The Heart of England Alpaca Group

Welcome to the Heart of England Alpaca Group

The Heart of England Alpaca Group was created to bring together alpaca owners across the counties of central England. We provide advice, help and learning through workshops, seminars and social events. We’re also proud to organise two of the largest alpaca shows in the calendar, the Spring Alpaca Fiesta at the end of April and the Autumn Fleece Show in October.
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Our membership spans the counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Derbyshire, Essex, Gloucestershire, Hertfordshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Shropshire and Warwickshire. We have 3 former BAS Chairpersons, 5 current or retired judges and a wealth of experience within the alpaca industry.
More to the point we are a friendly group of alpaca enthusiasts, why not come along and join us.

Autumn Fleece Show 2016

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The HoEAG Autumn Fleece Show 2016, comprising junior, intermediate, adult and senior classes for both huacaya and suri fleeces will be judged on the 28th and 29th September and displayed on the 2nd October 2016.
The judges for the show are
Mrs. Mary-Jo Smith and Mrs. Val Fullerlove
We anticipate continuing the success of last year, giving you the opportunity to have your fleeces judged as part of the largest fleece show in Europe.
Entries are invited for the above and should be sent to: Julia Corrigan-Stuart, CS Alpacas, Yeat Wood Farm, Wootton Underwood, Buckinghamshire HP18 0RL
The opening date for entry is the 1st August 2016 and the closing date is 8th September 2016 or when the entry limit is reached. Entries can be found on the BAS website, via ‘manage your herd’ at a cost of £15 per entry. Please feel free to send/deliver your fleeces once you have submitted your entry, but they must be at CS Alpacas by Friday 16th September 2016 at the latest.
The prize winning fleeces will be on display from midday, at CS Alpacas on Sunday 2nd October 2016, where there will be refreshments and the Judges will be present to discuss the judged fleeces. The cost of entry for this event will be £10.
All fleeces can be collected after the show from Sunday onwards from CS Alpacas or, alternatively, they can be posted back and you will be invoiced for the postage after the completion of the Show. Please make sure you include a return address label when sending in the fleeces. If arrangements are not made by the end of the Show, the fleeces will be donated to the BAS for educational courses. Please mark clearly how your fleeces are to be returned on the entry form.
For further information please contact Julia Corrigan-Stuart on mobile: 07803726464 or email:

Spring Alpaca Fiesta 2017 Sponsorship

An excellent opportunity to promote and showcase your business at one of the largest alpaca shows in Europe.

Shearers & Mills etc.

By no means an exhaustive list of contacts, but one that will be added to over time to provide a central reference point for old and new HoEAG members

Autumn Fleece Show

The fleece show this year is being judged by Mary-Jo Smith and Val Fullerlove