The 2020 Chamber Music Programme features unique locations in Longford, Evandale & Westbury, with brilliant musicians, conversations & exquisite food and wine.
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
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
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
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
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
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.
This event promises a feast of fine classical music and gourmet cuisine, and is set among some of Tasmania?s most exquisite historic homes and gardens. We have some of Australia?s oldest and best preserved heritage places and precincts, including Evandale in northern Tasmania where the Festival is taking place. Timed to coincide with the spring bloom, the event will also … Read More
2017 is the 250th anniversary of Glover?s birth. To honour this significant date, the Glover Society is facilitating Glover 250, a program of activities throughout the state The diverse program gives you the chance to walk in the footsteps of this most important artist who wandered the island, sketching its landscape, its colonial homesteads and imagining an Aboriginal place prior to … Read More
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