THE Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) has launched a raffle for his or her Flock to the Present sheep sculptures to lift cash for charity.
The funds raised with the five hundred raffle tickets accessible for every sheep – at a value of £25 every – will go to the Royal Highland & Agricultural Society of Scotland Bicentennial Fund, which helps tasks devoted to sustainability within the rural sector.
The 38 fibreglass sculptures have been adorned by native artists from throughout the UK in a spread of vibrant designs and travelled round Scotland earlier this yr, earlier than being displayed within the in style public artwork path on the Royal Highland Present.
Flock to the Present celebrated the return of the Golden Shears World Sheep Shearing & Woolhandling Championships to the Royal Highland Present in June, the place shearers and wool handlers of over 30 nations compete for the world champion title.
On the raffle, the favored Doddie’s Sheep adorned by Megan Reilly within the distinctive vibrant blue and yellow Doddie’s tartan will see a minimal of £20 from the sale of every ticket donated to the My Identify’5 Doddie Basis.
RHASS Chairman, Jim Warnock, commented: “The Flock to the Present marketing campaign was a convincing success, bringing pleasure to folks throughout the size and breadth of Scotland and on the Royal Highland Present.
“We’re delighted that our flock raised consciousness of necessary points within the agri sector and they’ll proceed to do good by being raffled off to lift funds for the RHASS Bicentennial Fund and the My Identify’5 Doddie Basis.”
The raffle closes on October 2 and is open to residents of the UK solely, tickets can be found right here.