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Banchory Show Information and photographs of the Banchory Show held at King George V Park in Aberdeenshire Scotland with livestock judging highland dancing pipe band stunts and dog show
This is a super day out for the family, with something for everyone. It celebrates the best of farming in Aberdeenshire and takes place in the King George V Park. The morning events are the judging of cattle, sheep, Clydesdale horses, shepherds crooks and walking sticks, trade stands and scarecrows.
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The Banchory Show 2014 takes place on Saturday TBA July.
Primary school football, Highland dancing and the Young Farmers tug of war tend to take place after lunch. The pipe band performs prior to the parade of the livestock.
Afternoon entertainment varies each year and has included the UKFMX motocross display team which looked magnificent set against the backdrop of the Royal Deeside trees.
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The dog show takes part on the nearby Bellfield Park and is in aid of the charity Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA). There is also a pet parade, rock climbing wall and a children's fancy dress competition. This is followed by the display of vintage tractors.
Skilled demonstrations include sheep shearing.
Tickets for the Banchory Show are available to buy at the gate along with a brochure with the programme of events.
There are plenty of portaloos and impressively these are cleaned throughout the day. A disabled toilet is available at the main building.
Parking is available, though will get busy. A shuttle bus runs from the town centre.
Food and drink is available to buy at many outlets which includes a burger and chips stand, beer tent, marquee where freshly cooked meals like fish or roasts can be bought and eaten at tables and chairs in the shade, and ice-cream and sweet vendors.
The events end with the raffle draws. Other prizes include this contest to guess how many balloons are in the tractor:
The postcode for your sat nav is AB31 5HT.
For more information visit their website at www.banchoryshow.co.uk
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