The Rutland Agricultural Society Trustees & Show Committee
The Rutland Agricultural Society Trustees & Show Committee

The Rutland Agricultural Society Trustees & Show Committee

Meet Our Team

David Wood

Chairman of Trustees

David Wood succeeded Jeremy Skipper MBE as Chairman of Rutland Agricultural Society in July 2014. He and his wife Jeffy have lived in Wing since 1985.

David's career has been spent in retailing until 1991 and then as an operational director of Lloyds Bank. He was a Trustee of the Lloyds TSB Charitable Foundation. David became a non-executive director of the Melton Mowbray Building Society in 2002, becoming non Executive Chairman in 2007 until he retired in 2014.

He is also Chairman of Trustees of the Foundation for Conductive Education. David's main interests are fishing, shooting, gardening and music. He was delighted to join the Rutland Agricultural Society at a time of huge opportunity to develop the Society and the New Showground for the benefit of agriculture and the whole community in Rutland.


Andrew Nelson

Vice Chairman

Andrew and his wife Jill have been farming on the shores of Rutland Water for over twenty years, growing naturally raised British native beed and lamb. Andrew has been part of the RAS for many years and has played a major part in the recent evolution of the society.

Martin Reason

Honorary Treasurer

Martin is Chief Executive of Melton Mowbray Building Society. Martin and his wife Clare live on a smallholding farm in Owston. He is a member and active participant in the Cottesmore Hunt Hedgelaying Society. Martin became a Trustee of RAS in 2015 and was appointed as Honorary Treasurer in 2016.


Rupert Mayo

 

Andrew and his wife Jill have been farming on the shores of Rutland Water for over twenty years, growing naturally raised British native beed and lamb. Andrew has been part of the RAS for many years and has played a major part in the recent evolution of the society.

Jonny Baker

Director of RASE

Martin is Chief Executive of Melton Mowbray Building Society. Martin and his wife Clare live on a smallholding farm in Owston. He is a member and active participant in the Cottesmore Hunt Hedgelaying Society. Martin became a Trustee of RAS in 2015 and was appointed as Honorary Treasurer in 2016.


Mark Aitchison

Director of RASE

Andrew and his wife Jill have been farming on the shores of Rutland Water for over twenty years, growing naturally raised British native beed and lamb. Andrew has been part of the RAS for many years and has played a major part in the recent evolution of the society.

Sally Brook-Shanahan

 

Martin is Chief Executive of Melton Mowbray Building Society. Martin and his wife Clare live on a smallholding farm in Owston. He is a member and active participant in the Cottesmore Hunt Hedgelaying Society. Martin became a Trustee of RAS in 2015 and was appointed as Honorary Treasurer in 2016.


Andrew Brown JP

 

Andrew and his wife Jill have been farming on the shores of Rutland Water for over twenty years, growing naturally raised British native beed and lamb. Andrew has been part of the RAS for many years and has played a major part in the recent evolution of the society.





Rhona Duncan (Poultry) mailto:red1007@hotmail.co.uk Tim Baker (Goats) mailto:timbee1973@gmail.com


Forthcoming Events

The Rutland Show June 2nd 2019

National Street Rod Association – Hot Rod & Pre 1972 Custom Car Show 14th–16th June. Open to Public 16th June only. Car show with trade stalls and family entertainment. Visit www.nsra.org.uk

Rutland Food, Drink & Craft Festival 6th & 7th July. Celebrity chefs, family entertainment and workshops for all ages. Visit www.livingheritagefoodfestivals.co.uk

Empingham Dogs Agility Event 18th-20th July. Club members only, not open to the public.

Guildhall Antique Fairs 3rd & 4th August. Crammed with quirky antiques, vintage and collectables. Visit www.guildhallantiquefairs.co.uk

Rutland Mistletoe Fair 2019 25th-27th October. Start your Christmas shopping in style, with scores of stalls selling a wonderful selection of gifts, treats, decorations, handicrafts and toys. Visit www.shopforsomethingdifferent.com

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