Monday 20 May 2019

Banteer Show, Country Market and Family Fun Day

The 28th annual Banteer Show, Country Market and Family Fun Day will take place in Banteer Community Centre on Sunday, July 15, commencing at 2pm.

There will be 55 adult and 14 children's classes, and will cover vegetables, herbs, flowers and plants, baking, needlework, photography, arts & crafts and many others. Adult classes are €3 each to enter, with a special offer of four entries for €10, while children's classes are €1 each.

Again this year, a special art category has been included for national school children. Children are invited to design a picture reflecting a choice of themes - 'Pirates or Fairies' or 'Things That Make Me Smile'. Pictures have to be hand-crafted - computer-generated designs will not be accepted.

There are two age categories, under 8 and under 13 and prizes for each age category are: 1st prize €25 voucher for Smyths Toystore, 2nd prize €15 voucher for Smyths Toystore and 3rd prize €10 voucher for Smyths Toystore. Entry is free.

Show entry forms are available at Banteer Post Office. Entries, accompanied by fees, can be handed into Banteer Post Office or sent to Juliet O'Donoghue, Cois Doire, Banteer West, Banteer, phone (029) 56944.

Entries for the dog show will be taken on the day from 1pm and judging of this competition commences at 2pm sharp.

Exhibits for the show should to be handed into Banteer Community Centre on Saturday evening, July 14 at 8 pm or on Sunday morning July 15, before 11 am. Patrons should get there early to avoid the queues.

There will also be numerous sideshows on the day, including, the 30ft high Spider Climber with slide, bouncing castle, super slide, 60ft obstacle course, outdoor music, pony rides, 'Hook A Duck', soccer challenge and much more.

Family fun for all generations is guaranteed this year at Banteer Show.