Yearly Archives: 2019

London Championship 2019

There were five entries at London this year two under five whites belonging to Foxwoods stud and three coloureds owned by Petala stud, one adult two under five.

Three Counties Show 2019

We had English Angora rabbits Rufus, Mio, and Llewelyn at the three counties yesterday entertaining the crowds, by being stroked and handled. Many people do not realise they are angoras, and thought they were dogs. Others are amazed that Angora wool only comes from rabbits and not goats. It was very popular and Mio was… Read more »

Best Angora@NE Championship

Good day at North East championships today. Alan Cargo won Best Angora Adult ending with 3rd in the fancy challenge AA. He also won Best Angora u/5 ending Best fancy u/5 also Best Cashmere . His rabbit is the son of his smoke champion Black Magic and is called Neptune. A stunning rabbit, I expect we… Read more »

AGM 26th May 2019

National Angora Club AGM Held at 1pm on 26thMay 2019 at Wyken Community Centre, Westmoreland Rd, Coventry, CV2 5BP. Present. Mrs C. Hamilton (Secretary), Mrs L Hordon (Chair), Mrs S May (Treasurer), Mrs S Sutton (Vice President), Mrs J Connolly, Mrs Y Hobbs-Fothergill, Mr Richard Grindey-Banks, Mr Rob Grindey-Banks, Mr A Wright, Mr M Fox,… Read more »

A Tail of delight

I bought a doe from Lesley Mated to a winning buck. (I wanted something nice to show And thought I’d try my luck). I put her in a roomy hutch  Without disturbing her too much, I fed her on the best of fare And told her just how much I care. After a month (her… Read more »

Is my rabbit an Angora?

The National Angora Club are often contacted by people who have bought or rescued a fluffy rabbit, and have been told that it is an Angora. It can be difficult for rescues, pet shops and others not familiar with Angoras to tell the difference between different breeds of long haired rabbits. The Club are willing… Read more »

Fibre-East and British Wool Show 2019

The National Angora Club had stands at two craft festivals in July and August this year. Fibre-East took place at Redbourne School, Ampthill, Bedford on 27th July, after a very hot week. Thankfully the temperature dropped so it was safe to bring Cheyenne, the Smoke Angora. Anne demonstrated spinning pure Angora on the wheel, whilst… Read more »

Natural angora rabbit products

This years woolfest was a great success and the National Angora Club was there with a whole range of natural Angora rabbit products from their members. A few images below of the stand and a thank you to Leslie and Sandra for all their work on the stand.