Chris Hammer | Now cancelled

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

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 …

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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

Book-making Workshop with Maggie Dannatt | 20 October 22

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

Image: Courtesy Maggie Dannatt A workshop in Book-making. I made my first book as a teenager, wanting to save all my favorite Don Martin cartoons from all the Mad magazines I had bought. I later learnt basic bookbinding at art school so that I could bind the books I was illustrating. I have made many …

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$132.00

Daniel Connell – Gutless Wonder

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

Award-nominated stand-up comedian Daniel Connell (as seen on the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala, and Kinne Tonight) brings his new show Gutless Wonder to Ballarat for one night only. Despite the pandemic, 2021 was a huge year for Daniel, he made his third appearance on The Gala, sold out his entire run at the Melbourne …

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$24 – $26
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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

Book-making Workshop with Maggie Dannatt | 27 October 22

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

Image: Courtesy Maggie Dannatt A workshop in Book-making. I made my first book as a teenager, wanting to save all my favorite Don Martin cartoons from all the Mad magazines I had bought. I later learnt basic bookbinding at art school so that I could bind the books I was illustrating. I have made many …

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$132.00

Current Affairs Dialogue | NOW POSTPONED TO 24 NOVEMBER

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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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

Book-making Workshop with Maggie Dannatt | 3 November 22

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

Image: Courtesy Maggie Dannatt A workshop in Book-making. I made my first book as a teenager, wanting to save all my favorite Don Martin cartoons from all the Mad magazines I had bought. I later learnt basic bookbinding at art school so that I could bind the books I was illustrating. I have made many …

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$132.00