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

Longford Academy Summer School in Building Conservation

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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

Woolmers Estate Festival of Roses 2019

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Woolmers Festival of Roses 2019

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

Entally Gardenfest 2019

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Entally Gardenfest 2019

Gardenfest is Entally House’s annual celebration of spring. Featuring a wide variety of stalls from plants, garden ornaments & homewares, there is something for the whole family. Our Farmyard is full of delicious food & beverage options, to keep you fuelled as you enjoy the stunning gardens & outbuilding, all maintained by the Friends of Entally volunteer group. Your furry, … Read More

Tasmanian Craft Fair

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Tasmanian Craft Fair 2019

Held annually in the picturesque township of Deloraine in northern Tasmania, an amazing array of talented artists and craftspeople exhibit and demonstrate their work as part of the Tasmanian Craft Fair. The Tasmanian Craft Fair is the largest display, sale and working demonstration of all types of crafts in the Southern Hemisphere, held annually over 4 days at the start … 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

Campbell Town Open Gardens

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A selection of early spring gardens of blossoms and bulbs within easy distance round the town. Plant stalls and country hospitality. Entry is just $5/person and covers all gardens. Tickets available on the day from 5 King St. Campbell Town.

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

Farm Gate Festival

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Farm gate food and wine festival Tamar Valley

Welcome to Farm Gate Festival ? a premiere food and farming event in the Tamar Valley of northern Tasmania. A selection of farmers and producers are opening their gates for the weekend, on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th November 2017, giving you the chance to get onto the farm, meet the people who grow and make your food, and hear their stories. There … Read More

Campbell Town Show

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Tasmania?s ?Paddock to People Show?. A vibrant celebration of all things rural. Friday 2nd & Saturday 3rd of June 2017. Come and visit the Southern Hemisphere?s oldest continually running Agricultural Show. The Campbell Town Show has always been the venue for country and town people to meet together. We have an exciting program of sheep, horse, working dog & wood … Read More