Violet Street, California Gully primary schools bring Red Ribbon Rebellion to life with Bendigo Historical Society

Elspeth Kernebone
Updated August 29 2019 - 3:42pm, first published August 27 2019 - 1:00pm
Pictures: NONI HYETT

BRANDISHING placards, bearing flags and shouting, Bendigo schoolchildren re-enacted the city's famous Red Ribbon Rebellion of 1853.

Subscribe now for unlimited access.

or signup to continue reading

All articles from our website & app
The digital version of Today's Paper
Breaking news alerts direct to your inbox
Interactive Crosswords, Sudoku and Trivia
All articles from the other in your area
Elspeth Kernebone

Accident brought me to journalism, but every day convinces me again that strong media is more important than ever. After a starting off as the sole reporter in a tiny NSW town, I’m loving the teeming metropolis that is Bendigo. Focussed on health, business and education. Got a tip? Email

Get the latest Bendigo news in your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to stay up to date.

We care about the protection of your data. Read our Privacy Policy.