Weston Bate - The Lucky City

Presented by Ballarat Historical Society. Weston Bate is a social historian, and the author of many books including 'Lucky City - the first generation at Ballarat (1851-1901)'

Where: Ballarat Mechanics Institute
When: 7.30pm, Tuesday 9 May
Cost/Bookings: $5 (includes supper)
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Clunes Booktown on Sunday

With Dominic and Marie Romeo. Clunes is a place where it’s possible to have great conversations every day, but each month the Booktown on Sundays Series steps it up a notch. The talks bring writers who’ve written outstanding books about important ideas to Clunes. Attendees get the chance to meet the authors and hear the stories behind the books.

Where: The Warehouse in Fraser Street, Clunes
When: 2pm Sunday 21 May
Cost/Bookings: Free
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Ballarat Library presents Narelle Harris

Melbourne-based author, Narelle Harris, is visiting the Ballarat Library during the Ballarat Heritage Festival. This interactive event will have budding authors inspired to create their next mystery novel! Narelle will speak about her experiences as an author and then jump in to a workshop to share the process of writing a successful mystery plot.

Where: Ballarat Library
When: 2.00pm Tuesday 23 May
Cost/Bookings: Free. Bookings required. Light refreshments provided. Visit Central Highlands Librariesfor more information.

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Beers Through The Years Talk - Peter Aldred

Peter Aldred, head lecturer in brewing at Federation University, discusses the science of brewing and beer.

Where: Ballarat Mechanics Institute, Sturt St Ballarat
When: 6.00pm Thursday 25 May
Cost/Bookings: $10 / $6 BMI members
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