on March 27, 2019 See + Do

Easter in Ballarat for big kids

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THINK beer, think live music, think lost trades, think Ballarat this Easter.

The Western Hotel
The Western Carpark Jam
When: Friday, April 19 (doors open at 3.30pm).
Where: The Western Hotel, 1221 Sturt St, Ballarat.
Cost: $28.50 (plus booking fee). 
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The Western Hotel is proud to present its inaugural Carpark Jam, turning Good Friday into a Great Friday!
Raise money for the Good Friday Appeal with five hours of live music featuring headline act Skyscraper Stan and
the Commission Flats, DJ Vince Peach, Izzy Losi and the Auracles, Immy Owusu and Grim Fawkner. Tickets are limited, so get in quick to avoid disappointment.

BRT Full Size-Hop Temple-9447-1

Ballarat Beer Hop
When: Saturday, April 20, 11am-5.30pm.
Where: Six Ballarat venues.
Cost: $40 (plus booking fee).
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Get set for an Easter pub crawl where you work your way through six of Ballarat’s favourite venues featuring 12 top Victorian breweries and six of the region's wineries. As part of the Ballarat Beer Hop, each venue will play host to two breweries and one winery. You can purchase a ticket for the venue where you would like to start the crawl and then kick on to the other participating venues at your own leisure. The $40 ticket price includes two 100ml beer samples at each venue (total of 12 samples), one 50ml wine sample at each venue (total of six samples), and a Beer Hop tasting glass.

Participating venues

  • Hop Temple
  • The Mallow
  • Campana's Fine Wine and Deli
  • Freight Bar
  • Housey Housey
  • The Pub With Two Names

Sovereign Hill

Sovereign Hill's Lost Trades workshops 
When: April 6-22. 
Where: Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw St, Ballarat.
Cost: Some workshops will be an additional cost to entry.
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Explore working life of the goldfields, relive history and discover the lost trades with a range of exclusive workshops and free events at Sovereign Hill this April.

The adult-focused workshops include:

  • Become a Blacksmith
  • Leather Belt Making Workshop
  • Build The Perfect Chair
  • Camera Obscura