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May 7, 2022

Small film gets big local screening

AT a private cinema in the heart of Ballarat an audience of visual artists and actors were privy to a screening of the multi...

May 5, 2022

Club seeking comeback after floods

CRESWICK Golf Club members have made their call on office holders for the next twelve months at club’s annual general meeting last weekend. Incoming president...

April 8, 2022

CresFest, the life of the party

FROM the Court House to courtyard, the Town Hall to Church Hall, over the weekend Creswick was alive with the sounds of CresFest, the...

March 29, 2022

Helping people find their voice

WITH international travel back on the agenda, there’s never been a better time to stimulate your brain to brush up on, or start learning,...

March 16, 2022

A symphony of celebration

MEMBERS of the Ballarat Symphony Orchestra are busily tuning up their instruments to bring a delightful performance of symphonic indulgence to the Wendouree Centre...

March 6, 2022

Stellar performance hopes for CresFest

EVEN though they might not know it, everyone has a singing voice, and Stella Savy, renowned vocalist and instrumentalist, is working with over 30...

February 15, 2022

Creswick to come alive

PLANNING for CresFest, which is set for the first weekend of April, is quietly bubbling away with events in preparation for the arts festival. The...

January 16, 2022

On finding Daisy Llewelyn

PICTURE Her is a theatre piece about the search for early Ballarat photographer Daisy Llewelyn. It’s been created by Marg Dobson, a local writer and...

December 10, 2021

CresFest officially launched

IT was a night of celebration at the Creswick Town Hall last Saturday for the launch of CresFest 2022. Musicians entertained a capacity audience who...

December 4, 2021

Words make sense for dementia

AS the rain softly fell on the dementia friendly forest and sensory trail in Woowookarung Regional Park for the recent launch of Green Scripts,...

November 13, 2021

A bloomin’ great plant sale

GARDEN lovers came prepared to pick up some wonderful bargains at Creswick Garden Club’s annual plant sale last Saturday. Postponed last year due to the...

June 6, 2020

Finding the strength in Wayne’s challenges

FORMER Ballarat management consultant Wayne Strong has turned sadness, sorrow and grief into a catalyst for fundamental personal growth and change. Following the death of...

June 4, 2020

New president to drive Creswick golf forward

TV freelance technical director Barry Lamb is more used to making sure others are in the limelight but now he’s has stepped up to...

March 20, 2020

The gift to keep on giving

AN emotional Graeme Kent, director of Aussie Action Abroad, struggled to hide his tears when receiving two thousand dollars from Sing Australia Ballarat and...

February 24, 2020

Operetta in the Oddie

THE Art Gallery of Ballarat's Women's Association first introduced its Last Sunday of The Month concerts in 2001 to encourage a broader interest in...

January 11, 2020

Dean says farewell to congregation

A STEADY stream of parishioners, friends and well-wishers came to say goodbye the Very Reverend Chris Chataway, the Dean of the Cathedral Church of...

December 17, 2019

Outstanding Performance by the Tudor Choristers

THE Tudor Choristers, one of Melbourne’s best loved and best-known choral groups, recently gave a delightful Christmas performance at the Anglican Cathedral in Ballarat. The...

December 11, 2019

New ensemble hits the right note

KLEMANTYNE Ensemble, the inspiration of Nicci Dellar, violinist, teacher and visionary, gave its inaugural performance on Sunday at the Anglican Cathedral, in front of...

December 9, 2019

Tudor Choristers sing Nowell

ONE of Melbourne’s best known and loved choral groups, the Tudor Choristers, will delight Ballarat with a feast of Christmas songs and music when...

November 20, 2019

Sunday concert to benefit Music Foundation

THE Anglican Cathedral of Christ the King will resonate to the sounds of trumpets, trombone, tuba, French horn and organ when The Little Brass...

November 17, 2019

Judges impressed at garden show

LEADING up to this year’s Creswick Flower and Homecraft Show it rained, it hailed and just occasionally the sun shone – but nothing was...

November 14, 2019

Ballarat Base Nurses League holds AGM

WITH one-hundred and thirty-one years of nurse education under its belt, the Base Hospital Trained Nurses League’s Vice-President Jan Ross welcomed attendees to the...

July 24, 2019

Songs and music raise funds for Lifeline

SING Australia Ballarat & Ballarat North, along with The Little Brass Band and special guests Piper Brad Saul and soloist Meaghan Sullivan are presenting...

July 17, 2019

Xmas Crackers in July at the Cabaret Club

JULY is the perfect time to celebrate Xmas Crackers with The Little Brass Band at the Cabaret Club. With a flourish of favourite carols, a...