East Anglia Alpaca Mill will be at the National Show…

East Anglia Alpaca Mill will be exhibiting at the BAS National Show on 24 and 25 March 2018.  Talk to them about processing your alpaca fibre.

Show entries open this Friday

Halter show block booking entries open 9am tomorrow

Please don’t delay in making your block bookings

Block booking for the number of places required in the BAS National Halter Show will open at 9am on Friday 1st December, via the Manage Your Herd section of the pedigree register.

Places are only confirmed once payment has been received.  Refunds will not be given unless places can be resold through the office to people on the waiting list, before the end of 2017. Places CANNOT be reallocated to ‘friends or clients’. Power sockets can also be booked at this time, with four fans allowed per socket. Some sponsors have one socket included in their package, but may wish to book more.
Entries will then re-open on 5th February 2018 for one week only so these pre-booked places can be allocated to individual alpacas.  Please note that all alpacas destined for the show MUST be BAS notified or registered before the end of January. Please ensure your alpacas are correctly registered with the right colour and sex.  Only three alpacas may be entered by any one exhibitor for any one class, even if the class is subsequently split.

Sires progeny groups can be made from the 5th of February or at the show and will NOT be counted as one of your block booking places. Dam’s progeny groups will count as part of our block booking and MUST be entered from the 5th of February. For more information please visit the website.
Please note: The 2017 BAS National Show filled to the capacity of 560 halter entries within eight hours of opening. Please do not delay in making your block bookings.

Fleece show entries also open on Friday

Entries for the fleece show also open on Friday 1st December and will close on the 18th of February, unless maximum numbers are reached beforehandWe are delighted to announce that the 2018 BAS National Fleece Show, held on 10th and 11th March 2018, is being organised and displayed at the Telford International Centre by the BAS regional group – Eastern Alpaca Group.
Don’t miss out on this great opportunity of showing off and
getting feed back on your alpacas’ fabulous fleeces. 

For details on where and when fleeces need to be at the judging centre, please see the website www.basnationalshow.co.uk 

The BAS would like to thank the Eastern Alpaca Group for hosting the Fleece Show.


Sponsorship opportunities still available!

Due to the unprecedented demand for Gold, Silver and Bronze sponsorship by previous sponsors, the organising committee of the BAS National Show have made available a number of promotional pens in Hall 2 to enable exhibitors to have the opportunity to promote their herd and business. Exhibitors will have similar benefits as a Bronze Sponsorship – a 2.4m x 2.4m promotional pen in Hall 2 with their animals penned behind, a half A5 page landscape advert in the show catalogue and a listing on the BAS National Show website with a link to their own site. Power socket is not included. The cost of this package is only £250 plus VAT.
This is a fantastic new opportunity for members to get involved in promoting their alpacas at the showcase event of the year.

There are also a number of other sponsorship and advertising opportunities available and bespoke packages can be arranged.

See the sponsorship page of the website for more details.

Please keep an eye on the show’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/BASNationalShow  for up to date information.

Please share as many posts as you can on Facebook
in order to attract as many people as we can to our premier event.

Ted and Bessie, for your luxury alpaca knitwear

Ted and Bessie will be bringing their range of Alpaca knitwear to the BAS National Show on 24 and 25 March 2018.

Surgical Systems Ltd exhibit at the National Show

Surgical Systems Ltd will be exhibiting their range of ultrasound scanners at the BAS National Show on 24 and 25 March 2018.

Do you need an Alpaca Pod in your life..?

Sandhills Alpacas will be exhibiting their Alpaca Pod at the BAS National Show 24 and 25 on March 2018.  Visit their stand for more information.

Penrose Products take Fleece Show sponsorship..!

The BAS National Show is being supported further by Penrose Products who will be sponsoring the Fleece Show for three years, starting in 2018.  The Fleece Show will be situated next to the Fibre Zone in 2018, allowing visitors to see how alpaca fleece can be processed and used for so many beautiful and varied products.  The Penrose ‘Fibre to Product’ Award also encourages makers to produce alpaca-based goods that have commercial potential.  Our thanks go to Penrose Products for their ongoing and enthusiastic support of the Show.


Visit Simply Alpaca at the National Show…

Visit the Simply Alpaca stand at the BAS National Show 0n 24 and 25 March 2018 to discover more about their unique alpaca experiences, and much more….

BAS National Show Gala dinner…

Known as one of Telford’s best kept secrets,The Olive Tree Restaurant situated within the Holiday Inn, Ironbridge will be the venue for the 2018 BAS National Show Gala dinner. This elegant eatery boasts a wonderful setting with a relaxed and contemporary atmosphere, a sophisticated décor, and a modern fire pit blazing at the heart of it. The Olive Tree food is cooked fresh to order and their Head Chef Nigel Davis, uses seasonal produce and locally sourced meat wherever possible. Details of ticket prices and menu options will be available soon via the ‘What’s On‘ page of the website

Mary Roach harnesses at the BAS National Show…

Mary Roach will be selling her harnesses at the National Show.  Visit her stand for all your harness needs.

Marshwood Alpacas have a tradestand at Telford…

Marshwood Alpacas will be at the BAS National Show, Telford on 24 and 25 March 2018 with their Alpaca Easy Pen, designed for one person to catch and restrain an alpaca or llama for inspection or treatment.  Visit their stand for more information.