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There's so much to see and do at the Canberra Home & Leisure Show! With live cooking demonstrations, extreme 4WD displays, seminars and even a petting zoo for the kids, you're bound to find something to interest every member of your family.

Learn to bake with Uncle Juan

Visit the Fine Food Hall at 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm each day and learn how to bake with the team from Uncle Juan's Bakehouse! Uncle Juan will lead budding bakers of all ages through a 40 minute class teaching simple techniques, and participants will make three small and tasty baked goods to take away and enjoy.

Mum and Dad can sit back and watch the kids learn how to bring good to life!

Sessions will be capped at 20 participants each - registration details to follow.

Where: Fine Food Hall
When: Daily, 10:30am, 12:30pm and 2:30pm

Baking demonstrations

The team from Uncle Juan's Bakehouse will hold interactive demonstrations on a variety of baking techniques at 12pm and 2pm daily, showcasing what you can do with your home oven! Don't miss it.

Where: Fine Food Hall
When: Daily, 12pm and 2pm

Kids Play Zone

Located on the Main Arena for the first time in 2017, the Kids Play Zone gives kids both young and old a chance to try out some new sports and enjoy the expertise of some of Canberra's leading sporting organisations in a fun, safe environment.
Learn how to take a mark with AFL Canberra, kick a goal with Capital Football, knock the pros for six with Cricket ACT, challenge yourself with Hockey ACT or shoot hoops with Netball ACT

Where: Main Arena
When: Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 3pm

Berkeley Supertank

New in 2017, the Berkeley Supertank gives you a fish's eye view! This spectacular 15 metre long and three metre high perspex sided giant mobile fish tank harbours natural habitats and loads of fish. You will see what the fish actually sees from under water without having to get wet!
As part of the show, you will be shown many different types of Berkeley lures and will see how the fish react to them and the different techniques used. You'll learn how to become a better lure user, improve your strike rate and catch more fish next time you're on the water.

Where: Behind Show Office
When: Daily, show times TBC