Ballarat Film Society – White Riot

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

In late 1970s Britain, fascists and racists were gaining ground, extending their influence across popular culture. This film documents a vital London protest movement established in response. Rock Against Racism (RAR) was formed in 1976, during a hostile environment of anti-immigrant hysteria and National Front marches. As neo-Nazis recruited the nation's youth, RAR's multicultural punk and …

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BALLARAT ANZACS: The Arch of Victory & Avenue of Honour | A Talk with Phil Roberts

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

BALLARAT ANZACS | Talks Garry Snowden, President, Arch of Victory & Avenue of Honour will facilitate a talk on each Thursday of the display: Thursday 7 April, 11am | BALLARAT ANZACS: Stories of Courage Sacrifice & Larrikinism | Garry Snowden Thursday 14 April, 11am | BALLARAT ANZACS: Mining Mud & Medals | Yvon Davis Thursday 21 …

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The Reading Room | April

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

The Reading Room (2pm in the Library for a start @ 10.30am - 12noon) 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 …

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BALLART ANZACS: How Ballarat Remembers it’s ANZACS | A Talk with Garry Snowden

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

BALLARAT ANZACS | Talks Garry Snowden, President, Arch of Victory & Avenue of Honour will facilitate a talk on each Thursday of the display: Thursday 7 April, 11am | BALLARAT ANZACS: Stories of Courage Sacrifice & Larrikinism | Garry Snowden Thursday 14 April, 11am | BALLARAT ANZACS: Mining Mud & Medals | Yvon Davis Thursday 21 …

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Ballarat Film Society – Lamb

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

An unhappy couple living on a remote Icelandic farm are reinvigorated by a miraculous discovery in their sheep shed. Filling the void with a bizarre animal-human hybrid lamb, a passionate attachment begins after naming the new lamb Ada after their lost daughter. Troubles and family strain ensues resulting in extreme drama and weirdness. Cinematographer Eli …

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The Many Roles of Nellie Melba Exhibition

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

In a celebration of the Ballarat Heritage Festival, Our Collections volunteers have created a small exhibition of images of roles Nellie performed during her stella career (all taken from our heritage collection of books). They have also collected news items about Nellie's performances here in Ballarat (from our collection of Heritage Newspapers. The exhibition will …

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The Many Roles of Nellie Melba Exhibition Copy

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

In a celebration of the Ballarat Heritage Festival, Our Collections volunteers have created a small exhibition of images of roles Nellie performed during her stella career (all taken from our heritage collection of books). They have also collected news items about Nellie's performances here in Ballarat (from our collection of Heritage Newspapers. The exhibition will …

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The Reading Room | 31 May

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

The Reading Room (2pm in the Library for a start @ 10.30am - 12noon) 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 …

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