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    September 2019

    Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat – Live on Stage

    September 26 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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    One event on 27 September 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $20 – $27.50
    Cat in the hat

    BUY TICKETS ONLINE HERE: http://sa2.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?&presenter=AUBGS&event=CITH THE SMASH HIT SPECTACULAR TOURING SHOW IS COMING! Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. In 1957, Theodor Seuss Geisel used this formula and only 200 words to write his second children's book as Dr. Seuss. More than 50 years later, The Cat in the Hat is a much-loved children's phenomenon. The play was adapted for the stage in 2009 by the National Theatre of Britain. The Cat…

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    A Day with Disney – The Concert

    September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until 28 September 2019

    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 29 September 2019

    Civic Hall, 300 - 304 Mair Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $20 – $25
    A day with Disney

    Come along to the Ballarat Civic Hall and experience Ballarat’s leading theatre performers as they take you on a musical journey through the wonderful world of Disney. Featuring songs from The Lion King, Frozen, Aladdin, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast (to name just a few) this promises to be an event made of pure musical memories!

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    A Day with Disney – The Concert

    September 27 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 28 September 2019

    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 29 September 2019

    Civic Hall, 300 - 304 Mair Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $20 – $25
    A day with Disney

    Come along to the Ballarat Civic Hall and experience Ballarat’s leading theatre performers as they take you on a musical journey through the wonderful world of Disney. Featuring songs from The Lion King, Frozen, Aladdin, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast (to name just a few) this promises to be an event made of pure musical memories!

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    Dr Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat – Live on Stage

    September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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    One event on 27 September 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Wendouree Centre for the Performing Arts, 1220 Howitt Street
    Wendouree, Victoria 3355 Australia
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    $20 – $27.50
    Cat in the hat

    BUY TICKETS ONLINE HERE: http://sa2.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?&presenter=AUBGS&event=CITH THE SMASH HIT SPECTACULAR TOURING SHOW IS COMING! Two bored kids. One rainy day. And one crazy cat wearing a red-striped hat. In 1957, Theodor Seuss Geisel used this formula and only 200 words to write his second children's book as Dr. Seuss. More than 50 years later, The Cat in the Hat is a much-loved children's phenomenon. The play was adapted for the stage in 2009 by the National Theatre of Britain. The Cat…

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    A Day with Disney – The Concert

    September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until 28 September 2019

    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 29 September 2019

    Civic Hall, 300 - 304 Mair Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $20 – $25
    A day with Disney

    Come along to the Ballarat Civic Hall and experience Ballarat’s leading theatre performers as they take you on a musical journey through the wonderful world of Disney. Featuring songs from The Lion King, Frozen, Aladdin, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast (to name just a few) this promises to be an event made of pure musical memories!

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    A Day with Disney – The Concert

    September 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 28 September 2019

    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 29 September 2019

    Civic Hall, 300 - 304 Mair Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $20 – $25
    A day with Disney

    Come along to the Ballarat Civic Hall and experience Ballarat’s leading theatre performers as they take you on a musical journey through the wonderful world of Disney. Featuring songs from The Lion King, Frozen, Aladdin, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast (to name just a few) this promises to be an event made of pure musical memories!

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    A Day with Disney – The Concert

    September 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 7:00 pm, repeating until 28 September 2019

    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 29 September 2019

    Civic Hall, 300 - 304 Mair Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $20 – $25
    A day with Disney

    Come along to the Ballarat Civic Hall and experience Ballarat’s leading theatre performers as they take you on a musical journey through the wonderful world of Disney. Featuring songs from The Lion King, Frozen, Aladdin, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast (to name just a few) this promises to be an event made of pure musical memories!

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    VISION 2020 Opera in concert

    September 28 @ 7:30 pm - October 5 @ 2:30 pm
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    One event on 29 September 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on 5 October 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $35 – $65

    A multi-media infused concert performance, featuring highlights of what’s to come in Opera Van Diemenslands 2020 Season! Featuring excerpts from Madama Butterfly & Tosca supported by 20 piece OVD Orchestra & The BCMA Chorus. Staring Award winning Soprano Barbara Zavros, International Tenor Martin Buckingham & Conducted by Maestro Alan Cook. Performances September 28th, 730pm September 29th, 230pm October 5th, 230pm An Event not to be missed!

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    A Day with Disney – The Concert

    September 29 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 28 September 2019

    An event every day that begins at 11:30 am, repeating until 29 September 2019

    Civic Hall, 300 - 304 Mair Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $20 – $25
    A day with Disney

    Come along to the Ballarat Civic Hall and experience Ballarat’s leading theatre performers as they take you on a musical journey through the wonderful world of Disney. Featuring songs from The Lion King, Frozen, Aladdin, Mulan and Beauty and the Beast (to name just a few) this promises to be an event made of pure musical memories!

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    VISION 2020 Opera in concert

    September 29 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    One event on 29 September 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on 5 October 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $35 – $65

    A multi-media infused concert performance, featuring highlights of what’s to come in Opera Van Diemenslands 2020 Season! Featuring excerpts from Madama Butterfly & Tosca supported by 20 piece OVD Orchestra & The BCMA Chorus. Staring Award winning Soprano Barbara Zavros, International Tenor Martin Buckingham & Conducted by Maestro Alan Cook. Performances September 28th, 730pm September 29th, 230pm October 5th, 230pm An Event not to be missed!

