrious company. There is time for chatting between writing sessions, but the emphasis is on getting words down. Bring your favourite writing implements – check that the laptop is fully charged (there are limited powerpoints) and don't forget the spare pens/pencils!

    Find out more »

    Faraway Storytelling

    June 11 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Write Club

    June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 14 July 2019

    Racers Bar and Cafe Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free

    Ballarat Writers hosts Write Club – a chance to get out of the house and devote an afternoon to your writing, with great coffee and industrious company. There is time for chatting between writing sessions, but the emphasis is on getting words down. Bring your favourite writing implements – check that the laptop is fully charged (there are limited powerpoints) and don't forget the spare pens/pencils!

    Find out more »

    Faraway Storytelling

    June 18 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Write Club

    June 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 14 July 2019

    Racers Bar and Cafe Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free

    Ballarat Writers hosts Write Club – a chance to get out of the house and devote an afternoon to your writing, with great coffee and industrious company. There is time for chatting between writing sessions, but the emphasis is on getting words down. Bring your favourite writing implements – check that the laptop is fully charged (there are limited powerpoints) and don't forget the spare pens/pencils!

    Find out more »

    Faraway Storytelling

    June 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Ballarat Writers – Members Night

    June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Bunch of Grapes Hotel, 401 Pleasant Street South
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
    + Google Map
    Free
    Ballarat writers events

    Our Members’ Nights are held on the last Wednesday of each month (except December). They are held at The Bunch of Grapes Hotel, at 401 Pleasant St South, which has a private room that is easily accessible – no stairs! Come along at 7pm or enjoy dinner beforehand – the kitchen is open from 5.30pm.

    Find out more »

    Write Club

    June 30 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 14 July 2019

    Racers Bar and Cafe Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free

    Ballarat Writers hosts Write Club – a chance to get out of the house and devote an afternoon to your writing, with great coffee and industrious company. There is time for chatting between writing sessions, but the emphasis is on getting words down. Bring your favourite writing implements – check that the laptop is fully charged (there are limited powerpoints) and don't forget the spare pens/pencils!

    Find out more »

    July 2019

    Faraway Storytelling

    July 2 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Write Club

    July 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 14 July 2019

    Racers Bar and Cafe Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free

    Ballarat Writers hosts Write Club – a chance to get out of the house and devote an afternoon to your writing, with great coffee and industrious company. There is time for chatting between writing sessions, but the emphasis is on getting words down. Bring your favourite writing implements – check that the laptop is fully charged (there are limited powerpoints) and don't forget the spare pens/pencils!

    Find out more »

    Faraway Storytelling

    July 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Write Club

    July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until 14 July 2019

    Racers Bar and Cafe Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia + Google Map
    Free

    Ballarat Writers hosts Write Club – a chance to get out of the house and devote an afternoon to your writing, with great coffee and industrious company. There is time for chatting between writing sessions, but the emphasis is on getting words down. Bring your favourite writing implements – check that the laptop is fully charged (there are limited powerpoints) and don't forget the spare pens/pencils!

    Find out more »

    Faraway Storytelling

    July 16 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »

    Faraway Storytelling

    July 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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
    + Google Map
    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…

    Find out more »
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