Tuesday 14th Nov 2023



The Royal Ulster Agricultural Society (RUAS) have launched the 37th Royal Ulster Winter Fair in association with sole sponsor Danske Bank. 

The Winter Fair will return to the Eikon Exhibition Centre on Thursday 14th December 2023. Livestock entries are now open, closing this Friday 17th November at 5pm. All entries can be made online at www.winterfair.org.uk.

The Winter Fair provides the perfect opportunity for farmers, enthusiasts and industry specialists to network and do business during this most anticipated one-day event. As the country’s premier dairy event, visitors can look forward to observing top quality livestock as well as visiting over 180 trade stands. 

Commenting on their longstanding association with the event Rodney Brown, Head of Agribusiness at Danske Bank added, “Danske Bank is thrilled to continue support of the upcoming Royal Ulster Winter Fair. As a committed supporter of agriculture and local communities, Danske Bank is delighted to be part of this festive event.

Through collaboration with the Royal Ulster Agricultural Society, we aim to promote a thriving and sustainable industry. Together, we are dedicated to fostering a brighter future, one where our agricultural sector thrives, communities flourish, and the environment prospers. Danske Bank's unwavering support for the RUAS Winter Fair exemplifies our commitment to agriculture, showcasing our belief in the power of partnership to create a more sustainable and prosperous industry for all.”

Rhonda Geary, RUAS Operations Director commented, “We are delighted to host the Royal Ulster Winter Fair and celebrate 37 years of generous financial backing from Danske Bank. Their continued support has enabled us to grow the event each year and deliver a pinnacle Show for the Dairy industry. This year we are excited to introduce a new award to recognise the Best Red & White Holstein animal. This special award adds to our list of prestigious titles bestowed on the day and allows us to further recognize the exceptional livestock exhibited at the Show. We look forward to welcoming visitors, exhibitors and industry leaders to this year’s Show”.

 “The Society would like to thank Danske Bank for their continued generous backing of the Royal Ulster Winter Fair. We are extremely proud of our ongoing partnership that highlights our own, and the bank’s support of the dairy industry.” 

The Royal Ulster Winter Fair will take place at Eikon Exhibition Centre, Balmoral Park on Thursday 14th December from 9am to 6pm. 

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