TAN HILL SHEEP SHOW 2014

The Open Swaledale Sheep Show held at Britain's highest pub
on the last Thursday of May. Some sheep exhibited at previous
shows have fetched considerable sums of money at auction. The
Sheep Show is one of the busiest days in the Tan Hill calender.

The stalls are set out

The sheep arrive

The sheep show starts

View from the rocks above

Entrance to the show

The sheep in the pens

Viewing the sheep

Awaiting judging

Sheep belonging to one
of the top exhibitors

Farm vehicles at the show

Tan Hill Inn at the height
of the show

The show attracts good
crowds

Getting the sheep ready
for the judges

Judging the sheep

Judging the sheep

Judging the sheep

View from the rocks above

The weather was not ideal
for this year's show

Rosettes are awarded in
each category

Alec Baines (centre) is a
regular at the show

Alec Baines (centre) is a
regular at the show

Judging the sheep

Alec Baines (left)

Viewing the sheep

Viewing the sheep

Hot snacks being served
in the dining room

Playing the accordion

At the end of the day, the
sheep go home

Empty pens, another show
is over

A sheep waits to go home

 

The sheep are gone, now
the fun really begins

Playing the guitar

Playing the accordion
again

 

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