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New Town Bay Golf Club


The New Town Bay Golf Club is a nine-hole metropolitan golf course north of Hobart. The Club is located in the riverside suburb of Lutana, a 10-minute drive north of the city (6 km).
Formerly known as the Ez Risdon Golf Club, the New Town Bay Golf Club is a private course, open to members, associates and members of affiliate clubs. Features of the course include a challenging ninth hole - a 119-metre downhill par three with challenging bunkers surrounding the green. The Club hosts a ladies' competition each Thursday and mens' competition on Saturdays, and there is a licensed bar in the clubhouse for members - opening hours are displayed on the noticeboard and on the website (www.newtownbaygc.com). Bookings are recommended.
Holes: 9, Par: 64, Length: 3,975 metres, Australian Course Rating: 62.




258 Risdon Road
Lutana, TAS, 7009

Located 0.6K from Risdon Cove

Runnymede - National Trust House and Gardens


Runnymede is an elegant colonial homestead situated in New Town, just an eight-minute drive north of Hobart CBD (en route to Mona).
It was built around 1836 for Robert Pitcairn, the first lawyer to qualify in the colony and a leading campaigner against the transportation of convicts from Britain.
When Captain Charles Bayley bought the house in 1864, he named it Runnymede after his favourite ship. The Bayley family lived in the house for the next 100 years. Now dedicated to marine conservation, the house as a large collection of whaling and maritime items.
The historic garden features many historic trees and plants.
The house and gardens are accessible by guided tour (bookings advised via our online booking system) and there are also public and private events held at Runnymede throughout the year.
See the new strolling theatre production 'Take Tea with Harriet' from the creators of Louisa's Walk, which is presented at 1500 on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday (bookings essential).




61 Bay Road
New Town, TAS, 7008

Located 1.1K from Risdon Cove

Putters Adventure Golf


Putters Adventure Golf is a miniature golf complex at Moonah, north of Hobart. Moonah is a five-minute drive from Hobart's central business district (five km).
You can play a round of mini-golf on Putters Adventure Golf's all-weather putting courses - including the 18-hole Mountain and the Mill; an indoor course spread over three levels and featuring a Tasmanian rainforest display. Test your skill on greens with challenging banks and turns, sand traps, rough turf and rock hazards or try a game of virtual golf in the two full-swing golf simulators. After your round you can relax at the Clubhouse Caf? to enjoy tasty snacks, espresso coffee and creamy Tasmanian ice cream while your children have fun in the nearby Adventure Playground.
Open daily, except for Christmas Day, Putters Adventure Golf also caters for groups, and has ample parking and easy access to regular public transport.




10 Main Road,
(Corner Creek and Main Roads)
Moonah, TAS, 7009

Located 1.7K from Risdon Cove

Risdon Cove: Events

Moonah Taste of the World Festival


Presented by Glenorchy City Council, the Moonah Taste of the World Festival celebrates the rich cultural diversity of the Glenorchy municipality through food, dance and cultural activities from around the world.
This annual Festival is held at Benjafield Park from 11am-4pm, with free entry.
Get a taste sensation from one (or more!) of the cultural food stalls, then settle down to watch dynamic dance and entertainment from across the globe on the Main Stage and the Market World Music Stage.
Other activities and entertainment throughout the day include cultural cooking demonstrations, displays, children's games, crafts from around the world and much more.
For full program details go to the event website.
The Moonah Taste of the World Festival is a great day out for the whole family.


Event Dates
2017
      26th Mar


Hopkins Street
Moonah, TAS, 7009

Located 1.1K from Risdon Cove

International Women's Day- movie screening, 'The Way'


Movie screening to celebrate International Women's Day 2017
'Be Bold for Change'.
As Hobart trekkers Judi Adams and Sue Hillam boldly embark on a trek to Spain to support the National Breast Cancer Foundation.


