FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

Each year during the second weekend in September, the Findon Sheep Fair and Village Festival takes place at Nepcote Green in the village of Findon in West Sussex

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

There are craft stalls, sheep displays, sheep judging, a funfair, food stalls, live displays, a beer tent and many other displays and attractions on the green.

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

The sheep judging show attracts farmers from across the south of England, and judges countrywide. There are approx 300 sheep representing over 35 different breeds

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

Admission is free on the Saturday attracting up to 7000 visitors. On the Friday and Saturday evening there are dances in the marquee which are ticket only entry.

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

To help encourage future generations to take an interest in sheep handling and even sheep farming, we have a competition for Young Handlers from as young as 6 years old

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

It is only with the support of the public, sponsors, and not least the volunteers that this long lasting event can continue and be enjoyed by future generations

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

Each year during the second weekend in September, the Findon Sheep Fair and Village Festival takes place at Nepcote Green in the village of Findon in West Sussex

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

There are craft stalls, sheep displays, sheep judging, a funfair, food stalls, live displays, a beer tent and many other displays and attractions on the green.

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

The sheep judging show attracts farmers from across the south of England, and judges countrywide. There are approx 300 sheep representing over 35 different breeds

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

Admission is free on the Saturday attracting up to 7000 visitors. On the Friday and Saturday evening there are dances in the marquee which are ticket only entry.

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

The sheep fair has been running for over 230 years. Originally sheep were auctioned, but it is now less viable in a climate of strict regulation so sheep are just shown

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

To help encourage future generations to take an interest in sheep handling and even sheep farming, we have a competition for Young Handlers from as young as 6 years old

FINDON SHEEP FAIR & VILLAGE FESTIVAL

It is only with the support of the public, sponsors, and not least the volunteers that this long lasting event can continue and be enjoyed by future generations

The next Sheep Fair takes place at Nepcote Green in Findon Village on

Saturday 10th September 2022

Festivities commence on Friday Night with a funfair on the green and Barn Dance in the marquee

Saturday is the fair itself with…

FREE ADMISSION

(Car Parking £5)

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The next Sheep Fair takes place at Nepcote Green in Findon Village on  Saturday 10th September 2022

Festivities commence on Friday Night with a funfair on the green and Barn Dance in the marquee

Saturday is the fair itself with…

FREE ADMISSION (Car Parking £5)

Click here for Parking details  

        

PHOTOS

A selection of photographs from the 2019 Sheep Fair are now available to view on the website.
Go to the Gallery page, or simply click here

 

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LATEST NEWS

Sheep Fair Committee Minute Secretary Required

Sheep Fair Committee Minute Secretary Required

The Findon Sheep Fair committee are looking to fill the position of minute secretary. They are starting to plan for the 2022 Sheep Fair which will take place on Sat 10th September. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. If you would like to be considered for this position, please contact Chairman Simon Stace at simon@price-regency.co.uk 

Sheep Fair Committee Minute Secretary Required

Sheep Fair Committee Minute Secretary Required

The Findon Sheep Fair committee are looking to fill the position of minute secretary. They are starting to plan for the 2022 Sheep Fair which will take place on Sat 10th September. Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of every month. If you would like to be considered for this position, please contact Chairman Simon Stace at simon@price-regency.co.uk 

MORE NEWS

 

Sheep Fair 2021 Opens and Closes

Sheep Fair 2021 Opens and Closes

The fair has been an annual tradition for 200 years, but could not go ahead in 2020. The only other time the centuries-old event has not taken place was in 2001, during the foot-and-mouth epidemic. This year, to maintain the charter and commemorate...

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Sheep Fair 2021 Cancelled

Sheep Fair 2021 Cancelled

With great regret, we must announce that the 2021 Findon Sheep Fair will not be taking place. Firstly, we want to say thank you to everyone who gave their feedback and ideas on what our beloved Sheep Fair should do this summer. We read every...

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2021 Sheep Fair Update

2021 Sheep Fair Update

The committee met via a Zoom call on Monday night to discuss the prospect of a Sheep Fair in 2021. Firstly, it is our hope to operate a show of some form. However, we do have a backdrop of Government and WSCC risk assessment requirements (plus...

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