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Ballarat events and festivals don't stop for Winter
Ballarat is a town full of grand architecture, a beautiful lake and gardens, and a vibrant arts and culture scene. Several key events including exhibits, markets, and festivals, are free over winter, and are a great way to stay active and entertained during the colder months.
Ballarat Town Centre. Credits: Wikipedia user Mlpearc
The Art of Science
The Art Gallery of Ballarat is at 40 Lydiard Street, North Ballarat. An exhibition from Museum Victoria called The Art of Science will be open to the public from the 1st of June to the 21st of July, and will show artworks, rare books, and stunning images taken through microscopes and lenses. Enquiries: (03) 5320 5791.
The Ballarat International FOTO Biennale is a month long festival of photography staged across Ballarat from the 17th of August to the 15th of September. Venues include the Post Office Gallery and Ballarat Town Hall. Enquiries: (03) 5331 4833, firstname.lastname@example.org
Talbot Farmers Market
Talbot is about 45 minutes drive heading North from Ballarat, but well worth it for a premium farmers market. The market is held every third Sunday of the month across winter. The market runs from 9am to 1pm, and is located in the Talbot Historic Precinct at Scandinavian Crescent, Talbot. Enquiries: email@example.com