About us

Founded in 1934, the Manilla Show Society is a community organisation which coordinates the Annual Manilla Show.

We welcome all current and past members of the Manilla community and surrounding district to attend the show and enjoy a great weekend in a fun family friendly atmosphere.

Manilla Show Society Inc. - Office Bearers

Executive Committee:

Patrons: Mrs Doris Budden, Mr Paul Budden , Mr Toby Grant. President: Mr Jim Maxwell
Vice President: Mr Rod Northey
Secretary/ Treasurer: Mrs LouEllen Overton

Assistant Secretary: Mrs Jane Martin
Assistant Treasurer: Mr Doug Artuso
Ringmaster: Mrs Teena Bridge
Announcer: Mr Hamish Abra
Showgirl Committee: Mrs Katie Agnew, Ms Emma Martin,

Rules & Protests Committee:

The executive and steward of relevant section

Section Stewards:

Mr David Alywin, Mrs Teena Bridge, Mr Donald Cormie, Mrs Glenys McDonald, Mr Tim McDonald, Emily MacDonald, Megan & Kate Taylor, Mr Rodney Northey, Mr Dom Price, Ms Jan Hanneman, Mrs Jessica Taylor, Mr Ken Tydd, Mrs Rachael Harry ,Ms Lana Cronin, Mr David Ridgewell, Mr James Galloway Mrs Melanie McHugh, Mrs Delma Sneesby, Christine Bennett, Trish Smith, Ruth Schwager, Mr Tony Hayne, Mr Paul Taber, Dave Gee, Bill Plevey, Angus Capel, Amanda Ormiston.

Manilla Show Society Inc. – Life Members

Honorary Life Members:
Mr & Mrs Kel Archibald (Presented 2004), Mrs Vince Flett (Presented 2006) , Mrs Sue Beale (Presented 2018) , Mrs Delma Sneesby, (Presented 2019)

Financial Life Members:

Mr & Mrs R Alston, Mrs Margaret Barnes, Mr P Budden, Mr & Mrs P Capel, Mr & Mrs Robert Carey, Mr Donald Cormie, Mr & Mrs H Dowe, Mr & Mrs P Ford, Mr & Mrs Denis Forrest, Mr & Mrs D Gee, Mr & Mrs D Howard, Mr& Mrs E Leyden, Mr & Mrs J Maxwell, Mr & Mrs B Maxwell, Mr & Mrs D Maxwell, Mr S Maxwell, Mr & Mrs R Nist, Mr D Nixon, Miss L Nixon, Mr & Mrs B Norris, Mrs L Overton, Mr & Mrs William Randall, Mr & Mrs N Rowland, Mrs & Mrs A Rutherford, Mr & Mrs D Saint, Mr & Mrs Warren Sneesby, Mr R Sneesby, Mrs S Scutt, Mr & Mrs BTaber,Mr&MrsPTaber,Mr&MrsDThurn,Mr&MrsEWall,Mr&MrsKWeekes, MrsS Yeates.

Jim Maxwell


Rodney Northey

Vice President

Hamish Abra

Junior Vice President

LouEllen Overton


Jane Martin

Assistant Secretary

Doug Artuso

Assistant Treasurer

Teena Bridge


Jessica Taylor

Head Pavillon Steward