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Murder most (historically) foul comes to the BMI | The Courier



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Imagine yourself dining at a beautiful fund-raising gala in Ballarat, hosted by the beautiful and exotic Lady Diamantina Bowen, wife of the Governor of Queensland. Witty, cultured and talented, the Ionian-born Diamantina is hoping to fund the expansion of the newly-built Ballarat hospital. She’s invited wealthy grazier Thomas Learmonth to the dinner, and somehow bushranger Kitty Morgan has found her way in. Also in attendance is miner and fraudster William Bailey. He’s tricked the Learmonth family out of the ownership of a profitable mining venture. Not everyone will survive the night. This is the premise for one of the most entertaining events of the Ballarat Heritage Festival, an 1870’s Murder Mystery Dinner Party…

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