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Ballarat Film Society – Army of Shadows

Community Event

8 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $30.00

Jean-Pierre Melville is the ultimate cult auteur in the French cinema, acknowledged as a key influence on directors such as...

Woman sewing on sewing machine

Beginner Sewing Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

17 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $285.00

This one day class is perfect for the beginner sewer. Students will be introduced to sewing and pressing equipment and...

Spinning yarn on wheel

Learn to Spin at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Learn to spin fleece into yarn with spinner and weaver Dawn Lim.In this introductory full-day workshop, you will learn the...

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Vesta x Jigs Degustation

Food and Wine

25 Jul 2024 to 21 Dec 2024

Distance from: 3.3 kms | Price from: $110.00

With a menu changing every two weeks, Vesta x Jigs presents a six or eight course degustation menu from Thursday...

Trivia Monday

Trivia at The Cattle Yards Inn

Community Event

22 Jul 2024 to 23 Dec 2024

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Monday Night Trivia at The Cattleyards Inn with EM J!Welcome, trivia enthusiasts! It's time to dust off those thinking caps,...

Hop Temple

Hop Temple Paint Your Mate

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

24 Aug 2024 to 14 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: $60.00

Paint your Mate at Hop Temple. Sip, paint, laugh with their boozy art class. The session includes your take home...

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Relief Carving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

4 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $360.00

Learn the art of relief carving with woodworker Olivia O'Connor.This is a day-long class where you will get a feel...

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Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Concert or Performance

20 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australian Chamber Orchestra’s Satu Vänskä joins QSO Chief Conductor Umberto Clerici for a wonderful program that sees the MSO performing...

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Frame Drum Making Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

18 Oct 2024 to 20 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $1195.00

Handcraft your own Zilli-Tar frame drum with instrument maker Matt Stonehouse.Over three days, you will use traditional hand tools and...

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Marcia Hines

Concert or Performance

26 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Still Shining concert tour.Australia’s legendary musical treasure, with a career spanning five amazing decades, has announced that she will tour...

Netsuke carved fish

Netsuke Carving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

8 Nov 2024 to 10 Nov 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $925.00

Learn the ancient art of netsuke wood carving with master wood carver Hape Kiddle.In this three-day workshop, you will learn...

Chopin

Celebrating Chopin at The Art Gallery of Ballarat – The Margaret Schofield Memorial Prize

Concert or Performance

31 Aug 2024 to 1 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Not Available

Celebrating Chopin at the Gallery is one of Australia's most prestigious piano competitions. It is part of the annual Royal...

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Back of House Collections Tour: Fashion and Textiles

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

26 Jul 2024 to 31 Jul 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $20.00

Go behind the scenes with Sovereign Hill's expert guides and explore their vaults of hidden treasures.See some of their most...

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Itinerant Spirits The Explorer Masterclass

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

21 Jul 2024 to 27 Jul 2025

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: $70.00

At Itinerant Spirits, they’re about the journey as much as the destination. They refer to their masterclass as ‘explorer sessions’...

Wood carving

Woodcarving 101 Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

2 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $365.00

Learn everything you need to know to get started woodcarving with Olivia O'Connor.This full-day workshop is an absolute must for...

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Corset Making Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

6 Sep 2024 to 8 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $1195.00

Learn to make an underbust corset with Catherine Irving of Crystal Pegasus Costumes.In this three-day workshop, you will learn to...

Ring making workshop

Ring-making Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

5 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $275.00

Learn the joys of working with precious silver with silversmith Rachel Grose.In this full-day workshop, you will use traditional tools...

Aunty Jacks

Aunty Jacks ‘Old School Trivia with Old School Prices’

Food and Wine

24 Jul 2024 to 25 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Free

Old school trivia with old school prices is now at Aunty Jacks! Ballarat’s favourite trivia night is coming to Aunty...

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Beer and Bread by Aunty Jacks

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

21 Jul 2024 to 29 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: $45.00

Immerse yourself in a beer experience like no other as you familiarize yourself with a range of craft and accessible...

Wooden spoon on top of leaves in a bowl

Greenwood Spoon Carving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $680.00

Want to discover the fascinating craft of spoon carving? Join Eli Beke of Wedge and Edge Woodcraft and learn the...

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John Williamson in Concert

Concert or Performance

29 Nov 2024

Distance from: 2.4 kms | Price from: Not Available

Back by popular demand, John Williamson will again return to the stage at the Civic Hall Ballarat for one show...

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Perch Chairmaking Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

30 Aug 2024 to 1 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $990.00

Learn to make a chair by hand with Windsor Chairmaker, Glen Rundell.In this three-day course, learn about working with timber...

