What a royal treat we have in store for you this winter. You won't even feel our crisp mornings and sunny afternoons as you will be too busy visiting all there is on offer.
Under the heading -Stay and play like a Royal - have we got a stroll down history's lanes for you.
Tudors to Windsors traces the history of the British monarchy through the outstanding collection of the National Portrait Gallery, London.
This exhibition highlights major events in British (and world) history from the sixteenth century to the present, examining the ways in which royal portraits were impacted by both the personalities of individual monarchs and wider historical change.
In August you can snuggle up for the whole weekend at the Bendigo Writers Festival.
Just one ticket will give you entry to most events. You'll be enriched by all the authors and their ideas for the next 12 months.
Chewton is home to many characters, rugged individual Aussies for the most part. Make sure you go visit Richard Yates and his chainsaw carvings, and his work on Rod Hadfield in particular. You're in for a treat and a great back story here.
Click on the link to check out all the fabulous things to see and do in our region this winter.
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Don't forget to mark your diary for the Balenciaga ~ Shaping Fasion show.
The work of fashion revolutionary Cristobal Balenciaga will be on show at Bendigo Art Gallery in August.
Cristobal Balenciaga's exquisite craftsmanship and pioneering use of fabrics revolutionised the female silhouette, setting the scene for modern design.
It's a must see while you're in Benders too!
Too tired now to lift a finger? Then relax and read all about booking your seat for the tourism event of the century - a ride into space.
Sir Richard Branson claimed his Virgin Galactic service would be taking passengers into space by the end of 2019 - that is, a few months from now.