Ballarat Heritage Weekend 2018 - Page 36

Fashion and Craft A VICTORIAN SILHOUETTE A Victorian Silhouette offers a behind-the-scenes look at the work of Sovereign Hill’s costume department, as well as original 19th Century costumes and accessories from the Gold Museum collection. Bonnet-makers demonstration: Watch bonnet-makers in action as they re-create elegant headwear from the Victorian era. WHERE: Ballarat Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street Ballarat    WHEN: 10am–5pm, Saturday and Sunday. Bonnet-makers demonstration - 1pm–5pm, Saturday only. COST: See website for details. A VICTORIAN SILHOUETTE REVEALED PANEL DISCUSSION Join a panel discussion with Sovereign Hill’s Costume Department to find out how they create the ‘Victorian Silhouette’. You will also have a chance to try a crinoline (a structured petticoat) and experience what it was like to be a Victorian woman in the 19th century. WHERE: Ballarat Gold Museum, Bradshaw Street Ballarat    WHEN: 2pm–4pm Saturday. BOOKINGS: sovereignhill.com.au ‘HANKIES AND THEIR STORIES’ EXHIBITION A showcase of handkerchiefs from the hankie lovers in our community. Handkerchiefs will be on display along with their stories of how they were acquired, loved and the journeys they have had. WHERE: Little Square’s Garage at 81A Humffray Street North, Ballarat WHEN: 9.30am–4pm, Saturday (also on from May 1–30) COST: Free 36 BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 2018