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Throughout the highlands, lowlands and islands people produce our food and drink, manage and conserve our countryside and provide access for sport and recreation for millions. Here you can find all the latest news about these fine people.

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Head of Show, David Tennant, reflects on his visit to the Oxford Farming Conference

It has been a fast and furious start to 2024 but one that has set me up for the year ahead and sees me approaching 2024 with optimism and purpose.

19 Mar 2024 / News / by RHASS

RHASS celebrates 240th year with cuddly toy sheep hunt, mass Munro challenge and more... 

Events planned throughout 2024 to celebrate the Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland’s 240th anniversary 

20 Feb 2024 / News / by RHASS

International Women’s Day 2024 #InspireInclusion

This year, International Women’s Day is putting inclusion at the forefront, and how together in our everyday lives and workplaces we can empower the promotion of gender equality, our collective achievements and addressing persistent challenges faced by women.

08 Mar 2024 / News / by RHASS

Judges announced for 2024 Royal Highland Show

 The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) has announced the judges for next year’s Royal Highland Show.

20 Dec 2023 / News / by RHASS

A letter from our CEO

Our Chief Executive, Alan Laidlaw, recently penned a letter to the Edinburgh Evening News in response to Edinburgh City Council signing up to the Plant Based Treaty detailing how the narrative that meat and dairy are the main drivers of our climate emergency is worrying.

31 Jan 2023 / News / by RHASS

Royal Highland Show launches 2024 tickets as gates close on a world-class event

A limited number of early bird discounted tickets to the 2024 Royal Highland Show will be released at 6pm today as the gates close on this year’s event - which welcomed the world’s best sheep shearers amongst the 217,000 people who flocked to the show over the four days.

04 Jul 2023 / News / by RHASS

How RHASS supports innovation in farming

Throughout our long history, RHASS has committed to rewarding excellence and innovation by giving awards that reflect the sentiments contained in our Royal Charter - improvement, encouragement, benefit, communication, preservation and advancement.

07 Nov 2022 / News / by RHASS

Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II

RHASS are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II.

08 Sep 2022 / News / by RHASS

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