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The Bradford Textile Society: ‘Bringing Merino Home – An Evening With Lesley Prior, Merino Wool Grower’

08 Mar
2022

The Bradford Textile Society: ‘Bringing Merino Home – An Evening With Lesley Prior, Merino Wool Grower’

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Date:
March 8
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Format of the event: Webinar

Date: Tuesday 8 March 2022

Time: 18:30 – 19:30 GMT

Lesley Prior will share her incredible work bringing Merino back to Devon followed by questions from Wool industry expert, Peter Ackroyd. Lesley is the Stud Owner and Principal of Tellenby Merino.

Well known and respected in the international Merino community, she has worked for many years with colleagues in Australia to develop the sheep on the Tellenby Stud. She is a member of the Australian Superfine Woolgrowers Association and was recently granted Associate membership of the Australian Association of Stud Merino Breeders – the first ever outside Australia.

Lesley is also a proud Council Member of The Campaign for Wool, the organisation founded by HRH The Prince of Wales to promote wool on a world-wide basis. Lesley has appeared on BBC Radio 4 Costing The Earth and Farming Today and most recently on the popular BBC TV programme, Countryfile.

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