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Published March 7th 2020
Find things to do in Launceston this April
This April there will be events for all to enjoy across Launceston and surrounds.
The list below features free & ticketed festivals, workshops, child-friendly & family-friendly events, food events, and more.
1. Mirusia: A Salute to the Seekers & Classics
When: Friday, 3 April 2020: From 7:30pm Where: Country Club Tasmania, Country Club Ave, Launceston Cost: Tickets range from $58.95-$71.26pp Details: Known as the "Angel of Australia", Mirusia will be performing chart-topping hits including "I'll Never Find Another You", "A World Of Our Own", "The Carnival Is Over", "Georgy Girl", and more. The concert will also include classics she has performed with Andre Rieu around the world and her original songs. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Country Club Tasmania Facebook
2. ECHO Festival When: Friday, 3-5 April 2020 Where: 56 Glen Gala Rd, Cranbrook
Cost: Free & ticketed events- see website. Details: This festival will be a celebration of harvest through history. It will showcase immersive experiences, fine local wines, spirits and produce, Chef's Native Bounty Feast, sumptuous bush foods, rural, Indigenous, colonial, and French heritage, local shellfish, food and wine tasting & sampling, grape stomping, art installations, music, exotic pop-ups, dance performances, activities, storytelling, DJs, and much more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from ECHO Festival - East Coast Harvest Odyssey Facebook
Where: 47 Tamar St, Launceston
Details: This market will feature bespoke clothing, jewellery, artwork, soaps, food, flowers, gifts, local design wares, and much more. Click here for the website.
4. Paint n Sip in Launceston
When: Saturday, 11 April 2020: 7pm-9pm
Where: Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 34 Cameron St, Launceston
Cost: See website.
Details: There will be a wide range of paint n sip workshops with all sessions including all materials and canvas. There will be fun new concepts, step-by-step demonstrations, and the best of all, no skills needed. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Paint The Town Red Art Parties Facebook
6. Kids Paradise Easter Egg Hunt for a Cause
When: Saturday, 11 April 2020
Where: 1 Waterfront Drive, Launceston
Cost: $15pp or $35 for 3 children
Details: This child-friendly Easter event will feature a morning of fun, entertainment, family-friendly activities, lots & lots of chocolate, Egg Hunt, balloon raffles, competitions, egg & spoon races, BBQ, lawn games, visit from the Easter Bunny, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from The Tailrace Centre Facebook
7. Body & Soul Festival
When: Saturday, 18 & 19 April 2020
Where: Albert Hall, 47 Tamar & Cimitere Streets, Launceston
Cost: Adults: $10pp or $15pp for Two-day pass & Children under 16yrs: Free
Details: This festival is Tasmania's largest event for alternative therapies, psychics and products. There will be over 50 interstate and local exhibitors, unique products including crystals, essential oils, music, books, gifts, clothing, jewellery, and more. There will also be workshops, treatments, meditation sessions, seminars, and performances, entertainment for the kids, giveaways, door entry prizes, and more. Click here for the website.
Image Courtesy from Tasmania's Body & Soul Festival Facebook
When: Saturday, 25 & 26 April 2020
Where: Albert Hall, Tamar St, Launceston
Cost: Adults: $6pp, Children (3-15yrs): $4pp, Children under 3yrs: Free & Family Pass: $20 per family
Details: This exhibition event will showcase all things LEGO with Anzac Lego Displays, Great Ball Contraption, Large Lego Apartment Tower, Help Build a Lego Town, and Mindstorm Robots. Click here for the website.