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 12th September 2020

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)

The next Sheep Fair takes place at Nepcote Green in Findon Village on  Saturday 12th September 2020

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)

        

NEW THIS YEAR...

Guided Tractor and Trailer Rides around the Findon countryside.

Enjoy the local surroundings in the comfort of a covered trailer, and hear about its past from Findon's own resident archaeologist

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NEW THIS YEAR…

Guided Tractor and Trailer Rides around the Findon countryside.

Enjoy the local surroundings in the comfort of a covered trailer, and hear about its past from Findon’s own resident archaeologist

LATEST NEWS

Photo Competition

The Len Prior Findon Sheep Fair Trophy is awarded annually to the best photo taken at the event (as judged by the Sheep Fair committee).

Photos can be submitted to our Facebook page, twitter account or via email to findonsheepfair@gmail.com. We would point out though that we reserve the right to publish any entries, and that professional photographers are not eligible to enter.

posted: 4th September 2019

 Sheep Judging Show Programme

The programme for the Sheep Judging Show, along with sponsors, judges and stewards has now been finalised.

Please click here for details

 

 

 

posted:  2nd September 2019

Urgent Help Required

A series of exceptional circumstances has meant that the Sheep Fair this year need more volunteers to help with tasks key to the Show functioning. Below is a link to details of where help is required. If you can help with any of the tasks please let us know.

Please click here for details

posted: 23rd August 2019

Dance Tickets

All tickets for the Saturday Dance have now SOLD OUT.  However, there are still tickets available for the Friday Barn Dance. For more details, please click below to see the Programme of Events.

Programme

posted:  1st August 2019

Merger Announcement

Our Main Sponsor for the last 20 years, Curtis and Son have now merged with Michael Jones and Company, Barry Parker who is the Vice-chairman of the Sheep Fair Committee , had been with Curtis and Son for over 30 years and will continue his role within Michael Jones and Curtis.  Barry is delighted to confirm that they will continue to support and sponsor the Sheep Fair.

posted:  31st July 2019

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