COVID-19 STATEMENT

The Committee of the Walcha Show Society advise all participants that the 2021 Show is being conducted under COVID-19 restrictions for the protection of all involved. Anyone entering any Show event and onto any part of the show ground during the conducting of the Show agrees that they are to comply with all requests from any member of the committee, and/or their representatives, consistent with the COVID-19 restrictions so imposed.

The Committee shall use their best endeavours to conduct the Show but in the event that because of COVID-19 the Show is cancelled at any time then all participants agree that on such cancellation they shall have no claim against the committee for any alleged loss of any kind whatsoever arising to them and caused by such cancellation.


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Walcha Show Society ( formerly the Walcha P.A. & H. Association ) held its first show in its own right in 1878.  For some years prior to that Walcha and Uralla ran an annual show alternating between the towns.

The original showground was very much smaller being within the block bounded by Derby, Jamieson, Packington and North streets. Over the years North Street was moved further south to enclose land donated by the Nivison’s which is where the rodeo ring is now situated. Later additions included closing the adjoining section of Packington Street and adding land to the east and land to the south east donated by Jim Fletcher.

A major rebuilding programe took place in the 1960’s when the Youth Hall was built and used for the main pavilion, the old pavilion converted to a dining room/kitchen, the old luncheon pavilion converted to a poultry pavilion and a new horticulture pavilion built.

All this plus the ongoing additions and improvements, has created the lovely, compact showground we now have.  Walcha Showground is one of the most used grounds in the area.

Along with the Walcha Races, the annual Walcha Show is the highlight of the communities social calendar and is considered by many to be the best country show around.


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