Show a ‘must go’ for Anne (99)

Anne Leach, who is 99, has been a member of the RAS for 50 years.
Anne Leach, who is 99, has been a member of the RAS for 50 years.

The Claremont resident has only skipped the annual event a handful of times because of illness, never by choice.

Mrs Leach remembers travelling from her family’s farm in Cuballing to Perth as a child to spend a day at the Show.

‘My father was very particular that we went and saw the animals,’ she said.

‘I then took my children to the show with the sandwiches and thermos.

‘The Show has been modernised, moved with the times’