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Burnie Shines 2016!

Burnie Shines 2016!

The simple things

As you drive around the North West coast at this time of year it’s hard not to be distracted by the broader landscape as it slowly wakes from a winter slumber and dresses for spring. In fact I think that’s why many of us feel so connected here. It’s not just the community and family ties, it’s the way the place looks, the seasons, the colours, the way it smells and tastes. It’s about how it connects with all our senses that burns it into our psyche. It’s quite simple really. More...

Patrick Grieve

Burnie Shines Featured Artist 2016

If you’re from the North West Coast, you’d know that feeling you get when you’ve been away for a while and you’re driving home. You hit somewhere around Elizabeth town westward bound and the landscape kind of tugs at you and you know you’ll be home soon. The landscape becomes more and more familiar as you head deeper into home territory. I don’t know if it’s the familiar shapes or the colours that make it feel different, but it does. More...

Mancell Financial Group TASART Exhibition 2016
FREE

Mancell Financial Group TASART Exhibition 2016

Sat 24 Sep to Sat 22 Oct

38th annual TasArt exhibition, presented by the Burnie Coastal Art Group is a selected exhibition of works by Tasmanian artists vying for a prize from the $23,000 prize pool.

Burnie Today & Yesterday by Wednesday Painters
FREE

Burnie Today & Yesterday by Wednesday Painters

Sat 24 Sep to Sat 29 Oct

Exhibition of paintings and drawings by local miniaturists.

Patrick Grieve - Exhibition Opening - A Wider View of the New Season
FREE

Patrick Grieve - Exhibition Opening - A Wider View of the New Season

Thu 29 Sep

Emma Bett will officially open A Wider View of the New Season, an exhibition of paintings by Patrick Grieve.

Immateriate, an exhibition by Alex Wanders
FREE

Immateriate, an exhibition by Alex Wanders

Thu 29 Sep to Mon 31 Oct

An exhibition of contemporary paintings by Tasmanian artist Alex Wanders exploring modern faith, with exhibits from the UTAS cultural collections.

Ghosts of the North-West: Murder, Mayhem, and Death
FREE

Ghosts of the North-West: Murder, Mayhem, and Death

Fri 30 Sep to Mon 31 Oct

Be thrilled by early stories of sad endings, frightful situations and the memories left behind … from 1825 until the 1929 floods.

Dream Big Photo Exhibition
FREE

Dream Big Photo Exhibition

Sat 1 Oct to Fri 7 Oct

Grade 5 students had the opportunity to learn about interesting jobs through site visits. This photo exhibition shows their experiences learning as they dream about their future.

Tarkine in Motion
FREE

Tarkine in Motion

Sat 1 Oct to Sat 29 Oct

The Tarkine in Motion project immersed 130 artists, photographers and performers in the Tarkine Wilderness to connect, create and share this wild landscape. This exhibition represents the outcome of that shared experience.

Patrick Grieve - A Wider View of the New Season. Burnie Shines Featured Artist 2016
FREE

Patrick Grieve - A Wider View of the New Season. Burnie Shines Featured Artist 2016

Sat 1 Oct to Sat 22 Oct

This exhibition marks 25 years of painting practice and the central role that NW Coast landscapes have on Patrick's work.

Alex Wanders - Exhibition Opening - Immateriate
FREE

Alex Wanders - Exhibition Opening - Immateriate

Thu 6 Oct

Official opening of an exhibition of contemporary paintings by Tasmanian artist, Alex Wanders who is exploring modern faith.

Floor Talk by Patrick Grieve - A Wider View of the New Season
FREE

Floor Talk by Patrick Grieve - A Wider View of the New Season

Sun 16 Oct

Hear a floor talk by Burnie Shines Featured artist, Patrick Grieve at his exhibition "A Wider View of the New Season".

Table Cape Tulip Farm Open Days

Table Cape Tulip Farm Open Days

Sat 24 Sep to Sun 23 Oct

For a short time only, this picturesque place comes alive in spring with a mass of colour. See Tasmania in her best dress and get some colour therapy at Table Cape!

Tunes in the Tulips

Tunes in the Tulips

Fri 30 Sep

See the spectacular views of Table Cape as you experience the gorgeous fields of tulips, whilst listening to music.

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show
FREE

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show

Fri 30 Sep

Spectacular Equestrian competitions including dressage, official saddle classes all breeds, led and ridden classes, supreme all breeds. Unofficial saddle and rider classes, pony club events, beginner and lead rein and unofficial show jumping.

McGrath & Co Lawyers Burnie Show

McGrath & Co Lawyers Burnie Show

Fri 30 Sep

Enjoy your favourites; side show alley, cattle and sheep exhibits, animal nursery, craft displays, The Grand Parade, trade and food stalls, wood chopping, pig racing and whip cracking.

Inspirations of the Cradle Coast Pantry at Hellyers Road Distillery

Inspirations of the Cradle Coast Pantry at Hellyers Road Distillery

Sat 1 Oct to Mon 31 Oct

Two special menu items will be available throughout October at Hellyers Road Distillery. Both dishes are from the Cradle Coast Pantry Cookbook and celebrate the whisky and other premium local ingredients.

Burnie Farmers' Market
FREE

Burnie Farmers' Market

Sat 1 Oct

Buy the freshest and best produce from local growers, bakers and makers.

Burnie District Gem Club Open Day
FREE

Burnie District Gem Club Open Day

Sat 1 Oct to Sat 29 Oct

Gem and mineral displays, demonstrations on jewellery making, cutting and polishing gemstones, faceting and making cabochons. Learn how you can get involved.

McGrath & Co Lawyers Burnie Show

McGrath & Co Lawyers Burnie Show

Sat 1 Oct

Enjoy your favourites; side show alley, cattle and sheep exhibits, animal nursery, craft displays, The Grand Parade, trade and food stalls, wood chopping, pig racing and whip cracking.

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show
FREE

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show

Sat 1 Oct

Spectacular Equestrian competitions including dressage, official saddle classes all breeds, led and ridden classes, supreme all breeds. Unofficial saddle and rider classes, pony club events, beginner and lead rein and unofficial show jumping.

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show
FREE

Burnie Horse Show - In conjunction with the Burnie Show

Sun 2 Oct

Spectacular Equestrian competitions including dressage, official saddle classes all breeds, led and ridden classes, supreme all breeds. Unofficial saddle and rider classes, pony club events, beginner and lead rein and unofficial show jumping.