Brighton Show has plenty on offer for the whole family

THE 7HOFM Brighton Show offers an entertaining day with something for everyone on November 12. Brighton show is one big day for all the family to come and enjoy the beautiful day out with a number different fun and exciting activities to participate in for all the family.

A new and exciting addition to this year’s show is the talented local band Zack and the Young Guns who will be playing on the main stage in front of the football club rooms.catle compeitions

Also new to this year’s show is the Truck show. Brighton Rural Youth is running a ‘Beaut Ute’ competition, along with the Tasmanian championship Dog High Jump.

Other sights not be missed are the Mechanical Bull, Eddie Freeman who will create a unique chainsaw sculpture right before your eyes, the sheep, dairy goats, alpacas, poultry, deer and fleece displays, a new large machinery display on the top oval, a visit to our local SES and Fire Brigade or Brian Fish and his Bullocks, fly ball or the Horizon motorcycle team.

You can watch the skills of the young and talented cattle handlers or take in the equestrian events even pop in to see the cats.

Brighton has its magnificent animal nursery from the Jordan River School farm.

Of course, you can also pop over and say hello to the 7HOFM team.

The Reptile man is available to give live demonstrations, answer all your questions about reptiles and right next door will be the devil display along with a display of huskies.

For children, there is plenty of free entertainment at the kiddie’s corner on Fergusson oval with children’s activities such as face painting, PCYC, Jimbo the clown, and Sands Circus, in fact, there’s plenty of family fun for all ages.

The Baby Quest competition, from newborn up to 12 years of age is also a feature and this year there’ll be a baby and parent category.

Sideshow Alley with the rides, games, stalls, food vans and a chocolate wheel is also a crowd pleaser.

There are plenty of food options. If you would prefer something lighter, make your way down to the hall and see the CWA ladies where you can enjoy a plate of delicious sandwiches or choose from a selection of cakes, slices or scones as well as a cup of tea or coffee. Home crafts will also be on display with preserves, flowers, cakes, arts, crafts and photography.  You can check out the stalls in the main hall or maybe you have entered in the Lego competition.

Just across from the hall is where you can sit relax and watch the wood chopping.

There is free parking on site where you can catch the free train ride from the parking area on to the top oval.

Tickets prices are: family pass (two adults and three children) is $25, adult is $10, child (6-16 years) is $5 child (under 6) is free

Remember the Show is on Sunday, November 12 at the Pontville Recreation Grounds 325 Brighton Road, Brighton. Free general parking is available on site and entry is through the third gate on Glen Lea Rd. Gates open at 8am till 4pm. Don’t forget that Brighton Show is a smoke-free event.