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Dyeing to Weave SAORI

26 Jan 2019

Japanese Bengala Eco-Dye and Shibori Workshop

Delve into the beauty of Bengala earth dyes in this fun, hands-on workshop at Prue Simmons’ Dyeing To Weave Studio in Clunes. These gorgeous eco-dyes are derived from the earth, are non-toxic and easy to use with cold water. Learn [...]
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Art & Design
27 Jan 2019

Dyeing to Weave SAORI

Japanese Indigo Dye and Shibori Workshop

Learn about the rich history of indigo dyeing with Japanese crafts and culture aficionado Prue Simmons at her Clunes studio. Discover traditional Japanese shibori and itajime folding techniques to create gorgeous patterns in cloth.

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Art & Design
28 Jan 2019

Dyeing to Weave SAORI

Japanese Indigo Dye and Shibori Workshop

Learn about the rich history of indigo dyeing with Japanese crafts and culture aficionado Prue Simmons at her Clunes studio. Discover traditional Japanese shibori and itajime folding techniques to create gorgeous patterns in cloth.

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March

Art & Design
09 Feb 2019

Dyeing to Weave SAORI


Japanese Indigo Dye and Shibori Workshop

Learn about the rich history of indigo dyeing with Japanese crafts and culture aficionado Prue Simmons at her Clunes studio. Discover traditional Japanese shibori and itajime folding techniques to create gorgeous patterns in cloth. Experiment with kanoko, kumo and arashi [...]
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Food
09 Feb 2019

Mr Jones


Summer Pop Up Catfish Thai Street Food

Indulge in a hat-worthy dining experience as Ballarat’s award-winning restaurant Catfish returns to the city for three nights only.  Settle in for an evening of authentic Thai cuisine, as head chef Damien Jones (of Michelin restaurant Nahm) takes you on a [...]
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Craft
10 Feb 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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Food
13 Feb 2019

Mr Jones


Summer Pop Up Catfish Thai Street Food

Indulge in a hat-worthy dining experience as Ballarat’s award-winning restaurant Catfish returns to the city for three nights only.  Settle in for an evening of authentic Thai cuisine, as head chef Damien Jones (of Michelin restaurant Nahm) takes you on a [...]
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Art & Design
14 Feb 2019

The Art Gallery of Ballarat


The Song Company: Treble Helix Unlocked

Take a step back in time with Australia’s premier classical vocal ensemble, The Song Company, as it reads the music of the Eton Choirbook from a beautiful DIAMM facsimile. The Eton Choirbook stands at the crossroads of the Renaissance. One [...]
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Music
17 Feb 2019

The Lost Ones


The Audreys

Join multiple ARIA award-winning folk rockers The Audreys as they relive some of their much-loved hits, as well as a suite of new numbers and unexpected tunes. Be mesmerised by Taasha's vocals and Tristan's six-string mastery, and yield yourself to [...]
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Music
21 Feb 2019

The Lost Ones


Z-Star Delta

Savour the modern country blues and desert rock sounds of explosive duo Z-Star Delta as they take to the stage at The Lost Ones Basement Bar. Featuring international artist and producer Zee Gachette and guitar prodigy Sebastien Heintz, this unlikely [...]
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Produce
23 Feb 2019

Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat


The Secret Life of Bees

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
07 Mar 2019

The Art Gallery of Ballarat


Visual Thinking Strategies two-day workshop

Visual Thinking Strategies uses art to develop students’ critical thinking, communication and visual literacy skills. Presenter Christine Healey is an experienced VTS trainer, coach and facilitator whose initial training in New York was followed up with two fellowships at America’s [...]
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Produce
16 Mar 2019

Backyard Beekeeping Ballarat


The Secret Life of Bees

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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OLAF / KERSTENS EXHIBITION


Admire exclusive photographic works from two of today’s most significant practicing Dutch photographers – Erwin Olaf and Hendrik Kerstens. Exhibited in the majestic Craig’s Royal Hotel, this regional-first is hosted in collaboration with the Ballarat International Foto Biennale.

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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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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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