Dr Ben Mountford will present this year’s lecture, entitled “The Sydney Ducks are Cackling in the Pond” Colonial Australia and the Making of the Californian Gold Rush.

Drinks served at 5.30pm, lecture commences at 6pm.

Bookings recommended.

Image Courtesy of the California Historical Society.

Location: Victoria Theatre, Sovereign Hill, Bradshaw Street, Ballarat

Cost: FREE but bookings recommended via link above

Enquiry: Jan Croggon, Historian, Sovereign Hill, Ballarat - phone 0353371173; email jcroggon@sovereignhill.com.au

Region: Goldfields Date: 18 October 2017 Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm