100 Years of Tup Sales in Middleton-in-Teesdale


A FREE exhibition of photographs, press clippings and newspaper articles will be on display at UTASS in September and October.

October will see the 100th Anniversary of the first Tup Sale in Middleton-in-Teesdale. To celebrate this Anne Scottfrom UTASS has spent weeks putting together an exhibition of press clippings, and articles as well as scores of photographs.

The exhibition will be open to the public during our normal office hours (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9am – 5pm) from Tuesday 12th September.

On Wednesday 11th October the exhibition will move down to the café at Middleton-in-Teesdale Mart, for the Annual Tup Sale, before coming back to UTASS until Friday 20th October.

Our sincere thanks to the Swaledale Sheep Breeders Association for the kind loan of archive material.

UTASS accessible minibus transport is available on Tuesday 3rd October, or by prior arrangement, for those wishing to visit the 100 Years of Middleton Tup Sales Exhibition at 2pm and enjoy refreshments afterwards.  Please contact UTASS on 01833 641010 to request transport.