Evandale Village Fair & National Penny Farthing Championships 2023

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Evandale Village Fair

The most competitive Penny Farthing races in the world! Local, national, and international riders come to Evandale to compete for the title. The streets are closed off and spectators cheer to the thrills and spills of riders on penny farthing bicycles as they race around the circuit at top speed. Parade, refreshments, a lovely day out in the historic village … Read More

Glover Prize 2023

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Glover Prize 2023

The Glover Prize, one of Australia’s most significant landscape prizes, celebrates the legacy of artist John Glover.

Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival

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A celebration of chamber music in some of Northern Tasmania’s most beautiful and historic locations, including Longford, Evandale and Westbury.

Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival

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A celebration of chamber music in some of Northern Tasmania’s most beautiful and historic locations, including Longford, Evandale and Westbury.

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