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Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat

29 Sep 2018

The Secret Life of Bees – SOLD OUT

Where would we be without the humble honeybee? In this exclusive open hive experience, Amanda Collins and Scott Denno of Backyard Beekeeping, will guide you through an intimate exploration of a live honeybee hive. See, hear and smell the aromas of [...]
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Art & Design
13 Oct 2018

Pottery with Ruby Pilven

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Food & Drink
19 Oct 2018

Vino Veloce – Pig n Pinot

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November

Art & Design
13 Oct 2018

Ruby Pilven


Pottery with Ruby Pilven

What better way to spend a Saturday than learning pottery in an idyllic country studio with ceramicist extraordinaire, Ruby Pilven? In this exclusive opportunity, you’ll learn the basics of how to throw a pot on the pottery wheel and a [...]
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Food & Drink
19 Oct 2018

Mitchell Harris Wines


Vino Veloce – Pig n Pinot

Looking for the perfect way to kick off a weekend in Ballarat? Well here it is. Welcome to winemaker speed dating at Mitchell Harris Wines (don’t worry, it’s not real dating). In small groups, you’ll spend about 10 minutes with [...]
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Craft
27 Oct 2018

Sovereign Hill


Leather Belt Making Workshop

A good pair of boots, your favourite jeans, that t-shirt you’d happily never take off; there’s something special about these things that become a part of you. The patina tells a story about where you’ve been, what you’ve done. Never [...]
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Craft
04 Nov 2018

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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17 Nov 2018

Salt Kitchen Charcuterie


Nose to Tail – A Charcuterie Experience

Somebody once said, “a weekend well spent brings a week of content”. And what better way to spend an afternoon than a workshop and long lunch with Mick Nunn from Salt Kitchen Charcuterie and John Harris of Mitchell Harris Wines. [...]
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BOAA - Biennale of Australian Art


Experience the largest ever showcase of Australian art as more than 165 artists from across the country transform Ballarat as part of this festival of sculpture, painting, music, and installations.

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Earle Ballarat
Lascelles Terraces


Stay in a space of pure luxury laden with historic elegance at the lovingly restored Earle Ballarat – Lascelles Terraces. Boasting original 19th century features with a contemporary overlay, these Victorian townhouses provide a home base rich in history.

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Mitchell Harris Wine Bar


Serving up award-winning vino from the Pyrenees and surrounds, Mitchell Harris is the perfect place to experience the region’s top drops while indulging in a wine-matched dining experience amidst a cosy and modern warehouse setting.

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