Life Drawing
Nov
21
6:00 PM18:00

Life Drawing

Tickets:
$25 per class
$20 concession


Life drawing is back at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery. Enjoy some dedicated time examining the human form with facilitator Lisa Nolan. Perfect for the experienced artist who simply wants to keep their skills up, as well as for the novice who wants to try something different. Easels, clips and boards provided. Please bring your own materials.

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Draw the Nude Man in the Bar
Nov
22
7:30 PM19:30

Draw the Nude Man in the Bar

Never had the courage to go to a life drawing class? Always wanted to draw but don’t know where to start? We’ve got the perfect solution. We’ve got the nude - all we need is for you to turn up! Grab yourself a drink, help yourself to some paper and charcoal - and get drawing. Free entry. Leave your inhibitions at the door.

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Freya Josephine Hollick
Nov
24
8:30 PM20:30

Freya Josephine Hollick

General Admission: $27.00

General Admission + Supper: $45.00

Freya Josephine Hollick is an Old-Timey, Country, Folk singer/songwriter from the Victorian Goldfields. Hollick's roots in folk music has led her to blues and country music, through a hunger for knowledge of how and from where modern music evolved. Freya has followed a path back to a time that holds true to her voice, her songwriting and her story. Hollick's voice has been described as haunting, as both powerful and fragile, truly a voice unlike any other, and one that is of another time.

Her new album, Feral Fusion, OUT NOW.

http://www.freyajosephinehollick.com/

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Sunday Session: Kessia Brooke
Nov
25
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: Kessia Brooke

Born and raised in country Victoria, Kessia Brooke is a singer/songwriter with a passion for live music performance. Performing throughout her local community, the multi-instrumentalist utilises storytelling in a blend of nostalgic jazz, folk and satirical honesty. Kessia returns to The Lost Ones following her performance at the Ballarat Busking Championships in May this year. Join us as Kessia reflects on past-self, ideas and experiences in an honest, mellow hue.

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Out of Copyright film night
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Out of Copyright film night

FREE ENTRY

Voyage to the Planet of Prehistoric Women (1968). A group of weirdly dubbed guys decide to fly their spaceship to Venus, get in trouble and need to be rescued. Woodenly acted, they fly hovercraft, wrestle with tentacled plants, shoot lizard people and nearly get covered in lava. Perfect second date night.

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Sunday Session: Tommy Castles
Dec
2
5:00 PM17:00

Sunday Session: Tommy Castles

Surf coast local Tommy Castles brings his “beautifully authentic” folk sounds to The Lost Ones for a Sunday Session. Tommy has toured Australia as both headline and supporting act, playing at Falls Festival, Port Fairy Folk Festival and four sell-out shows with Amy Shark at The Corner Hotel, Richmond. Join us for an afternoon of raw, yet uplifting music that’s laden with earthy tones and melodies to help get the crowd moving.

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Fanny Lumsden
Dec
6
8:00 PM20:00

Fanny Lumsden

Tickets: $38.50
Ticket with supper: $45*

Fanny Lumsden is using her latest single and video release to call a war on pride, and she invites you to come along and hear her sing about it. The release of this latest video and single come hot on the heels of the announcement that her album Real Class Act is finalist for Best Country Album in the 2018 ARIA Awards. Come be a part of the Under Our Hills Hoist Tour. Tickets limited!

* Supper is a mixed mezze plate, cheeses, meats and charred sourdough. Served from 6pm. Tickets booked with supper are given table preference.

