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Walks into History September 4

Sunday September 4th “Stories of Bendigo’s Chinese Precinct” With Leigh McKinnon. Meet at the Lotus Flower Chinese Precinct  at 10.00 a.m.    Cost: Non members $10.00,  Members $5.00 (unless otherwise specified) Events remain subject to COVID 19 restrictions.

Walk Into History

Walks into History August 7th “A picture gallery such as would do credit to this City”. (P. Hayes, Mayor 1887). With Heather McNeill. Explore the early years of the building and items from the first collections of Bendigo Art Gallery. Meet at the View Street entrance of the Gallery.

Annual General Meeting 2022

The 2021-2002 AGM of the Bendigo Historical Society will be held at the TAFE Theatrette at 2.00 p.m. on Friday August 5. All positions declared vacant. Nomination form at following link.   Committee Nomination Form 2022

Pop Up Shop: Vintage women’s clothing, accessories & fancy goods

We’re holding a pop up shop with genuine goods from 1900’s to 1960’s. Dates: 27, 28 & 29 May 2022 Time: 10.30am – 4.00pm Location: Bendigo Historical Society 11 Mackenzie Street, Bendigo See what we’ve got available on our Pop Up Shop page (Read the post for more details)  

Movie Night at Star Cinema

MOVIE NIGHT THURSDAY 28 APRIL  BENDIGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY FUNDRAISER “THE DUKE” Star Cinema       7.00 p.m. Tickets $22.00 *****  Booking directly through Star cinema  via link below Bendigo Historical Society fundraiser: The Duke at Star Cinema – movie times & tickets

Walks into History

Sunday April 3rd        10.00 a.m.        and        2.00 p.m. Cost: Non members $10.00,  Members $5.00 (unless otherwise specified) “The Wonders of Mining at Victoria Hill” Billy Allen – geology and mining history extraordinaire. Meet at Victoria Hill (opposite the Goldmines Hotel)  

“Walk into History” Sunday March 6

March 6th “Belgravia – where the bloody hell is that?”   Pip and Dennis Johanson explore this fascinating area of Bendigo. Meet at the QEO View Street entrance.

Sunday February 6 “Walk into History”

  Sunday February 6th “The View Street Flaneur” Jim Evans guides us along one of Bendigo’s favourite streets. Meet at Dudley House, 60 View Street Bendigo at 10.00 a.m. Non Members $10.00. Members $5.00

Events and Meeting Dates

Events and Monthly Meetings Dates for 2022 are now available on this website.

Relocation of Bendigo Historical Society Collection

The BHS collection is to be relocated from the Bendigo Regional Archive Centre in Nolan Street. Negotiations are ongoing to secure a new storage space for the collection with sufficient workspace for volunteers to continue cataloguing the Collection. BHS is also trying to secure enough space to include Research services …