Tour of Langley Hall

Sunday 1 October, 10.00 a.m. Tour of Langley Hall, a goldfields landmark since 1904. Tour leaders: Thomas and Simone Heywood. Meet: Langley Hall, 484 Napier Street White Hills, Bendigo. Tour and morning tea $25.00. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL. 0472975068   Image from State Library Victoria.

Walk cancelled Sunday Sept 3.

The Walk Into History (Coliban Water System) scheduled for Sunday September 3 has been cancelled  due to the  unavailability of Coliban Water Staff to lead the tour. We are hoping to re schedule this tour in 2024.

Monthly Meeting September 1

Friday 1 September 2 p.m.  History rescued from a rubbish skip – James Lerk La Trobe Art Institute, 121 View Street Bendigo Guest speaker James Lerk, Bendigo historian, will tell how he rescued legal papers from a waste bin following a fire in 2003. Many of the papers offer a valuable ...

Red Ribbon Agitation

Sunday 27 August 11 a.m. Red Ribbon Agitation – 170th anniversary – outdoor event. Red-Ribbon-Agitation Meet at the Bendigo Piazza, View Point Rosalind Park. Come and enjoy a performance by the Bendigo Theatre Company telling the story of 1853 when thousands of miners demanded a fair license fee. Free event ...

Events in August

Annual General Meeting Friday 4 August, 2.00 p.m. La Trobe Art Institute, 121 View St. Bendigo. Walk into History Sunday 6 August, 10.00 a.m. Carpenter Without a Hammer. Tour leader: James Lerk explores Thomas Carpenter’s influence on Bendigo. Meet: Alexandra Fountain, View Point, Bendigo.

Events in July 2023

3 Diary dates for more BHS events & significant fundraising launch. Saturday 1 July, 11am -12.00 Fundraising Appeal Launch – all welcome History House, 11 MacKenzie Street Bendigo Bendigo is getting a community museum. Join us as The Hon. Maree Edwards, MP and City of Greater Bendigo Mayor Andrea Metcalf, ...

Walk into History Sunday March 5

Sunday 5 March, 10.00 a.m.  Bendigo Women, a celebration of International Women’s Day.Tour leaders, Pip Johanson and Heather McNeillMeet at the Tourist Information Centre, Pall Mall, Bendigo The International Women’s Day 2023 campaign theme is: #EmbraceEquity. During this walk you will be introduced, or learn more about only a few ...

History House reopening January 31.

The BHS Collection has been relocated to History House at 11 Mackenzie Street Bendigo.                                                              The new location is now open ...

“Walks into History” February and March 2023

Cost: Non members $10.00  Members $5.00 (unless otherwise specified). Sunday 5 February 2023, 10.00 a.m.   A new perspective from the Bendigo Creek. Tour leader: Peter Cox, President, National Trust Bendigo Branch A walk from Golden Square Fire Station to Lake Weeroona along the cobblestones of the Bendigo Creek with commentary on various ...

History House Reopening January 31.

Bendigo Historical Society History House at 11 Mackenzie Street will be closed for six weeks. History House will reopen on Tuesday January 31 from 9.00 a.m.- 3.00 p.m. Email contact will still be available. See details on the BHS website.