Due to the success of the event, Smallholding Scotland which owns and operates the Festival is now VAT registered. Our VAT registration number is 456 017 207. This will mean that all transactions to do with the Festival will now be subject to VAT. This has therefore been included on all order forms where applicable […]

Goat results 2023

First Name Last Name Catalogue Class No Class Results Exhibit No Breed Name CLASS 1, ADULT, RBST RARE BREED (6 entries) Irene Elisabeth McCreath 1 3 259 English Kenside Polo Irene Elisabeth McCreath 1 Abs 260 English Kenside Persephone Irene Elisabeth McCreath 1 2 261 English Kenside Sophie Philippa Atkins 1 4 262 Golden Guernsey […]

Pig Show results

Pig Show 2023 Judge : Mr R. Fieldhouse, Calcaria Pigs, N. Yorkshire British Rare and Traditional Breeds Champion – Isabel Soar (Scholebrook) Berkshire – Spring Lady (Sow) Reserve Champion – Jack Holroyd (Addison) Large Black – Addison Golden Harvest RR004023 (Jan Gilt) Kunekune Champion – Alan Jamieson (Sauchenhall) Kunekune – Willow Tutaki IIi (7092) (Adult […]

2023 Scottish Smallholder Festival – one week to go!

Media Release 6th October, 2023 Scottish Smallholder Festival – one week to go! The countdown is on to Scotland’s national smallholding festival, which takes place at the Royal Highland Centre on Saturday 14th October 2023. It’s a new venue for the Scottish Smallholder Festival, after the organisers, Smallholding Scotland, signed a three-year deal with the […]

Calving Simulator first for festival! 

Calving Simulator first for festival!  For the first time at the Smallholder Festival, cattle keepers will be able to hone their calving skills with experts from SRUC Veterinary Services, University of Glasgow School of Veterinary Medicine and a lifelike Calving Simulator. The Festival is the only place in Scotland that this experience is currently available […]

Young Farmers / Student Tickets

Scottish Smallholding Festival announces special price ‘young farmer / student’ tickets  The Scottish Smallholder Festival has cut the price of its tickets for the next generation of Scottish smallholders. The reduced price of £5 is available until 13th October to senior school pupils, students and young farmers. To take advantage of the discount offer, Young […]

Scotlands National Smallholding Festival is on the move!

MEDIA RELEASE For immediate release 20th July 2023 The Scottish Smallholder Festival is on the move! The 2023 Scottish Smallholder Festival will move to the Royal Highland Centre, signalling the importance of smallholding to the agricultural scene in Scotland. The organisers of the festival, Smallholding Scotland, have signed a three-year deal with the Royal Highland […]

Volunteers needed

Are you interested in becoming a volunteer at Scotland’s national smallholding festival? The organisers of the Scottish Smallholder Festival are seeking volunteers to help out at this year’s event, which will be held in the Highland Hall at the Royal Highland Centre on the 14th October. We are looking for people who are prepared to […]