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Bendigo Library

259 Hargreaves Street

Bendigo, VIC 3550

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The darker side of our chocolatiers and confectioners. Presented by Desiree Pettit-Keating.

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The darker side of our chocolatiers and confectioners

Desiree Pettit-Keating (Bendigo Regional Archives Centre) explores both the bitter and the sweet in the world of chocolate and confectionery across the centuries in north-west Victoria. Uncover surprisingly tragic tales of lost loves, suspicious deaths and intrigue.

Desiree is joined by Dr Emma Robertson (La Trobe University), author of Belles from Bournville and Beyond: Histories of Women Chocolate Workers in Australia and Chocolate, Women & Empire: A Social & Cultural History.Includes chocolate demonstrations and tastings from Hayley Tibbett (Indulge Fine Belgian Chocolates) and Sue Schrieber (Choclartiste)

Join live at the library or on Zoom, or catch up later on YouTube

For more information contact Dr Ruth Ford on 5444 7981 or via R.Ford@latrobe.edu.au

www.latrobe.edu.au/archaeology-and-history

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IMPORTANT: This session will be run using Zoom. You will need an internet-connected device to participate. An event link will be emailed to you 1 hour before the session starts.

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