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BENDIGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC.

PRESERVING HISTORY FOR THE FUTURE

Events

2022

‘Walks into History’ 2022

First Sunday of the month at 10.00 a.m.   

Cost: Non members $10.00,  Members $5.00 (unless otherwise specified)

Events remain subject to COVID 19 restrictions.

June 5th 

“Wesley – Forest Street Uniting Church” Judith McCarthy explores this very early church of Bendigo.

Meet at the entrance at 2.00 p.m. NB Afternoon start time.

 

National Trust Heritage Festival 1st April – 31st May 2022

Sunday May 15th 10.00 a.m.

“Beating the Bounds”

Roger Muller, surveyor, and others, will guide us on this ancient ritual and tour of the early boundary stones of Bendigo.

This will be a car tour with a map . Cost: Members $15.00. Non-members $20.00.

Bookings essential. Phone  0472 975 068

 

Walks into History

June 26th  

“Bendigo’s Grand Old Dame – Villa Fortuna” Paul Banks will lead a tour of this grand mansion of Bendigo

followed by Devonshire tea.  Meet at the Chum Street entrance. Cost $45.00 pp. Bookings essential. 0472 975 068

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.

September 4th

“Stories of Bendigo’s Chinese Precinct” With Leigh McKinnon. Meet at the Lotus Flower Chinese Precinct.

October 2nd 

“A meander through the White Hills Cemetery”. With Carol Holsworth. Meet at the main entrance.

November 6th 

“Balak Kalik Manya – Walking Together”. A short stroll through Dja Dja Wurrung’s history of Bendigo.

Meet at TAFE courtyard.

December 4th

“A Cricketer’s tour of the QEO and caretaker’s house museum.” with Dennis Johanson and Stan Cue

(former curator). Meet at the View Street entrance of the QEO.

RHSV History Month  October 2022

October    Magical History Tour

Further details TBA – refer to our website and newsletter closer to the event .

Shamrock Hotel Tours

Subject to Covid 19 Restrictions

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