All roads lead to New Deer for 169th show

NEW DEER SHOW

BEST FOAL IN SHOW WINNER WAS IAN YOUNG'S CLYDESDALE ARRADOUL CEILIDH
NEW DEER SHOW BEST FOAL IN SHOW WINNER WAS IAN YOUNG'S CLYDESDALE ARRADOUL CEILIDH

All roads lead to New Deer this weekend as the annual New Deer Show gets underway at Craigieford Park.

The two-day show will be held on July 16 and 17, with a marquee dance on the Saturday evening.

The popular weekend regularly attracts between 8,000 and 10,000 visitors from all walks of life, looking for something a little different to their usual family weekend.

This year’s show will feature all the popular events including horse, cattle and dog shows; vintage cars/motorbikes, tractors and vans; trusk and the industrial and horticultural shows.

This year the show will feature a comedy night on Friday, July 15, with Jim Smith and Friends fropm 7pm to 12 am.

Tickets are available priced £10 each - or £90 for a table of ten - and can be purchased online via the show website.

There will be a licensed bar so the evening is restricted to over 18s only. Food will also be available.

Saturday’s line-up at the park inclues horse, cattle, sheep, fur & feather and young handlers’ classes.

There will also be the popular YFC tug o’ war and a tractor fest.

There will be a sheep dog trial demonstration by Joe McKenzie, children’s fancy dress, a pets parade and races and a baby show. Music for the day will be provided by Buckie Pipe Band.

On the Sunday there will be vintage and classic vehicles, an It’s a Knockout competition, dog show, pony club games, horse jumping and Ferguson and Massie Ferguson 40th, 50th, 60th, 70th and 80th anniversary displays.

There will also be a Critter Keeper and lots, lots more to entertain the whole family.

The evening will end with the marquee dance with music this year provided by Mick Flavin. Admission is £10, payable at the door on the night.

Again, this is for over 18s only and ID will be required.

Admission to this year’s show is £10 for adults and £5 for OAPs and children 12-16 years. Children under the age of 12 are admitted free of charge.

So make sure you head along to New Deer this weekend and be part of the fun at Craigieford Park.