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Historic sheep fair cancelled this year

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: March 25, 2014

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There are fears for the future of a traditional event on the Mendips after it was announced that the Priddy Sheep Fair will not take place this year. The historic event has been held in the village each August since at least 1352, although there have been cancellations throughout its long history, most recently in 2012. But organisers have said the break will give them the chance to consider the "best way forward" for the event. "It is an integral part of Priddy, but it has fallen victim to changing times," organisers said.

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