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.
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
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
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
Colonial artist John Glover?s paintings display exquisite detail and glorious mastery. They also depict colonial heritage, the history of landscape art and an Aboriginal presence. It is all these things that see people making the pilgrimage to Glover?s former land grant, Patterdale Farm. The house at Patterdale, itself a subject of Glover paintings, still stands today and the landscape is … Read More
The Blooming Tasmania inagural Flower and Garden show will be held at the Albert Hall in Launceston, on the 23rd – 26th September 2016, to showcase the full range of Tasmanian horticultural product, accommodation, landscape design, floristry and garden tourism the state can offer the public.
AGFEST is Tasmania’s premier rural field day event, turn by Rural Youth Tasmania, and held over three days at the beginning of May. ?AGFEST 2016 will be held on 5-7 May at Quercus Park, Carrick, with a huge variety of exhibitors. The Rural Youth Organisation of Tasmania Inc. was originally administered by an officer from the Department of Agriculture and … Read More
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
Thoroughbreds race meeting, incorporating the Elders Longford Cup. Longford comes alive with the colour and excitement of the Tasmanian Summer Racing Carnival, world class thoroughbred horse racing, fashions, glamour and entertainment. The Longford Races are a true country meeting in Longford – the home of many horse studs and training facilities. Held on New Year’s Day, the party atmosphere at … Read More
Woolmers Estate is hosting a Festival of Roses at the National Rose Garden on the 15th November 2015. In the words of one attendee at last year’s festival ” As far as the eye could see, there was rose after rose after rose; an evocative, impressionist canvas. In my mind?s eye I caught a glimpse of Monet in his painter?s … Read More