Saturday, August 13, 2022



The Australian Ballet Regional Tour

The Australian Ballet’s Regional Tour returns, spreading the joy of dance across the nation. This dazzling gala program includes a beautiful selection of pas de deux and Swan Lake Variations, a tribute to the beauty of Tchaikovsky.

Marooned in Castlemaine

On 2 September, The Wolves Theatre Company are bringing their play, Marooned, to Castlemaine. Marooned is an Australian play that The Sydney Morning Herald called, “A play about suicide that needs to be seen”.

Plenty of pluck – and more pigeons please!

Elle Petersen. The Naracoorte Poultry & Pigeon Club held their Championship Show at the Naracoorte Showgrounds on Sunday 24th, with 200 pens displaying the finest of local ducks, chickens and pigeons. The club reported it was a pleasure to host Judge Brendan Lloyd from Victoria who awarded Champion Bird of Show to L. Barber.

Following George Walker – Presented by Brink Productions and Country Arts SA

Following George Walker is inspired by the life of Adelaide actor Rory Walker’s great grandfather George W Walker: a vaudevillian and impresario who toured Australia in the early 20th century, including the Limestone Coast, alongside some of the biggest theatrical stars of the day. It is a story of family, community, love and legacy – and laughter.

The Ekka – Wesley Paul Daniells

Last Sunday, off to the Ekka we did go, Our hearts were light, we all love the show, Met up with the kids at Chelmer and caught a train, For city travel it is best in sunshine, hail or rain ...

Ganmain Show, 20 August 2022

Ganmain Show to be held on Saturday 20 August is once again set to be a highlight on the events calendar of Ganmain and surrounds.

Wentworth Show, 27-28 August 2022

The township of Wentworth is situated in the best location for the best Country Show.  It’s not too far from other states to travel and be part of a great weekend.

Woodstock Memorial Show, 4 September 2022

The annual show is an important part of the cultural life in the small village of Woodstock and surrounds, and has been for decades now. The show provides the community with the opportunity to reflect on its values and aspirations; celebrate achievements ranging from excellence in prime lamb breeding to the beauty of a delicate piece of embroidery; and enjoy a break from the routine of everyday life.

Mount Morgan Show, 13 August 2022

The annual Mount Morgan Show is being held on 13 August 2022 and the committee is urging all interested persons to get behind the event to ensure it is as successful as the 2021 Show which was hailed as a great community event. 

Good crowds attend local poultry show

Southern Downs Poultry Club recently staged their popular Annual Poultry Show and Treaty at the Allora Showgrounds. Exhibitors and interested parties came from many parts of Queensland as well as New South Wales.

Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days, 24-25 August 2022

The Dowerin GWN7 Machinery Field Days attracts up to 700 exhibitors annually showcasing agricultural-related and general interest products and services to more than 24,000 visitors.

York Agricultural Show, 3 September 2022

Theme: Take Me Back ... Gates open at 9am ... Forrest Oval, York, Western Australia.

Eyre Peninsula Field Days, August 9-11, 2022

Geoff Bammann. The 2022 Eyre Peninsula Field Days’ committee is very excited to be able to welcome both visitors and exhibitors back to Cleve ... The field days is a great opportunity to catch up with friends and also to keep abreast of, not only, the latest in farming and technology, but also lifestyle, education, grain marketing and every other aspect of living in the country.

2022 Rabobank WA Sheep Expo & Ram Sale to help promote working dog pay rise! 18-19 August 2022

Given the high escalation in the price of pedigree pups, pay rises are certainly well overdue for dogs who are renowned for being the hardest workers. A Working Dog Auction being held at the 2022 Rabobank Expo & Ram Sale should help push up purchase prices ... Known as the largest Merino event in Western Australia with over forty studs on display, the addition of a working sheepdog auction will boost visitor numbers to the annual show.

Rams ribboned

The Australian Sheep and Wool show was held at Bendigo on the weekend after a two year hiatus due to Covid-19. The three-day event did attempt to run in 2021, but a snap lockdown saw producers caught out with stock already on site for the show. Wakool stud ram producer, Guy Treweek of Induro White Suffolks, said it was great to be back.

Chief Minister enjoys a day out at the Show

There may have been dramas aplenty, but in true Tennant style, a brand new committee successfully brought back one of the major events of the year – our local Show ... There were still plenty of rides, food stands, sideshows and showbags to be had, as well as government stands, lots of free range politicians, including the Chief Minister, Natasha Fyles, who officially opened the Show, and market sellers with a range of goods.

Pine Rivers Show, 29-31 July 2022

Pine Rivers Show Society

Tully Show, 22-23 July 2022

We have an unbelievable line up of free entertainment at the Tully & District Show this year! The ELJAY Freestyle Entertainment show is an all-weather action-packed motorcycle and bicycle trials stunt show delivered with a comical twist.

The best little country show is back this July! The 65th Dayboro Show, 2-3 July 2022

The annual Dayboro Show is back! Celebrating 65 years of the “Best little country show”, the 2022 event held on July 2nd and 3rd will include a bit of boot scootin’, horse whispering, wood-chopping and farm-tastic fun.

50th Kununurra Show, 8-9 July 2022

Kununurra Agricultural Show is held each July. This vibrant and unique community event has been running since 1972 (we're turning 50!) ​and is a great addition to the East Kimberley experience bucket list.​​

Texas Show, 30-31 July 2022

Dougal Finlay. When winter frosts arrive, it heralds that special time on our calendar to catch up with friends, renew acquaintances and generally have a great time at our annual Texas Show. Continued above average rainfall has delivered mixed fortunes to people in the district since our last show. The Texas Show was only one of seven country shows to go ahead in Queensland last year which highlights the determination our community holds to preserve our institution and keep it running well into the future.

The Mount Larcom Show is back! 18-19 June 2022

The Mt Larcom Show provides the community with unique friendly atmosphere providing entertainment with a distinctive country flavour.

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