A bit of a different Flashback Friday this week (and not because it's actually Sunday!).
Deep in archives we found a DVD made Glenice Healey of the 85th Annual Show in 2002, featuring clips from all over the grounds. The 54-minute video features the grand parade and official opening, lawn mower races, Miss Showgirl competition, woodchopping, performing pigs, and dog trials, as well as a look in the pavilion and around the ground.
You can watch this wonderful trip down memory lane below:
This is wonderful piece of show history and a great record of the day.
With our 100th show in 2017, we are looking at expanding our historic archives in order to produce a grand display, and for publication.
In order to do this, we need the help of the community.
We are looking for:
We want to share the history of the Finley Agricultural & Pastoral Association, as well as Finley in general, with the community through possible publication. In order to do this and make it the best it can be, we need the support of the community in helping us gather as much history as possible.
Help us record our local history in order to preserve it for future generations.