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Day Tour of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Image: Courtesy Paul Lambeth The Tour (by day) A colourful history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and it’s people. Tuesday’s at 2pm By appointment only, (to organise a volunteer guide we require 24hrs notice). Please complete the on-line booking form. Cost (incl. gst) $10 per person Find out about our Night Tours More Tour Information Enq/Book a …

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$10.00

Ballarat Film Society – First Cow

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

With a similar ‘feel’ to McCabe and Mrs. Miller (1971), First Cow reveals, surprisingly, an America built on racial and social diversity during the birth of American enterprise. Two travellers on the run in the 1820s dream of striking it rich, relying on a wealthy landowner’s cow which is the first cow to ever reach Oregon. Cookie …

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Eric Bogle Live

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Eric Bogle is an internationally known and respected songwriter. For nearly 40 years he has toured the world with his music, inflicting his songs on innocent bystanders from outback Australia to the streets of New York and many places in between. During those 40 years he has embarked on eight tours of North America, 11 …

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$69

Kings of the Blues

BMI - Minerva Space 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Starring Dave Hole, Shane Pacey and Geoff Achison. BB, FREDDIE and ALBERT represent the pinnacle of blues guitar virtuosity.   They used a minimum to create the maximum blues effect, and together they set the standard to which all others aspire. And the KINGS were superb vocalists, ripping into the very soul of the blues. Such …

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$79
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Day Tour of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Image: Courtesy Paul Lambeth The Tour (by day) A colourful history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and it’s people. Tuesday’s at 2pm By appointment only, (to organise a volunteer guide we require 24hrs notice). Please complete the on-line booking form. Cost (incl. gst) $10 per person Find out about our Night Tours More Tour Information Enq/Book a …

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$10.00

In conversation with Fleur McDonald

BMI - Humffray Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Having sold over 700,000 copies of her books, Fleur has solidified her position as one of the country’s favourite storytellers. Australia’s leading rural literature author, Fleur’s books become best sellers almost as quickly as they hit the shelves. Her story lines are drawn from inspiration from having lived and worked for much of her life on …

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$10
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Day Tour of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Image: Courtesy Paul Lambeth The Tour (by day) A colourful history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and it’s people. Tuesday’s at 2pm By appointment only, (to organise a volunteer guide we require 24hrs notice). Please complete the on-line booking form. Cost (incl. gst) $10 per person Find out about our Night Tours More Tour Information Enq/Book a …

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$10.00
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Current Affairs Dialogue | Discussion Group | NOW POSTPONED

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Last months Summary: Three members met at the BMI on Thursday 29 September at 1.30 – 3.00 pm for the scheduled CAD session. Several apologies received. Subject was the Ukraine situation. Another stimulating discussion. It covered the centuries-old background to the current Russia-Ukraine conflict, rooted as it is in break-up of past empires, various peace …

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The Reading Room | NOW CANCELLED

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

The Reading Room  This volunteer run reading and discussion group meets monthly. It is anticipated that members will read the selected book prior to attendance. If you would like to be a part of this group (free to BMI members) please complete the Expression of Interest. We welcome your feedback through this form as we …

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Day Tour of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Image: Courtesy Paul Lambeth The Tour (by day) A colourful history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and it’s people. Tuesday’s at 2pm By appointment only, (to organise a volunteer guide we require 24hrs notice). Please complete the on-line booking form. Cost (incl. gst) $10 per person Find out about our Night Tours More Tour Information Enq/Book a …

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$10.00

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Day Tour of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

Image: Courtesy Paul Lambeth The Tour (by day) A colourful history of the Ballaarat Mechanics’ Institute and it’s people. Tuesday’s at 2pm By appointment only, (to organise a volunteer guide we require 24hrs notice). Please complete the on-line booking form. Cost (incl. gst) $10 per person Find out about our Night Tours More Tour Information Enq/Book a …

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$10.00

Meet the Author | Once Were Wild by Leslie Scott

BMI - Library and Heritage Room 117-119 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, VIC

About Once Were Wild: When local Clunes resident Leslie Scott discovers two brumbies living on the rugged Mount Beckworth, she almost can't believe it. Brumbies don't live in Central Victoria, and the terrain is not suited to them, so how did they get there? The horses are scared and unused to people, but the mountain …

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$10