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Anti Poverty Week: Bendigo’s Big Night Out

This week is anti-poverty week. The aim of this week is to strengthen the understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty in Australia and around the world, to encourage action by individuals, communities, organisations and governments to address these problems. Bendigo Foodshare have organised Bendigo’s Big Night Out which will take place this Thursday,

Ride2Work Day: Where to park your bike

Ride2Work on Wednesday 17 October for a better way to start your day! There will be a free community breakfast to celebrate in Hargreaves Mall. Festivities kick off at 7:30am and include music, community and bike shop stalls and other entertainment. Breakfast is served between 7:30am and 8:30am. With help from Bike Bendigo, we've researched

The Wine Science Show

An exciting addition to the inaugural Bendigo Comedy Festival, a comedy and educational talk about all things wine. Join Luke Morris as he explains the origins of Champagne, explains how alcohol affects the body, and answers questions about how much you can drink and why you drink. The event will be held at local comedy hot

Dining with a four-legged friend

Does your pup look longingly at the door wondering where his invite is when you leave for your Saturday brunch? We have done some on-the-ground research to find the best dog-friendly dining spots in Bendigo for you and your furry friend. Wallys Dog Café Bendigo Off Leash Dog Park, Strathdale This mobile café is not

Where to watch the AFL Grand Final

If you’re a footy fan, especially a Pies or Eagles supporter, this Saturday is the most exciting day of the year… AFL Grand Final Day. Unfortunately, the weather in Central Victoria is forecast to be pretty average. With a maximum temperature of 15 degrees, we’re thinking we will be indoors for this one. So, we’ve

The MIFF Travelling Showcase in Bendigo

The MIFF Travelling Showcase is hitting the road across regional Victoria and will arrive in Bendigo at Star Cinema from 5-6 October 2018. The Showcase will bring highlights from this year’s Melbourne International Film Festival. The two day program features four diverse films including the Opening Night film, ACUTE MISFORTUNE, starring Daniel Henshall and Toby

Where to find Bendigo’s best craft beer

Contributor:  Jo Doye, Treasurer Bendigo Beer Co-Festival Director - Bendigo on the Hop Favourite beer style: Red IPA Favourite brewery: Bridge Road Brewers   Cambrian Hotel Walking into the bar, you’ll feel at home instantly. A true country pub minus the tasteless macro lager on tap. Here you won’t find anything on tap owned by the

Food with a view

The cooler weather has well and truly begun to kick in! As the colder months see us enjoying our Sunday brunch surrounded by four walls, we have put together a collection of the restaurants and cafés in Bendigo with a great view-so you can admire the outdoors from the comfort of the indoors. Gallery Café

Say cheese!

Where do you go for good cheese in Bendigo? These are our top picks. Bendigo Wholefoods 314 Lyttleton Terrace, Bendigo Well you can’t go past Bendigo Wholefoods for quality local cheese including Boosey Creek, Goldfields Farmhouse Cheese, Holy Goat and Lochelian. They also have a vegan and dairy free cheese, as well as a whole

Best Fish and Chips in Bendigo

We thought that in the lead up to Easter, 'The People of Bendigo' would need to know where to go to get their fill. We do suggest that you may want to ring and order to avoid long delays on Good Friday though - you can even call the day before. Our pick! Mick's Fish