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Ballarat Farmers Market

Markets

27 Jul 2024 to 22 Feb 2025

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Ballarat Farmers Market takes place in central Ballarat near the shores of beautiful Lake Wendouree. The market runs all year...

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Ballarat Green Drinks

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

15 Aug 2024 to 17 Oct 2024

Distance from: 4.0 kms | Price from: Free

Ballarat Green Drinks is a regular event that occurs every third Thursday of the month. This is a free event...

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Historical Photography and the Nineteenth Century Gold Rushes

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

1 Aug 2024

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: Free

Photography was still a novelty and topic of immense public interest during the 1850s goldrush. Richard Daintree and Antoine Fauchery...

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Stockland Wendouree Weekly Kids Storytime

Community Event

24 Jul 2024 to 28 Aug 2024

Distance from: 6.1 kms | Price from: Free

Join in for free Storytime and kis activities every Wednesday morning! The team from Dulili Learning Haven will be at...

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Ballarat Farmers Market Twilight Christmas Market

Markets

20 Dec 2024

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

On a Friday night just before Christmas, Ballarat Farmers Market holds a very special market focusing on gifts, artwork, jewellery,...

Embroidered piece

Chinese Silk and Gold Embroidery Workshop at Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

26 Oct 2024 to 27 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $350.00

Learn the art of embroidery with award-winning artist, Alison Cole.In this two-day workshop, you will be working on an embroidery...

Ceramic bowls

Hand-Forming Tableware Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

6 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $270.00

Learn the basics of hand-forming tableware utilising household objects with ceramic artist Minna Graham.Learn to use your kitchen skills and...

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Locksmithing Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

9 Nov 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $390.00

Learn the ancient art of locksmithing with locksmith Aaron Smith.In this full-day workshop, you will make your own brass padlock...

Coloured cloth

Natural Dye Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

3 Aug 2024 to 4 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $510.00

Learn to create a world of colour using natural dyes with Churchill Fellow, Heather Thomas!In this two-day workshop, you will...

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Festival of Australian Queer Theatre

Festivals and Celebrations

22 Aug 2024 to 25 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

Australian Theatre has a celebrated and relatively recent history of queer theatre. From censorship furors over The Boys in the...

Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke with Georgia Mooney

Concert or Performance

31 Aug 2024

Distance from: 5.5 kms | Price from: $79.90

Kate Miller-Heidke is an award-winning singer-songwriter who traverses the worlds of folk, pop, opera and musical theatre.  She has performed...

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Ballarat Marathon

Sporting Events

26 Apr 2025 to 27 Apr 2025

Distance from: 3.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

A weekend running festival in stunning Ballarat featuring two days of running for all ages and abilities. Focused in the...

Wooden carvings of a sheep, dog and frog

3D Wood Animal Carving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

3 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $375.00

This a day-long class where you will hand carve your own three-dimensional wooden animal, full of character and charm from...

Musical Bingo

Hop Temple Musical Bingo

Food and Wine

25 Jul 2024 to 26 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: Not Available

Every Thursday night at Hop Temple it's Bingo with a twist- Musical Bingo!Instead of your standard old bingo numbers, they...

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Ballarat Film Society – L’Ombra di Caravaggio

Community Event

10 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $30.00

The famous 17th century Italian artist Caravaggio is well known for his intense realism and use of strong contrasts of...

Hands holding fibres dyed in indigo

Introduction to Indigo Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

17 Aug 2024 to 17 Nov 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Give the gift of time spent together in this Mother’s Day workshop with natural dyer Jude Craig.In this full-day workshop,...

Kaze Entertainment

Karaoke Night at The Cattleyards Inn Delacombe

Community Event

27 Jul 2024 to 21 Dec 2024

Distance from: 5.7 kms | Price from: Free

Kaze Karaoke every Saturday night at The Cattleyards Inn Ballarat! Custom stage, excellent sound, the best mics, the most extensive...

Spinning wheel

Spinning Wheel Trouble Shooting Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

3 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $155.00

Get your spinning wheel up and running with Ronelle Welton.Have you recently dusted off Nanna’s old spinning wheel, or purchased...

Straw cornucopia with a fruit and flower arrangement

Traditional Straw Plaiting Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $250.00

Join Elizabeth Woodroofe in learning the traditional art of making corn dollies.In this full-day workshop, learn the history of traditional...

Civic Hall

Ballarat Jobs and Training Expo

Exhibition and Shows

26 Jul 2024

Distance from: 2.5 kms | Price from: Free

The Ballarat Jobs and Training Expo is a careers, training and skills Expo that will host over 100 organisations and...

