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Sacred Heart Ballarat Tours 2013
« on: May 10, 2013, 11:29:27 PM »
Ballarat Sacred Heart Ghost Tours

What lurks behind the cloistered walls of the Sacred Heart Convent (perhaps one of the most clandestine buildings in Ballarat)?

For the first time in its one hundred and forty year history The Convent and Catholic School of The Sacred Heart will be opening its doors to the curious public, allowing access to its labyrinth of buildings and its abundance of history. Never before has the general public been allowed access to this iconic building still in original and untouched condition.

Behind its eight foot high walls is a place of secrecy and seclusion, yet one bearing witness to the changes of time, both within its walls and within the general Ballarat community. Oh, what tales these walls can tell.

For something unseen lies within the walls of this haven of religious solitude. More than simply an historic building or the subject of urban myth, more than an abandoned place of worship, Sacred Heart has a story to tell.

This ‘behind cloistered walls’ tour of the Sacred Heart Convent is a living history of the building, its witness to local history and an exploration of those who are left to walk the empty hallways alone. We embark on a lamp lit journey into the world of the unknown, of those who are still earthbound.

Expect to be chilled.

2013 TOUR DATES:

Sat 16th Mar 7.45pm
Sat 13th April 6.45pm
Sat 11th May 6.45pm
Sat 15th Jun 6.45pm
Sat 13th July 6.45pm
Sat 10th Aug 6.45pm
Fri 13th Sep 6.45pm
Sat 12th Oct 7.45pm
Sat 9th Nov 7.45pm
Sat 7th Dec 7.45[m

Please call (03) 5348 3211 or email info@theconvent.com.au to secure your position! Ghost tour numbers are limited and will sell fast.
If you have a group of 14+ people please contact The Convent as private tours are possible.

TOUR PRICES:
$45 per person with wine on arrival and coffee at the end of the tour.

Before booking, please be aware participants should be over 16 and that the ghost tour spans two floors of stairs within The Convent.
If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.
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