The Orkney Agricultural Society is responsible for the annual County Ploughing Match and County Show. These events are followed by a presentation of trophies and Harvest Home. An Annual General Meeting is held in January of each year for all Members.
Richard Shearer 2023 President of the Orkney Agricultural Society (pic orkney.com)
New Office Bearers following our 2023 AGM. From L-R. Jordan Drever – Treasurer, Anna Fraser – Secretary, Jemma Craigie – Assistant Secretary. Missing from the photo Robbie Stanger – Stand Organiser.
Name Address Mr Richard Shearer 7 Old Scapa Road, Kirkwall Vice-Presidents
Name Address Mr L Muir Upper Onston, Stenness Mr R Scott Caldale, St Ola Mr K Morgan The Bungalow, Birsay Mr J Laughton Quoynamoan, Stenness Committee
Name Address R Shearer Tankerness I Slater Orphir S Nixon Stenness S Learmonth St Ola G Nicholson St Margaret’s Hope L Dearness Holm J Higgs Sandwick S Spence Finstown S Sclater Evie D Fraser Rendall F Leslie Shapinsay D Delday Deerness J Corsie Burray T Learmonth Kirkwall G Flett Ex-officio Secretary
Name Address Mrs Anna Fraser Midcot, Finstown Treasurer
Name Address Mr Jordan Drever 18 Garden Street, Kirkwall Stand Organiser
Name Address Mr Robbie Stanger Rossmyre, Grimbister Safety Officer
Name Address Mr Andy Whyte Honeysgoe, South Ronaldsay Patrons
Name Address W S Harvey St Ola P I Tait Kirkwall R J Shearer Kirkwall Honorary Presidents
Name Address J A Muir Esp Dunedin Cottage, Holm Mrs G M Leslie Snelsetr, St Ola S Davidson Esq Skaill, Sandwick J G Copland Greenloan, Grainbank, St Ola J A Herdman Esq Linday, Sandwick Mrs H Walker Brackie House, Stenness W R Baillie Esq Biggings, Toab Mrs M Mowatt 13 Earl Thorfinn Street, Kirkwall C Mowatt Esq 13 Earl Thorfinn Street, Kirkwall M Lennie Esq Nearhouse, Tankerness D Kirkpatrick Esq Tandou, Stenness N Chalmers Upper Lee, Stromness