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January Fairytale Theatre holiday workshops

January Fairytale Theatre holiday workshops

Tuesday, 12th January 2021 - Thursday, 21st January 2021
THE MOST FUN YOU CAN HAVE THESE SCHOOL HOLIDAYS! Kids from 6 to 12 years will love these fun school holiday workshops in a single day! They will have a crazy time rehearsing, staging and 'filming' a classic version of a traditional fairytale! With age-appropriate scripts, music and costumes kids will be learning some of the basic performance skills, making friends and building confidence. Every child will have a role to play and the best part is that family and friends receive a copy of the recording at the end of the day! IMPORTANT COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS For the safety of…
Merry Happy Comedy

Merry Happy Comedy

Friday, 4th December 2020
Hey there come to have a big HAHA! at The Grand Poobah! We have a very special night of stand up comedy with a selection of excellent comedians coming out for an awesome big night of laughs. See Tassie's best comedians live right in front you and one Melbourne legend (calling in via a video call!) Who knows what's gonna happen! Maybe we will lose internet connection! It's going to be loose and wild but you gotta be there to see what goes down at The Grand Poobah! A perfect gig for end of year drinks with the workmates, so…
The Mind Games 2021

The Mind Games 2021

Friday, 26th February 2021
The Mind Games 26th February 2021 Venue: Mac Point, Hobart. Entry by participation fee http://themindgames.com.au/ The Mind Games Race for Research is a fun, action-packed event to raise money for mental health research. Fifty corporate teams of five people will be put through their paces in 10 fun challenges stationed throughout central Hobart. Teams must solve the challenge or complete the task before they can move on to the next one. The team that can out-smart and out-race its competitors will win. The Mind Games Race for Research is not a fitness challenge, but it will exercise minds. It’s a…
Ten Days on the Island  Tasmania’s Arts Festival

Ten Days on the Island Tasmania’s Arts Festival

Friday, 5th March 2021 - Sunday, 21st March 2021
Ten Days on the Island is Tasmania’s statewide international arts festival. Since 2001, Ten Days on the Island has celebrated Tasmania’s island culture, offering a platform on which to profile and promote Tasmania’s innovative, creative and resourceful character and unique cultural identity. In 2021 we celebrate 21 years of Ten Days on the Island’s 20th anniversary. Our new Festival model, curated by internationally renowned Artistic Director Lindy Hume, will deliver an epic 10-day adventure over three weekends in the three regional heartlands of Tasmania. Local projects and artists will intersect with a dynamic national and international program, designed to complement…
City of Hobart Floral Shows

City of Hobart Floral Shows

Friday, 6th November 2020 - Saturday, 13th March 2021
Since 1875, the City of Hobart, in conjunction with the Hobart Horticultural Society (HHS), has presented an annual program of floral shows to floral enthusiasts. The Hobart Town Hall Ballroom is a glorious backdrop for the 2020-21 season. Amateur and novice sections are a great way for the uninitiated to learn the time-honoured tradition of showing at this highly-regarded, professionally-judged event. The HHS Spring Show brings with it all the colour and joy of spring. Immerse yourself in the captivating magic of flowers with the City of Hobart’s floral shows, which once again will be on display at the Hobart…
designed:made makers market 2020

designed:made makers market 2020

Saturday, 5th December 2020 - Sunday, 6th December 2020
The designed:made makers market is an annual design market running over 3 days in Hobart's historic Town Hall and featuring some of Tasmania's best emerging and established designers. This design market is rapidly gaining a reputation as one of Tasmania's best market style events for high quality craft and design. Organised by designed:made inc. the design market includes a wide range of work including furniture, jewellery, ceramics, glass, textiles, prints and more, with nearly 40 designers and makers present. The stallholders are selected to ensure a mix of both established and emerging designers and makers, so there is always new…
Hobart Twilight Market Brooke Street Pier

Hobart Twilight Market Brooke Street Pier

Friday, 30th October 2020 - Thursday, 30th September 2021
Eats, drinks, design, music! Tasmania is renowned for its quality produce, and that’s what you’ll find at this market; a diverse range of food and locally-crafted small batch drinks alongside a myriad of design stalls. Add in live music from local talent and the scene is set for a wonderful Friday night! Engage with passionate stallholders, who’ll share their story with you. The market is dog and family friendly. Last Friday's of each month 4.30pm to 9pm at Brooke Street Pier! Special pop-up markets are announced via Facebook and Instagram.
Salamanca Market

Salamanca Market

Saturday, 31st October 2020 - Saturday, 26th December 2020
Tasmania’s Own Market is a selection of your favourite Salamanca Market stallholders and is running each Saturday from 8.30 am to 3 pm. Our new look market consists of around 170 stallholders representing artisans, designers and producers - it’s as Tasmanian as we can make it. You will find fresh produce from local growers, hot coffee and delicious breakfast and lunch options to enjoy, lots of gift ideas and plenty of handmade products. We would like to extend our thanks to everyone who has supported us through the worst of the COVID-19 restrictions and we would like to encourage everyone…
Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race

