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Country Shows - Bunbury Show and Bunbury Rabbit Show 2018

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Published April 6th 2018
There will be so much to do for the family at these shows
1. The 2018 Bunbury Show
This is a FREE community event organised each year by the volunteer committee at the Bunbury Agricultural Society Inc. and it will be held on 14th and 15th April, 2018 from 10.00 am to 2.00 pm at Hay Park, Bussell Highway, Bunbury.

This year it will feature:

Side Show Alley with West Australian Showmen's Association Inc
Pre-buy your tickets for this at this link, and save
Trade Stalls
On the Land - Work and Play
Not for Profit Community
Food and drink
Entertainment under the Big Top, including FIREWORKS

Horse Shows
Show Jumping
Pet Parade

Rabbit Show by Peel Region Rabbit Club
Old Macdonalds Travelling Farm WA South Franchise
K9 Connections
Mad About Motoring by South West Veteran Car Club
Exhibition Arena featuring 10th Light Horse Bunbury Troop
Bunbury Art Show will be on from 9.00 am to 4.00 pm and Bunbury artists will submit artworks with a "Paddock to Plate" theme, for display and judging at the Bunbury Show.

There will be a prize of $150 with a second place prize of $75 also to be won. The Peoples' Choice award, as voted by the public at the Bunbury Art Show, will receive a $50 Hamper donated by Jacksons Drawing Supplies.

Around the Big Top, you will find cheeky Chlamydosauruses who will be ready and waiting to dance, climb trees, and steal your lunch!

Hot skinned and quick-witted, these long-legged lizards are part of the all-day FREE family entertainment in and around the Big Top.

You will also find Freerun X5 who will be part of the all-day FREE entertainment in and around the Big Top on Saturday.

You can see more about the event at this Facebook link.

2. Bunbury Show Wine and Beer Festival
This year you will see the return of the Bunbury Show Wine and Beer Festival.

There will be FREE entertainment under The Big Top, and demonstrations in the Exhibition Area. The Eco Show returns, featuring exhibits to encourage us to live a cleaner, greener, more environmentally friendly life in the city.

The Bunbury Art Show will also feature along with "Good Nights at the Bunbury Show", featuring a spectacular Fireworks Display.

See the WA Showmen with their big rides and there will be showbags and an amazing array of food vans to satisfy every appetite and taste.

And of course, the Horse Shows, as stated above will return, running over two days and marking the start of the season for some disciplines.

3. The Peel Region Rabbit Club
This Rabbit Club and The Bunbury Agricultural Society invite you to enter their Rabbit and Pet Parade shows as part of the 2018 Bunbury Show.

Entry to both shows is FREE and included with these two events as part of the small animals exhibits will be:

A nationally-accredited 2-star Rabbit Show (with a national rabbit judge) Vetting in will be by Murdoch University Vet Students.

A "Pat a Bunny" exhibit

The Peel Region Rabbit Club Pet Programme with information about nutrition, grooming, and nail clipping as programme topics.

The pet programme also includes fancy dress and best pet components.

A Rabbit Agility course (that's a bit like show jumping for rabbits! You can get some idea of this at the following video link:

4. Lights on the Hill
This event is on 14th April from 10:00 am to 10 pm at Heppingstone Rd, Brunswick.

Bring your whole family along to the Lights on the Hill vintage machinery plough day.

Here there will be over 100 exhibits of vintage construction and farm machinery including tractors, bulldozers, ploughs, stationary engines and a whole lot more!

The day will be a "working machinery day", as these old machines will be firing up and showing you their might!

You can see more about this event at their Facebook page.
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Why? for several fantastic country shows
When: 14th and 15th April, 2018
Where: Bunbury and Brunswick
Cost: Free entry
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