*UPDATE* Many events will be cancelled/postponed due to COVID-19 – please check before making plans.
2020 Scottish Rural Calendar
Key countryside events taking place in Scotland during 2020, at a glance:
As the Spring lambs, calves, and lush grass fill the landscape and the countryside starts to feel warmer, farmers and rural entrepreneurs can settle into a new year and look forward to the busy 2020 Scottish rural calendar.
|21||RHET Gala Dinner|
|26 – 27||Scottish Rural Action Conference|
By the time we have fought through late frosts, April showers, Easter bank holidays, tax returns, and other time-consuming business requirements, the first summer sun and the promise of some social interaction is more than welcome.
|9||Ayr & Kilmacolm|
|23||Fife & Stewarton & Dunlop|
2020 Scottish Rural Calendar – Summer Shows
The 2020 Scottish rural calendar includes a host of summer shows which are perfect for catching up and sharing highs and lows of the year so far. However, as a business owner, they are not to be approached lightly. Shows are extremely important platforms, responsible for much of the coming year’s successful trading. They provide a sympathetic atmosphere and relevant all-in-one shop window to those trying or selling new products, discovering or promoting new concepts, and spotting or setting the latest trends. Click here for tips on making the most of the 2020 Scottish rural calendar.
|6||Angus, Newmilns, West Fife, Campsie & Helensburgh & Lomond Highland Games|
|7||LEAF Open Farm Sunday|
|13||Stirling & Alyth
Buff in the Barn – launch of The Buffalo Farm’s Scottish Buffalo Mozzarella
|18 – 21||Royal Highland|
|3 – 5||Scottish Game Fair|
|4||Doune & Dunblane|
|11||Dalkeith & Echt|
|17 – 18||Caithness|
|18 – 19||New Deer|
|24 – 25||Border Union|
|25||Sutherland, Braco, Banchory & Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games|
|27 – 7 August||The North Ronaldsay Sheep Festival|
|1||Nairn & Dumfries|
|2 – 3||Turriff|
|7 – 8||Aberfeldy|
|8||Kinross, Mid Argyll, Orkney & Brodick Highland Games|
|13||Grantown & Islay|
|29||Moffat, Thrumster Game Fair|
For a list of key events and anniversaries of 2020 see http://www.sceneandherdpr.co.uk/2020-year-ahead/