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BOOK SALE

History House, 11 Mackenzie Street Bendigo Saturday March 9 and Sunday March 10     10.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.Whatever your reading or research interests are, we may have a book for you: directories, tourist publications, brochures maps, calendars, school histories, church histories, photos, posters, local histories, family histories, children’s books, ...

Members and Friends Meeting

Friday 8 March 2.00 p.m. La Trobe Art Institute 121 View Street Bendigo Free event, everyone welcome What happened? How the Bendigo Advertiser unearths history Journalist Tom O’Callaghan finds tales from the dead centre of Victoria and brings them back to life in the pages of the Bendigo Advertiser. He has delved ...

Walk Into History

Sunday 3 March 2024 10.00 a.m. Not Ghosts but Ghost Signs Discover the history of Bendigo through its faded advertising signs Tour leader: Felicity Woodward Meet: steps of the Capital Theatre, View St. Members $5.00. Non-members $10.00.

Sunday 4 February 2024 10.00 a.m.

“Walks into History” 2024 Sunday 4 February 2024       10.00 a.m. ‘Let’s not get sloshed!’  Pubs, breweries and beer shops. Join James Lerk on our first Walk into History for 2024. He will lead us as we wander through the neighbourhood between View and Arnold Streets to tell us the stories of pubs ...

History House open Tuesdays and Thursdays from January 30.

First “Walk into History” Sunday 4 February 2024, 10.00 a.m. ‘Let’s not get sloshed!’ – pubs, breweries and beer shops. Join James Lerk on our first Walks into History for 2024. He will lead us as we wander through the neighbourhood between View and Arnold Streets to tell us the stories of pubs and breweries dotted throughout ...

History House Closed Dec. 4 – Feb. 1.

History House at 11 Mackenzie Street will be closed to the Public from Monday December 4 until February 2024. It will reopen to the Public on Tuesday February 1 from 9.00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m. Building works will be undertaken during this time to construct a Community Museum in preparation ...

Walk into History Sacred Heart Cathedral

Sacred Heart Cathedral – Bendigo’s English Gothic Revival marvel  Sunday 3 December at 2.00 p.m.  NOTE CHANGE OF TIME Meet: Sacred Heart Cathedral, 66 Short Street, Bendigo $5 members, $10 non-members From gargoyles and flying buttresses to marbled floors with angels soaring high above, Sacred Heart Cathedral is not only ...

Movie Night Ford v Holden

Thursday 9 November 7.00 p.m. Star Cinema, Eaglehawk Book now. A fundraiser for our museum with plenty of great old film footage from the times when car rivalry was king, this film will shine a light on passions of car culture in Australia. From the early days of the automobile ...

Walks into History Bendigo Chinese Precinct, Bridge Street Bendigo

Sunday 5 November, 10.00 a.m. meet at the Lotus Flower $5.00 members – $10.00 non-members In this tour Leigh McKinnon will explore the history and personalities of the old Bridge Street Chinatown, from the first Chinese businesses which were established there in the 1850s, its heyday in the late 19th and ...

Life So Full of Promise: Further Biographies of Australia’s Lost Generation – BOOK LAUNCH

PRESENTED BY THE BENDIGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY and LANGLEY ESTATE Life So Full of Promise: Further Biographies of Australia’s Lost Generation by Ross McMullin Langley Hall    484 Napier St, White Hills Vic. Wednesday 25 October 2023     5.30 p.m.-7.00 p.m. Refreshments, book sales and signings by author. Free event. Bookings ...