WHAT’S ON IN LAUNCESTON WEEK ENDING 23 APRIL 2017

BEER FESTIVAL | DEGUSTATION DINNER | STREET REQUIEM CONCERT | CARS FOR KIDZ | FAMILY FUN FAIR

Launceston - Autumn DayWhat’s On in Launceston – Week Ending 23 April, 2017

Launceston – things to do – week ending 23 April 2017

Monday 17 April

LAUNCESTON FAMILY FUN FAIR – NEXT TO UTAS STADIUM (YORK PARK)

3pm-8pm | Monday-Thursday 17-20 April
10am-8pm | Friday-Sunday 21-23 April
3pm-8pm | Monday 24 April
1pm-6pm | Tuesday 25 April            FREE ENTRY 

Thursday 20 April

Matt Hale Comedy Hynopsis Show

8pm-9.30 pm | Princess Theatre, Brisbane St., Launceston, TAS

HYPNOLICIOUS! A COMEDY HYPNOSIS TREAT – “Real hypnosis, real fun as Comedy Hypnotist Matt Hale serves up a night of Hypnolicious laughs.”  After a sell out Fringe World season, filming, and touring internationally, Matt presents his modern brand of hypno wonder with hilarious (but tasteful!) consequences as imaginations work overtime.  Enjoy the fun from stage or audience…the choice is always yours in this volunteers-only show!  Winner of 3 national comedy awards, Matt has hypnotised people from London to Vegas, regularly appearing in media worldwide.  Full $37.50 | Concession/Student $32.50 | Subscriber Full $32.50 | Subscriber Concession $27.50 | Subscriber Student $15   BOOK NOW
Matt Hale - Comedy Hypnotist - 20 April, 2017

Friday 21 April

THE CHICKEN & EGG SCRAMBLE

10am-11.30am | Prospect Vale Park Playground, Harley Parade, Prospect Vale

What came first The chicken or the egg
Find out as you scramble through the new all inclusive play space on the hunt for chickens and chocolate eggs! Sausage sizzle from 10am.   All welcome!

OCHO BEER BREWER’S BRUNCH

11am |  Ocho Beer Brewer’s Brunch at the The Sebel Launceston.

11am | Masterclass – Michael Cameron from Pirate Life Brewing discusses Brewery Start Ups

1pm | Masterclass with Last Rites Brewing Company – Phil Zakaria – Chemistry Theory in Brewing Practice

4pm | Hop Panel of Experts featuring Hop Products Australia, Hopco, Bridge Road Brewers and Modus Operandi Brewing Co. hosted by The Crafty Pint‘s James Smith.   This session includes your ticket to that night’s festivities.

5pm-11pm | The Fresh Hop Beer Festival officially kicks off.

Headline music acts:
Dark Matter of Story Telling (HBT)
Guthrie (LTN)

Fresh Hop Beer Festival - Launceston, Tasmania

Tasmania’s Body & Soul Festival – FRI., SAT. & SUN.

10am-6pm | Albert Hall, Tamar  Launceston

Tasmania’s Body & Soul Festival has over 50 exhibitors,  some with product, some with services, some with complimentary therapies, others offering readers, or wisdom in areas of spiritual development, life management & personal development.  Purchase Entry Tickets .. online only prices

TASTE OF AUTUMN – BRISBANE STREET BISTRO 2017

6.30pm-11pm | Brisbane St., Launceston – ph. 6331 0888 – $195 per person

Food Loves Unite!  Terry Fidler presents his 2017 ‘Taste of Autumn’ Degustation Dinner on Friday night.  The Menu is perfectly balanced with a myriad of flavours & tastes.  Menu below – 🙂
TASTE OF AUTUMN - DEGUSTATION

Saturday 22 April

COLOURS OF CULZEAN

10am-4pm | Culzean Gardens, 1 William Street, Westbury, Tas. 7303Culzean Gardens, Westbury, Tasmania

Image Credit: Chris Young Photography

Brixhibition Launceston 2017 – WEEKEND EVENT

9.30am-4.30pm | Hotel Grand Chancellor, 29 Cameron St., Launceston

Tasmanian Brick Enthusiasts Inc. presents Brixhibition Launceston 2017 – $5 Adults – $3 Children

Lego Features:
Batman Bridge | Salamanca Place | Huge Battlestar Galactica Ship | Mindstorms Robotics New Custom Architecture | Star Wars Lego Sales by Games World plus build you own Mini Figs by Blank Designs

TASMANIA’S BODY & SOUL FESTIVAL – FRI., SAT. & SUN.

