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A Victorian First - Brought to you by Bendigo Art Gallery, 'House of Mirrors' is a fascinating walk-through installation composed of a labyrinth of seemingly endless mirrors. Getting out is an art.

Created by Melbourne installation artists Christian Wagstaff and Keith Courtney, House of Mirrors focuses on the darker side of altered perception playing with themes of uncertainty, thrill and paranoia.

Constructed with forty tonnes of steel and fifteen tonnes of mirrors, the bare basics installation relies on precise geometry and spatial design to lose yourself in endless reflections. No added gimmicks, no special effects and no special lighting. The primary ingredients are carefully arranged mirrors, geometry and pure optical illusion.

House of Mirrors brings an authentic sense of amusement a thrilling blend of delight and fear.

Tickets are available at the door.

Open daily 2 9pm, last entry at 8.30pm

Easter Friday, Saturday & Sunday: 10am 10pm, last entry 9.30pm

For Easter, don't forget the annual Hazeldene's Bendigo Easter Festival, April 14 - 17. It's Australia's longest running cultural festival.

The 2017 Hazeldene's Bendigo Easter Festival promises to be filled with fun and entertainment for the whole family.

Bendigo's CBD will come alive with activities and events within walking distance of each other and heaps of parking nearby.

Saturday sees the fun continue in Rosalind Park with loads of fun activities and great entertainment. Dance, drums, Lion Teams and 100,000 crackers are all part of the Chinese Spring Festival and the Awakening of the Dragon as Bendigo celebrates its Chinese heritage on Saturday on the Dai Gum San Precinct. As the sun sets, find your place along the road to cheer on the convoy of illuminated floats in the Bendigo District RSLTorchlight Procession concluding with a spectacular fireworks display over the city.

Join thousands as the line the streets on Easter Sunday to watch the gorgeous display of colour in the Bendigo Advertiser Gala Parade.

Experience the excitement as Sun Loong, the world's longest Imperial Chinese Dragon, weaves his way through the historic streetscapes of Bendigo.

You can view the full schedule of events here. Most events are free to attend, however there are some that are ticketed.

Visit the www.bendigoeasterfestival.org.au for all the details.

For all the latest on the Bendigo Easter Festival, 'like' the official Facebook profile.

If you're looking for accommodation? Book through the Bendigo Visitor Centre on 1800 813 153 or www.bendigotourism.com for great accommodation rates and even better service.

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When: 7 April - 30 April
Where: Bendigo
Cost: Adults $10 | Under 5 over 80 free
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Can't believe that the House of Mirrors is not open Easter Monday. Maybe I will just go shopping. 😡
by Vrich (score: 0|6) 40 days ago
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