You are warmly invited to our 2017 cat show held at Leith Academy on 14 October 2017 which this year will go back to back with the Caledonian Long Haired Cat Club Show.
Opening-Times And Tickets For Visitors
If you’d like to visit the show no pre booking is necessary. Tickets are available at the door on the day of the show from around 12.30pm. This is when the show opens to the public. An adult ticket costs £2.50 and just £1.50 for juniors or concessions. A family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) is £5.
Meet Many Different Cat Breeds
Maine Coons, Siamese and Persians! You can see these and other breeds on the afternoon of the show. Many breeders/owners are available in the show hall to talk about their cats. It’s a good opportunity to find out more about the various breeds, particularly if you are thinking of buying a pedigree kitten in the future. Plus, if you thinking about showing your cat you can see first-hand what’s involved.
Showing Your Cat
The 2017 show schedule and entry form are now available. Help is offered to first time exhibitors. Please contact our show manager Isabel Walker in the first instance on 0131 334 7111 after 7pm. Judging begins promptly at 10am. Exhibitors are encouraged to arrive in good time to allow for vetting-in. All cats must be vaccinated against FIE, FVR and FCV. Cats being shown in the Household Pet section must be neutered at 6 months regardless of whether they are pedigree or not.
Shopping And Trade Stands
There will also be trade and charity stands at the venue offering a range of cat-related products to buy plus a tombola and raffle. If you are a business and would like to find out more about taking a trade stand, please call our show manager on 0131 334 7111 after 7pm. Donations for the tombola and raffle in the form of gift vouchers or goods are gratefully received. We can arrange collection from Edinburgh and Leith. Or alternatively please bring them along to the venue first thing on the day of the show.
Volunteer Helpers On The Day Of The Show
The committee relies on a team of volunteer helpers to assist with various tasks throughout the day of the show. Offers of help for all or part of the day are welcome. Find out more by contacting our show manager. on 0131 334 7111 after 7pm.
Public Transport And Parking
Leith Academy sits at the bottom of Easter Road approximately opposite Tesco, down a side road. The full address of the school is 20 Academy Park, Edinburgh EH6 8JQ. Leith Academy is within walking distance of most parts of Leith, Restalrig, Hillside, Bellevue and Craigentinny. Lothian Buses going past or close to Leith Academy (EH6 8JQ) include the 7, 10, 12, 16, 25 and 35. There is free car parking at the venue and on nearby streets including the roads running adjacent to the Links itself.
We look forward to seeing you!