Royal Highland Show - Edinburgh and the Lothians, Edinburgh
Various, Thursday, 25 June 2009
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Where: Ingliston, Edinburgh, Edinburgh and the Lothians
Promoting itself as the "Greatest Show on Earth" the Royal Highland show will take place from 25 to 28 June 2009 in Ingliston, near the Edinburgh Airport. Regulars at the show will enthusiastically endorse that description, as this is a family fun event with something for everyone.
The Royal Highland Show has been running since 1822 and has expanded to include virtually every aspect of farming and rural living in this beautiful part of Scotland. Events include judging of livestock, prize-winning livestock parades, air displays, fashion shows, stacks of music of all sorts, pole-climbing competitions, sheep dog demonstrations, show jumping, massed bands and plenty more. There will be more than 4,000 different farm breeds on display and gardening enthusiasts will enjoy the Flower Show. Visitors will have the opportunity to sample tasty Scottish treats presented by more than 100 food-related companies. Times: Thursday & Friday 07h00-19h00; Saturday 08h00-19h00 & Sunday 08h00-18h00