5th March South West Regional Breeders Group

After a very enjoyable lunch on Sunday 10th February, a trip has been arranged to the Devon and Cornwall wool depot at South Molton on the 5th of March at 11am, meeting at the snack van just below the wool board at 10:30, followed by lunch at the Poltimore Inn (10 mins away).

Please let us know by the first of March if you like to join us, it would be nice to see as many of you as possible.

Caroline Brown - 01398 361246 - adamandcaroline@googlemail.com

April 1st Closing date for receipt of 2019 Council nominations

May 4th West Midlands Group are having a meeting…back by popular request …trimming!
Venue Helen and Simon Lakin near Wrexham …details to follow.
If interested contact Miriam Parker on 07740 122958

21st May NSA Welsh Sheep at Glynllifon College, Caernarfon, LL54 5DU. www.nationalsheep.org.uk

June 5th NSA North Sheep at Frankland Farms, Rathmell near Settle, North Yorkshire. www.nationalsheep.org.uk

18th June NSA Sheep South West at Southcott, Burrington, Umberleigh, Devon, EX37 9LF www.nationalsheep.org.uk

June 18th -19th National Southdown Show at The Royal Cheshire County Show.
Please note that The Royal Cheshire County Show is a two day event and judging of Southdown sheep classes for the National Show takes place on the first day. Animals may depart at the end of day one, or may remain on site for the duration of the show and enter the shortwool classes on day two. Closing date for entries May 10th.
telephone: Kerry Reid on 01565 650200

July 22nd-25th Royal Welsh Show

Southdown Sheep Society Field Day and Annual General Meeting.
Venue and date not confirmed at time of going to press. All details to be confirmed on website and in Spring newsletter.

Saturday August 10th The Southdown Sheep Society Premier Breeders Show & Sale at Worcester Market Closing date for entries July 12th.

September 13-14th Traditional Native Breeds National Show and Sale at Melton Mowbray Paper entries close August 4th. Online entries close August 11th. info@meltonmowbraymarket.co.uk

November 29-30th Winter Stock Festival at the East of England Showground, Peterborough For all details contact The East of England Agricultural Society
Tel: 01733 234451

November 19th South Eastern Prime Stock Winter Fair at South of England Showground, Ardingly, West Sussex, RH17 6TL.
For more information contact Mary Masters on 01273 517824

November 16-17th English Winter Fair at the Staffordshire County Showground
For more information contact 01785 258060

November 25-26th The Royal Welsh Winter Fair
For more information contact RWAS On 01982 554404/4403

November 25-26th Ashford Cattle Show
For more information contact Hobbs Parker on 01233 502222

Please note: dates are correct at time of publishing