156th Longford Show Saturday 20th October 2012
Longford Show is arguably the best one day FAMILY show in Tasmania.
Lots of free entertainment and things to see.
Official opening is at 11.30 by well known Longford identity Mr Rob Henry. This is then followed by the Show Girl / Boy Competition
Lunches by The Special Olympics
The Special Olympics provide Lunches etc in the Col. Marson Building, Please support this very worthy Organisation.
Breakfast- Served from 7.00am, Morning and Afternoon teas – Served from 9.30am
Lunches- Served from 12 noon
Toasted sandwiches Served all day.
We have the Animal Wranglers showing throughout the Day
Barry and Lachie
Barry and Lachie from Victoria both specialize in horse handling and educating and love training a variety of animals to perform and entertain. Their show includes trick horses, mules and dogs and features lots of comedy and laughs with Bazza the clown.
Come into our large Country Music Marquee with heaps of talented Australians. Artists performing all day. Including Apache, Spud Corbett, Bob Blacklow, Garry Smith
Large Animal Nursery – chicken hatching, ducks, turkeys, baby goats & lambs, calves, puppies, piglets, calves, alpacas and even a camel. Display by Alpaca Association and a shearing of alpacas display
Pelican Puppet Show
Will be doing Punch and Judy puppets shows throughout the day.
Food of all types, coffee, showbags, tattoos, clothing, photography, face painting,
Jewellery, toys, soaps, hand made chocolate.
Show Jumping rings running throughout the day
Rural Youth Ute Competition and Pet Parade
Side show alley
Side show alley with all the big rides – Show bags – Trade stalls and displays
Demonstrations of snakes, identification and first aid for snake bites throughout the day.
Dog Show, Sheep and Fleece Competitions
Fleece and Home Industries display
Fleece and Home Industries display featuring a large display of school entries, cooking, needlework, craft, art, photography & flowers
“Year of the Farmer” Roadshow
Large and varied range of food and drink options
The show receives fantastic support from the Longford and surrounding communities through business and individual sponsorship. We also receive support from local community groups. The Longford Rotary Club man the gates, ADA, Field & Game and the Longford Fishing Club assist with parking and rubbish collection.