THE ARRAN SHOW: A Memorable Day Out for the Whole Family
Date: Wednesday, 2nd August 2023
Location: Glenkiln Farm, Lamlash, Isle of Arran
Contact: [email protected]
The 185th Arran Show is set to take place on the stunning Isle of Arran, promising a day filled with excitement, entertainment, and friendly competition. This eagerly anticipated event will be held on the first Wednesday in August at Glenkiln Farm, Lamlash, offering visitors a unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the island’s vibrant agricultural community.
A Showcase of Excellence:
From cattle to sheep, horses to dogs, the Arran Show brings together a diverse range of animals, all vying for the prestigious Champion Rosettes. Witness the finest specimens of livestock as they parade through the rings, showcasing the dedication and expertise of their handlers. The passion for farming and the pursuit of excellence is evident in every corner of this remarkable event.
Celebrate the Best of Arran:
In addition to the captivating animal displays, the Arran Show features numerous stances that shine a spotlight on the island’s local communities, crafts, and produce. Explore the stalls and discover a treasure trove of unique items, handmade crafts, and delectable treats that highlight the rich tapestry of Arran’s heritage.
Table of Contents:
|9.30AM||EQUESTRIAN RINGS||HORSE & PONY JUDGING||Mark & Emma Johnston|
|11AM||MAIN RING||DRAKES OF HAZARD||Sheepdog and duck display team|
|11.15AM||CATTLE & SHEEP RING||CATTLE & SHEEP JUDGING||Willie Purdon, David Gray|
|11.45AM||MAIN RING||VINTAGE TRACTOR||Willie Reid|
|12.15AM||MAIN RING||MURRAY’S DOG SCURRY||Murray Boal|
|1PM||DOG RING||DOG SHOW|
|1PM||MAIN RING||ARRAN PIPE BAND||Performances from Arran’s Pipe Band|
|1.45PM||MAIN RING||DRAKES OF HAZARD||Sheepdog and duck display team|
|2.30PM||MAIN RING||OVERHEAD JUDGING, PRIZE GIVING AND GRAND RAFFLE DRAW|
|3.30pm||MAIN RING||ARRAN JUNIOR PIPE BAND||Performances from Arran’s Junior Pipe Band|
Apart from the main attractions, the Arran Show offers a wide array of activities and experiences to cater to all interests. Visitors can indulge in alpaca trekking, admire the intricate wood carvings by Marvis Wood Carving, try their hand at butter churning, or let their creativity run wild with face painting. Vintage tractor enthusiasts will be delighted by a special display, while children can bounce their way through inflatable fun. Furthermore, don’t miss the Craft & Produce Marquee, Market Stalls, and the tempting Prosecco Pony. The show also boasts a licensed bar and various food stalls to satisfy your cravings.
Plan Your Visit:
The Arran Show ensures a stress-free experience with ample free car parking available on-site. Capture memorable moments and share your experiences on social media using the hashtag @arranfarmerssscociety. For further information and updates, visit arranshow.co.uk.
Prepare yourself for an unforgettable day out at the Arran Show, where the spirit of community, agricultural pride, and family-friendly entertainment converge in a remarkable celebration of the Isle of Arran’s charm and vitality. Join the festivities and create lasting memories with your loved ones.