10am-6pm | Albert Hall, Tamar  Launceston

Autumn Show – Launceston Horticultural Society

2pm-4pm | St. Ailbe’s Hall, 46 Margaret St., Launceston

Come and enjoy a walk around our wonderful displays which will include Sasanqua camellia, Cut Flower, Container Grown, Giant Vegetables, Ugliest Vegetable, Fruit and Nuts, Floral Art so much to see.  There will be light refreshments available to be purchased for a very reasonable price with seating overlooking the show.  Entry via gold coin donation.

FRESH HOP BEER FESTIVAL – VINCENT ST., LAUNCESTON

12pm-11pm | Fresh Hop Beer Festival

 Fresh Hop Beer Festival celebrates the annual Tasmanian Hop Harvest, with the brewing community coming together to showcase the freshest brews of the year. The harvest ales on offer are a once a year spectacle, with the hops hitting the brew kettle within 48 hours of being picked.  As well as the hoppy beers, there will be masterclasses, hop education, Q&As, meet the brewers, live music and food stalls by local producers.  Side events listed by day & time.  TICKETS

Headline music acts:
Sofala (Melbourne)
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets (Perth)

STREET REQUIEM

7.30pm-9.30pm | Door of Hope – 50 Glen Dhu St., South Launceston

Vox Harmony and THECHO!R present ‘A Concert of Hope’ – Launceston Premiere STREET REQUIEM for those who have died on the street by Kathleen McGuire, Andy Payne & Jonathon Welch

Street Requiem aims to bring a sense of peace, remembrance and hope to communities struggling to come to terms with street violence and a loss of safety on our streets.  While at times deeply moving, the work is essentially optimistic and uplifting. The composers have utilised gospel, Celtic, neo-Romantic, neo-Baroque, Indigenous and contemporary genres and instrumentation to reflect the multicultural and multi-faith traditions of modern city living.   TICKETS or 6323 3666 – Enquiries only: Jill Forshaw 0412062860

Featuring:
Liane Keegan, contralto
Christopher Bryg, tenor
Vox Harmony, City of Launceston Choir
THECHO!R (Melbourne) with special guests City Mission Choir of High Hopes

General Admission:
$25 adult, $20 child under 12 / concession

All funds raised will go to support the wonderful work of City Mission Launceston

Street Requiem - The Choir, Launceston

Sunday 23 April

EVANDALE MARKET

8am-1.30pm | Falls Park, Logan Road, Evandale

ESK MARKET

9am-2pm | Forster St., Invermay

AVALON MARKET

9am-2pm | Avalon Estate, 9 Killafaddy Road, Newstead

TASMANIA’S BODY & SOUL FESTIVAL – FRI., SAT. & SUN.

10am-6pm | Albert Hall, Tamar  Launceston

CARS FOR KIDZ – FREE EVENT

11.30am-1.30pm | National Automobile Museum, Cimitiere St., Launceston

Providing disabled children & children from disadvantaged families rides in TARGA cars as well as classics & muscle cars.  FREE RIDES IN VINTAGE CARS, HOT RODS & TARGA CARS | AWESOME RAFFLE PRIZES | SAUSAGE SIZZLE | COFFEE

CARS FOR KIDZ

FRESH HOP BEER FESTIVAL – VINCENT ST., LAUNCESTON

Fresh Hop Beer Festival celebrates the annual Tasmanian Hop Harvest, with the brewing community coming together to showcase the freshest brews of the year.  Sunday Free.

Max Sunday Sesh -The Max Hillmen Showband

1pm-4pm | Clarendon Arms Hotel, 11 Russell, Evandale, Tasmania 7212

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