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24 May 2019

Attwoods at Underbar

Celebrate the release of Attwoods 2017 vintages with dinner at Underbar. On 24 & 25 May 2019 Derek Boath, Underbar and Troy Walsh, Attwoods wines are teaming up to create a delicious evening of food and wine. ​Be the first [...]
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Craft
02 Jun 2019

Green Woodsmith


Introduction to the Pole Lathe

Immerse yourself in the art of woodworking, as Ballarat woodsmith Paul Ryle takes you on a journey through the techniques used by the bodgers of yesteryear. Nestle yourself amidst Paul’s stunning country property in Buninyong, and learn all the basics [...]
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Craft
03 Jun 2019

Sovereign Hill


Chair making workshop

Spend five days learning traditional woodworking techniques and hand tools to create your very own Sovereign Chair - designed specifically for this class at Sovereign Hill by Master Chairmaker Glen Rundell. This chair will only be run as a workshop [...]
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Food
08 Jun 2019

Black Cat Truffles


A Taste of Truffles

Join us throughout June, July and August for ‘A Taste of Truffles’ - an invitation to find out more about this earthy, aromatic delicacy. Talk to the truffle growers, see their truffle dogs in action, harvest truffles and sample a [...]
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Craft
09 Jun 2019

Sovereign Hill


Become a blacksmith

Ever wanted to try forgeing? Join our talented blacksmiths as they take you through the basics of their trade and teach you the history of blacksmithing on the Ballarat goldfields.
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Craft
16 Jun 2019

Green Woodsmith


Spoon Carving Workshop

Want an excuse to escape Melbourne for a day and learn something new working with your hands? Well, you can’t go past Paul Ryle’s therapeutic and meditative one day spoon carving workshops. Set on his idyllic country property in Buninyong, [...]
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Craft
06 Jul 2019

Green Woodsmith


Introduction to the Pole Lathe

Immerse yourself in the art of woodworking, as Ballarat woodsmith Paul Ryle takes you on a journey through the techniques used by the bodgers of yesteryear. Nestle yourself amidst Paul’s stunning country property in Buninyong, and learn all the basics [...]
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Food
07 Jul 2019

Black Cat Truffles / Craig's Royal Hotel


Feast & Forage

A special combined event with Craig’s Royal Hotel in Ballarat to explore truffles, food & wine. Talk to the truffle growers, see Narla the truffle dog in action, harvest truffles and sample some truffle products with tips on how to [...]
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Stay & Play

Plate Up


Now in its second year, the month-long festival will showcase the region’s best growers, producers, chefs, restaurants and cafes this May 1 to 31. The festival’s line-up of more than 50 events will feature lunches and dinners, workshops, markets, food trucks, high teas, fashion, live music, competitions, and guided beer, wine, whisky and gin tastings.

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The Provincial Hotel


A new luxury boutique hotel and restaurant offering has re-opened the doors of one of Ballarat’s most iconic heritage buildings. The boutique hotel and restaurant provides luxury, timeless beauty and quality nestled within regional Victoria’s western highlands.

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THE LOST ONES GALLERY AND BAR


Enter the ominous walls of a 19th century Masonic Lodge and wander through Ballarat’s contemporary art space The Lost Ones. Venture further below to the speakeasy-like basement bar and delight in tapas, wine and spirits as you while the evening away to a tune or two.

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