Stanley, 4 Jan 2019

Stanley Town Hall opened in 1911. The architect was Alexander North (1858-1945) who emigrated from England to Tasmania in 1883. He was known as an outstanding church architect, and a pioneer of concrete construction in Tasmania. Stanley Town Hall’s builder was W. McDonald of Launceston. The building is a freestyle federation two-storey structure, and the…

Wynyard, 5 Jan 2019

The Wynyard Theatre has seen many forms of entertainment performed from its stage over the past 91 years including some by the resident ghost.  Today the Theatre is a popular venue for live bands and the local Lighthouse Film Society. Population: 5061 Festival of Small Halls rolls into Wynyard on Saturday, 5 January 2019 Doors…

Sulphur Creek, 6 Jan 2019

Sulphur Creek on Tasmania’s beautiful North West Coast is a small community of approximately 500 people. Positioned to look out across the waters of Bass Strait, The Sulphur Creek Hall takes centre-place in the community positioned between the sea and rich farming land. The Memorial Hall was built to commemorate those who died in service…

Rowella, 7 Jan 2019

The Rowella Community Hall was built as the Presbyterian Church of the Beaconsfield gold field. When the Beaconsfield mine closed in 1917, the church was moved on a bullock dray to its current site on the border of Kayena and Rowella amid the blooming apple and pear orchards. New residents arrived from India, New Zealand,…