Showtime for one of the country’s longest running farming events

Drymen Agricultural Show
Drymen Agricultural Show

One of the country’s longest running agricultural shows takes place this weekend and organisers are hoping for a bumper turnout.

The Drymen Show , which celebrates its 200th year in 2016, is on this Saturday, May 30, from 9am to 5pm.

It will be held in the showfield near Drymen Bridge and features some of the top livestock from throughout Scotland and futher afield, including cattle, sheep heavy and light horses and Highland ponies.

There’s also a dog section and a rabbit section.

The show will also feature a parade of vintage tractors and machinery, trade stands, a craft tent, local inter-schools competitions and junior football.

There will also be an SWRI tent and for the first time a Drymen Show Bake-Off competition.

For the kids there’s a fun fair and a bouncy castle.

A variety of stalls will be available throughout the day selling food and drink.

The main ring entertainment includes the exciting 7stanes cycle display team and a falconry display by Martin McCulloch from KG Hawks.

Visitors will be able to see the birds up close and watch a stunning display in the main ring.

The showfield is on the A811. For more info visit www.drymenshow.com. There will be picutre highlights from the show in next week’s Herald.