Somerset Guild will be holding their annual Fleece Fair on Saturday 17 June. Visitors will be able to buy fresh fleece from at least twelve different breeds of sheep and also some alpaca. There will also be specialist yarns, tops and equipment, from local producers, on sale.

Fleeces this year include: Shetland, Blue Faced Leicester, Jacob, Exmoorino, Portland, Ryeland, Romney, Devon Close Wool, Leicester Long Wool, Teeswater, Gotland, Soay, Mohair, and Wensleydale amongst others

There will also be demonstrations of spinning, weaving, knitting, crochet, peg looms, inkle looms, blending boards and drum carders

Refreshments available

Entry £1.50

Venue: Hatchbeauchamp Village Hall, Village Road, Hatch Beauchamp, Somerset, TA3 6SG (near junction 25 on the M5)

For further details contact Janet Maher –

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