Will country shows go ahead in 2021? | POLL

Will country shows go ahead in 2021? | POLL

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While most country show organisers are making plans to hold events in 2021, the potential for further COVID-19 restrictions has left many proceeding with caution.

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While most country show organisers are making plans to hold events in 2021, the potential for further COVID-19 restrictions has left many proceeding with caution.

Maitland Show Society treasurer Heather Drysdale said their committee was apprehensive about how this year's show, scheduled for March 20, was going to go ahead.

"It's a big task trying to pull off a show in a COVID environment," she said.

"We've got a QR reader and have to have people register at the gate, then we've got to monitor how many people are in different buildings, have COVID marshals wandering around to make sure everybody's social distancing. It's really quite daunting at this point in time."

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