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April 26, 2014

Mining Mud & Medals events for Sunday 27th of April 2014

by vipsinc

DIGGING IN THE DARK – AT 9.15 AM

Three excellent WW1 military specialists appearing on one morning session 9:15am to 12:30pm at Jackson’s & Co. Ballarat CBD:

Damien Finlayson, military historian and author of the definitive historical reference on Australian Tunnelling Corps

on the Western Front (Crumps & Camouflets).

 

 

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Tim Whitford, former Education Outreach Officer at Melbourne’s Shrine of Remembrance.

One of the key people involved in uncovering the burial site of missing servicemen at Fromelles, France in 2008-09.

 

 

Ross Thomas, mining engineer & exec producer of the Australian WW1 movie ‘Beneath Hill 60’,

will tell the real story of the Real Great  Escape, the first mass escape of WW1 prisoners

who tunnelled out of Holzminden POW Camp in Germany.

 

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MOVIE AT 2 PM AT REGENT CINEMAS:

Come and hear Executive producer Ross Thomas, discuss the making of his movie ‘Beneath Hill 60’,

then stay and enjoy a special viewing on the ‘big screen’.

Venue: Regent Cinemas, next door to Jackson’s & Co.

 

TICKET PRICES on Sunday:

Single session tickets $15 conc or $20 adult
Discounted All Day tickets (covering sessions one and two)  $25 conc and $30 adult.

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