The Worshipful Company of Woolmen’s Annual Sheep Drive Across London Bridge

Sunday 25th September 2016

London Bridge

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 …

Square Events - Nigel Mansell

Nigel Mansell CBE

The former Formula One World Champion will exchange his Lotus, Williams and Ferrari teams for a flock of sheep for his next drive on Sunday 25th September 2016 when he will be on starters orders to lead the first flock of sheep across London Bridge.

In support of

  • Sunday 27th September 2016 London Bridge
  • 10 AM to 5PM
  • Wool Fair at Monument