Bishop Burton College will once again open their doors and welcome in the public after last years event was cancelled.
The hugely popular event will, however, take place this month on Sunday 28 April.
In a statement released the Bishop Burton College said;
“Lambing Sunday had to be cancelled last year on veterinary advice. This was due to a number of lambs were identified as having a skin condition caused by stress. It is thought this was as a result of the adverse weather.”
“However, the college has reported the latest newborn flock are in fine health. This year’s event is being held one month later than previously. Also, the weather is expected to be fine.”
As well as being given the opportunity to cuddle the newborn lambs, there will be a range of activities. These include animal unit tours, animal petting, Hug a bug and snuggle a snake and many more.
College Delighted To Be Hosting Popular Lambing Sunday Event
There will also be a number of food outlets open throughout the event.
Bishop Burton’s Chief Executive and Principal, Bill Meredith, speaking ahead of the event said;
“I’m delighted we are able to once again open up our campus to the wider public for Lambing Sunday, after unfortunately being forced to cancel last year.”
“It is always a great event and one of the highlights of the year for us all at the college.”
“We are putting on some new activities this year, as well as keeping the old favourites. It promises to be another fantastic occasion.”
Tickets cost £7 for adults, £5 for children and £20 for a family of four if purchased in advance while children under 3 are free. Tickets can be bought from the online college shop.
For more information, or to book your tickets, visit www.bishopburton.ac.uk/lambingsunday .