Somerset Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers

Fleece Fair 2022

The Fleece Fair will take place on Saturday, 18th June 2022 | 10 am to 2 pm

The fair is a great social event and opportunity to buy fleece from local suppliers. The quality of the fleece is usually good and the prices competitive. Here are some examples from last years’ sale:

All enquiries to Mandy Stead

Tel.  0146030237  



Emma selling Herdwick fleeces, no Gotland.

If interested please contact –







Soay Fleece

Fleeces from the Paintmoor Flock of Soay Sheep


Eight brown fleeces and one light coloured fleece available




Weight range between 100g and 650g, prices from £1.10 to £8.50

Please contact Diane Colthorpe for more information




David and Lyn Prouse  Romney Fleece

White                   £10.00
Coloured  grey    £12.00
Will have some lambs. As yet unshorn,  so more details to follow
Russian       £10.00 . Fine fibre, French origin 
Or phone    01288341311


Mandy will be bringing Lleyn Fleece.
Contact Mandy Stead

Tel.  0146030237  


Alpaca Roving

Mid brown, beige and a mix or fawn/beige/rose grey alpaca roving  £3.50 per 50g plus post and packing or collect from me.

 Lorna Conway

email –

 Shetland Fleece

Shetland fleeces of many colours, sizes and staple length available.  
Prices between £6. And £12 
If interested please make direct contact. 
Jean Ayres   Email:
Tel. 01308897770

Portland fleeces 

Jo Stover (contact of Norma Sanders) Portland fleeces for £8.00
Collection from her,  or posted if necessary.
If interested please contact –

Julie Bailey fleeces

Oxford fleeces £8 





Suffolk fleeces £8   





Gotland x Oxford Fleece £ 9 

or two fleeces, either Oxford or Suffolk or one of each £15                           

There are a few Oxford and Suffolk 2019 fleeces, all dry and kept aired for £5 each 

Can be posted at buyers cost or collected from Pilton
Contact details:
 Cash, Bank transfer, paypal, card on the day 

White Wensleydale fleece.

Long and curly staple
Whole fleece £25.00
Half    fleece £12.50
400g in bag  £5.00
200g in bag  £2.50  
For details, or to reserve or buy
Please contact Mandy stead
Phone: 0146030237


Texel and Beltex Fleece

Tracy Miles will be bringing Texel and Beltex fleece this year.

Hill Dorman

Blue Texel will be available.

Tracey Bartlett

Tracey is a textile and felt artist specialising in handcrafted wearables, items for the home, and kits you can use to have a go yourself! All her work is created using combinations of felt and embroidery techniques, resulting in unique pieces of art.

She sources her raw materials locally, prepares and dyes them ready for use.

At this years Somerset Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers Guild Fleece fair. Tracey will have a selection of her Wet Felting kits, Needle felting kits and tools, Hand dyed wool roving, knitting yarn, wool and Mohair locks, and other hand dyed fibres. Also hand carded and blended batts and rolags, natural coloured wool locks, As well as drop spindle kits.

Sadly neither Amanda Hannaford nor John Arbon will be attending this year.  However, use the code GSWDTREAT to get 20% discount from the John Arbon website Anniversary specials only.