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BENDIGO HISTORICAL SOCIETY INC.

PRESERVING HISTORY FOR THE FUTURE

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Events

2021 National Trust AUSTRALIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL  April 18—May 2.

‘Our Heritage for the Future’.

Contact Pip Johanson for further Information 0472 975 068

 

Sunday 18th April – 11am

“Monumental Bendigo” Walk

To celebrate International Day for Monuments and Sites.

Meet at the RSL Gardens, Pall Mall, $5 p/p with Pip Johanson and Heather McNeil

 

 Sunday 2nd May – 3pm

“The Almost Lost Wineries of Strathfieldsaye” Bus Tour

Discover the stories of the historic wine areas in the region and places of interest along the way.

Bus provided by Strathfieldsaye Community Enterprise Grant.

Bookings essential, $15 pp. Phone 0472 975 068 or 0409 957 691

 

‘Walks into History’ 2021

First Sunday of the month at 10.00 a.m.

Cost: $5 (unless otherwise specified)

April 11th

“Kings Bridge and its surroundings a taste of Irishtown” with James Lerk. Meet at Gasworks retort house, Weeroona Avenue, Bendigo. Note: Unsteady terrain.

May 2nd

“Passport to the Borough” with Aylene Kirkwood. Meet at the Old Court House, Sailors Gully Road, Eaglehawk.

June 6th

“Mining at Victoria Hill” with Billy Allen. Meet at Victoria Hill (opposite the Goldmines Hotel)

July 4th

“Bendigo’s German Community” with Dennis Johanson. Meet at Vahland Drinking Fountain (Pall Mall) 

August 1st

“Rough and Cut Diamonds of Diamond Hill” with James Lerk. Meet at MacDougall Road, Golden Square (over Hattam Street near Keatings and Kings) Note: 3-4 hours with unsteady terrain. Cost: $10. Booking essential. Call: 0472 975 068 

September 5th

“Forest Street Uniting Church” with Judith McCarthy. Meet at entrance. Commences at 2.00 p.m. 

October 3rd

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

November 7th

“Legal Bendigo” with Pip and Dennis Johanson. Meet at Bendigo Supreme Court.

Shamrock Hotel Tours

Currently postponed

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