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Bendigo Venues & Events offers schools a host of opportunities to engage with the artists who visit our spaces. These experiences can greatly complement a trip to our theatres to watch a live performance or participation in an Arts program hosted at one of our venues. From masterclasses with world class artists and in-school workshops to meet-the-artist and career development talks we have a selection of events taking place all year round to enhance your Arts education experience and link to curriculum outcomes.

Contact the Education Engagement Officer to find out more about how your school could make the most of these amazing opportunities. Email for further information.

School reservations must be booked online using the School Booking Form, this form includes information about the Loddon Campaspe Student Excursion Program: Funding is available to schools in the Loddon Campaspe region to cover the transport costs associated with attending arts, cultural and educational experiences, thanks to the Department of Transport and Planning. The Loddon Campaspe Student Excursion Program aims to give regional and rural students better access to arts and cultural activities within the Loddon Campaspe region.

Details about the performances and opportunities available to schools can be found on this page and by searching the What's On page.

We also offer work experience places to year 10 students across the Greater Bendigo region. Find out more and apply online for work experience.

Page banner image (top) - First Nations Secondary School students take part in a writing and storytelling through movement workshop with Torres Strait Islander artist Ghenoa Gela.


Of the Land On Which We Meet

Na Djinang action shot
by Na Djinang Circus 

Wednesday 15 November, 11am @ Ulumbarra

This is a schools only show. Performance followed by a 20 min Q&A. FREE for schools.

Walking on stone and cement it can be hard to remember what it feels like to have earth beneath our feet. What does it mean to be where we are? By opening up the acknowledgement of Country and taking a closer look within it, we search for a way to address the possible lack of connection contemporary Australians have with the spirituality of the land. We follow the journey of three contemporary Australian circus artists with distinct relationships with Country; an indigenous Australian, a descendant of migrants, and a descendant of colonial settlers.

'Of the Land on Which We Meet' hopes to re-discover a connection we once had on Country with 60,000 years of history, spirit and story.

School reservations must be booked online using the School Booking Form.


BV&E acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Peoples as the traditional custodians of the lands where our venues stand and where we share stories through art and culture.

We acknowledge and pay respect to their Elders past, present and future.