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The team behind the Royal Deeside Motor Show, which was due to take place in July, have been forced to push back the dates following the easing of delays in the Covid rules.
In a statement, organizers Etiom said: “Plans for the first-ever Royal Deeside Motor Show have been taken down a notch as it is forced to move dates following the Scottish Government’s announcement of a three-week delay. to ease lockdown restrictions across Scotland.J
“The Royal Deeside Motor Show was due to take place on July 17-18, 2021 at Kincardine Castle and Estate, but has now been moved to August 14-15, 2021.”
Held on the grounds of private Kincardine Castle near Kincardine O’Neil, the two-day Royal Deeside Motor Show is organized by Aberdeen-based Etiom Events and is a much-anticipated new addition to the motoring events calendar.
Since its launch in October, the event has attracted the attention of many automotive enthusiasts, both locally and nationally, who have registered to showcase their vehicles.
Support for the event continues with organizers reporting that plans are well advanced to ensure the event is designed to maximize the space available within the grounds of Kincardine Castle to hold a socially distanced outdoor event suitable for all participants for family fun.
Etiom chief executive Gavin Esslemont commented: “Although it is disappointing at this stage to move the dates, it is certainly the right thing to do.
“The vaccination program is continuing at an incredible pace and delaying the Royal Deeside Motor Show for four weeks allows the program to move to an advanced stage and provides families across the region with a fun and exciting event to enjoy before the children go. go back to school.”
Adam Simpson Etiom COO added: “Our number one priority is public safety and being able to put on an event that people can look forward to as we continue to learn to live with the current challenges presented. by a pandemic.
“We are therefore delighted to have secured an outdoor space as large as the magnificent Kincardine Castle, which is not normally open to the public. “Kincardine Castle offers over 100,000 square meters of open space, as well as another 60,000 square meters of on-site parking, which allows us to design the event in a Covid-compliant way, giving us all the opportunity after sixteen months to go out to an outdoor event and get together. soak up the beauty of Royal Deeside from the view of the castle point above the valley.
The organizers will be in contact with all those who have purchased tickets which will be automatically transferred to the new dates.
For more information, log on to royaldeesidemotorshow.com.