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9:00am - 3:30pm 26th January | Bells Parade, Latrobe

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Aemen perform at Henley on Mersey Latrobe Council Australia Day event

The program offers many land based programs; these include (just naming a few):

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Archery

There's a chance to try your hand at archery, something that doesn't look too difficult but those bulls' eyes do seem a long way away when having a go. This year there will be a competition running throughout the day with a grand final shoot out occurring at 2:45 pm.

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Egg Throwing

Egg throwing can be a little messy and is best undertaken with someone that you trust.  The trick with this is to cradle the catch of the egg.

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Sheaf Tossing

The sheaf tossing tests your upper body strength as you use a three pronged pitchfork to throw a sheaf over a horizontal pole that is progressively raised.  The winner is the sheaf that clears the greatest height.

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Axeman’s Carnival

Run since 1913; there is an extensive wood chopping competition held throughout the day on what is touted to be the best wood chopping arena in Tasmania.  These events have a huge and dedicated following; who will win the prestigious Henley Foot this year?

Event Details

  • When

    26 January (Australia Day), 9.00am until 3.30pm

  • Where

    Bells Parade, Latrobe Tasmania

  • Cost

    $5.00 adult, $1.00 children, Under 5 & ferrets FREE!

  • Enquiries

    Ph: 03 6426 1442

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Little ‘ol Latrobe and Henley-on-Mersey specifically started Will Rogers’ journey as Tasmania’s Strongest Man.
Unfortunately the strongman competition wasn’t held this year after that coordination fell through.
Article from The Mercury 3 Feb 2020.
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Little ‘ol Latrobe and Henley-on-Mersey specifically started Will Rogers’ journey as Tasmania’s Strongest Man.
Unfortunately the strongman competition wasn’t held this year after that coordination fell through.
Article from The Mercury 3 Feb 2020.

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Found at Bells Parade January 26 ladies watch with black band and a braclet with heart shaped beads ... See MoreSee Less

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The final of the 300mm ‘Henley Foot’ Standing Handicap at Henley-on-Mersey 2020, won by Garry Lovell.
Video footage by Gerald Monson.
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Looking like the bloke on dummy one was celebrating but at a guess the bloke in blue got it

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Another opportunity to catch Borys Zagrocki - Extreme Bicycle Stunts after his appearance last weekend at Henley-on-Mersey at Latrobe. ... See MoreSee Less

No Dogs Allowed

No dogs allowed EXCEPT hearing assistance dogs and guide dogs.

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