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Agricultural show 'highlights Island's ability to produce own food'

Two-day event gets underway at Orrisdale Farm this morning

One of the Manx farming industry's biggest events of the year gets underway this morning as the Southern District Agricultural Show takes place at Orrisdale Farm.

The two day event opens its gates to the public at 10am, with the grand parade scheduled for 3.45pm.

Motorists are warned the area is likely to be busy with traffic, while the Orrisdale Road will be one-way for the duration of the event - those heading to the event can only access it from the A5 Douglas to Castletown Road.

One of the show's organisers is Sarah Comish:

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