Event Dates
2017
      5th Mar


23-27 Albert Road
Moonah, TAS, 7009

Located 1.7K from Risdon Cove

The Hobart Symposium: For those who love gardens and gardening


Join us for a day of garden advice, workshops, specialist garden displays and presentations. The Symposium will comprise a series of five sessions offering a range of workshops about gardening. Workshop presenters are experienced gardeners and leading individuals within specialty horticultural societies in Tasmania (such as roses, irises, dahlias, camellias, potting techniques, specialists in soil, etc.). Registration is essential as each individual workshop will be limited to just 30 participants per session. Two additional workshops will be offered for beginners of floral art. As well, a range of specialist supplies of horticultural interest will be available for attendees to view and purchase during the day.


Event Dates
2017
      19th Mar


228 New Town Road
New Town, TAS, 7008

Located 1.7K from Risdon Cove

Tasmanian Youth Orchestra - TYO Program 3 2017


Tasmanian Youth Orchestra
Simon Reade, Guest Conductor
TBA, Baritone
TYO Brass Quintet
Our flagship ensemble, TYO, will perform a new work by Tasmanian composer, Don Kay, alongside Dvorak's classic New World Symphony.
TYO Wind Quintet (repertoire TBA)
DON KAY Three Penguin Summers (new work)
DVORAK Symphony No.9 (New World)
The concert has an approximate duration of 90 minutes and will include a 15 minute interval.


Event Dates
2017
      24th Sep


395 Argyle Street
North Hobart, TAS, 7000

Located 2.5K from Risdon Cove

Tasmanian Youth Orchestra - Grandparents' Concert


Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Reade (Guest Conductor)
Academy Strings, Dale Brown
Camerata Strings, Sarah Matthews
Wind Ensemble, Sean Priest
Adults $15 / Concession $10 / Family $40.
Tickets available online (Door sales are cash only). General admission.
Bring your grandparents and join us for this wonderful day of music. Performers across the day include some of our youngest and brightest and we welcome Simon Reade, as guest conductor of Philharmonic Orchestra.
All grandparents who attend will receive a special gift - we can't wait to share the music with you!
Philharmonic Orchestra, Simon Reade (Guest Conductor)
Academy Strings, Dale Brown
Camerata Strings, Sarah Matthews
Wind Ensemble, Sean Priest
The concert has an approximate duration of 90 minutes and will include a 15 minute interval.
Seating is general admission.
Online sales close at 11:00am on concert day. Door sales are cash only please.


Event Dates
2017
      27th Aug


395 Argyle Street
North Hobart, TAS, 7000

Located 2.5K from Risdon Cove

Tasmanian Youth Orchestra - TYO Program 2 2017


Tasmanian Youth Orchestra
Paul Radford, Guest Conductor
TYO Wind Quintet
Our flagship ensemble, TYO, will perform a concert full of energy and dance rhythms under the baton of guest conductor, Paul Radford.
TYO Wind Quintet (repertoire TBA)
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Capriccio Espagnol
MARQUEZ Danzon No.2
The concert has an approximate duration of 90 minutes and will include a 15 minute interval.


Event Dates
2017
      25th Jun


395 Argyle Street
North Hobart, TAS, 7000

Located 2.5K from Risdon Cove

Tasmanian Youth Orchestra - TYO Program 1 2017


Tasmanian Youth Orchestra
Elena Schwarz, Guest Conductor
TYO String Quartets.
Our flagship ensemble, TYO, will perform a concert of programmatic delights, chosen by guest conductor, Elena Schwarz.
TYO String Quartet (repertoire TBA)
BORODIN In the Steppes of Central Asia
BORODIN Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances
NIELSEN Aladdin Suite
The concert has an approximate duration of 90 minutes and will include a 15 minute interval.
Seating is general admission.
Online sales close at 11:00am on concert day. Door sales are cash only please.


Event Dates
2017
      9th Apr


395 Argyle Street
North Hobart, TAS, 7000

Located 2.5K from Risdon Cove

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