Entertainment & Demonstrations

Throughout the day there will be a variety of practical demonstrations including sheep shearing, wool spinning, felting and crafting and even a butchery demonstration. Once more you will be able to listen to the informative talks about the different sheep breeds by brilliant James Metcalfe and friends and enjoy taking part in mock auctions during the day by accomplished auctioneer from Bagshaw’s – Ivor Lowe.

The Vernon Travellers A welcome return for the 3rd year, we are delighted to welcome back The Vernon Travellers who Read more.
Wool Spinning
We are pleased to announce that we will have wool spinning demonstrations during the day from The Rare Breeds Survival Read more.
Sheep Shearing
Sheep Shearing Demonstrations Throughout the day there will be regular demonstrations of sheep shearing by local contractor Mike Turner.  If Read more.
Sheep Talks
We are endebted once again to James Metcalf & Richard Spencer, who have agreed to undertake the now renowned ‘Sheep Read more.
Mock Auctions
As well as the sheep talks, there will be a series of ‘mock auctions’ during the day. These will give Read more.
Art Exhibition
Local schools will be taking part in an art competition with the theme of ‘Make a Sheep’. More details to Read more.
Treasure Hunt
A free to enter treasure hunt around the town, searching for  and identifying images of rare breed sheep hidden amongst Read more.
Butchery Demonstrations
Denstone Hall Farm Shop will be demonstrating their butchery skills throughout the day. Showing you the best way to prepare Read more.
Shop Window Competition 2020
There will be another shop window display competition this year, again the theme is ‘Sheep” More details to follow. Read more.