Programme of events

With a full programme of exhibiting classes, seminars and demonstrations there’s something to see all day at the Festival.


Seminars and demonstrations 2019

Once again the Festival has a broad and interesting series of seminars and demonstrations on topics relating to smallholding, all included in the ticket price. Please note, to attend these sessions, you must have purchased a Festival wristband. These are available for £10 either on the day from the Information Point in the Main Concourse (Cash only please) or in advance

TimeEventLocation
9.30amJudging of Garden, Craft and Food CompetitionBalcony above Main Concourse
9:30amJudging of Poultry & Waterfowl ShowMain market
10:00amTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Symington Suite
10:00amTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 1
10:00amTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 2
11:00amTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Symington Suite
11:00amTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 1
11:00amTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 2
12 noonTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Symington Suite
12 noonTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 1
12 noonTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 2
1:00pmTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Symington Suite
1:00pmTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 1
1:00pmTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 2
2:00pmTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Symington Suite
2:00pmTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 1
2:00pmTBA
TBA
Session to be confirmed.
Ring 2

Judging

  • Poultry & Waterfowl Show judging starts at 9:30am in the main market.
  • Garden, Craft and Food competition judging starts at 9:30am in the Strathmore Hall

Rural skills

There are a number of hands-on sessions and on-stand demonstrations throughout the day in the Rural Skills area. Please note, to attend some of these sessions, you must have purchased a Festival wristband. These are available for £10 either on the day from the Information Point in the Strathmore Hall (Cash only please) or in advance

See the Rural Skills page for more information about what’s on offer.


Livestock Showcases

Our livestock showcases feature some of the most popular and some of the rarest breeds of livestock, ideal for smallholders. As well as seeing the animals you’ll be able to speak to the breeders and keepers, the ideal opportunity to gather all the information you need to choose your ideal breed.