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Blade Shearing Tournament and Fleece Sale – Spring 2019

  • Fernhill Farm Cheddar Road, Compton Martin Bristol, Somerset, BS40 6LD United Kingdom (map)
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Spring time will be upon soon which means it's time to pre-lamb shear again! 

Join us at Fernhill Farm to watch the sheep being shorn in our lively shearing shed with Blade Shearing lessons available from 10am - Noon to allow every age and ability to try shearing with blades.

After lunch skilled shearers from around the world will take part in this bi-annual tournament and new to this event is the Speed Shear from 5-6pm. 

Buy fleece fresh off the boards in the shearing shed, as well as finished products made from our wool in our pop-up Sheep Shop. Beautiful scarves, blankets, yarn and more in a range of natural and dyed colours. 

Throughout the afternoon, wool Spinning and needle felt workshops will be available during the day and loads of other truly rural activities, food, music and The Thatchers Cider Truck serving local Somerset Ciders!

There will be foraging walks throughout the day, where you can learn to find food growing wild in your local landscape. Tickets for the walks available here!

Free entry to all – it's a perfect family day out!  

Earlier Event: March 16
Fibre Experience Day