Entertainment

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

We love tulips

Bendigo tulip facts: There are more than 30,000 tulip bulbs planted (each year) They open at varying times, from mid to late September to mid October, depending on the variety This year, some of the varieties on display are Antarctica, Atilla Graffiti, Strong Gold and Silentia Find them in both the Pall Mall gardens and Conservatory Garden

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

Indoor Play Centres in Bendigo

Baby, it's cold outside; let's play indoors today. Where does one go in this fine city? Well you have a few options: Discovery Science & Technology Centre 5444 4400 7 Railway Place Over 100 fascinating exhibits to explore, including a planetarium, vertical slide, kaleidescope and The Lab. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10am-4pm during school terms. Open daily from 10am-4pm

Music Classes for Children

Bendigo Library Goldfields Libraries hosts a wide range of free children’s activities during the school term throughout the year, as well as special activities in the school holidays. Bendigo Library 5449 2700 259 Hargreaves Street Kangaroo Flat Library 5447 8344 267 High Street  Storytime Read-aloud stories, songs, finger plays, action rhymes and a craft activity to suit children