Penny Farthing Festival 2020.


National Penny Farthing Championships flyer 2020

Events held throughout the day include:   – The feature race of the day, the National Penny Farthing Championship. The fastest eight riders advance through heats in to the final, which is over 4 laps of the circuit, a total distance of one mile.  – Separate championship races for ladies, juniors (under 16), veterans 1 (50+), 2   (60+), 3 … Read More

Longford Academy Summer School in Building Conservation


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This seven-day course focuses on traditional building materials including stone, brick, mortar, plaster, wood, metals and finishes. It covers their properties, how they weather and decay, and how they are best conserved. Topics include salt attack and rising damp, repointing of mortar joints, timber decay and termites, and galvanic corrosion of metals. Theory sessions are supported by inspections on the … Read More

Festivale 2020


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FESTIVALE TASMANIA – FOOD AND WINE FESTIVAL Festivale is one of Tasmania’s premier summer events. A three-day celebration of the very best Tasmanian food and wine, beer, cider and spirits, arts and entertainment. Held annually, Festivale attracts around 28,000 patrons and takes place on the first weekend of February. Originally established in 1988 as a multi-cultural street party, it has … Read More

Festival of Small Halls


Festival of Small Halls Longford

Situated at the historic Heritage Corner on Wellington Street, sits the Longford Town Hall. Within its doors, the Longford Town Hall welcomes you with polished timber floors, traditional high ceilings and a heritage inspired ambiance. The grand stature of the Longford Town Hall provides a multi–use venue for the community and is used by a large selection of groups and … Read More

Woolmers Estate Festival of Roses 2019


Woolmers Festival of Roses 2019

Woolmers will be displaying thousands of roses, as well as over 80 stalls ranging from wine, food, jewellery, art and crafts, at their annual Festival of Roses. There will be some wonderful activities for children on the day. Woolmers Estate, near the historic town of Longford, is a unique and fascinating reflection of colonial life in Tasmania and is one … Read More

Longford Blooms 2019


Longford Blooms open gardens

Open Garden Weekend Longford Blooms, Longford’s Open Garden weekend, celebrates Longford’s beautiful gardens in spring, in conjunction with the Woolmers Festival of Roses.   This year’s gardens include two historic gardens that have never been opened before, and many other local gardens.  Also on offer will be plant stalls, craft, food and champagne.   Tickets are available on the day and … Read More

Entally Gardenfest 2019


Entally Gardenfest 2019

Gardenfest is Entally House’s annual celebration of spring. Featuring a wide variety of stalls from plants, garden ornaments & homewares, there is something for the whole family. Our Farmyard is full of delicious food & beverage options, to keep you fuelled as you enjoy the stunning gardens & outbuilding, all maintained by the Friends of Entally volunteer group. Your furry, … Read More

Tasmanian Craft Fair


Tasmanian Craft Fair 2020

Held annually in the picturesque township of Deloraine in northern Tasmania, an amazing array of talented artists and craftspeople exhibit and demonstrate their work as part of the Tasmanian Craft Fair. The Tasmanian Craft Fair is the largest display, sale and working demonstration of all types of crafts in the Southern Hemisphere, held annually over 4 days at the start … Read More

Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival 2019


Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival

The Chamber Music Festival returns to the exquisite Georgian village of Evandale and then moves through glorious countryside to Longford and Hagley. Another stop at the remarkable World heritage listed Brickendon Estate for the final gala concert will be a real highlight, as will lunch with the musicians overlooking the lake at Josef Chromy Vineyard. Musically, there are well-known chamber … Read More

2019 Longford Show


Longford Show Tasmania

The Longford Show is a superb day out for all the family. From sideshows to sheep, silky chickens to showbags, there’s something for everyone. Program of Events 8:30am Poultry and Pigeon Judging commences 8:30am Show Jumping Commences 8:45am Official Opening Kennel Section 9:00am Sheep Judging commences 9:00am Kennel Show commences 12pm Judging of Country Show Boy/Girl 1:00pm Junior Sheep Handlers … Read More