Gallery: Crowds flock to fleece festival

PUBLISHED: 06:39 17 June 2014

Rides around the farm in a hay wain.

Rides around the farm in a hay wain.


THE wonderful British agricultural scene was celebrated at a village show.

Kingston Seymour’s fourth fleece festival attracted visitors from across the district with a number of demonstrations to watch and activities to get your teeth into.

Although only a stone’s throw from Yatton and Clevedon, the rural setting was perfect for a great day out.

Sheep shearers allowed youngsters to have a go and help out, while tractor rides were also provided around Tutshill Farm.

Other demonstrations included hand spinning and traditional craftsmanship before entertainment of a different sort took place in the evening.

A bar, barbecue and barn dance rounded off the farming spectacle.

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