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PRESERVING HISTORY FOR THE FUTURE

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Events

“Summer in the Parks” 2020   First Sunday of the Month at 10.00 a.m.     Cost $5.00 pp.

Meet outside the Visitor Information Centre

Sunday February 9     CBD and Hargreaves Mall

Sunday February 16    CBD and Hargreaves Mall

Sunday February 23    McCrae Street and the Chinese Precinct

 

Walk into History

First Sunday of each month     

March – December 2020    $5.00 pp.

Sunday 1 March 10.00 a.m.

‘Yidden in Paradise’     Jewish Bendigo

Meet at the Alexandra Fountain / Piazza, Bendigo. Join Howard Nathan on a walk through the CBD and surrounds, visiting sites that are significant to the Jewish community of Bendigo.

 

Sunday 5 April 10.00 a.m.

“King’s bridge and its surroundings. A taste of Irishtown.”   Tour guide James Lerk.

Meet at the gas works retort house in Weeroona Avenue, Bendigo.      NOTE Uneven terrain for walking.

 

Sunday 3 May 10.00 a.m.

“Passport to the Borough”  Tour guide Aylene Kirkwood.

Meet at the old Courthouse, Sailors Gully Road, Eaglehawk.

 

Sunday 7 June 10.00 a.m.

“Mining at Victoria Hill”   Tour guide Billy Allen.

Meet at Victoria Hill, opposite the Goldmines Hotel (49-57 Marong Rd, Golden Square).

 

Sunday 5 July 10.00 a.m.

“Bendigo’s Deutscher Verein”   The Bendigo German Society.     Tour guide Dennis Johanson.

Meet at the Vahland drinking fountain between the Supreme Court building (71 Pall Mall) and the Conservatory Gardens in Pall Mall, Bendigo.

 

Sunday 2 August 10.00 a.m.

“Rough and cut diamonds of Diamond Hill”    Tour guide James Lerk.  NOTE $10.00 pp. Duration 3-4 hours.

Uneven terrain. BOOKINGS REQUIRED.  Phone 0472 975 068

Meet in MacDougall Road, Golden Square.

 

Sunday 6 September 2.00 p.m. NOTE Afternoon event.

“Forest Street Uniting Church”    Tour guide Judith McCarthy.

Meet at the front of the church in Forest Street, Bendigo at 2.00 p.m.

 

Sunday 4 October 10.00 a.m.

“Bendigo’s Chinese Precinct”   Tour guide Leigh McKinnon.

Meeting place to be decided.

 

Sunday 1 November 10.00 a.m.

“Legal Bendigo”    Tour guides Pip and Dennis Johanson.

Meet in front of the Supreme Court building, 71 Pall Mall Bendigo.

 

Shamrock Hotel Tours

When: Sundays at 2.00 pm
Cost: $15.00 (Includes afternoon tea)
Bookings: Bookings required at the Hotel Shamrock
Phone: 5443 0333