Launceston City Park is more than a children’s playground or great place for family picnics.
The beautiful park has a deep and interesting history of events and gatherings.
For a brief period in 1808, Lt Col Paterson,at the Government Cottage, exercised authority over NSW after Governor Bligh was over thrown.
In 2011, the site of the government cottage was marked out to celebrate the bicentenary of the visit of Governor Macquarie to Launceston in 1811.
Since that time City Park has been the venue of a wide range of festivals,concerts, protests,and gatherings.
Sunday afternoon listening to the band music in Launceston City Park.
City Park is a great place for fun runs
New Horizons running group enjoy doing their runs in Launceston City Park
Children’s week sees Launceston City Park filled with children.
Young people call for Climate Change Action in 2013.
Launceston City Park is close to the centre of Launceston and well maintained by Launceston City Council.
After Christmas there is often live music to enjoy.
Usually Festivale a food and wine festival attracts thousands of people over three days.
Until next time,