*Application extension! Register your interest by Friday 19th July 2024*

The Suffolk Sheep Society is committed to growing a vibrant and engaging youth community, introducing NextGen – Succession for Suffolks! Anyone under 26 years old who have at least 2 registered pedigree Suffolk ewes, can apply to become a NextGen member of the Society.  This event is open to members and non-members.

NextGen National Event 2024 – Saturday 7th – Sunday 8th September 2024 @ Limestone Farm, Co Down, N Ireland

The NextGen National Event 2024 will be hosted by Mark Priestley & family, Limestone Flock, Downpatrick, Co Down, Northern Ireland. With over 20 years’ experience of pedigree Suffolk sheep, winning top prices and top prizes at Shows & Sales as well as having a seat on our Council, Mark will be showing & sharing what he has learned with the NextGen of sheep enthusiasts!

To secure your place and help assess numbers for catering and logistics we require a £20 deposit & completed booking form information (below) by 15th July 2024.  Travel grants of £50 are available to NextGen members (or family of Society members) travelling from Mainland GB*.

Name(s):Flock code & Prefix (members only)Contact number: (parent/guardian if under 18)Email:
Information required to book your place – send to enquiries@suffolksheep.org

NextGen Members & family of full Society members – Complete booking form information to secure your place.  The £20 deposit will be charged to your Society account.  

Non-members – Complete booking form information and pay £20 by bank transfer (ref NextGen&Name) or call the Office to pay by card.  

Account Name: Suffolk Sheep Society    Sort Code: 30-95-41      Account No:  00578742

*Travel grant will only be paid if you attend and will be reimbursed after the event. Non-members are not eligible to receive the travel grant.

  • Any non-member wishing to become a NextGen member must have submitted their membership application by 15th July 2024
  • All travel and accommodation costs to be met by the attendees.
  • It is the responsibility of each participant to get to the event.
  • All under 18s must be accompanied by parent/guardian.
  • Deposits are non-refundable unless event is cancelled by The Society.

Please email booking form information (shown above) to enquiries@suffolksheep.org before 15th July 2024.  Any queries please contact the Office.