Amelia Rowe will exhibit at Brave Gallery during the Longford Bicentennial year. Works by Michael McWilliams, David Lake and many other well known artists will make this Longford Bicentennial Celebrations exhibition a landmark on Tasmania’s cultural calendar in 2013. The exhibition will open on Saturday March 2nd. Brave Gallery in Longford is well worth a visit at any time and is open seven days a week from 10:30am to 5:00pm (Sundays from 10:30am to 3:00pm).

Longford Bicentennial - Brave Gallery
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Longford Bicentennial 2013

by Len Langan

Whilst we await news of other exhibitions by Amelia Rowe, these little notes may attract tourists and locals to the Longford Bicentennial in 2013 (or indeed anytime).

Longford Antiques

Longford Antiques is now housed in the newly restored Georgian “Williatt House” believed to be the oldest solid brick building in Longford. It was originally built as an Inn by Newman Williatt who is credited with naming and founding the town.

Longford Bicentennial - Longford Antiques
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The impressive Georgian building, formerly known as Jessen Lodge, is a “must see” delight. Longford Antiques is open daily from 10:00am to 5:00pm and the building is a charming experience.  Children need to be kept under an ever-caring watchful eye, as visitors will be amongst valuable antiques.

The House of Artisan

A delightful place for excellent food, coffee and tea and some unusual quality Longford craftwork is “The House of Artisan” in Wellington Street.  The House of Artisan is open Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.

Longford Bicentennial - The House of Artisan
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The Great Australian Music Hall

Another event scheduled in Longford for the weekend of March 1-3 is the Great Australian Music Hall.  To be held in the Longford Town Hall, locals and tourist alike will be drawn for the entertainment provided by Theatre North and G String Productions. The evening is promoted as “an unparalleled unique theatre experience offering more than just a theatre performance – it offers a great night out where you can join in the singing and enjoy a drink among friends”.

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Len Langan lives in Longford with his wife Jill.  They are both passionate about Tasmanian heritage and tourism and things that can be done in this industry. Len writes about Tasmanian history  for both The Courier in Longford and the magazine Sagacity,  and works with Virtuosi taking music to rural areas.

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