Lambing Sunday At Bishop Burton College

Lambing Sunday At Bishop Burton College

On 10 March, will be welcoming families to enjoy a Mother’s Day celebration with a difference at .

The popular event, which attracted 3,000 visitors last year, will take place at the College between 11am and 3pm.

Visitors will have the chance to see newborn lambs and their mothers up close, as well as the possibility of witnessing live lambings.

The College’s Curriculum and Learning Manager for Agriculture, Sharron Carlill, is in charge of organising the event. She said, “The College currently has over 700 ewes, all of which are due to lamb in a three week window.

“The event is planned for the middle of that period so should provide visitors with plenty of opportunities to see lambs being born.

“We also have lots of other activities going on so it will be a full day out and visitors can treat Mum with a home cooked roast lunch in the College’s Meadows Restaurant.”

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As well as the ewes and lambs, the College will be hosting a show jumping competition and horse petting, a display of farm machinery, pig unit tours and tours of the indoor and outdoor animal management units where visitors will get the chance to meet the meerkats, lemurs and wallabies. Visitors will also be able to meet some of the College calves.

Children will get the opportunity to take part in a colouring competition and activities.

Prices
Adult £5.00
Children u16 £3.00
Family (2 Adult + 2 Children) £15.00

Pregnant women are advised not to attend this event. No dogs allowed except display and guide dogs.







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