Historical focus for Drymen Show
Apr26

Historical focus for Drymen Show

DRYMEN Show celebrates 200 years of Strathendrick Agricultural Society with a special 200th tent at this year’s event to be held on Saturday 28 May at the showfield by Drymen Bridge. The 200th tent will celebrate all things Drymen Show and agriculture from the last 200 years with a wide range of photos, trophies and other artefacts on display to allow visitors to find out how the show began and developed over the years. The show...

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69th Buchanan flower show
Aug29

69th Buchanan flower show

BUCHANAN Memorial Hall was busy today (Saturday) with visitors to the annual Buchanan flower show which was opened by Ruth McKenzie. But it wasn’t just the visitors that made the 69th show such a success – the entries in all categories indicated that it takes more than poor weather to hold back Buchanan’s champion growers. After an inspirational speech to open the show, Ruth presented the prizes before visitors enjoyed...

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Call for entries!
Jul28

Call for entries!

INTO gardening, crafts or baking? Then it’s time to think of your entry for Buchanan Flower Show! There’s entry classes for all kinds of exhibits – vegetables, fruit, cut flowers and flower arrangements as well as rural industries including baking, housewifery and other crafts…not forgetting children’s sections. Some of the classes are only open to exhibits from Buchanan residents (Buchanan Smithy to...

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Sun shines on Drymen Show
Jun01

Sun shines on Drymen Show

THE sun came out to welcome around 4000 visitors to Drymen Show last weekend – and there was something for everyone at what is thought to be the longest-running one day shows in Scotland. Indeed the reach and format of the show has grown since the first show in 1816 with over 300 entries in agricultural sections including cattle, Clydesdale horses in hand and with turnouts (wagons), Highland ponies and nine breeds of sheep. Light...

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