The annual Rare Breeds Show took place yesterday at the Weald and Downland Museum in Singleton. The Museum is a beautiful place and can look like this:
Thanks to the joys of the British summer, much of the day was spent looking at a view more like this:
Even the sheep took shelter:
Although the weather did spoil things somewhat, there were plenty of animals to admire.
I had the chance to catch up with some of the members of Chichester Spinners, as well as meeting up with a few people I had only previously chatted with online. I thought there were far fewer fibre/spinning related stalls this year though, which was a shame – I had money in my pocket and most of it stayed where it was, I only bought a Jacob fleece and a tiny pack of dyed silk totalling a whopping £7!
As well as the displays there were the handspun classes, which filled plenty of tables: