Bendigo Music and The Northern Folk

We’re a huge fan of the Bendigo music scene and in particular the Bendigo Blues and Roots Music Festival. When you are choosing dates to come and stay in Bendigo, we recommend you find a gig to enjoy Bendigo music during your stay. The main Festival is on in November each year, but there are Blues and Roots organised gigs throughout the year. The Blues and Roots website is a great place to find out what’s on. This includes gigs and Bendigo ... Read more

Group Bookings Bendigo

There are many reasons people book Stay Social and group bookings remain very popular. Recently a group of songwriters stayed and they loved it! Songwriter and group organiser Meg Smith had this to say: “Stay Social was a fantastic space to hold our weekend songwriting workshop.  12 adults (and all their associated instruments!) fitted comfortably, and The Sunroom made for a cosy and functional meeting room.”  The shared living spaces and location were a highlight for the group:  “After our workshops we were able ... Read more

Stay social – a food hub first

Our house was full of very passionate and talented guests who took part in the first Australian Food Hubs Conference. They took time out give a chook a cuddle and to inspect our wicking bed vegetable gardens in the back yard. After two huge days the first Australian Community Food Hubs conference was deemed a resounding success by many accounts. Bendigo is a strong player in the food systems of the future and we know that all of our community can benefit ... Read more

Stay Social and Celebrate the Story

‘Stay Social’ is a beautiful accommodation space designed to bring people together for work and play. We believe that connections between people can result in new business collaboration that transforms community and life! When Frances Ardern got in touch with us to stay with her family for her book launch we got just a little bit excited and had to share her story with you. “The people who are staying with me at Stay Social span three generations: my late grandmother’s brothers, ... Read more

Early guests staying with “Us”

It was a huge pleasure to have had well known Australian TV actors and crew "Staying Social" recently - it was a LOT of fun! Their show "US" was magnificent and so - well "Bendigo"! Natalie Carr, Travis McMahon, Ned Napier, Daniel Rice, Sally-Anne Upton and Janet Watson Kruse all loved Stay Social. Thanks also to local Bendigonians Playright Margaret Hickey and Director Matt Emond and also to Producer Rosie Koop - what a team! "I booked Stay Social for a cast of ... Read more

Bendigo Family Accommodation

At Stay Social we believe that it takes a whole village to raise a child. Our accommodation is designed to create interaction and inclusion between a diversity of people. It's a good thing to stay social! Stay Social is the perfect for Bendigo family accommodation or even family reunions. You may wish to book the whole guest house accommodating twelve to enjoy that time with your family. With a games room and an outdoor living zone, Stay Social is ... Read more