Festival of Roses

Delphine

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

Deloraine Craft Fair

Delphine

The Tasmanian Craft Fair is Australia?s largest display, sale and working demonstration of arts and crafts, held annually at the start of November in the picturesque town of Deloraine. A not-for-profit event run by the Rotary Club of Deloraine, the Fair hosts more than 230 arts and craftspeople, involves more than 1000 community volunteers and attracts more than 20,000 people … Read More

Longford Show

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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

Rock and Rodz

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A celebration of the cars, music and fashion of the 1950s and 1960s held at the Longford Showground, Longford, Tasmania. ?All proceeds to Camp Quality.

Tasmanian Trout Expo 2015 – Cressy

Delphine

The Cressy area is a mecca for fly fishing. Known as the ?Gateway to Trout Fishing Paradise? with accessibility to Brumby?s Creek, the Weirs, the Macquarie Lake and Liffey River.? The Tasmanian Trout Expo in September 2015 is a family friendly event highlighting Cressy’s central location for trout fishing.?? With a backdrop of the beautiful Great Western Tiers, be in … Read More

Longford Jazz Festival

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September 19th Friday – Venue The Happy Chef 4.00 to 6.00:? Jam session? : set groups —-write name on board as you come in? ——???? 4 numbers per set: 06.00 to 7.30: Dinner with background recorded jazz 7.30 to 9.30:? Introduce venue , sign up musos: Mix and match .???? —Entry $5.00 Saturday morning—Anglican Hall ?Public $10 10.30 am to … 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

Woolmers Mini Antiques Fair

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The Mini Antiques Road Show will be hosted by well-known Launceston identity, Kaye Pickett. View an interesting display of a selection of some of Woolmers? Little Treasures and learn about their history. Enjoy a beautiful home cooked afternoon, tea served on bone china in front of the fire in the Servants Kitchen. Bring along one of your own special treasures … Read More

Tasmanian Garden Natives

Correa alba

Although the majority of the plants in this beautiful garden at The Racecourse Inn are exotics, there are some lovely little Tasmanian natives hidden in the mix, including two?of my favourites, Correa alba, and Crowea exalata, the Small Crowea, both also native to NSW, where I grew up. ?This lovely Correa alba has soft,?grey green leaves, with star shaped flowers … Read More