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NFU Scotland

Skye and Loch Duich Branch

All interested are invited to come along to speak with NFU Scotland, local representatives from SRUC, and Wood Accountancy - an agricultural accountancy specialist, on any crofting/farming or agricultural subject you may wish to discuss.

Monday 26th November
Anytime between 2pm and 5pm at :-
An Crùbh, Duisdale Beag, Sleat
or :-
Tuesday 27th November
Anytime between 10am and 12.30pm at :-
Conference Suite at Jan’s, Portree

Contact Jake Sayles on 01478 611936 for further details













Chris Reynolds Photographer

Many thanks to Chris Reynolds for photographing the 2018 Skye Show for us.




Skye Distillers Ltd

The Skye Show is delighted to welcome back the Isle of Skye Distillers. They will be running our bar again this year.

Check out our page Isle of Skye Distillers at the Skye Show and don't forget to check out their Website



SAC Consulting

Judges Announced for Skye Agricultural Show 2018

Equine Classes are now qualifying classes for Caledonian Showing Championships

This Saturday 4th of August, the Skye Agricultural Show will feature an impressive panel of judges across an increasing range of classes.

This year’s equine classes, judged by Linda Impley, will be qualifying classes for Caledonian Showing Championships, which are due to be held in Fife on the 13th and 14th of October.   Every horse and pony placed 1st and 2nd in all in-hand, Ridden Showing classes (not fun classes) will qualify to compete in any appropriate class at the Finals. 

The Blackface Sheep will be judged by Katie Fairley, Glen Clova and the Cheviot Sheep will be judged by Joyce Campbell, Armadale Farm.  Any other Breed and Novice Sheep will be judged by Ewen Campbell of Dingwall and Highland Marts.

Cattle will be judged by Ian Macleay of Armadale Farm, Sutherland.

Donald Rankin of Kilmaluag is our Umpire and will choose the Supreme and Reserve animal on the day.

The second year of the Craft tent will see lots of competitions with Lady Claire MacDonald of Kinloch Lodge Hotel judging the cooking classes.  The Craft Classes will be judged by Yasmin Millburn and Alison Gibb.

The ever-popular dog show will be judged by John Pierce (O’Connor Pierce Vets), Bernisdale.

All classes can be entered on the day



Skye Agricultural Show now a qualifier for the Caledonian Showing Championship

Skye Show and Caledonian Show Championships The Caledonian Showing Championships are now well established in the showing calendar and will once again give 2018 competitors the opportunity to compete at a top level Championship Final in Scotland.
Evening Performances, loads of bling and razzmatazz .... everything an end of season Championship should have!

This year’s show will be held at
Highfield @ Howe, near Ladybank, Fife  on 13/14 October 2018

This Show is a qualifier and every horse & pony placed 1st and 2nd in all Inhand, Ridden Showing classes (not fun classes) & Working Hunter/Pony classes will qualify to compete in any appropriate class at the Finals.  Qualification will be from placings, no qualification cards will be awarded in the ring, and no qualification can go down the line.  Qualification is for the Horse & Pony except for Adult/Young Handler classes, where the Handler qualifies.

All qualified horses and ponies will be listed on the Caledonian Showing Show’s website where you will also find a regularly updated list of qualifying shows as well as a wealth of other information.



The Committee would like to thank the following businesses for their kind donations to our annual Raffle;

Morag MacIntyre (Newsagents Portree) - Donation of £200

At Home in the Highlands
Skye Adventure
Portree Filling Station
The Tongadale Hotel
Skye Floors
Just Hooked
Ross MacRae Venison
Isle of Skye Candle Co.
Isle of Skye Fudge Co.
Isle of Skye Chocolate Co.
Craik & MacRae
Stuart Jackson, Lower Deck
Dan Corrigal
Ferguson Coal



We still have space for stands at the show 2018. Please email our facebook email address SkyeShow for a booking form or visit our Stands page for a form Adobe Acrobat (PDF)

This is a current list of trade stands we have coming to the Skye Show :-

Portree and Braes Trust
Bank of Scotland
Guide dogs
Army cadets
FP Chruch
Crofters bite
Portree nursery
Skye Corn Crakes
A.C.E targets
Therapy studio
Skye jeep tours
Fresh revolution
Scottish crofting federation
Dyslexia Scotland (community tent)
Corrie motors Isuzu
Donald mackenzie jeep

Please check back as we are awaiting confirmation from others



Horse Show entries 2018

Closing date for horse show entries is 27th July 2018
Entries can be emailed to Janice MacPherson and money will be collected on the day.
£4 per class or £5 for entering on the day



Outdoor Discovery Activities for the Children 2018!

Day bands are £20 and entitle them to all day access to all - Outdoor Discovery Activities and the Archery and £5 for a single shot on one item.

This year we have the 'Super Jumper', 'Surf Simulator', 'Baby Ball Pool', 'Inflatable Fire Engine', and 'Octopus' from Outdoor Discovery


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