Open Farm Sunday 2019

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Our biggest event of the year takes place on Sunday 9th June!

Follow our 'farm to fork' trail and discover where your food comes from.
This year we have different zones for you to enjoy, can you explore them all?

To attend you will need to register tickets online, please see the FAQ section for more information.

General release tickets will be released at 12pm on Tuesday 7th May - ORDER HERE

More details will be released closer to the event including main ring timetable.

Farm Zone

  • Machinery displays including our combine harvester
  • Humberside Fire & Rescue
  • Lincs & Notts Air Ambulance



Animal Zone

  • Lincolnshire Sheep
  • Giant Tortoises
  • ABN Discovery - find out how crops are processed into animal feed
  • Tractor & Trailer Rides


Market Zone

  • Lincolnshire food and drink producers
  • Local crafters and food & drink producers
  • Uncle Henry's Blyton Ice Cream stands
  • Uncle Henry's 3 for £10 sausage packs
  • Brigg Rotary BBQ with Uncle Henry's sausages and burgers
  • Uncle Henry's Hog Roast 
  • Pizza D'Angelo
  • Farmer's Pond Bar - assorted beers, gin, soft drinks and tea and coffee
  • Raffle in aid of Brigg Rotary and their chosen local charities
  • Lincolnshire Police
  • Local Blacksmith


Nature Zone

  • Woodland Trust
  • Grayingham Church Face Painting


Main Ring

  • North Lincolnshire Motor Club
  • Assorted displays
  • Falconry
  • Tony Butler's Exotic Animals
  • Caricaturist
  • Grayingham Church Tombola and face painting
  • LIVES

and much, much more!

Don't forget that if you take photos of the day we would love to see them! Please tag us on Facebook - Uncle Henry's, Twitter @unclehenrysLinc or Instagram @uncle_henrys_farmshop

 

This year we are introducing a £1 per car parking fee to help cover car park staffing. Any additional monies will be donated to Brigg Rotary club and their chosen local charities.

Our car park has 1,000 spaces, please car share where possible so we can fit more cars on site.

 

FAQ

Ticket Information

Tickets can be booked via Trybooking - we will be offering priority to our e-marketing database and Uncle Henry's customers via a code on their shopping receipts prior to offering general release.

  • Tickets will be released on Thursday 2nd May 2019 at 3pm
  • General release will be on Thursday 9th May - this will be announced via our website and social media pages - Twitter/Instagram/Facebook

You can sign up to our e-newsletter dtabase on our main homepage, please scroll down to the bottom and enter your details. 

What if I don't have a ticket?'

We ask that anyone that did not register for a ticket contacts the event organiser Emma Jones marketing@unclehenrys.co.uk or follow our social media and website page for additional ticket information. Walk ins on the gate will only be permitted after 1.30pm but this will be advertised if possible. If all 6,000 tickets are registered then we have the right to refuse entry as ticket holders have priority on entry and car parking.

What if I can no longer attend, what do I do about my ticket?

Either pass it on to someone who can attend or contact the event organiser (see above) who can return your ticket online so someone else can register for it.

Can I bring my dog?

Yes, dogs are permitted at Open Farm Sunday but please do not bring them into the farm shop, butchery or cafe unless they are an assistance dog. We ask that you are responsible for your pet at all times by keeping it on a lead and cleaning up after your dog.

Is there disabled parking close to the entrance?

Yes, the main car parking field has allocated disabled parking in the first couple of rows near to the entrance out of the field. If you have any further queries please speak to a car parking assistant on the day.

Can I pay by card?

The main farm shop and cafe have card machines but outside it will only be cash payments. Cash back can be obtained at the shop till with a minimum spend of £5

What food and drink is available?

The cafe will be serving a limited menu all day but will be very busy especially 11am-3pm. Table bookings are not permitted and Sunday lunches will not be served. The farm shop will have a fridge in the main entrance with pre-made sandwiches etc that can be purchased at the shop tills. Outside there will be Brigg Rotary BBQ, Uncle Henry’s jacket potatoes and from 12pm Hog Roast. A pizza van is also expected on the day but as these are freshly cooked there will be a wait time of 5-8 minutes per pizza. It does serve vegetarian pizza. There is a refreshments marquee opposite the farmers den play area serving tea and coffee plus the Farmer’s Pond bar with soft drinks, beer and other alcoholic drinks.

What time is the family dog show on?

The dog show starts at 3pm in the Main Ring. To enter please pick up a form in store until the 10th June or visit the Field of Dreams stand opposite the Main Ring on the day prior to 2.30pm

If I require first aid assistance where do I go?

LIVES will be attending on the day in the Main Ring. Their stand will be clearly marked on the maps that will be handed out to all visitors on arrival. if in doubt please speak to an Uncle Henry's staff member, we will all be wearing branded t-shirts/aprons.

If I lose my child, what shall I do?

Please find a member of Uncle Henry's Team or Lincolnshire Police will be on site opposite the entrance/exit gate of the car park. Please report any issues to them directly. If any children are found then they will be looked after by the police and an announcement will be made over the tannoy system

We operate a strict NO SMOKING policy in the fields, childrens play area, cafe courtyard and inside the buildings. There are several smoking areas that will be clearly marked and have sand buckets. Please dispose of your cigarette ends responsibly.

Litter

Our grass fields are used by our lovely Shire horses after the event, please put all litter in the bins and report any glass breakages immediately to staff. Last year we collected over 4 bin bags of rubbish from the car park including dirty nappies and plastic.

Safety

Please be aware that our fields have barbed wire fencing in places as it is a working farm.

In the event of a fire alarm there will be tannoy messages and staff directing visitors to the meeting point which will be located in the main ring field. Humberside Fire & Rescue will be in attendance on the day and will assist in responding to an alarm.

Please report any suspicious activity or potentially dangerous situations to staff

Please wash hands after visiting the animal zone, especially before coming into contact with food. 

 

 

If you have any other queries then please call 01652 640308 or email marketing@unclehenrys.co.uk