Attractions & Entertainment

Ritchie and the Edith Creek Bullock Team sponsored by Bison Constructions – amazing to watch Ritchie work his bullock team while listening to his wealth of knowledge and experience.

You will fall in love with Bonnie and Nuggett of Almost Heaven Clydesdales, who will be offering rides in their wagonette.

Providing entertainment will be singer Rino Morea, returning after a break, and the Burnie Highland Pipe Band.

Thank you to major sponsor Woolnorth Renewables for sponsoring Almost Heaven Clydesdales and entertainer, Rino Morea.

You will be able to watch a working blacksmith and there will be shearing demonstrations during the day.

Music from the bygone era will be played by a Fairground mechanical organ which was built in England and worked around the Midlands of the UK before coming to Tasmania in 2017. There will also be a more modern smaller Fairground Organ built in England in 2000.

Westbury Steam World will be providing a scale model traction steam engine and will be offering rides in the small trailer it tows.

Eddie Freeman, the chainsaw sculpture artist, will be returning working on his wonderful creations.

The Historical Machinery Club, NW Veteran Car Club and NW Bird Club displays are always popular and it will be great to welcome a display by the Lobster Ponds Haven from Flowerdale.

There will be an informative display from Scott of North West Snake Catchers who will have an array of reptiles.

The Animal Nursery organised by the Radford family is always very popular with all ages. There will also be a separate goat and poultry display.

Majik Feathers will also be interacting with the public with their parrot collection.

Cattle competitions commence Friday evening with the Young Paraders and Judges competition. The competition for Trade, Stud Beef and Dairy cattle continues throughout Saturday – see Cattle schedule for times.

The  Country Showgirl and Showboy competition sponsored by McCain Foods will follow the Opening of the Show at 12 noon. Categories include Junior Country Young Person and Country Young person. No need to register to enter.

The Smithton & Districts Community Bank Exhibition Hall is a “must see” on the day with home made products, preserves, handicraft, photography, floral entries and so much more.

The culmination of the day is the Smithton & Districts Community Bank Grand Parade which assembles on the main arena at 3pm, showcasing the best of the livestock exhibited throughout the day along with other surprises.

There are also food and a variety of stalls displays and sideshow alley.


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