The Farm zone brims with countryside delights ranging from the entertaining to educational, featuring farm yard animals, donkey rides, rare owls and sheep shearing demonstrations.
This year we are looking to bring the best of the country into the heart of the city with more animals as well as a farmer's market and maybe even a surprise or two.
All Day Bee Urban Obsevation
bee hive, honey tasting, candle rolling, face painting, bee making
All Day Vauxhall City Farm 4 areas
1. Wooly Thing (Alpacas, sheep, spinners), 2. Poultry, (including the incubation station) 3.Large Animals (Goats pigs and Ponies), 4. Small Animals (Rabbits, guinea pigs and ferrets)
All Day The NFU will have a display featuring a tractor
All Day Father Nature
Father Nature's milk float will be great place to relax and regenerate and be informed about Father Nature, dad's issues in Lambeth, and growing and 'green life' in general. Guests can chill out on hay bails whilst watching short films in keeping with the Father Nature ethos.
All Day Riffhams Donkeys Donkey rides for children
All Day Kevin Boys Blacksmith
Kevin Boys Blacksmiths is a family run business which has been operating for over 30 years. Kevin will be at the show demionstrating his art transforming iron into works of art.
11:30, 13:00, 14:30, 16:00 Kinghorn International Billy Kinghorn of Kinghorn International has spent his life in the shearing and shepherding business. At various points throughout the day Billy offer Baking through the Ages and Sheep Shearing through the Ages demonstrations with live commentary about the history of shearing and the wool trade as well as a comprehensive display of antique shearing machines and artefacts.
Saturday All Day Brymills Livestock Enterprises
Competitive sheep classes will be taking place throughout the day with four different categories: Longwool, Downland/ Closewool, Hill & Heath and Primitive.
Sunday Morning Brymills Livestock Enterprises
In the morning there will be a sheep workshop 'Preparing Sheep for The Show Ring' followed by open interbreed classes such as 'Best ewe and her lamb' AND 'Best det of horns'
Sunday 2pm Brymills Livestock Enterprises
Best in Show Interbreed Championship.
Billy Kinghorn returns to the Country Show this year. Billy is known all over the world as a legend in the shearing fraternity. He has worked for 50 years in the profession and has won 12 gold medals for shearing in America, Australia, New Zealand & Great Britain and had the British record for the fastest shearing of a sheep.