The Bellbird River Country Choir by Sophie Green Bellbird River, 1998: Teacher and single mum Alex is newly arrived in the small New South Wales country town of Bellbird River after escaping the city in search of a change of pace and the chance to reconnect with her young daughter. Across town, well-known matriarch Victoria and her globe-trotting, opera-singing cousin Gabrielle find themselves at a crossroads in their personal and professional lives, while local baker Janine and newcomer to the
Chris Hammer | In Conversation with Lyn Yeowart
October 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pmFree
Ballarat Libraries in partnership with BMI
Join bestselling crime writer Chris Hammer in conversation with 2022 Indie Book Award winner for debut fiction Lyn Yeowart. Hammer, the multi-award-winning author of Scrublands will be discussing his highly anticipated novel The Tilt.
A must attend event for lovers of gripping, homegrown Australian crime writing.
Yeowart’s debut novel (The Silent Listener) and Hammer’s latest work explore protagonists returning home and delve into gritty stories set in the heart of small-town Australia.
Got a question for Chris? There will be a 15-minute Q&A at the end of the session.
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This event is a BMI Community Cultural Project – Ballarat’s Oldest Cultural Institution
Vintage & Collectables We will be opening the Library this Saturday (1 October – the first Saturday of the Month) from 11am – 3pm. Our Library will also be open until 12noon. The Ballarat Imaginarium & Tickety Boo Antiques & Collectables will also be open. We hope to see you there… Our Library > The Ballarat Imaginarium Tickety Boo Antiques & Collectables
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The Settlement by Jock Serong On the windswept point of an island at the edge of Van Diemen’s Land, the Commandant huddles with a small force of white men and women. He has gathered together, under varying degrees of coercion and duress, the last of the Tasmanians, or so he believes. His purpose is to save them-from a number of things, but most pressingly from the murderous intent of the pastoral settlers on their country. The orphans Whelk and Pipa,
Member News Update – Membership Discount Coming this November…The Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute in partnership with the Duo Latte will be presenting an afternoon of light classics. The program An afternoon with Duo Latte Afternoon Tea provided by Alfredton Rotary Club. Tickets prices: Concession – $32.70 incl gst General Admission – $38.50 incl gst Under 17 yrs – $19.30 incl gst BMI members – $25.50 incl gst For more go to our events page > Image: Duo Latte with John Dods, cello and