Saturday, 26th December 2020 - Saturday, 2nd January 2021
The Rolex Sydney Hobart is a 628 nautical mile yacht race that is described as one of the most gruelling ocean races in the world. The annual race begins in Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day and finishes in Hobart. Each year thousands line Sydney Harbour or form farewell flotillas to cheer the departing yachties as they charge through Sydney Heads before turning south, knowing they are casting their fate to the might of the great Southern Ocean and the winds of the Roaring Forties. Days later, in Hobart, the excitement builds as news of who will be the first boat…
Vibrance Festival 2021

Vibrance Festival 2021

Monday, 22nd February 2021 - Sunday, 28th February 2021
Vibrance Festival celebrates Tasmanian street art and culture. Vibrance Festival is Tasmania's first and only street art festival, dedicated to the painting of large-scale murals and offers a program of music, local food and beverages, street art tours, film nights, skateboarding demonstrations, public spray wall, markets and more. In its third iteration, Vibrance Festival 2021 will paint 20+ murals, dotted along the length of Elizabeth Street, Hobart. Expect one of the town's busiest streets to come alive with Tasmania's best mural and street artists painting as you wander along the festival trail. Who knows what else you might find as…
Exhibitions at Moonah Arts Centre: 13 Nov-5 Dec

Exhibitions at Moonah Arts Centre: 13 Nov-5 Dec

Friday, 13th November 2020 - Sunday, 6th December 2020
3 exciting new exhibitions open at Moonah Arts Centre. The exhibitions are open Fri 13 Nov – Sat 5 Dec. Find out more at www.moonahartscentre.org.au CONNEXION: ENTANGLEMENTS IN PLACE Jan Hogan & Keven Francis Nestled under Mt Nelson in the suburb of Taroona, the artists negotiate the everyday life of family and work. Through immersion in the ecology of the Derwent River Estuary, the artists reflect on how the process of art-making assists in developing a caring relationship to place. FIELD NOTES & CONVERSATIONS Ruth Hadlow (rh) and Mandy Smith (ms) are process-based installation artists. In “field notes & conversations”,…
VeganFest Tasmania 2020

VeganFest Tasmania 2020

Sunday, 6th December 2020
Celebrating all things vegan, Tasmania’s third annual VeganFest follows on from the hugely successful previous two years which have attracted thousands of people. This year bookings via our website are required. Join us on 6 December 2020 at the Kingborough Community Hub, Kingston for a great vegan experience. This family friendly event is suitable for anyone with an interest in vegan living, whatever stage of the journey they are on. There will be over 40 stalls with a fabulous range of food and beverages, clothing, art and crafts, cosmetics and animal charity stalls. There will also be a range of…
Derwent Regency Festival with Van Diemen's Angels et al

Derwent Regency Festival with Van Diemen's Angels et al

Friday, 27th November 2020 - Sunday, 29th November 2020
Celebrate the Regency era in style with an evening at Narryna, dance workshops in North Hobart, a Grand Regency Ball at St James Church Hall and a House and Garden Party at Glen Derwent Estate, New Norfolk. Friday: Georgian and Regency Evening at Narryna Museum: Regency costume showings, exhibition and tours of Narryna house (1830s merchant house), refreshments in the garden and maypole dancing. Saturday: Grand Regency Ball: Divine period music including many Tasmanian pieces, by Van Diemen’s Angels Dancing Master David Wanless will lead you through fun and lively dances. No partner or dancing experience required, though attending the…
Tasmanian Artist and Makers of the Huon - Art and Wine Trail

Tasmanian Artist and Makers of the Huon - Art and Wine Trail

Friday, 4th December 2020 - Sunday, 6th December 2020
Spring has sprung and the Artists and Makers of the Huon Valley have joined forces with two local wineries to welcome visitors to the Huon Valley just in time for the Holidays. Tasmanian Artists and Makers of the Huon started as a virtual art trail on Instagram and Facebook two years ago with the idea to feature and promote professional Artists in the Huon Valley. This year we are teaming up with two of the valleys premium wine makers and flinging open the actual doors to our studios and cellar doors for tastings. This will be a rare opportunity to…
Sculpture Trail

Sculpture Trail

Saturday, 17th October 2020 - Sunday, 17th January 2021
The Sculpture Prize is an annual sculpture exhibition held at Art Farm Birchs Bay. The exhibition includes the outdoor sculpture trail and small sculpture exhibition in the Old Distillery Gallery. This years exhibition opens October 17, 2020, and runs until January 17, 2021. Opening hours - 7 days a week, 9 am - 5 pm. The gallery with small sculpture exhibition is open weekends only. The trial exhibits approximately 20 permanent sculptures acquired by the Farm; a sculpture is acquired annually from the current exhibition. This means you can visit us all year round and enjoy art on the trail…
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