Free entry to Eureka Centre to mark Eureka Stockade Anniversary

The Eureka Centre has announced a program of community events from December 1-3 to mark the 165th anniversary of the Eureka Stockade, including free entry to the Eureka Centre Museum and the Eureka Flag.

Eureka Sunday Community Day on Sunday, December 1 will include family activities at the historic Eureka Stockade Memorial Park. Members of the public are encouraged to bring their picnic blankets and camping chairs and join in free face painting, petting zoo and Sovereign Hill children’s activities from 10.30am. Food trucks will operate from 10.30am and live music by The Hardies Hillbillies and Freya Josephine Hollick will start from 12pm.

Inside the Eureka Centre auditorium the debate about where the Eureka Flag should reside (Art Gallery of Ballarat or Eureka Centre) and what the preeminent Eureka artefact is (Ballarat Reform League Charter or Eureka Flag) will continue with an exciting new format known as Eureka Soapbox. Hear expert guest speakers argue for their side of a contested argument, followed by five audience members who will present a five-minute soapbox response.

Join the Debate.

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