On Sunday 23rd January 2022 a meeting was held in the McBoyle Hall Portknockie to see if there was enough support to start an All Gloster show in the N E of Scotland.
The meeting didn’t last long as it was unanimously agreed to give it a go. A show date was agreed to be Sunday 23 October in the McBoyle Hall Portknockie.
This is the same hall that Portknockie CBS hold their monthly sales. A light and airy hall with high ceilings and as of Sunday 23rd brand new lights being fitted. With access to a fully fitted kitchen catering will be of the highest standard with ample space in the attached snug for dining.
The show hall is owned by Portknockie Amenities so 2 days hall hire is only £60. There is ample parking available. The show hall is convenient for our staging which is stored a mere 100 mtrs away.
Accommodation is well served by the Cullen Bay Hotel 2 miles away or 20 minutes walk across the golf course if so inclined. The show hall can be seen from the hotel conservatory. While judging is in progress fanciers can stroll along the beach or walk along the cliff tops and if you are lucky you might see the Moray Firth dolphins.
A very generous donation of £100 has been donated by Donnie Bain for Best Gloster at the inaugural show of the North of Scotland Gloster Club. The club really appreciates Donnie’s generosity.
The judge appointed for our inaugural show is Sam Guy from Mansfield. We really appreciate Sam making the journey. For fanciers making the journey for the first time, please, do not set your sat nav until you reach the Aberdeen area. If setting your sat nav earlier, you will get the scenic route over the mountains. You have been warned.
CLUB SECRETARY / TREASURER – Sandy Hay
3 Rye Yards View, Alves, Elgin, Morayshire, IV30 8UF. Tel: 07368 581160
SHOW SECRETARY – Brian Shepherd
9 Findlater Drive, Cullen, Morayshire AB56 4RW. Tel: 01542 840179