National Penny Farthing Championships

Delphine

The wheels of time turn back over a hundred years as the peaceful village of Evandale in northern Tasmania once again plays host to the Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships. 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. Started in 1983 … Read More

Glover Prize

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Glover Prize for landscape painting - Evandale

The Glover Prize for Landscape Painting The Glover Prize has become one of Australia’s most significant awards for landscape painting. It is awarded annually for the work judged the best contemporary landscape painting of Tasmania. The winner receives $40,000 and a bronze maquette of colonial artist John Glover, whose legacy is celebrated though the Prize. Landscape painting is defined in … Read More

Evandale Village Fair and National Pennyfarthing Championships

Delphine

Since 1983 the Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships has built up a reputation for holding the most competitive Penny Farthing races in the world. This year promises to live up to the reputation. Events that will be held in 2016 include: – The feature race of the day, the National Penny Farthing Championship.?The fastest eight riders advance … Read More

The Glover Prize

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The John Glover Art Prize (Glover Prize) is an acquisitive award for a landscape painting of Tasmania. The Glover Prize is awarded by The John Glover Society Inc. Entry is open to local, interstate and international Artists. The winner receives $40,000 plus a bronze maquette of John Glover by Peter Corlett valued at $5,000. All other exhibited entries are eligible … Read More