Show us a good time

Weekend. An event 110 years strong is only made so by its community. This year, the show returns with all of your favourites such as equestrian events, woodchopping, cattle competitions and the popular animal nursery. Along with the popular chopping events, there will be a two-shoe tree felling class, an event that has not been …

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Cattle ready for show

Agriculture. You can almost hear the sound of hooves as the 110th Circular Head Show approaches. This year the Stanley event welcomes a few new faces to the cattle competition. The Highlanders This is Craggy Island Highlands’ first year exhibiting at the show. While they’re based in Penna in the south, they will make the …

4 months ago 0

A cut above the rest

Event. For over a century, community members have come from near and far for the Circular Head Show. Now in its 110th year, the show continues to deliver old favourites and new ideas. The Circular Head Agricultural Society is revealing the best in Tasmanian produce with the Graze the Region showcase. From the paddock to …

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Obstacle with a twist

Challenge. Think you have what it takes to pass a reverse obstacle course? Then put your skills to the test. The Circular Head Agricultural Society is introducing a new attraction to the upcoming Circular Head Show. An obstacle course will await those game enough to attempt, where competitors must manoeuvre a Honda Pioneer Side by …

1 year ago

Ag shows and horses

It was disappointing to see a number of horses at Saturday’s show that were not carnival ready, putting their riders and the general public in danger. I noted one horse dumped its young rider twice in as many minutes then reared almost over backwards. There was another that refused all jumps, its rider continued to …

2 years ago

A family tradition

Fun. Preparations for next weekend’s Circular Head Show are well underway as schools and community members get crafty ahead of the annual event. Stanley Primary School recently enlisted the help of great-grandparents, John and Margaret Walters, to show pupils how to make a kite. They then helped cover them for students to decorate in time …

2 years ago

Get ready for the CH Show!

Event. The Circular Head Show is just six weeks away and now in its 108th year, the historical event retains all the traditional features you expect of an agricultural show. Including equestrian events, wood chopping, dairy and beef cattle competition, and animal nursery, the day culminates with the Grand Parade at 3pm. Thanks to the …

2 years ago
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Shaun the Sheep

Attraction. This year’s Circular Head Show has a few surprises in store, and Shaun the Sheep from South Rhodes is one of them. Shaun was found near Stonehenge (Midlands) in August 2014 after disappearing from a property on the East Coast six years ago and wandering in the bush ever since. When he was shorn, …

4 years ago