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Malcolm Drinkwater ‘The World’s Largest known single mass of gold – The true story’

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Malcolm Drinkwater ‘The World’s Largest known single mass of gold – The true story’

Sat 22 October at 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

October marks 150 years since the discovery of the world’s largest known single mass of gold, the Beyers and Holtermann Specimen, at Hill End, near Bathurst. All audience members will have the chance to win great prizes. “We have goldrush DVDs and books as lucky door prizes and our major prize includes some Hill End gold and copies of my books signed by Holtermann’s descendants.” Tickets for the event have been on-sale from Thursday 28th July and can be purchased online at or at Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre’s ticket box office ph: 6333 6161. Ticket price includes the documentary premiere, Q & A forum session, light refreshments. Prices – Adult $25, Concession $20, Junior/child $10, Student $15, Family 2 + 2 $60, Family 2 + 3 $70, Family 2 + 4 $81 and group of 10 or more $20.


Sat 22 October
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Bathurst Memorial Entertainment Centre
105 William Street
Bathurst, NSW 2795 Australia
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02 6333 6166
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Local government area
Bathurst Region
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The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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