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Sunday Session: Floyd Thursby
Dec
9
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: Floyd Thursby

Floyd Thursby’s folk songs, country ballads, weird dark ditties and happy little pop tunes tell tales of love and death, brimstone and ecstasy, the sacred and the profane. He performs solo: one guitar, one voice. Occasionally, he’ll say something funny. “Floyd Thursby has a fascinating voice. But of course, all that would be insignificant without great songs as vehicles for that voice. Thursby has armfuls of them.” (Rhythms magazine)

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Sunday Session: The Treble Cleft
Dec
23
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: The Treble Cleft

A Kora, a Kamale Ngoni, a Hum Drum and a Double Bass create the music of The Treble Cleft. George Peel, Al Wunder and Bruce Millar improvise their way through an aural landscape that evokes images of far off lands. You might even hear the story of a midnight stroll along St. Kilda beach or sense, behind the notes being played, the cacophony of machine tools that built houses, furniture and these musical instruments.

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Sunday Session: Deborah N
Dec
30
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: Deborah N

Deb has been singing for 20 or so years. She began her musical adventures with original songs and after a stint attempting acid jazz in 'Cocoa Soul', performed solo whilst dabbling in her small acoustic soul band 'Otis'.  Deb has an eclectic taste in music. Soul is what comes naturally. She enjoys playing some originals, and covers a variety of music with her 'deborahN' sessions. She also enjoys bringing Motown sounds to life.

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The Curious: panel discussion 3
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

The Curious: panel discussion 3

Free event

The third and final panel discussion, hosted by Federation University. We take a closer look at Ned Kelly, as a figure in history as well as in film. Time to get to know the bloke behind the mask with the help of Dr. Anne Beggs-Sunter, Dr. Demelza Hall and Dr. Lesley Speed.

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Life Drawing
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

Life Drawing

Tickets:
$25 per class
$20 concession


Life drawing is back at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery. Enjoy some dedicated time examining the human form with facilitator Lisa Nolan. Perfect for the experienced artist who simply wants to keep their skills up, as well as for the novice who wants to try something different. Easels, clips and boards provided. Please bring your own materials.

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Sunday Session: Izzy Losi and the Auracles
Nov
11
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: Izzy Losi and the Auracles

Izzy Losi and the Auracles bring an original line up of songs to the Lost Ones. Izzy's voice is a powerful force that begs to be heard live. This soulful act will have you bouncing out of your seat and grooving around the room. Definitely one of Australia's up and comers, Izzy Losi and the Auracles have supported the likes of Mia Dyson and Courtney Barnett. They have been compared to Florence and the Machine, Fleetwood Mac and Missy Higgins.

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Gin Blending Workshop with Animus Distillery
Nov
10
2:00 PM14:00

Gin Blending Workshop with Animus Distillery

Ticket price: $120 (no concessions)

The Lost Ones Basement Bar has teamed up with Animus Gin distillery to bring you a special gin blending workshop.

This masterclass will give you a crash course in the history of gin through the ages, the process of distillation and includes a tasting of Animus' incredible range. The workshop is to be facilitated by Animus Distillery Ambassador, Luke Jacques.

Be guided through the process and create your own bottle of your very own personalised gin!

Your blend shall be crafted in the Animus distillery and sent out to you.

A light sharing platter will be provided to compliment the tasting.

Spots are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment.

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The Curious: panel discussion 2
Nov
8
7:00 PM19:00

The Curious: panel discussion 2

Free event

The second in Federation University’s panel discussion series, where our esteemed doctors discuss Spring. Dr Fred Cahir chats about Aboriginal beautification, Dr Verity Archer examines the Melbourne Cup and Dr Jane Mummery analyses Spring in a time of climate change.

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Life Drawing
Nov
7
6:00 PM18:00

Life Drawing

Tickets:
$25 per class
$20 concession


Another 6-week series of life drawing is back at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery. Enjoy some dedicated time examining the human form with facilitator Lisa Nolan. Perfect for the experienced artist who simply wants to keep their skills up, as well as for the novice who wants to try something different. Easels, clips and boards provided. Please bring your own materials.

