THE Lord-Lieutenant of North Yorkshire, Lord Crathorne, is to be next year’s president of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society.
Lord Crathorne is following in his father’s footsteps be becoming the society’s president 50 years after the previous Lord Crathorne took the role.
As President, Lord Crathorne will represent the Society and chair the various internal planning meetings for event, the Great Yorkshire Show. The climax will come next July when he tours the event, meeting special guests, visitors and exhibitors.
He said: “I am very excited and enormously honoured to be President. It’s particularly significant to me as it was a role my father undertook in 1967. I have always had a great affection for the Great Yorkshire Show and indeed an interest in the Society’s work year-round.”