NEWBORN lambs were the star guests at the Earth Trust Farm's annual lambing festival this weekend.

Hundreds of visitors headed along to the Little Wittenham farm to get up close to newborn lambs, as well as piglets and goats.

This year the festival marked 30 years and as well as running on Saturday and Sunday children and their families can return again the following weekend.

Earth Trust ceo Jayne Manley said: "Over thirty years this event has grown massively and visitors numbers increase year on year.

"The event gives us the opportunity to invite visitors to get behind the scenes of our working farm and learn more about how agriculture shapes our landscapes and wildlife and where our food comes from."

The event, sponsored by Larkmead Vets, also featured activities including an interactive 'be a farmer' area and straw bale climbing.

Each day of the Lambing Festival is open from 10am to 4pm and costs £8 for adults, £5 for children.