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 the historical...
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 message posted on our...
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 Distancing, Hand...
Sheep Fair 2021

Sheep Fair 2021

You may think that the fair happens on one day in September only . It is, however, a year round task of planning, preparing, engaging with stall holders and contractors. Part of the early jobs is to set the coming years budget to ensure our costs are covered. Although...
Sheep Fair 2020

Sheep Fair 2020

Social restrictions may have put a stop to this years Findon Sheep Fair in all its glory but the centuries old tradition was maintained in a truncated form on Saturday 12th of September in order to keep open a charter signed in 1261 giving permission for a sheep fair...
Sheep Fair 2020 Cancellation

Sheep Fair 2020 Cancellation

After our meeting on the 18th June 2020 the Sheep Fair Committee regret to announce, with heavy hearts, that we have cancelled this years’ Findon Sheep Fair planned for the 12th and 13th September 2020. The tradition of the show, over 200 years old, has...

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