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The Show reinvented for Newcastle and Hunter families

In March 2019, The Show at the Newcastle Showground will be bigger, bolder and better than ever before as the new board continues the fight to keep its entertaining future for Hunter generations to come. The board’s new members, including Hunter Workers secretary Daniel Wallace, local businesswoman Jeanne Walls, vignerons Brian McGuigan and Joss De Iuliis, have combined with local agencies to reinvent The Show in determination to cement its future as part of the fabric of the Hunter’s community. Behind the scenes, the board has been negotiating for months with the NSW Government to take on the management of the Showgrounds to establish an urban entertainment precinct that will contribute to the revitalisation of Newcastle all year round. President Peter Evans said the board was driven to establish The Show as a flagship show in the annual events calendar and continued to work collaboratively to attract popular events and activities to a conveniently central location that was easily accessible for the people of the Hunter. “More than 100 years ago the site was a swamp and was filled to establish the Newcastle Showground and host The Show, an event the people of Newcastle and the Hunter have enjoyed for decades,” said Mr Evans. “On behalf of the board, we want the NSW Government to know that we believe in The Show and the Newcastle Showground. We encourage them to accept our offer and empower us to keep this event and the site, a desired entertainment destination for the local community. “We will continue to work with the NSW government on the advancement of their plans for the surrounding...

Our New Brand

The Show, as we know it, has been reimagined and we required a new brand and advertising campaign to reflect this huge change in our event. So… we approached fellow Novocastrians, Enigma, known for their brave brand ideas and creative ad campaigns to bring new life to The Show.  Enigma jumped at the chance to support our project, kindly donating their services free-of-charge, and we are ecstatic with the result. We are very proud to launch our new brand to you.   Keep an eye out for our new ‘discover something new’ advertising campaign – coming soon!...