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More to RHASS than the RHS

As a registered Scottish charity, RHASS fulfils its purpose of supporting Scottish agriculture and rural communities in many ways; one of the main ones is in putting on the Royal Highland Show.

RHASS announces cancellation of 2020 Royal Highland Show

The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) has today confirmed that the 2020 Royal Highland Show will not go ahead as planned due to restrictions brought on by the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

Notice of Election of Ordinary Directors

RHASS Members are entitled to stand for election as an Ordinary Director for the area in which they are resident. Nominations are now open for Ordinary Directors for the term 2020 - 2024. The closing date for receipt of nominations is Wednesday January 8th 2020

Meet our new President - Fiona Armstrong

This year’s Presidential Team hail from Dumfries and Galloway. Fiona Armstrong, Lady MacGregor and Lord Lieutenant of Dumfries, leads the team this year as President. As a renowned regional and national broadcaster, Fiona has championed the Scottish countryside through her presenting work on programmes including Border Life and River Journeys. We spoke to Fiona to find out how she got involved in farming, what her hopes are for the Presidential Team over the coming year

RHASS Regional Roadshow 2019

Building on last year’s successful series of roadshows featuring Doug Avery, key staff and local directors toured Scotland during October and November to hear from Members on their home turf.

RHASS announce 2020 Nuffield Farming scholar

The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland has awarded funding for the 2020 Nuffield Farming Scholarship to Emma Patterson-Taylor from Edinburgh. Emma, a project manager from the Scottish Agricultural Organisation Society (SAOS), will undertake a study into the position of farming in the public consciousness.

Meet the Director - John Sinclair

In our latest ‘Meet the Director’ blog, we spoke to John about his farming career, his role at the Show and why he would highly recommend getting involved with RHASS.

RHASS board announces appointment of new Chairman

Lothian farm manager, William (Bill) G Gray ARAgS, has been appointed Chairman of the RHASS board, replacing James (Jimmy) Warnock MBE who has completed his two-year term.

Meet the Director -Dennis Bridgeford

As Chief Steward of the catering and bars at the Royal Highland Show, RHASS Director for the Highlands Dennis Bridgeford is responsible for ensuring your taste buds are satisfied on your visit to the showground. We caught up with Dennis to find out about his role within RHASS and his career in agriculture.

Remaining relevant – how a 235-year-old organisation connects with its members and drives impact & influence

Remaining relevant – how a 235-year-old organisation connects with its members and drives impact & influence

Media Contacts

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