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PICTURES: Black Isle Show returns in full force as preview evening goes down well


By Imogen James

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Ross Kinnaird on Hook the Duck. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Ross Kinnaird on Hook the Duck. Picture: Callum Mackay..

THE Black Isle Show returned yesterday evening for the first time since 2019 as locals enjoyed a variety of entertainment.

Kicking the day off was showjumping, followed by a vintage tractor parade, kids races, monster trucks, sheep shearing and a marquee dance to close the night.

Anna McTaggart. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Anna McTaggart. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Show Jumping. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Show Jumping. Picture: Callum Mackay..

There was also a parade of livestock and the judging of the champion of champions.

Georgia McCauley-Ross. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Georgia McCauley-Ross. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Show Jumping. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Show Jumping. Picture: Callum Mackay..

Families enjoyed watching the fun and browsing food and shopping stalls.

Charlotte Maciver, Fraser Thomson, Lisa Hallam and Lucy Lallam. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Charlotte Maciver, Fraser Thomson, Lisa Hallam and Lucy Lallam. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Leo Macleman. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Leo Macleman. Picture: Callum Mackay..

The horticulture section was also set up and awards were given out.

Organisers described it as "a fabulous day".

Effy Bell Stewart and Penny Rae Stewart. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Effy Bell Stewart and Penny Rae Stewart. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Molly Anderson, Rachel McLennan, Caitlin Fraser, Robyn Pocock. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Molly Anderson, Rachel McLennan, Caitlin Fraser, Robyn Pocock. Picture: Callum Mackay..

Today sees the main day of the show, with gates opening at 8am.

Vintage tractor parade. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Vintage tractor parade. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Vintage tractor parade. Picture: Callum Mackay..
Vintage tractor parade. Picture: Callum Mackay..

Highlights include livestock judging, monster trucks, cooking demonstrations and a dog show.

Tickets can be bought online or on the gate.


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