Glover Prize 2022

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Glover Prize

Celebrating the legacy of John Glover, The John Glover Art Prize in the historic village of Evandale offers one of the most significant art awards for contemporary landscape painting.

Glover Prize 2020

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Glover Prize logo 2020

Celebrating the legacy of John Glover, The John Glover Art Prize (Glover Prize) has become one of Australia’s most significant awards for landscape painting, open to artists from anywhere in the world. It is awarded annually by The John Glover Society Inc. for the work judged the best contemporary landscape painting of Tasmania.  Landscape painting is defined in its broadest sense. … Read More

Penny Farthing Festival 2020.

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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

Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival 2019

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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

Glover Prize 2019

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Glover Prize for landscape art, Evandale, Tasmania

John Glover and Prize John Glover was a successful British painter and contemporary of Turner and John Constable. Glover painted in the picturesque style advocated by Claude Lorraine, taking the Grand Tour of Europe and wandering the moors and mountains of Britain in search of inspiration. Glover immigrated to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) to join his children, arriving on 18 … Read More

Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival 2018

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After the resounding success of the inaugural festival in 2017, the Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival is set to return for a second year, bringing some of the world?s finest musicians to the state?s north for a romantic spring weekend of fine food, wine and captivating musical performances. Set among the exquisite halls, churches and barns of historic Evandale, before moving … Read More

Glover Prize 2018

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Glover Prize 2018

Held over the long weekend in March, the Glover Prize celebrates the legacy of English born artist John Glover. The John Glover Art Prize (Glover Prize) has become one of Australia’s most significant awards for landscape painting, open to?artists from anywhere in the world.

Penny Farthing Festival

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The Evandale Village Fair is held annually in February, and features a full program of Penny Farthing bicycle racing featuring the National Penny Farthing Championship.