The Rare Breeds Survival Trust are hosting their fantastic Annual Young Shepherd Event for the third year, with classes, demonstrations and workshops all weekend. New for 2017, they will also incorporate the Native Breed Cattle Young handlers Event. Classes for Rare Breed Sheep, Native Breed Cattle and Young Handlers.
New for 2017, there are 34 handicraft classes available, with classes for bags, greetings cards, upholstery, patchwork, hats, bunting, and much more. Have a look at our schedule for details. There are also classes for children as well as a class for Primary Schools to build and exhibit their own scarecrow at Country Fest.
Country Fest 10km (approx) Trail Race for age 15+. Easy to follow, signposted trail with undulating terrain along lanes, footpaths, fields, tow path adjacent to canal, max 100 metre climb. Suitable footwear i.e. trainers recommended. T- Shirt for all competitors. 10km Trail race starts 11.30am.
- No Dogs allowed on course • Free Car Park
- Water at the finish line
- T-Shirt for all competitors, to be collected on return
1km Mini Trail for Children under 15 within the confines of the Showground, incorporating farmland and undulating terrain. The Mini Trail will start at 11am. Rosettes for all competitors. Sign in for both races from 10am.
Entries taken on the day, a frantic fast paced race taking place in the Demo Arena on both days of Country Fest