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Bishopsbourne: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Blenheim Gallery and Garden


On the outskirts of Longford, just 30 minutes from Launceston, Blenheim Gallery and Garden is a unique Tasmanian experience showcasing artist works in a country garden setting.
Exhibitions are held throughout the year with a range of artists works.
With ten acres of gardens and stunning rural outlook, it is easy to spend an hour wandering the formal and park like grounds.




733 Cressy Road
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.1K from Bishopsbourne

Tasmanian Copper and Metal Art Gallery


The Tasmanian Copper and Metal Art Gallery is located at 8 Church Street, Carrick, Tasmania.
The Gallery features work by Tasmanian metal craftsman Tom Marik. A range of hand-crafted items are on display, crafted from metals including copper, brass, steel and chrome. Each piece is produced on-site, and all are cut, shaped and coloured by hand. The gallery also includes paintings, sculptures, rustic garden art and jewellery. A large range of imported metal art is also available.
A number of gifted artists and craftspeople live and work in Northern Tasmania. In Launceston, you can visit the Design Centre of Tasmania to see work by local artisans, or lose yourself for the day in the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. Travel on to Westbury, where you can see Tasmanian and Australian landscape photography at the John Temple Gallery, or drop into the Artist Garret in Deloraine to see a range of work by local artists and craftspeople.
Carrick is a 15-minute drive south of Launceston (17 km).




8 Church Street
Carrick, TAS, 7291

Located 9.5K from Bishopsbourne

Longford Golf Course


Longford Golf Course is a popular well maintained 11 hole course near Launceston, Northern Tasmania.
The par 71 course boasts lush fairways and good greens. There are 11 holes, seven of which have alternate tees. There are two separate final holes that allow for finish in front of the club house. Visitors are welcome. Ladies competition day is each Wednesday, Veterans on Thursday and mixed competitions Saturday and Sunday.
While you are in Longford, wander through the historic town and stop by the antique shops and park area. Take a short drive to Woolmers National Rose Gardens or plan a bushwalk in the Great Western Tiers mountain range. Spend a day fly-fishing at the Great Lake or make your way down the Tamar Valley Wine Route.
Longford is about a 20-minute drive (27 km) from Launceston.




16 Chatsworth Lane
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 10.6K from Bishopsbourne

Bishopsbourne: Events

Virtuosi Tasmania Flute, Harp, Strings Launceston


Virtuosi Tasmania presents over sixteen concerts a year in unusual and interesting locations throughout Tasmania. Our ensembles have played in stately heritage homes, shearing sheds, apple sheds, limestone caves, art galleries and vineyards. Join us this weekend for three glorious concerts featuring the wonderful harp playing of Meriel Owen. TSO musicians Lloyd Hudson on flute, Stefanie Farrands on viola and Jennifer Owen , violin will be performing Debussy's Sonata for flute, viola and harp, the delightful Saint Saens Fantasie for violin and harp, and Beethoven's gorgeous Serenade in D major Opus 25 for flute, violin and viola.
Concerts will be performed at Home Hill Winery in Ranelagh, Riverdale Estate in Cambridge and at City Baptist Church in Launceston


Event Dates
2017
      1st Oct


11 Frederick Street
Launceston, TAS, 7250

Located 3.4K from Bishopsbourne

Agfest


A great way to spend a day, this event needs to be experienced, with everything for the farm and the home from machinery to jewellery.
Agfest, Tasmania's premier agricultural event, has the second highest attendance of all agricultural field days in Australia.
Agfest has grown from a small field day at a racetrack with 100 exhibitors in May 1983 to become one of the State's most popular multi-million dollar exhibitions with almost 60,000 patrons passing through the gates over the three days.
Agfest features over 700 exhibitors and has something for everyone. Attractions include agricultural machinery, banking and finance, machinery, hardware and small equipment, leisure, automotive, clothing and home wares, food, horticulture and livestock.
There are working displays of Tasmania's pioneering agricultural industry including working blacksmiths, draught horse displays and free rides, a selection of vintage machinery from the wool and timber industries, and steam engines and tractors.


Event Dates
2018
      3rd May
      4th May
      5th May


415 Oaks Road
Carrick, TAS, 7291

Located 6.0K from Bishopsbourne

Exhibition: On the Wing


Blenheim Gallery and Garden at Longford hosts an exhibition, 'On the Wing',
From 30 September to 10 November.
Open daily from 10.30am - 4pm.
Regular exhibitions are held at Blenheim Gallery and Garden.


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733 Cressy Road
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 9.1K from Bishopsbourne

Longford Show


Equestrian events, chopping, 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 and led events. Additional attractions include the poultry and dog shows, chopping, sheep and fleeces, show girl / boy competitions, animal nursery.
You will find all the usual show attractions and all the side show alley rides, games and face-painting at the Longford Show.
The home industries and school sections are always very popular, and there is always a great display of artwork from the local schools, as well as the adult art and craft and cooking attractions.


Event Dates
2017
      21st Oct


Marlborough Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 11.1K from Bishopsbourne

2017 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour comes to Longford


The prestigious Emirates Melbourne Cup will visit Longford as part of its annual tour of Australia and New Zealand.
The visit of the iconic 18-carat gold cup provides a wonderful opportunity to celebrate Longford's rich horse racing history and local connections to the 'race that stops a nation'. Come along and enjoy a community fun day and fundraising cocktail party.
Stay tuned to Council's facebook page and website/events


Event Dates
2017
      27th Sep


Brickendon Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 11.1K from Bishopsbourne

Longford Market


The Longford Market is held at the Longford RSL, 78 Wellington St
A mix of Farmers market, produce, gifts, crafts and car boot sale for trash and treasure.
Held on the last Sunday of each month from 8am - 12 noon.


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2017
      30th Sep
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      27th Jan
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78 Wellington Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 11.6K from Bishopsbourne

Longford Blooms Open Gardens


Ten wonderful private gardens open this weekend for you to explore, Five each day, with some of the larger gardens open both days, so you can plan your visit. Some gardens will have stalls and refreshments.
$5 per person.


Event Dates
2017
      18th Nov
      19th Nov


Wellington Street
Longford, TAS, 7301

Located 11.6K from Bishopsbourne

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