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Sunday Session: Katie Bates
Nov
4
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: Katie Bates

She’s the girl you’ll be sure to find in the corner of a dive bar, simply glued to the jukebox. In between effortlessly shrugging the advances of barflies and blow-in drinkers, she trawls through Americana, blues and folk until the songs become engraved on her tongue. Melbourne country and roots songstress Katie Bates will get you dancing off your feet, yet also swaying and longing for a Tennessee lover

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The Curious - panel discussion 1
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

The Curious - panel discussion 1

Free event

Come hear about the strangely unsettling: Halloween and the uncanny. Dr. Alice Mills, Dr. David Waldron and Duncan Hubber examine wildly diverse weirdness as part of Federation Uni’s panel discussion series. From the Americans getting Halloween wrong, to our own local scary stuff and the gothic undercurrents of Lake Mungo.

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Life Drawing
Oct
31
6:00 PM18:00

Life Drawing

Tickets:
$25 per class
$20 concession


Another 6-week series of life drawing is back at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery. Enjoy some dedicated time examining the human form with facilitator Lisa Nolan. Perfect for the experienced artist who simply wants to keep their skills up, as well as for the novice who wants to try something different. Easels, clips and boards provided. Please bring your own materials.

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Sunday Session: Rod Gear
Oct
28
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: Rod Gear

Stalwart musician, Rod Gear returns with his Latin and Middle Eastern musical expressions to The Basement Bar. Using his guitar and loop station, Gear creates subtle loops that draw the listener in, evoking a spectrum of emotion & thought. His arrangements of familiar songs, leave you with the essence of the composition, whilst injecting his own unique views into the mix. A great afternoon for some reflective world music.

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SOLD OUT - Cocktail Fragrance Matching Masterclass
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT - Cocktail Fragrance Matching Masterclass

SOLD OUT - Tickets $45 - includes 4 cocktails

Do you love scent and perfume? Are you a cocktail-connoisseur? We've put them together for a magical, heady evening to celebrate Spring. A joint workshop brought to you by our senior bar team and Ballarat’s own talented Sweet Fern Fragrance Boutique. Tantalise all of your senses with our masterclass of scent and taste.

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Life Drawing
Oct
24
6:00 PM18:00

Life Drawing

Tickets:
$25 per class
$20 concession


Another 6-week series of life drawing is back at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery. Enjoy some dedicated time examining the human form with facilitator Lisa Nolan. Perfect for the experienced artist who simply wants to keep their skills up, as well as for the novice who wants to try something different. Easels, clips and boards provided. Please bring your own materials.

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Sunday Sessions: Wunderhorns
Oct
21
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Sessions: Wunderhorns

Bringing together collective experience as folk, Balkan, jazz, classical and pop musicians, Wunderhorns is the new Balkan brass band in town. Playing trad and new trubaci orkestar classics from Eastern Europe, gypsy coceks, Bulgarian harmonies, and some delightful surprises! Featuring heartfelt trumpet lines, melismatic vocals, soaring clarinet, lush brass layers and funky tuba and percussion grooves. Dance shoes recommended!

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The Treble Cleft
Oct
18
7:30 PM19:30

The Treble Cleft

A Kora, a Kamale Ngoni, a Hum Drum and a Double Bass create the music of The Treble Cleft.   George Peel, Al Wunder and Bruce Millar improvise their way through an aural landscape that evokes images of far off lands. You might even hear the story of a midnight stroll along St. Kilda beach or sense, behind the notes being played, the cacophony of machine tools that built houses, furniture and these musical instruments.

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Bar Choir
Oct
17
7:00 PM19:00

Bar Choir

Are you a shower time soprano? Do you know all the lyrics to every song on high rotation since the 70’s? Have you often the urge to spontaneously burst into song at less than appropriate times?

Then Bar Choir needs you!

Whether or not you can yodel, Tibetan throat sing, hold a note or breathe through your nose join Mary and Paige, our faithful choral leaders, and sing up a storm.

Places are limited

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Life Drawing
Oct
17
6:00 PM18:00

Life Drawing

Tickets:
$25 per class
$20 concession

Another 6-week series of life drawing is back at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery. Enjoy some dedicated time examining the human form with facilitator Lisa Nolan. Perfect for the experienced artist who simply wants to keep their skills up, as well as for the novice who wants to try something different. Easels, clips and boards provided. Please bring your own materials.