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Poco Film Fest – Short Film Screening

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

3 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: $15.00

The Poco Film Fest returns to The Goods Shed Ballarat for an exceptional night in August! Experience up to 15...

Roy Hammond

Roy Hammond Craft Cocktails

Food and Wine

27 Jul 2024 to 28 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.3 kms | Price from: $0.00

Take your next social event to a whole new level with Roy Hammond's Craft Cocktails!Their mixologist will take you on...

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Ballarat Film Society – EO

Community Event

14 Nov 2024

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $30.00

Described by critics as a ‘sensuous reimagining of Robert Bresson’s Au hazard Balthazar’ (1966), EO is the name of a...

Painting showing scene from the Eureka Stockade

Back of House Collections Tour: Treasures from the Collection

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

24 Jul 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $20.00

From proud Wadawurrung Elder Marlene Gilson’s artwork to Eureka rebel Peter Lalor’s chair, discover some of the most intriguing, significant...

Battle scene in AURA sound and light show

AURA Sound and Light Show at Sovereign Hill

Exhibition and Shows

21 Jul 2024 to 21 Jul 2025

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

From a place you know comes a story you don’t — AURA immerses you in the story of gold in...

Carved limestone fish

Soft Limestone Carving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

21 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $230.00

Learn the basics of soft limestone sculpting with sculptor Kim Bellette.South Eastern Limestone is a material that can be easily...

Woven basket

Basket Weaving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

19 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $240.00

Learn the art of Random Weaving with Jodie Goldring.In this full-day workshop, you will learn how to create a basket...

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Lost in Palm Springs

Exhibition and Shows

21 Jul 2024 to 1 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.2 kms | Price from: Free

Lost in Palm Springs is a multidisciplinary exhibition bringing together fourteen creative minds artists, photographers and thinkers from America and...

APRONSTRINGS (installation view), photograph by Flossie Peitsch

Apronstrings

Exhibition and Shows

21 Jul 2024 to 15 Sep 2024

Distance from: 0.3 kms | Price from: $5.00

Suspended blue aprons enclose and entangle the viewer as a metaphor for the selfless investment of heart and soul by...

Zoo Keeper teaching children about a snake

Junior Keeper Program

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

21 Jul 2024 to 30 Sep 2024

Distance from: 1.1 kms | Price from: Not Available

The Ballarat Wildlife Park’s ‘Junior Keeper Program’ is an incredible three-hour experience hosted by some of the Wildlife Park’s experienced...

Gin School

Distill Your Own Gin at Kilderkin Distillery

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

10 Aug 2024 to 31 Aug 2024

Distance from: 3.0 kms | Price from: $210.00

This hands-on experience takes you deep into the art of gin making to create your own, signature spirit. It starts...

CX Ballarat riders at the finish line

CX Ballarat

Sporting Events

16 Aug 2024 to 18 Aug 2024

Distance from: 5.4 kms | Price from: Free

CX Ballarat is the AusCycling cyclo-cross (CX) national championships, the pinnacle event for CX in Australia. With races over laps...

Colonial era tomahawk

Tomahawk Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

14 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $490.00

Learn to forge a colonial era tomahawk with Rob Hayes.In this half-day workshop, you will learn to forge your own...

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Ballarat Film Society – Smiley

Community Event

12 Dec 2024

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $30.00

To conclude this year marking their 70-year existence, watch a 1956 Australian film classic about an imaginative young boy who...

Close up of hand painting a sign

Traditional Signwriting Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

23 Aug 2024 to 25 Aug 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: Not Available

Paint your own property sign with signwriter Greg Chandler.This three-day workshop is an introduction to the theory and practice of...

Drop spindle with wool

Drop Spindle Spinning Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

26 Oct 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $290.00

Learn to spin wool by hand with Cloverleaf Corriedale Stud owner, award-winning fleece producer, and skilled fibre woman Ronelle Welton.In...

Three women seated at looms with instructor looking over

Saori Weaving Workshop at the Rare Trades Centre

Classes, Lessons, Workshops and Talks

31 Aug 2024 to 1 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.0 kms | Price from: $405.00

Find your Zen at the loom.Join Prue Simmons, one of only three accredited Saori weaving teachers in Australia and discover...

Singer at the microphone

Ballarat Film Society – Stop Making Sense

Community Event

12 Sep 2024

Distance from: 2.1 kms | Price from: $30.00

Viewing a filmed music concert has been a tradition of the BFS, so this year we are fortunate to have...

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