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Sunday Walk and Open House

December 4th  10.00 a.m.

“On the Way to History House” with BHS members.

Meet at the View Street entrance of the QEO. The walk will explore the area around View Street and Mackenzie Street. History House will be open from 11.00 a.m. for a rescheduled Open Day for Members.

Participants in the Walk are welcome to join with members for tea and coffee at

11  Mackenzie St after the walk.

 

December 4th  11.00 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.

Open Day at BHS History House  11 Mackenzie Street.

Members and Visitors welcome to call in to view the new home of the BHS.

Volunteers available to guide you. Tea and coffee available.

 

Coming Events

Monthly Members’ meetings

Friday November 4   “Fares to the Fair”   Women Bus Conductors in Interwar Melbourne

Emma Robertson, Associate Professor, La Trobe University.

Walk Into History

Sunday November 6th  10.00 a.m.

“Balak Kalik Manya – Walking Together.” A short stroll through Dja Dja Wurrung’s history of Bendigo with Rodney Carter.  Meet at the TAFE courtyard.

 

The wonders of mining at Victoria Hill Walks

RHSV History Month  1 – 30 October 2022 Final events.

Sunday October 30th at 10.00 a.m. and 2 p.m.
“The wonders of mining at Victoria Hill “ led by Billy Allen with extensive knowledge of geology and mining history.. Meet at Victoria Hill (opposite the Goldmines Hotel).
Cost $10 ($5 members).

 

Creek Walk POSTPONED

POSTPONED

The Walking Tour of Bendigo Creek scheduled for Sunday October 23 at 10.00 a.m.  with Peter Cox (National Trust) has been postponed because of the predicted rain event over the weekend.

This event will be rescheduled in 2023.

 

RHSV History Month  1 – 30 October 2022 Final events.

Sunday October 30th at 10.00 a.m. and 2 p.m.
“The wonders of mining at Victoria Hill “ led by Billy Allen with extensive knowledge of geology and mining history.. Meet at Victoria Hill (opposite the Goldmines Hotel).
Cost $10 ($5 members).

Movie Night Fundraiser October 20

Bendigo Historical Society Movie Night FUNDRAISER

Thursday October 20 at Star Cinema at 7.00 p.m.

“THE LOST CITY OF MELBOURNE”  is a documentary that has just premiered at the Melbourne International Film festival and is being released in a small number of cinemas. The BHS event is now live on the Star Cinema website and tickets are for sale. Please book on line. Cost $22.00.

The direct link is: https://www.starcinema.org.au/movie/bhs-fundraiser-the-lost-city-of-melbourne.

History House Now Open.

The BHS Collection has been relocated to History House at 11 Mackenzie Street Bendigo.

The new location is currently open to the public on Thursdays from 10.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Phone 03 5442 1005 during these hours.

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.