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Eureka Sunday


Sunday December 12, 2021
10.00 - 2.00PM


Eureka Centre Ballarat




03 5333 0333

Join us to mark the 167th anniversary of the Eureka Stockade at the Eureka Centre with talks, live music and creative activities for the whole family. 

10am - 2pm
Cardboard Landscape: The Eureka Stockade
What do you think the Eureka Stockade looked like? We are inviting kids to get building as we create and decorate a large-scale barricade with life sized barrels, wagons and pikes. Kids can drop in to experience and contribute to this immersive cardboard and paper landscape. Watch the stockade grow throughout the day. 
Free. No bookings necessary. All ages. 

10.30pm -11.30pm
On Bush Poetry
Join Hedley Thompson and Ken Prato in conversation about bush poetry’s historical development and contemporary resonance. They will read and discuss their favourite poets and reflect on popular bush poetry themes of mateship, personal hardship and misfortune. 
Free. No bookings necessary. 

11am - 2pm
Flag Talks (on the hour)
Join us for a discussion on the myths and facts about one of Australia’s most significant cultural artefacts and textile treasures, The Eureka Flag.
Free. No bookings necessary. 

11.30am -1.30pm 
Sausage Sizzle
Giving new meaning to the ‘democracy sausage’, enjoy a sausage sizzle in the beautiful grounds of the Eureka Stockade Memorial Park. 

1pm -1.45pm 
Live music by deborahN
deborahN’s unique brand of Australian, Indigenous R‘n’B is expressed through original songs and inspired interpretations. deborahN shares her soulful and heartfelt songs and stories in a journey through some of her life experiences.
Free. No bookings necessary. 

Image: ‘Eureka Flag Flying’ by Ben Sanders

COVIDSafe Information:
Eureka Centre Ballarat has opened to greater numbers of fully vaccinated visitors. In line with Victoria's Roadmap, visitors aged 16 and above will need to have received both COVID-19 vaccinations and provide verification of their vaccination status or have a valid medical exemption. Density quotients and venue capacity limits are in place to ensure a COVID-safe experience. Entry is subject to compliance with our conditions of entry and COVIDsafe requirements. 

This COVIDSafe Event has been registered with the Victorian Government. To ensure attendees understand the event is registered and that we have undertaken COVIDSafe measures for our event, a copy of the COVIDSafe Event Checklist can be found here. This event adheres to the requirements described in the Public Events Framework, our COVIDSafe Events Checklist, and government public health directions.

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