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The details in botanicals

A NEW exhibition in Ballarat will put the intricate details of flowers and plants under the spotlight.

Topics: See and Do

Art around the town - the Soldiers Hill Artist Collective Art Walk

PRIVATE residences, studios and businesses will open their doors to the public in celebration of the art of one of Ballarat's oldest suburbs - Soldiers Hill.

Topics: See and Do

Examining struggles of female artistry - The Fabulous Maude exhibition

A NEW exhibition at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery will examine the struggles of female artists in Australia. 
 
Topics: See and Do

Black Cat Cottage and Truffles

There’s something quite special about truffles; their rarity, uniqueness of flavours and history, and whether you like them or not, the process of harvesting and preparing is a real art - something which Andres and Lynette Haas from Black Cat Cottage and Truffles have managed to successfully do over the last ten years.

Topics: Festivals and Events Eat and Drink See and Do

Farewelling the ANZAC Day Avoca Races

THE Avoca Shire Turf Club will host its last ever ANZAC Day Races this month with a jam-packed day for the whole family.

Topics: News

Wimmera Hills Winery 

Just under an hour out of Ballarat lies one of the best-kept secrets in wine, and while most will say it’s because of the quality soil and cool dry climate, for Jane Baker from Wimmera Hills Winery it’s the beauty of the place that makes it so perfect.

Topics: Festivals and Events Eat and Drink See and Do

A music-laden Ballarat - upcoming shows you have to see

THERE'S quite a bit of music set to reverberate throughout the Ballarat streets over the coming months. Here's a glimpse of what to expect.

Topics: Festivals and Events

Going on an Easter Egg Hunt

The Easter weekend is fast approaching, and there's no better way to round-off the celebrations than with a good old-fashioned Easter egg hunt. Here we give you the top spots in Ballarat to experience this age-old tradition as well as other Easter-themed activities.

Topics: Festivals and Events

BLOC takes different path with Spamalot

BLOC Music Theatre will take on a slightly different path this year, staging the much-loved Monty Python rip-off Spamalot.

Topics: Festivals and Events

The Mavis's say final farewell in Ballarat

WANTING to embrace some 90s nostalgia? Now's your chance, with iconic pop outfit The Mavis's playing Ballarat this May as part of a national tour.

Topics: News