Shows information 2023/2024

25 May 2023     British Alpaca Society     Uncategorised

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(New information in red)
Breeders considering entering more than one fleece show may need the organisers of one show to forward the fleece(s) to the next show the fleeces are entered for.  Please could entries to multiple fleece shows advise the organisers of the plan to ensure they know those entries need to be despatched asap to the next show. Please ensure that all the necessary entry forms are included in the box separately from the forms for the first shows.


Ellingham and Ringwood (Short Fleece Halter Show)

Date: 12th Aug 2023
Judge: Joanne Bridge
Venue: Somerley Park, Ringwood, Hants BH24 3PL.
Entries open: Mon 12th June 2023
Entries close: Monday 12 July 2023.
Entry limit: 120
Entry fee  £22 inclusive of levy and VAT.
Organiser: Wendy Williams   01747 853180, 07977 342888

East of England (Fleece) Show organised by EAG
Dates: 18th & 19th August 2023
Limit on entries: 120
Judge: Mr Tim Hey
Venue: Essex Young Farmers Centre
Entries Open: 26th June 2023
Entries close: 31st July 2023 or when full
Entry Fee: £18 EAG members: £24  non-members (prices include the BAS Show levy & VAT on the levy).  Fees collected by EAG who will invoice exhibitors direct,

All farms will receive fleece to individually noodle their entries in.

Samples will be taken by the judge on the day and tested by Art of Fibre who are attending the show. Printed results will be returned with the entries.

Fleece Delivery: Harley Laver, Elmlea, Cold Norton Road, Latchingdon, Essex, CM3 6HP by 9th Aug 2023.
Organiser: Harley Laver – / 07934 463342

Westmorland County Halter Show
Date: 13/09/2023
Judge: Jo Bridge
Entries Open: 03/07/2023
Entries Close: 28/07/2023
Max number of entries – 120
Fee inc VAT  TBC
Organisers: Steven & Tracey Ellershaw

Somerset County Show – Halter and Fleece
Date: 16th & 17th September 2023
Venue: Taunton Racecourse TA3 7BL
Judge: Mary- Jo Smith Fleece, Roger Clarke-  Halter
Entries Open: 1 July 2023
Entries Close:19 Aug 2023  (160 Halter places).
Entry fee Halter: £36 inc VAT and Fleece: £18 inc VAT
Organiser:  Tim Hey / phone 078755328827
Fleeces delivered to Southern Sands Alpacas, Southport Farm, Highbridge, Somerset, TA9 4HA by 27/8/23

Stokesley Show
This is a new show to be hosted by the Yorkshire Alpaca Group. The YAG 2 day Halter Show in Oct will still be taking place and those entering this  show as well as Stokesley will receive an incentive (specifics to follow).
Date: Saturday 23rd September
Venue: Stokesley Agricultural Showground
Judge: Mr Tim Hey
Entries Open: 10th July 2023
Entries Close: 13th  Aug 2023
Organiser: James Stanger 07757687378

Heart of England Autumn Fleece Show
Judging: Friday 29th and Saturday 30th September 2023
Date of the Show Results: Sunday 1st October 2023
Opening Date: Monday, 31st July
Closing Date: Monday, 28th August
Judges: Mrs. Julia Corrigan-Stuart and Mr. Roger Clarke

East of England Halter Show
Dates: 8th October
Judge: Jo Bridge
Venue: Beechwood Equestrian Centre, Chelmsford
Entries Open: 10th July
Entries Close: 10th September

More details on the website

Yorkshire Alpaca Group Halter Show
Dates: 14th and 15th October
Judge: Roger Clarke
Venue: York Auction Mart,.YO19 5GF.
Entries Open: 10th July
Entries Close: 3rd September
Organiser: James Stanger 07757687378

YAG have negotiated discounts on accommodation at the Holiday Inn Express in York with 20% off flex rate for rooms booked before 28th Feb and 15% off for rooms booked after March 1st – the booking link is

Welsh Alpaca Halter show
Venue: Welshpool livestock centre
Date: 21st October 2023
Judge: Barbara Hetherington
Entries Open: 14th August 2023
Entries Close: 17th September 2023
Organisers Susan Myerscough and Michael Henderson

NEBAG Autumn Halter Show
Date: 18 November 2023
Judge: Cathy Lloyd
Opening Date  04/09/23
Closing Date 16/10/23
Max number of entries 175

Northern Ireland Halter Show
Date: 5th November 2023,
Venue: Eccelsville Equestrian Centre, Fintona.
Judge Julia Corrigan-Stuart.

Northern Fleece Show 2023
Date: Wednesday 29th November.
Judge: Mrs Mary-Jo Smith
Entry: £20 + VAT
Entries Open: :2nd October
Entries Close:: 1st November (or if the maximum of 70 is reached before that date)
Fleeces to be sent to: Beck Brow Alpacas, Beck Brow, Ainstable, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA4 9RE
by Monday 20th November

Fleeces will be displayed on Sunday 3rd December at a morning fleece activity at Beck Brow Alpacas (free to NWAG members) followed by Christmas lunch at the Heather Glen Hotel in Ainstable.
If you are interested in attending the Sunday event please

WSAG Midland Show
27th January 2024

NWAG Alpaca Championships
Venue: Borderway Mart, Carlisle, Cumbria.
Sat 6th April 2024
Judge: Roger Clarke

Heart of England Spring Alpaca Fiesta
Dates: Friday 12th, Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th April 2024
Judge: Mrs. Julia Corrigan-Stuart
Venue: Bury Farm Equestrian Centre

South of England Spring Live Alpaca Halter Show
20th and 21st April 2024
26th and 27th April 2025

Northumberland Championship Halter Show 2024
Date: Wednesday 25th May

Venue: Hexham, NE46 3SG

Judge: Mrs. Barbara Hetherington
Entry: TBC
Entries Open: :1st March 2024
Entries Close:: 30th April (or if the maximum is reached before that date)
Organiser: Paul and Rachel Vaclik, Sowen Burn Farm, Stanhope, Bishop Auckland Co Durham, DL13 2PP,,
Rachel: 07990 871 838 Paul: 07802829792