Bendigo's Must-See Events in Winter

Visit Bendigo for events that will warm your soul.

Bendigo Writers Festival - August 9 - 11

Join us at the Bendigo Writers Festival, the perfect place to meet and talk about books and writing, and, mostly, to enjoy the conviviality of a festival set in View Street, Bendigo. 

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion - August 17 - November 10

See Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion at Bendigo Art Gallery, opening August 17. Explore the work and legacy of Cristóbal Balenciaga, the exhibition showcases more than 100 garments and hats crafted by Balenciaga from the 1950s and 1960s, through to the work of his protégés and contemporary designers who continue to work in the same innovative way today. 

Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music (BIFEM) - September 6 - 8

Be a part of Bendigo International Festival of Exploratory Music (BIFEM). It is an internationally acclaimed annual festival with an emphasis on premiere or rarely-performed long-form works.  BIFEM platforms virtuosity in musicianship and innovation in composition and it's back to Bendigo September 6 - 8.

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IMAGE: Dovima with Sacha, cloche and suit by Balenciaga, Café des Deux Magots, Paris, 1955, - © The Richard Avedon Foundation

Event starts
Friday 9 August, 2019
Event Ends
Sunday 10 November, 2019
Various Locations
Venue Address
Various Locations

Victoria, , Bendigo

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