Best Dressed Prize

The Overton Sheepfair is always such a success because the whole village gets behind it and really embraces the chosen theme. This time around we collected theme ideas and then votes from local residents at village events across the summer of 2014. The Swinging Sixties was by far the most popular choice. It has been wonderful to see you all …

Sheepfair Saturday – A great success

The sun shone, the sheep escaped and PC Baldwin had to make an arrest! It was a great first day of the Swinging Sixties Sheepfair! Thanks to everyone who came along to the Sheepfair yesterday. It was great to see so many people dressed up; our roving judges have been making notes and look forward to see what/who else catches …

Arrest made at Overton Sheepfair

We are sorry to report that a peaceful protest got out of hand in the village of Overton, Hampshire today. Around 2000 people were attending a traditional village Sheepfair when the protesters marched through the celebrations resulting in the arrest of a local resident. The group, known locally as ‘ODS’ were taking part in a “ban the bomb” protest which …

1960’s Hair Lounge at Sheepfair

Do you have your Sixties outfit but are now wondered how to complete your look? Two local hairdressers passionate about hair, have teamed up to help bring the 1960’s to Overton on Saturday. Georgina and Emma will be opening up their salon on Winchester Street between 10am -4pm, booking is recommended.  You can get in touch with them on their …

Key times for your Sheepfair Sunday

To make sure you don’t miss anything pick up a copy of our souvenir programme from The Gallery or our Information Desk over the Weekend. But here are your key times for Sunday: 10AM: Sheepfair opens.   10.15AM: Combined Churches’ Service. Arena (In front of St Luke’s Hall, Winchester Street)   11.00AM: Entertainment starts at the Arena Stage, the Community …

Key times for your Sheepfair Saturday

To make sure you don’t miss anything pick up a copy of our souvenir programme from The Gallery or our Information Desk over the Weekend. But here are your key times for Saturday: 10AM: Sheep travel from the crossroads to St Lukes Hall – Please do stay out of the road to keep it clear for the Sheep! Keep your …

Sheepfair Raffle

Did you know that the Sheepfair raises money for local charities? To aid this we collect money during the Saturday parade and we also have a great raffle which will be drawn at 4pm on Sunday. Prizes are: £500 Cash £250 Cash Forest Holiday Ranger Activity for a family of 4, plus a pizza lunch in the Forest Retreat Forest …

Sheepfair Community Stage

Our Community Stage, sponsored by Parnell, Jordy & Harvey and Ben Hand Build can be found right in the middle of the action outside the Community Centre. Here is what is on each day Saturday:             Sunday:               For full details on all our acts please visit our Whats …

Overton Playgroup at the Sheepfair

At Overton Playgroup we are getting very excited preparing for the Sheepfair! Between 11-3pm on Saturday 16th July we will be opening up the garden at Yield House as our very own ‘Family Play Garden!’ There will be loads of attractions, including a Bouncy castle, Cake stall, Toy Tombola, Boat racing, refreshments and much more! Please come along with the whole family for …