The Worshipful Company of Woolmen’s Annual Sheep Drive Across London Bridge
Sunday 25th September 2016
The Fourth Annual Sheep Drive of the Worshipful Company of Woolmen will take place in conjunction with the Woolmen’s Fair at Monument.
The event is open to all Freemen of the City of London and their friends and families.
In the Middle Ages, Freemen were allowed to drive their sheep to market in the City across London Bridge without paying the wool taxes. The proliferation of motor vehicles ended the practice, however it has been reintroduced in recent years …