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Sunday Sessions: Rylan Noor
Oct
14
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Sessions: Rylan Noor

Rylan Noor is a singer-songwriter/spoken word artist who hails from Far North Queensland’s tropical beaches of Cairns. This storyteller’s music & poetry speaks for his deep connection to the land and the world around him. The percussive taps and slaps on his guitar drive upbeat and ambient sounds.

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Monty Bevins
Oct
11
7:00 PM19:00

Monty Bevins

Monty Bevins is a New Zealand based singer-songwriter. Known as a touching, spirited performer, whose soul-folk songs ask the big questions while telling the small stories. Bevins has built a loyal following throughout his homeland. With a warm rich voice and articulate guitar grooves, he digs out and distills themes of tenderness, personal revolution and adventure. Perpetually touring, at a pace that allows encounter, Monty draws inspiration from the stories of the people he meets.

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Life Drawing
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Life Drawing

Tickets:
$25 per class ($125 for 7 weeks)
$20 concession ($100 for 7 weeks)

PLEASE NOTE ALL EASELS ARE NOW BOOKED - seated drawing still available.

Another 7-week series of life drawing is back at The Lost Ones Contemporary Art Gallery. Enjoy some dedicated time examining the human form with facilitator Lisa Nolan. Perfect for the experienced artist who simply wants to keep their skills up, as well as for the novice who wants to try something different. Easels, clips and boards provided. Please bring your own materials.

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Sunday Session: The Spoils
Oct
7
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: The Spoils

Sean Simmons and Bronwyn Henderson sing songs of pursuit, regret & hope. They have released 3 studio albums with their band The Spoils, played with the likes of Bonnie Prince Billy, Catpower, Mick Harvey, The Church, Tex Perkins, The Drones, Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey BirdsThe Flying Burrito Brothers and toured the world. They have slept on floors and performed in castles.

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Sunday Session: Mozart Horn and Clarinet Quintet
Sep
30
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: Mozart Horn and Clarinet Quintet

Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet K.581 in A Major (1789), will feature Ange Sorrell (clarinet). Bill Stewart (French horn) will play the quintet K.407 in Eb Major (1782). The pieces will be accompanied by Elise Wright and Aimee Knowles (violins), Louise Hildyard and Chris Robson (violas) and Miriam Kriss (cello), Ballarat’s leading string chamber musicians. Other works on the program by local composers and arrangers will complete a program of depth, variety and technical mastery.

 

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Creative Industries Meet-Up
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Creative Industries Meet-Up

Do you make the majority of your income from the creative industries? Are you a designer? A graphic artist? An app developer? A practising artist? What about an architect, interior designer, merchandiser? Or do you make films? Sell photography? Make stuff?

Do you want to hear a little bit more about what's available in town for you, or just want to get out and have a drink amongst like-minded folk?

This month we're welcoming Janelle Ryan, Director of Stakeholder Relations at Runway HQ, who will be coming for a casual chat about the work of Runway and whether they can help you!

Join us at our meet-up.

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Sunday Session: Eddie Nuardo "The Good Whiskey Never Lasts" debut album launch
Sep
23
3:00 PM15:00

Sunday Session: Eddie Nuardo "The Good Whiskey Never Lasts" debut album launch

Eddie Nuardo will be previewing his debut album 'The Good Whiskey Never Lasts'. Recorded in early 2018 by Myles Mumford, the album features stellar instrumental performances by bluegrass musician Pete Fidler (Bluestone Junction), fiddle player John Bedggood (The Wilson Pickers) and Melbourne country stalwart Luke Richardson (The Stetson Family, Raised By Eagles), with the sweet harmony vocals of Helena Plazza rounding out the album's sound. Performing two sets of originals and some old favourites, fans of pure acoustic alt-country are sure to find something to like.

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