Ballarat Heritage Weekend 2017 - Page 17

Ballarat Q&A Join Geoffrey Blainey and George Adams for a lively panel discussion and Q&A about Ballarat and its history, mysteries and characters. Facilitated by Bryce Ives, head of the Fed Uni Arts Academy. 13 Where: Ballaarat Mechanics Institute, Sturt Street When: 4pm, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: Free More information: Accessiblity: Wheelchair access Bryce Ives High Tea with Lindsay Family Expert Joanna Mendelssohn Join acclaimed author, researcher and art critic Joanna Mendelssohn for a decadent High Tea at Creswick’s historic American Hotel, as she talks about her journey uncovering the secrets of Creswick’s famous Lindsay Family. Amongst the lush surrounds of the Lindsay Room, Joanna will unravel how research into her two books - Lionel Lindsay: an artist and his family and Letters & Liars: Norman Lindsay and the Lindsay family - lead her to discover a different side to the family. Where: Lindsay Room, The American Hotel, 90 Albert Street, Creswick When: 2pm to 4.30pm, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: $46.50 More information & tickets: or call the Creswick Hub at 5345 2145 Accessiblity: Wheelchair access Heritage Expo Heritage Expo Visit the grand old dance hall upstairs at Town Hall and immerse yourself in a range of displays and exhibitions from groups such as The National Trust, Ballarat Historical Society, collections from the City of Ballarat’s archives and more! Each group will present a talk or slideshow throughout the weekend. Schedules are available at the venue and online. Includes the winners of the 2017 Heritage Awards hosted by the National Trust Ballarat. 2 Where: Ballarat Town Hall, Sturt Street When: 10am to 5pm, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: Free More information: 17