This seven-day course focuses on traditional building materials including stone, brick, mortar, plaster, wood, metals and finishes. It covers their properties, how they weather and decay, and how they are best conserved. Topics include salt attack and rising damp, repointing of mortar joints, timber decay and termites, and galvanic corrosion of metals. Theory sessions are supported by inspections on the … Read More
Situated at the historic Heritage Corner on Wellington Street, sits the Longford Town Hall. Within its doors, the Longford Town Hall welcomes you with polished timber floors, traditional high ceilings and a heritage inspired ambiance. The grand stature of the Longford Town Hall provides a multi–use venue for the community and is used by a large selection of groups and … Read More
Woolmers will be displaying thousands of roses, as well as over 80 stalls ranging from wine, food, jewellery, art and crafts, at their annual Festival of Roses. There will be some wonderful activities for children on the day. Woolmers Estate, near the historic town of Longford, is a unique and fascinating reflection of colonial life in Tasmania and is one … Read More
Open Garden Weekend Longford Blooms, Longford’s Open Garden weekend, celebrates Longford’s beautiful gardens in spring, in conjunction with the Woolmers Festival of Roses. This year’s gardens include two historic gardens that have never been opened before, and many other local gardens. Also on offer will be plant stalls, craft, food and champagne. Tickets are available on the day and … Read More
The Longford Show is a superb day out for all the family. From sideshows to sheep, silky chickens to showbags, there’s something for everyone. Program of Events 8:30am Poultry and Pigeon Judging commences 8:30am Show Jumping Commences 8:45am Official Opening Kennel Section 9:00am Sheep Judging commences 9:00am Kennel Show commences 12pm Judging of Country Show Boy/Girl 1:00pm Junior Sheep Handlers … Read More
The Longford Jazz Festival will take place again over the weekend of the 20th to the 22nd of September 2019.
On January 19th 2019 The Game of Kings returns to Tasmania with the Annual Barnbougle Polo. Attracting Australia’s best polo players, Barnbougle Polo combines the excitement and drama of this breathtaking game with fine Tasmanian produce and typical country hospitality. A number ticketing options are available including a marquee to the traditional ‘car boot spaces’ are available on the day. … Read More
November is the peak of the rose flowering season in Tasmania, and over two glorious days, Longford Blooms‘ Open Garden weekend showcases some of Longford’s most beautiful private gardens, from small cottage gardens to grandly landscaped designs. Spend the weekend in the historic town of Longford, Tasmania, and experience more than 10 wonderful gardens open this weekend for you to … Read More