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    October 2019

    Medea – Arts Networking Event & Her Maj Fundraiser

    October 1 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    Courthouse Theatre, SMB, Lydiard St
    Ballarat, Australia
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    $18 – $25
    Medea

    Ballarat National Theatre invite the local arts community and all lovers of the arts to join us for a special night of performance, networking and of course, raising money for the arts. Catch up with other artists and arts-lovers for a night at the theatre, while raising money for the Grand Dame of Ballarat - Her Majesties Theatre. Ballarat National Theatre donate profits from the performance to the Save Her Maj campaign. The show will be followed by a short…

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    Tim Ferguson: A Fast Life on Wheels

    October 4 @ 8:00 pm - 9:10 pm
    Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $39.90 – $44.90
    Tim Ferguson

    A comedy legend rips the lid off his extraordinary life with a story that will make you laugh, cry and seize the day. From touring the world in the Doug Anthony Allstars, to his life as a commercial network TV star, and now an international teacher of screen comedy. Through it all, Tim has defied the challenges of Multiple Sclerosis. Despite his condition, Tim has vowed to never stop making audiences laugh. And since he got wheels he has gone…

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    VISION 2020 Opera in concert

    October 5 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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    One event on 29 September 2019 at 2:30 pm

    One event on 5 October 2019 at 2:30 pm

    Ballarat Mechanics Institute, 117 Sturt Street
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $35 – $65

    A multi-media infused concert performance, featuring highlights of what’s to come in Opera Van Diemenslands 2020 Season! Featuring excerpts from Madama Butterfly & Tosca supported by 20 piece OVD Orchestra & The BCMA Chorus. Staring Award winning Soprano Barbara Zavros, International Tenor Martin Buckingham & Conducted by Maestro Alan Cook. Performances September 28th, 730pm September 29th, 230pm October 5th, 230pm An Event not to be missed!

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    Linton Jam Session

    October 6 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Railway Hotel, Linton, 73 Sussex St
    Linton, 3360
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    $2

    Jams at the Railway Hotel in Linton are held on the 1st Sunday of the month.. and not just relegated to the Blues,other forms ie: Country, Folk and etc,are gladly invited along. The Jam is for some fun and not to be taken too serious. The host band of Russco Coleman drums, Pete Maskell guitar and vocals and Glenn bass, and guests to keep it real. We are not an actual band and there will be no prior rehearsal for…

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    Kuchipudi Narthanam

    October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Federation University Camp Street Post OfficeTheatre, Level 1, Old Post Office, Sturt St and Lydiard St North
    Ballarat Central,
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    $25

    Kuchipudi Narthanam is a showcase of the rich South Indian classical dance tradition, Kuchipudi. This performance features one of Kuchipudi’s leading exponents, Vanaja Dasika – niece of the legendary Kuchipudi dancer and choreographer, the late Padmabhushan Vempati Chinna Satyam. Dynamic, percussive, sensual and emotive, Kuchipudi Narthanam is a rich cultural and performing arts experience not to be missed!

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    Corroboree by Full Moon

    October 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw St
    Golden Point, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $15

    Beginning as darkness descends on Sunday 13 October, Corroboree by Full Moon will feature Wadawurrung dancers and their friends from the broader Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Ballarat. The performance presents an opportunity to learn about the region’s 50,000+ year history and vibrant Aboriginal culture today, and how we can all play a part in caring for Country. The event forms part of the annual Gnarrwirring Ngitj/Learning Together Program. Sovereign Hill’s new adventure Play Space will be open…

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    Comedy Hypnotist Show at The George with Gerard V Mind Magic

    October 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
    The George Hotel, 27 Lydiard Street North
    Ballarat, Victoria 3350 Australia
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    $30
    Hypnotist

    Watch your friends get hypnotised and do outrageously goofy things on stage! He's back again after the successful double act in July with his comedy hypnosis show!!! “The Funniest Show I Have Ever Seen!” Using only volunteers from the audience Gerard V will lead his hypnotized subjects through a series of hilarious sketches and gags that will leave you in stitches. Now in its 14th year, the show is funnier than ever. You never quite know what will happen next.…

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    Hey Hey It’s Friday Presents: Stew Walker The Book Of Snorin’ Sleep Apnea the Musical

    October 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
    The Main Bar, 28 Main Road
    Ballarat, 3350
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    $10 – $15

    Stew Walker brings His Sold Out Melbourne International Comedy Festival Show, The Book Of Snorin' Sleep Apnea the Musical to the Main Bar in Ballarat for 1 night only on the 26th of October, be sure to book early for a great night of Laughs. Do you snore or love someone who does? Then Stew Walker’s new show featuring 'Stewpid' songs about snoring and sleep apnea will not only amuse you, but it could save your relationship or even your…

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    Penance – Staged Reading

    October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Ballarat Trades Hall, 24 Camp Street
    Ballarat, 3350
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    $10.00

    Who will protect the victims of those who hide behind the confessional? What is to be their penance? Are recitations of prayers and rosaries enough to cleanse their would of crimes against humanity? Penance, by Sara Jarrold, is a play "of exquisite relevance to the problem of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church today." It has been described as "absorbing, thought provoking", "intense and sensitive" and with a "brilliant twist". Penance will be presented as a staged reading for the…

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    November 2019

    Linton Jam Session

    November 3 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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    An event every month that begins at 3:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

    Railway Hotel, Linton, 73 Sussex St
    Linton, 3360
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    $2

    Jams at the Railway Hotel in Linton are held on the 1st Sunday of the month.. and not just relegated to the Blues,other forms ie: Country, Folk and etc,are gladly invited along. The Jam is for some fun and not to be taken too serious. The host band of Russco Coleman drums, Pete Maskell guitar and vocals and Glenn bass, and guests to keep it real. We are not an actual band and there will be no prior rehearsal for…

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