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 14th September 2019

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 14th September 2019

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

Dance Ticket Update

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

MORE NEWS

Merger Announcement

Our Main Sponsor for the last 20 years, Curtis and Son have now merged with Michael Jones and Co. 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.  They will continue to support and sponsor the Findon Sheep Show and Village Festival.

posted:  31st July 2019

Dance Tickets

Tickets for the Saturday dance and the Friday Barn Dance are available from Michael Jones and Curtis Estate Agents in Findon Valley and the Findon Village Store. Saturday tickets are selling fast although there are plenty of tickets for Friday.

posted:  30th July 2019

Sheep Fair 2019 Programme

As always a full weekend’s entertainment awaits visitors to this year’s Sheep Fair & Village Festival.  Please click below for the Programme

Read more

posted:  17th July 2019

Sheep Show Judges

This year’s Sheep Show judges have now been finalised. Click below for a full list.

Read more

 

 

posted:  19th April 2019

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