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 11th September 2021

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

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 Washing, Face Coverings and Track & Trace registration) to...

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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...

read more
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...

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MORE NEWS

 

Photo Competition Presentation

Photo Competition Presentation

Findon Sheep Fair Committee Chairman Simon Stace presented Susan Tyrrell with the Len Prior Trophy for winning the 2019 Photo Competition. The winning entry was chosen (anonymously) by the Committee members. To see the winning entry please click here.

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Photo Competition Winner

Photo Competition Winner

This year’s winner of the photo competition was Susan Tyrrell. All entries were judges (anonymously) by the Sheep Fair Committee. To see the winning entry please click here.

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Sheep Judging Show Results

Sheep Judging Show Results

he 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

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