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Hobbies in Bendigo: Try something new

We're lucky to live in a city where there’s always something on. Whether you’ve just moved to Bendigo, you're a local looking to connect, or simply looking for something new to try, Bendigo has something for you. There are a tonne of benefits of having a hobby. It can help to reduce stress, improve performance

Bendigo’s best brownies!

This post was written by the lovely Issy Kerr, from Seriously Milestones.  I’m a sweet tooth, but I’ve also noticed lately that gluten tends to give me killer heartburn, so in order to satisfy my cravings but also not feel like I’m dying, I’ve turned to my old friend the humble brownie (which are usually made

Top 5 school holiday activities in Bendigo

The January school holidays can be tricky. On some days it’s too hot to do anything, you might run out of ideas, and you probably will become accustomed to the phrase “I’m bored”. We’ve come up with a list of our top five things you can do in Bendigo, these school holidays. Get off the

New Years Eve in Central Victoria

It's hard to believe that 2019 is just around the corner! We've put together a list of things you can do to celebrate the New Year in our beloved Bendigo, and beyond. Bendigo’s Annual Midnight Fireworks Display Rosalind Park, Pall Mall, BendigoHead to Rosi Park and secure your spot under the Poppet Head. Watch the

Great gift ideas: buy local this Christmas

Christmas is coming up so quickly! We really need to get our skates on and start buying gifts for the special people in our lives. Here are some gift ideas you can buy right here in Bendigo. Support local, with gifts that are inexpensive and thoughtful. It really makes a difference to our local

Where to see live music in Bendigo

Live music is something that we always look forward to. Bendigo has some great venues that regularly host touring bands, up and coming artists and local DJs. Here is a list of our favourite five places: Tap House A craft beer and cider lounge that hosts touring bands regularly. With a standing capacity of 300,

Help raise money for Movember with Mo Laughs

If you’re like me, a lady who has no chance of being able to grow her own moustache, comedy fundraiser ‘Mo Laughs’ is a great way to give money to the cause while enjoying a fun-filled night (and not growing facial hair). Prostate cancer, testicular cancer, mental health and suicide are among the leading health

Sunday Night Dining

Who wants to cook on a Sunday night? Usually not us! This is a list of our favourite places to dine out on a Sunday night. Harpoon Social Club 36 High Street The newest, coolest place in town with ramen, bao, food to share (if you're so inclined) and a fabulous selection of gin, whiskey,

Get out of town: Weekend adventures with the family

Are you stuck wondering what to do with the family on the weekend? We’ve put together a few of our favourite adventures, all around an hours’ drive from Bendigo (2 hours for Fairy Park). Go on, get out of town! Hanging Rock Macedon Ranges Only a short one-hour drive from Bendigo, Hanging Rock is a

Get fit for free

Don't have any spare change for a gym membership? No money floating around to pay for a personal trainer? No worries! These are great ways to keep fit for free; that's right. No money! Nada! Bendigo Parkrun Race against yourself and try to beat the clock. Every Saturday from 8am at Kennington Reservoir you can