Community focus for Bunbury Show a success

Kate FieldingBunbury Herald
The 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show.
Camera IconThe 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show. Credit: Kate Fielding

Show-goers were treated to something a little different at this year’s LiveLighter Bunbury Show at the weekend.

Jothy Fal Gunan, Anuratha Ganeshkumar and Kanisha Fal Gunan, 1, rear, and Abi Ganeshkumar, 7, Harshatha Fal Gunan, 5, Diya Ganeshkumar, 5, and Ganeshkumar Subramanian, all of Bunbury.
Camera IconJothy Fal Gunan, Anuratha Ganeshkumar and Kanisha Fal Gunan, 1, rear, and Abi Ganeshkumar, 7, Harshatha Fal Gunan, 5, Diya Ganeshkumar, 5, and Ganeshkumar Subramanian, all of Bunbury.

Hundreds flocked to Hay Park on Saturday for the annual event with organisers hailing the show a success.

The 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show.
Camera IconThe 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show. Credit: Kate Fielding

A new layout and focus on moving the show in a community-oriented direction worked a treat, according to show coordinator Fiona Hinds.

Phoenix Wright, 13, of Dalyellup, Brody Bielawski, 14, of South Bunbury, and Haylee Fitzgerald, 13, of Dalyellup.
Camera IconPhoenix Wright, 13, of Dalyellup, Brody Bielawski, 14, of South Bunbury, and Haylee Fitzgerald, 13, of Dalyellup.

“There was a fantastic vibe at this year’s show and we’re really delighted with how the new layout worked,” Ms Hinds said.

Hailee Kinkella, 13, Eden Kinkella, 13, both of Bunbury, and Jessica Cherry, 13, of Capel.
Camera IconHailee Kinkella, 13, Eden Kinkella, 13, both of Bunbury, and Jessica Cherry, 13, of Capel.

Live music into the night, sideshow alley, eco-friendly workshops and comedy by Pete Rowsthorn were among the many highlights.

Kristine, Georgie, 2, and April Schroder, 9, all of Bunbury.
Camera IconKristine, Georgie, 2, and April Schroder, 9, all of Bunbury.

“The Bunbury Agricultural Society show committee is determined to keep the show as a free family event and that means we need to get new sponsors on board,” Ms Hinds said.

More pictures from the Show:

Scarlett Hovell, 3, of Busselton, Erin Cole, of New York, and Eli Hovell, 5, of Busselton.
Camera IconScarlett Hovell, 3, of Busselton, Erin Cole, of New York, and Eli Hovell, 5, of Busselton.
Jamie Ellwood, 4, Kiara Sebbes and Ryan Ellwood, 13, all of Waterloo.
Camera IconJamie Ellwood, 4, Kiara Sebbes and Ryan Ellwood, 13, all of Waterloo.
Gee Palazzese, Maya Palazzese, 9, front, Lisa Hicks, 12, Charmayne Bell and Amanda Johnston, all of Bunbury.
Camera IconGee Palazzese, Maya Palazzese, 9, front, Lisa Hicks, 12, Charmayne Bell and Amanda Johnston, all of Bunbury.
Mick Odine, Cody King, 10, Alesha King, Caleb King, 7, and Kayne Odine, 14, all of Donnybrook.
Camera IconMick Odine, Cody King, 10, Alesha King, Caleb King, 7, and Kayne Odine, 14, all of Donnybrook.
Ella Moorhouse, 12, Christine Gupita, 12, Bea Te, 11, and Tayte Miers, 11, all of Bunbury.
Camera IconElla Moorhouse, 12, Christine Gupita, 12, Bea Te, 11, and Tayte Miers, 11, all of Bunbury.
Nathan Walmsley, Maddox Walmsley, 4, Kate Walmsley, and Evie Walmsley, 2, all of Dalyellup, with Jobe Worthington, 2, and Janelle Worthington, of Pelican Point.
Camera IconNathan Walmsley, Maddox Walmsley, 4, Kate Walmsley, and Evie Walmsley, 2, all of Dalyellup, with Jobe Worthington, 2, and Janelle Worthington, of Pelican Point.
The 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show.
Camera IconThe 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show. Credit: Kate Fielding
The 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show.
Camera IconThe 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show. Credit: Kate Fielding
Dodgem cars take to the water.
Camera IconDodgem cars take to the water.
Children have a ball on the water.
Camera IconChildren have a ball on the water.
The 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show.
Camera IconThe 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show. Credit: Kate Fielding
The 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show.
Camera IconThe 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show. Credit: Kate Fielding
The 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show.
Camera IconThe 2017 LiveLighter Bunbury Show. Credit: Kate Fielding
Laughing Clowns are always a hit.
Camera IconLaughing Clowns are always a hit.

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