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About: fiona

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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...

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 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,...

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...

June 19, 2019

Done golfing for now

WITH winter well and truly set in, the Special Olympics Ballarat Golf’s season has ended, although balls will be back on the tees as...

June 5, 2019

A beautiful welcome to Ballarat

VISITORS to Ballarat who came by train on Saturday morning were greeted with a lovely surprise. Over 50 members of Sing Australia Ballarat and Ballarat...

May 29, 2019

An afternoon of operetta

ON a beautiful autumn Sunday an enthusiastic and appreciative audience heard the first of many concerts to raise funds for the Cathedral’s Music Foundation. Robyn...

May 23, 2019

Makeup masterclass for performers

THE product might have changed from grease paint to powders, gels and eye liners, but the excitement of making up for the stage is...