Calamity Jane poster

Calamity Jane hits the stage

Castlemaine Secondary College student Karli Showell spent her work experience week with the Castlemaine Mail editorial team recently to get a taste of life...

Myths and legends

There's the local woman who used to serve tea to kangaroos - or so Maldon folklore has it. Then there's the legendary visit paid by...
Mary Poppins 'family cast' members on the steps of the Bluestone Theatre.

A family affair!

In a 'perfect in every way' coincidence, Sprout Theatre Company's upcoming production of Mary Poppins the Broadway Musical boasts a host of performing families. Artistic...
Is for the Blind

Bringing the quartets to life

Regarded by many critics as the great last work of acclaimed 20th century poet T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets is about to be brought to...


Froomes bridge saga back on Council agenda

Battlelines are again being drawn up over the future of Castlemaine's historic Froomes Road Bridge with the matter drawing some impassioned discussion during public question time at this week's Mount Alexander Shire Council meeting.