May - June is Datimdatim (Boomerang) & Wai-kalk (Wattle) Time!

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Special Events

May 11, 12, 13
Now You See It... After-dark interactive visual arts & music focus at Anderson's Mill, Smeaton

June 2, 16, 30
Town Hall Crawl - Concerts sung by the audience in historic halls, Bharingup, Bullarto, Clunes, Creswick, Dunolly, Glenlyon, Lyonville, Maldon, Maryborough, Talbot

 

Performances, Readings

May 4
Mirusia
The Capital, Bendigo

May 5
Paris Underground, Madotti & Vegas
The Capital, Bendigo

May 8
Bosom Buddies with Nancye Hayes & Todd McKenney
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo

May 12
The Twoks
Old Castlemaine Gaol

May 11
Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds
Theatre Royal Castlemaine

May 12
The Blues Tram, Bendigo

May 16
Bad Manners (ska legends from the UK)
Theatre Royal Castlemaine

May 18
Dylanesque
Old Castlemaine Gaol

May 20
Booktown on Sundays 
Bram Presser, Book of Dirt
The Warehouse, Clunes

May 22
Cushion Concert
The Capital, Bendigo

May 22
Australia on Screen
Star Cinema, Eaglehawk

May 25
Eilen Jewell & Her Band
Theatre Royal Castlemaine

May 29 - 30
Fort by Asking for Trouble
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo

June 2
Sun Rising: Songs That Made Memphis
Old Castlemaine Gaol

June 2
Karin Schaupp & Umberto Clerici
The Capital, Bendigo

June 9
The Blues Tram, Bendigo

June 11
Elders Winter Ball - Winter Chillin
A ChillOut Event, Daylesford

June 13
Which Way Home by Ilbijerri Theatre
The Engine Room, Bendigo

June 13
Cushion Concert
The Capital, Bendigo

June 17
Booktown on Sundays
Michelle Scott-Tucker, Elizabeth Macarthur: A Life at the Edge of the World
The Warehouse, Clunes

June 17
Greta Bradman
Four Seasons Fine Music Festival, Clunes

June 19
Yo Diddle Diddle
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo

June 20
Hotel Sorrento, Hit Productions
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo

June 20, 21, 22
Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival
Theatre Royal, Castlemaine

June 24
Melbourne Welsh Male Choir with Teddy Tahu-Rhodes
Ulumbarra Theatre, Bendigo

June 24
Bendigo Symphony Orchestra
Heathcote RSL Hall

June 26
Australia on Screen
Star Cinema, Eaglehawk


 

Exhibitions

Collection Focus, La Trobe Art Institute

Collection Focus, La Trobe Art Institute

Throughout May to June 11
Marimekko: Design Icon 1951 to 2018
Bendigo Art Gallery

Throughout May & June
New Histories
Bendigo Art Gallery

May 11 to October 7
Bankrolling Bendigo: a history of the Bendigo Bank
Post Office Gallery, Bendigo

May 12 to June 17
Under the Sky - works by Philip Adams, Lynne Edey, Juliana Hilton, Wes Lancaster, Kerry Punton, Tiffany Titshall & Patricia Walsh
Central Goldfields Gallery, Maryborough

May 29 to September 8
Collection Focus
LaTrobe Art Institute, Bendigo

June  18 – August 26
Market Art, winter exhibition
Castlemaine Market Building

June 21 - July 8
In Search of Lost Evenings
Treasure the opportunity to hear the stories of Creswick's older residents in a sound installation by anthropologist and artist Dr Amie Sexton Creswick Hub

June 23 to July 29
Wal Richards Wedding Photographer
Central Goldfields Art Gallery, Maryborough

Photo: Wal Richards  

Photo: Wal Richards  

June 30 to September 9
Paul Guest Prize
Bendigo Art Gallery

 

 

Festivals, Markets

Allison Walsh

Allison Walsh

May 5, 6
Booktown
Clunes

May 5
The Great Trentham Spudfest

from 10am to 4pm
Trentham

May 5, 6
Four Seasons Fine Music Festival
Clunes

May 12, 13
National Trust Heritage Weekend
Smeaton

May 19
Newstead CFA Community Market

May 19, 20
ILLUMIN8 Festival of Light and Peace
The Great Stupa of Universal Compassion
Myers Flat, Bendigo

May 20
Trove Makers' Market
Bendigo

May 27 - June 3
Reconciliation Week Exhibition Castlemaine Market Building

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June 9, 10, 11
Queens Birthday Weekend Festival
Dunolly

June 17
Greta Bradman
Four Seasons Fine Music Festival, Clunes

June 20, 21, 22
Castlemaine Documentary Film Festival
Castlemaine

June 23
The Village Festival
Castlemaine and Newstead