Events this August 2017 in Launceston

Published on 07 Jul 2017

Performing Arts, Visual Arts and Craft and Design for all ages this August in Launceston, Tasmania. Creativity is filling the air!

Lost and Found: New Developments in Sustainable Design

Fri Ends 7th August 2017

Design Tasmania, Cnr Brisbane St and Tamar St, Launceston

Are you interested in art? Design? Craft? Tasmanian Timber? Woodworking? Then you won't want to miss this! Several talented Australian Designers have combined forces with Hydrowood, a Tasmanian timber company specializing in salvaging unique timber from the depths of Lake Pieman, located in the wild West Coast of Tasmania to bring together 'Lost and Found'. Showcasing a beautiful exhibition of the raw timber through to the beautifully designed and crafted pieces for everyone to appreciate.

The designers involved are - Scott Van Tuil, Simon Ancher, Geoffery Marshall, Creina Moore, Carol Russell, Todd Neale, Anthony Kleine, Andrew Baston-Graham, Nathan Day, Veiga Eyewear, Tom Fereday, Marcus Piper and Oak Possability.

For more information visit Design Tasmania.



Open every day

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery - 2 Wellington Street, Launceston

Did you bring the kids whilst staying in Launceston, Tasmania? Preferably in Adina Place Motel, in a 2 bedroom apartment that is family friendly! Looking for something fun and interactive? Then go visit the largest art gallery in towm - The Queen Victoria Musuem and Art Gallery (held across two locations and includes a planeterium). They have purposely installed ArtPlay, a creative, interactive gallery space that is designed for human participation. It includes a state of the art Kinect Wall and a Persistance of Vision machine allowing for a mulit sensory experience. There is also traditional art making technology such as a Camera Obscura. This inviting experience allows creatives of any age to engage with art and the art making process.

Find our more at QVMAG Website


The Addams Family

Tue 8th  to Thu 10th August 2017 - 7:30pm

Princess Theatre - 57 Brisbane Street, Launceston

85 students aged 5 -18 bring alive a family favourite, the t.v. classic Addams Family in a production like no other! The quirky household of Morticia, Gomez, Uncle Fester, Wednesday, Puglsey and Lurch are all onboard to entertain and delight. Featurig an original musical score and creative storyline this is one show not to miss.

Book Now at Theatre North website


Queen - It's Kinda Magic

Sun 14th August 2017 - from 8:00pm

Princess Theatre - 57 Brisbane Street, Launceston

It is time to rock! Starring Giles Taylor, 'Queen - It's Kinda Magic' recreates the iconic bands 1986 World Tour Concert, featuring more than 20 songs that became famous around the world and have continued to live on as popular as ever. State of the art lighting and sound, authentic costumes and of course great attention to the music all assist with creating an atmosphere fit for a Queen.

Tickets on Sale at Theatre North Website


Diary of a Wombat

Tuesday 15th & Wed 16th August 2017- 6:30pm

Princess Theatre - 57 Brisbane Street, Launceston

Diary of a Wombat first began as a wonderfully well written and illustrated book by Jackie French and Bruce Whatley. The award winning company Monkey Baa Theatre bring the tale to a live audience directed towards the ages 3 to 9, however all the family will enjoy this show. The main character is the loveable Mothball the wombat, going in search of food and shelter but chaos as she moves along. Puppetry and live music help bring this tale to life in an endearing tale about relationships and the natural world.

For more information on times and bookings, visit



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