Ballarat Heritage Weekend 2017 - Page 10

Tours and Open Buildings Her Majesty’s Theatre Tours 8 Take a behind the scenes look at one of Australia’s most historic theatres. Her Majesty’s Theatre has been a central part of the cultural life of Ballarat since it opened in 1875 as the Academy of Music, and has been continually used as Ballarat’s home of live performance ever since. Where: Her Majesty’s Theatre, 17 Lydiard Street South When: 11am, 12pm, 1pm & 2pm, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: Free. Limited places. More information: www.hermaj.com Begonia Princess - Paddleboat Tour of Lake Wendouree Join us aboard The Begonia Princess paddleboat, Lake Wendouree’s premier floating attraction and the oldest original paddleboat on the lake. Hear about the history of the lake and enjoy seeing the sights on this one-hour cruise. 9 Where: Departs from the mooring at View Point, opposite the Lake View Hotel. When: Various times, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: $15 per person. Tickets available at www.ballarattickets.com.au More information: begoniaprincess.com.au/events or 0455 129 977 Accessiblity: Wheelchair access 10 BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 2017