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The Show Field, Park Farm, Dumfries, DG2 7LU / First Saturday in August

This year the Show was held on Saturday 3rd August.  We hosted the Scottish National Ryeland Show and there were classes for Shetland Sheep.

For our results please see the results section of the page.

Entertainment included Jez Avery, the return of The Sheep Show, Daffy Dill, a vintage machinery display, face painting, the band Disfunctional and Dumfries & Stewartry Foxhounds.

Jez Avery




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And that’s the show over, We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who made today a success and we hope everyone enjoyed the show. ...


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Great day, great Show

Great day, great show, really liked the permanent pen numbers that had been made for the sheep pens!

A fabulous day for #copelandwalkerart in the Craft Marquee. Well done to all involved in the organising, a huge task! Here’s to next year 😁👍🏼

Great day really well organised ... thankyou

Well organised and run show! Well done to all involved making the day a success! Look forward to returning next year!

Today was the first time we have being to your show. Deffo will make it a yearly event. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Great day. Plenty to do and the weather was fantastic. Here's to next year. 👏

It was a cracking day. Well organised and great fun!

Great day great weather great show and possibly record crowds ???

Fantastic show Very well put together

Weather great good day

We had a good day too everything seemed to run smoothly.

Thank you very much for our fire and rescue pitch again. We had well over 1300 people come to see us and learn CPR or get safety advice. Brilliant for one days work. 😎

I enjoyed meeting every one at the NFU Mutual / NFUS stand look out for Hydro Genie Systems in the NFU Scotland Leader Magazine Thanks to all who organised the show.

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Craft tent full and ready ...

Craft tent full and ready
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The home and garden arts schedule including the classes for walking sticks is available by clicking on download schedule.  Paper copies are now available.

***ENTRIES FOR DAIRY CATTLE, BEEF CATTLE, HORSES, CLYDESDALES, SHEEP, FLEECES AND GOATS ARE NOW CLOSED***  Please see the unaffiliated show jumping and BSJA show jumping schedule for details of their closing date.

Cattle exhibitors – TB & BVD forms MUST be returned to the Secretary by 6pm on the Wednesday prior to the Show (31st July).  The forms are available in the entry form section.

Sheep exhibitors – The Suffolk Society will supply rosettes for the Male Champion and Female Champion for the highest placed Scottish male and female.

The Sheep Young Handlers is a qualifier for the South West of Scotland Champion Young Handlers at Eskdale Agricultural Show on 28th September 2019.

Mr Robert McKie, Castle Douglas will be judging the Bluefaced Leicester Crossing Type section.

Cattle Exhibitors – The Aberdeen Angus and Any Other Beef Breed judge is now Mr J W Ford, Kelso


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Trade Stands

Charges for 2019

TRADE STAND EXHIBITORS – For health and safety please make sure there is no tripping hazard at the entrance doors.  If you have flooring there must be a sloping wedge to make sure no one can trip on it.

A list of the trade stand exhibitors and their stand numbers can be found here

Trade Stands

  • Stand of up to 9m in depth: £24 per metre frontage
  • Stand of 9.1m to 12m in depth: £30 per metre frontage
  • Stand of 12.1m to 15m in depth: £50 per metre frontage
  • Stand of 15.1m to 18m in depth: £60 per metre frontage

The minimum charge for a stand up to 4.5m x 9m is £100.00

Our catering is franchised and there are no spaces available.

Food Festival

  • £60 per 8’x8′ space if the application is received on or before 30 June 2018.  £70 per 8’x8′ space if the application is received after this.
  • A 6′ free standing table space is £30 per space.

Craft Tent

  • £30 per space

Advert in catalogue

  • Full page £150 + VAT
  • Half page £100 + VAT
  • Quarter page £50 + VAT
  • Inside front cover £175 + VAT
  • Inside back cover £155 + VAT


  • Basic: £75
  • Bronze: Up to £150
  • Silver: £151-£300
  • Gold: £300-£500
  • Platinum: £501-£1,000

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