Fettercairn Show cancelled for second year in a row

One of the first events in the north-east agricultural show calendar has been cancelled for the second year in a row due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.

Thursday, 11th March 2021, 7:00 am
The show has been running for more than 180 years.

The Fettercairn Show had been due to take place on Saturday July 3 but its organisers, the Fettercairn Farmers Club, said it will no longer go ahead due to ongoing coronavirus restrictions.

In a statement posted on the Club’s website, the Fettercairn Farmers Club Committee said: “The Fettercairn Farmers Club committee have made the hard decision that unfortunately the 2021 Fettercairn Show, which should have been held on Saturday, 3rd July, will be cancelled due to the pandemic.

“We are disappointed that we had to come to this decision but feel it is the responsible one to make in order to safeguard the spectators, exhibitors, sponsors and committee.

“The 2022 show will be held on Saturday, 2nd July, where we will be delighted to welcome everyone.”

Founded in 1826, the Fettercairn Show is one of the oldest Highland Shows in Scotland.

The show retains it's origins with the showing of Livestock; Horses, Sheep and Cattle.

With other attractions including Vintage Tractors and Cars, Tug-o-War, Highland Dancing, Companion Dog Show and Children’s Races during the day.

The Trade & Craft Stands and Food and Drink facilities are always popular with the main ring providing entertainment throughout the day.

For further information, visit the website at www.fettercairn-show.co.uk.