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200 Years
Longford Rail Then way Bridge Now

Longford’s celebrates its 200th birthday!


Come and join in the party and celebrations on Saturday 1 March 2014 at the Longford Village Green from 10:30 am to 2 pm.  Come enjoy the music, a community photo and BBQ, the finish of the Longford 200 years cycle race just before the official birthday launch at 11 am.  Join us in singing "Happy Birthday" to Longford and the cutting the birthday cake.


Free children's games and activities.


There will also be displays at the RSL and the National Trust’s Heritage Centre.


An exhibition of Longford memorabilia and local school students work will be in the Christ Church Parish Hall, Saturday and Sunday.


The annual Blessing of the Harvest Festival on Sunday 2 March on the Village Green will have a 200 year theme as well.


This all makes for a fun weekend for the whole family. Planning is in progress,

so please watch this space.


One easy way to stay tuned is via Facebook.


To find out more about the township of Longford go to:


Sepia Scape Longford





Northern Midlands Council

13 Smith Street

PO Box 156

Longford  Tasmania  7301


Phone:  (03) 6397 7303

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