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Sheep Shearing – Llanrwst Show

Llanrwst show is full of wool related activities that include shearing, spinning and a fashion show where the garments are all made of wool.

Home movie 1969 8 mins Silent

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There are many activities at Llanrwst show related to wool. Sheep are seen being sheared both electronically and by hand. Women in traditional dress sit spinning wool on their spinning wheels and models on a catwalk showcase garments made of wool. This film was made by Alfred Mawby (b.1918) of Llanrwst, a member of Colwyn Cine Club and later a founder member of Gwrst Cine Club.