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Why I wish I was in Bendigo for Easter

It’s no secret the Easter weekend is one of the busiest weekends on Bendigo’s event calendar, and for good reason too! I’m not going to be in Bendigo for Easter this year but I REALLY wish I was. For me, the Bendigo Easter Festival is a celebration of so many different things. I love to

New play set for a world premiere in Bendigo

Tripwire Theatre Inc. are in rehearsal for a new play which promises to deliver a big impact this March. Written by local theatre-makers Megan J Riedl and Jacob Honeychurch, The Belly Dancer is a bold new performance inspired by real-life experiences of family violence. The play, which has been almost two years in the making,

International Women’s Day

International Women's Day is on Friday 8 March 2019. It means different things to different people around the world. What does this day mean to you? For some it's a celebration, for others it's a call to action to accelerate gender equality, and for many it's an opportunity to align and promote relevant activity. The

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