MacQ is Back!
01-Nov-2011 | 3-7 December 2011 - Macquarie Van Diemen’s Land 1811 Celebrations Along the Heritage Highway.In 1811 Governor Lachlan Macquarie and his wife Elizabeth made their exploratory expedition through Tasmania. The journey they took and the decisions they made have had a huge impact on shaping the structure and direction that has taken Van Diemen's Land to where it is today.
200 years on, you're invited to celebrate Macquarie's historic journey. Along the Heritage Highway region, there are some exciting activities for you to enjoy, including tours and parties (meet Tasmania's current Governor, the Honorable Peter Underwood).
Please take a look at the Program of Events. There is a variety of exclusive and public events, and you can choose to participate in some or all of them. Address details of venues etc. will be provided upon booking.
IMPORTANT: Be sure to check out the early bird prices! Book any of the events individually before 10 October to save!
PLUS if you book all of the paid events, together as one complete package, you will receive a further discount of 10% - i.e.:
$180.00 - before 10 October (normally $200.00)
$238.00 - after 10 October (normally $265.00)
Many activities are exclusive! Spaces are limited! Bookings accepted until 14 November 2011*.
Activities include tours at Shene, Somercotes, Epping Forest, Woolmers & Clarendon. Parties include a Bush BBQ & band at Woodlands and a Costume Dinner/Dance at Ross. Check out the full program for details.
* Events will be cancelled where there is insufficient numbers. If this should happen, all payments will be refunded.
There are celebration activities happening outside the Heritage Highway region also. For information about those, click here.
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Click to find accommodation, hotels and B&Bs in Longford, Evandale, Ross, Campbell Town, Oatlands, Avoca, Kempton and Pontville.
For further information, please contact Fiona Dewar, Northern Midlands Council, 6397 7303, or 0417 975 006.