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Exhibitions Reds Under The Bed Politics through history has tried to divide people with the fear of the ‘other.’ In 1950’s Ballarat, it was the ‘Red’ scare. Reds Under the Bed explores the local history of the turbulent 1950’s and looks at similar instances and contexts through Australian history where fear of the ‘other’ has divided our community and working people. 26 Where: Trades Hall, 24 Camp Street, Ballarat When: 10am to 5pm, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: Free More information: www.unionsballarat.org.au Accessiblity: Wheelchair access Aviation Museum 27 Ballarat Aviation Museum is a unique collection of aircraft, engines and aviation memorabilia from the 1920’s to the present day. Where: Ballarat Airport When: 10am to 5pm, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: Adults $10, Concession $5, Children $4, Family $20 More information: www.ballarataviationmuseum.com.au Avro Anson Museum 27 The friends of the Avro Anson Museum have collated a wonderful display of photographs, documents and memorabilia depicting the history of the Ballarat Airport. See restoration works underway on one of the original Avro Anson planes which operated during WW2 from the Ballarat Airport. Where: Ballarat Airport When: 1 to 5pm, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: Adults $6, Children $1, Family $12 Tramways Museum - Postcards: 1880’s to the 1980’s 28 Where: Ballarat Tramways Museum When: Trams run 12 to 5pm, Saturday & Sunday Cost/bookings: Free 32 BALLARAT HERITAGE WEEKEND 2017