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Festival of Roses 2012
Come to the Festival of Roses at the National Rose Garden at Woolmers, Longford on Sunday, 18th November 2012. This Festival will showcase millions of wonderful roses which should be at the peak of their condition. Make this a family day as there will be fun for young and old with stalls selling plants, produce, flowers and everything to do with gardens as well as lots to eat and drink.

Midlands Military Meet and Rendezvous – November 22-23 2014


The Midlands Military Meet and Rendezvous features living history displays, collector displays, veteran military vehicles, a varied speakers program, dealers and trade tables. See some of Tasmania’s finest private collections of our military and colonial heritage as well as opportunities to see and learn other facets of history. For more information see Ross is short [...]

Woolfest 2014 – Tasmanian Wool Centre, Ross, Sunday, 30th March 2014


Attractions include sheep shearing demonstrations, Eddie Freeman’s chainsaw scupting, displays and trade tables by the Hand Spinners, Weavers and Dyers Guild members, a children’s “Running of the Sheep” fun run and an art exhibition in the Wool Centre titled “One Man and hisDog”. There will be an appearance by “Superfine” the hero of woollens.

176th Campbell Town Show – 30–31 May 2014.


Come and visit the Southern Hemisphere’s oldest continually running Agricultural Show and listed by The National Trust as part of our Island State’s Living history. There is something for everyone…sheep and wool judging…fashion parades…sheepdog trials…equestrian events…woodchopping…craft exhibition…children’s entertainment…ute competitions…an animal nursery…shearing competitions…and lots, lots more For more information, go to

Longfords celebrates 200 years

Things to do this Winter


The Ross Market The Ross Market will continue throughout winter. Completely under cover, the market is held on the third Sunday of each month at the Ross Town Hall, in Church Street. You will be delighted by variety of antiques, collectables and treasures. Longford’s birthday party Early stages of planning is underway for when Longford [...]