Jacob Collings
Jacob Collings
Events + Festivals

Junction Arts Festival

05 - 09 September 2018
Prince's Square, St John Street, Launceston
As spring blossoms in Tasmania, it’s time to immerse yourself in the City of Launceston’s Junction Arts Festival.

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Extend your stay and spend some extra days soaking up the café and restaurant scene in Launceston or venture out to the nearby Tamar Valley wine region to indulge in some of Tasmania’s world renowned cool-climate wines. For those who like being active head to the mountains for a hike, explore one of Tasmania’s stunning coastlines or go for a ride on the Blue Derby mountain bike trails.

Come and celebrate this intimate festival of  ‘extraordinary experiences in unusual spaces’ and explore the unique architecture and public spaces that make up Launceston. Dance to music from Tasmanian musicians, sip wine and taste food from local producers while perusing the works of Tasmanian and guest artists.

On Friday 6 September the Launch Party will kick-start the festival’s biggest program of entertainment ever. The festival’s hub is in and around Launceston’s stunning 19th century Prince’s Square with the festival’s Fountain Bar showcasing the island’s finest musicians, delicious Tasmanian food and award winning wines . Highlights include the world premiere of Roundabout – a new dance and light performance piece.

You can also feed your curious and take a peek into some of Launceston’s most interesting buildings in A Day in Launceston. Go behind the scenery and see how others live, work and play while admiring the classic building designs ranging from Victorian to quintessential Art-Deco.

With great food, wine and entertainment, Launceston’s Junction Arts Festival is not to be missed.

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Jacob Collings
Junction Arts Festival