Great Yorkshire Show

Great Yorkshire Show 11-13 July 2017

The Company sponsors the Wool Fleece section and awards its Bronze Trophy for the Best Fleece.

The Mayor of the Merchants of the Staple, Robert Sword, presenting the Bronze Trophy for the Best Fleece 2017 to S&P Scriven, (The Pinhaw Flock).   Breed: Lonk.








The Staple Bronze Trophy by Sally Arnup []





Great Yorkshire Show  12-14 July 2016















GYS 14-16 July 2015
2015 President of the Yorkshire Agricultural Society – The Rt Hon Lord Crathorne – a Freeman of the Company.

Show President Lord Crathorne at Fleece tent (2)








The Staple Bronze Trophy Winner Best Fleece: S&P Scriven, Park House Farm Elmslack, Skipton (The Pinhaw Flock).   Breed: Lonk.

2015 Best Fleece Mr&Mrs Scriven-Lonk sheep-Lonk ram&ewe
















The Wool Fleece Marquee:
Wool Steward – Malcolm Hudson, Lady Worsley who presented the trophy, and YAS President The Rt Hon Lord Crathorne.

Lady Worsley & Show President Lord Crathorne &Staple trophy -best fleece-
Staple Trophy&British Wool Marquee various
[Photography: Company of the Merchants of the Staple of England]


GYS Jul 2014

Photography by Nigel Whitfield [ ]

The Staple Bronze Trophy Winner Best Fleece: Mr & Mrs Arbuckle & Miss S Meikle

L-R: Wool Steward Peter Todd, HRH The Princess Royal,  Robert Hall  – Staple Mayor 2013-14, Miss S Meikle, Hon Show Director Bill Cowling.2014GYS BestFleece-HRH&winner&RHall AL8A6559
DSCN5657_1024 R Hall, S Meikle Peter Todd
DSCN5618_1024 Peter Todd S Meikle Malcolm HudsonL-R: , Staple Mayor – Robert Hall, Miss S Meikle holding the Staple Bronze Trophy, Wool Steward – Peter Todd

  L-R: , Peter Todd, Miss S Meikle, Wool Steward Malcolm Hudson