Yorkshire Alpaca Group Fleece Assessment and Skirting Workshop

Thinking about entering the YAG fleece show? Want to know more about skirting your fleece for the show? or you might be thinking about converting your fleece into product and need to prepare it to send it to a processor? Perhaps you just want to know more about the quality of your fleece?

Then this interactive workshop is for YOU!


Venue: Wetherby Town Hall

Bramham Room

Date: Saturday 25th September 2021

Time: 11.00 to 16.00 (Lunch 13.00-14.00)

Lunch will be provided – please advise of any dietary requirements

Cost: Subsidised for members by YAG

£10 for members, £ 20 for non members payable in advance by BACS


Tutor/Facilitator: Former Judge and Alpaca Breeder Liz Barlow

Content: This is a very practical hands-on workshop. Liz will cover the basics of skirting fleeces for entering a fleece show and sorting your fleece for processing. In order help with this, she will describe the main fleece traits and you will have chance to practise identifying them yourself.

You will also have the opportunity to practise skirting a fleece.

Please bring the following with you:


  • Notebook and writing implement
  • Spectacles if you wear them
  • A face mask


  • One or two fleeces

To book your place: Email Deborah@Fangdalealpacas.co.uk BEFORE 17th September and she will provide the bank details for payment.