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Woolly Week

May Half Term

Come and see traditional shearing demonstrations daily

It's shearing time at the farm this May Half Term! 

Come to Mary Arden's Farm from 26 May - 3 June and see traditional shearing demonstrations, learn how sheep fleece is spun into wool and make a Tudor braid to take home. And for the first time, some of our rare breed fleeces will be being taken to an organic mill to be spun and will be on sale in our shop next year!

We also have Ed the stone mason and Tom blacksmith will be on site demonstrating their crafts

This is what we have on this week:

Every day (26 May - 3 June)

12.00-4.00 Make a Tudor braid
12.30 Sheep shearing demo
Spinners and weavers in Mary Arden's House


Saturday 26 May

Ed the stonemason


Sunday 27 May

Ed the stonemason
Tom the blacksmith
12.00-4.00 Palmer’s Noise (Mary Arden's yard)


Monday 28 May

Ed the stonemason
Tom blacksmithing
12.00-4.00 Palmer’s Noise (Mary Arden's yard)
12.00 and 2.30 Castle Small Puppet Theatre (Great Barn)

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