Longford Blessing of the Harvest


Longford Harvest Festival - Blessing of the Harvest

To celebrate Longford’s pride in being the hub of one of the richest agricultural districts in Tasmania, the town holds a Blessing of the Harvest annually. The 2016 event will be held Sunday 6 March.The Longford Blessing of the Harvest Festival has been held on a Sunday in early March every year since 1995. For a number of years the … Read More

2015 Tasmanian Trout fishing season opens August 1

An adult Rainbow trout

The majority of Tasmania’s inland waterways are officially open for the 2015 Trout Fishing season on?Saturday 1st?August, with the Inland Fishery Service stocking fisheries around Tasmania with adult Brown trout from highland streams. ? Recent snow falls will see rivers rising for the start of the season.   Licences are available from the Inland Fishery website.? You can read about … Read More


A Heritage Festival signature event. The Winter Festival will launch a sculpture exhibition to challenge your view of conflict and compassion. Set in the heritage coach house and stables surrounding the Clarendon Green, the Festival is a complete arts experience with working artists’ stalls, food, wine, whisky and song, pony rides. Music and fashions from WW1 to 1940s. Working horses … Read More

Classic Cars at Clarendon


Calling all car enthusiasts – vintage, veteran, bikes and so much more. Join in for a relaxing family day out. Food, drink, children’s activities, Taiko drummers and entertainment. Caf? open or bring your picnic rug. Dogs welcome.

Longford Show


Equestrian events, chopping and tree felling, animal nursery, rides, games and more. The Longford Show, which prides itself on being a family show, is considered one of the best one day shows in Tasmania. The attendance over the past few years has been approximately seven to eight thousand people. The show features well patronised equestrian events, which include show jumping … Read More

The Glover Prize


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