Woolapalooza Sheep & Farm Festival, 30th April and 1st May 2017
Here’s just some of the things happening each day, so be sure to save the date in your calendar and spread the word!
List of activities for the 30th April & 1st May 2017
Egg Collection (10:00am) Meet at the Hen House
Roll up, roll up for the daily morning egg collection from our Silkie hens
Jersey Herd Milking & Tasting (10:30am) In the Farmyard
See our Jersey herd being milked in the farmyard and after watching the milking process, you’ll get to taste the yummy, creamy Jersey milk!
Sheep Shearing (10:30am, 12pm, 1:30pm, 2:30pm and 4:00pm) In the farmyard
Award winning sheep shearer Rodney will be shedding and trimming all our sheep’s winter woolly coats and getting them ready for summer.
Airfield House Tour (11.30am) Meet in the Airfield House
Explore the history of Letitia and Naomi Overend
Craft Market (9:30am – 4:00pm) Green Barn & Hive Courtyard
We’ve invited some really cool craft makers and designers to exhibit their collection so don’t forget to bring some cash if you’re interested in buying!
Sizzling BBQ (12:00pm to 4:00pm) Hive Courtyard
Enjoy delicious BBQ and refreshment.
Sheep Dog Trials (11am, 12:30pm, 2pm and 3:30pm) Fairy Tree Field
The sheep dog trials will once again steal the show with the return of Nan, the champion sheepdog and her charismatic owner Dennis Birchall! They’ll put on a spectacular display of manoeuvres and agility. (We love Dennis!!)
Drop in Craft Session (10:00am – 4:00pm) Calf House
Make your own wooly creations with the help of our Airfield crafters
Animal Feeding (3:30pm) Meet in the Sunken Garden
Join our Airfield guide for the daily animal feeding
Agricultural Tours (12pm, 2:30pm and 3:30pm) Meet in the Farmyard
Adult orientated but all are welcome to meet our farmer and get an insight into the daily farm routine
Barn Dance, Face Painting and Pop up Cafe Green Barn
10am-3:30pm facepainting, 12pm-4pm Live music, 10am-5pm pop up cafe.
Grab a partner and have some craic stepping out to live music!
Butchery Demonstration (1:30pm, 2:30pm, 3:30pm) Hort Kitchen
Watch Scarlet Heifer craft butchers in action.
Airfield Bakery Demonstration (12pm) Hort Kitchen
Join our Head Baker Shane Smith for a demonstration of traditional Irish farmhouse cooking.
Garden and Woodland Walk (11:30am, 2pm and 4pm) Meet in Hort Kitchen
Learn how to identify natural dyes in your back yard
Knitting Bee (1pm-3pm) Airfield House
Drop by for a knit and natter session
Farm and Lawn Games (9:30am -4:30pm) Big Field
On your marks…get set…go…..Old fashioned fun and games for all the family!!