The Tamar Peace Festival runs from 1-8 August throughout Northern Tasmania. Here is our pick of festival events in Launceston Central City.

The Tamar Peace Festival returns for 2021 with a program packed full of events that foster goodwill and support a harmonious, safe and welcoming community. 

This year's theme is Peace in Recovery.

Here is our guide to just some of the events happening in Launceston Central City during the festival. 

TAMAR PEACE FESTIVAL

1-7 AUGUST 2021
Northern Tasmania

Expressions of Peace by Artists at Interweave Arts

A dynamic colourful diverse & expressive exhibition of 2D & digital artworks in response to PEACE by Artists at Interweave Arts inclusive Studio.

Check out the art & have a cuppa in a friendly & supportive local cafe.

Digital works will be projected each evening onto the York St window.

Up York

144 York St, Launceston

1 August - 8 August | 9:30am - 6.00pm

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Masonic Care 'Fred French'

This work of art comprises of mainly string work and wood inserts which have been carefully placed to follow the contours of time.

Keeping a soft colour palette of earthy tones throughout.

This work promotes a therapeutic approach to life and gives a feeling of calmness.

LAUNCESTON LIBRARY

Exhibition Space, 71 Civic Square, Launceston

Sunday 1 August | Tuesday 31 August 7.30am - 2:00pm

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Life has Taught us...

Join us for a one-off afternoon pop-up exhibition of artworks that acknowledge patience, revival and strength associated with recovery from bullying and sexual assault.

The exhibition will be accompanied by a performance that showcases the skill and endurance of pole dance.

To heal is to replace trauma with kindness. Feel your power. Feel at peace.

GODDESS WORK POLE STUDIO

59 Brisbane St, Launceston

Sunday 1 August | 1.30pm - 3:00pm

Free event

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STORY TO TELL... ROAD TO RECOVERY

An evening of poetry, comedy, music and stories.

Join local Launceston artists as they share their art and stories of finding their own peace in recovery.

KINGSWAY BAR

33 Kingsway, Launceston

Thursday 5 August | 7.30pm - 10:30pm

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AFTER RAIN, COMES A RAINBOW

We recognise the difficult times our community has had from a national (e.g. same-sex marriage plebiscite) to a personal level.

We're coming together to celebrate the resilience and joy of our Queer community.

Queer members and allies from our community are invited to join us for drinks, music, fun and plenty of rainbows!

KINGSWAY BAR

33 Kingsway, Launceston

Friday 6 August | 5.00pm - 7:00pm

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This is just a taste of what's on during the festival. For more information including a full program of events. Visit the Tamar Peace Festival website by clicking on the link below..

VIEW THE PROGRAM

Peace in Recovery