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)

        

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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The Sheep Fair team would like to thank everyone who supported this year’s event, whether as a participant, volunteer, sponsor or just as importantly, attending what was a very successful show.
More details will follow soon.

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LATEST NEWS

Photo Competition Winner

Congratulations to Susan Tyrrell who won the Photo Competition this year with the entry pictured. In keeping with this year’s event, there were a record number of entries into the competition. A big thanks you to all those who entered. Other entries may be used on our website.

For photos from this year’s Sheep Fair, including the competition winner, please click here.

posted: 10th October 2019 

Photo Competition Winner

Congratulations to Susan Tyrrell who won the Photo Competition this year with the entry pictured. In keeping with this year’s event, there were a record number of entries into the competition. A big thanks you to all those who entered. Other entries may be used on our website.

For photos from this year’s Sheep Fair, including the competition winner, please click here.

posted: 10th October 2019 

Sheep Judging Show Results

The full results of the Sheep Judging Show sponsored by Westpoint Farm Vets are now available. This is for all sections including the Supreme Championship, Best Farm and Best Presented Young Handler.

Please click here for the results

posted: 27th 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

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