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

Paper bead-making with Faye Heininger | 27 July – Session 2 of 2 | Now fully booked

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

Faye Heininger Faye started Lilli Pilli Beads (a paper bead jewellery and accessories company) after moving to Ballarat in September 2019. She has a background in art and started creating art in high school. She has a diploma of Interior Design, a Certificate III in Visual Art and has worked in marketing for almost 30 …

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Current Affairs Dialogue | Discussion Group

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

1pm for 1.30pm startInterested in current affairs? Welcome to a new initiative at the BMI designed for you.Current Affairs Dialogue (CAD) at the BMI:CAD will launch in The Reading Room 1-3 pm on Thursday 28 July 2022. CAD at the BMI is designed for members and friends who are interested in joining with similarly interested …

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Invention, innovation & environment display

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

Our Heritage Collections Volunteers Our Collections Volunteers  have a small selection of articles and stories from our heritage book collection that relate to topic of our recent Twilight Talks - Innovators. This display is a must see, (during regular Library operating hours) in the lead up to the September Twilight Talks Series: Innovators: Uncovering some …

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Free

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

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 – Little Woods

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

Set in the border-crossing town of Little Woods, between North Dakota and Canada, two reunited sisters struggle to survive in circumstances of economic injustice largely not of their own making. Confronted with urgent personal decisions, warring personalities, opioid-driven traumas and small-town economic downturn, the two have a week to settle a mortgage on their mother’s …

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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

Ann Cleeves | In Conversation with Jock Serong | Now fully booked

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

Ballarat Libraries in partnership with BMI Meet Ann CleevesMeet Ann Cleeves on her 2022 Australian tour as she discusses Vera Stanhope'sreturn in her newest book, The Rising Tide.Ann Cleeves is the creator of popular detictives Vera Stanhome (ITV's Vera), Jimmy Perez (BBC One's Shetland), and Matthew Venn IITV's The Long Call). Bookings are essential. Contact the …

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Free

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

Current Affairs Dialogue | Discussion Group

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

NEXT CAD: Thursday 25 August 1.30 – 3.00 p.m. Heritage Reading RoomTopic: The USA: what’s the state of the union and why? Three core issues are suggested toframe discussion:Mass shootings and the gun culture;Division around the Supreme Court overturning the Roe v Wade ruling on abortion;The ongoing fall-out from the contested 2020 Presidential election.1pm for …

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The Reading Room | 30 August

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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