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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD Collection 6: Later Years

Hull Fair is the greatest travelling fair in the country. The Hull Fair Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has brought together memories and images from the citizens of Hull and the travelling showpeople. Between January 2004 and July 2005 over 60 interviews were conducted and more than 600 images were recorded forming a remarkable snapshot of the relationship between the city and the fair over the course of the 20th Century. The sixth and final collection contains interviews, photographs and videos from the fair since the 1960s, with some more general thoughts about the longevity of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Commercial use of this resource is prohibited. All rights reserved.

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Visit the Fair!: 10 Star Fair

'So come on people everywhere, visit the travelling fair'. John Biddell admires Hull Fair and Doreen Hampshire reads her poem celebrating its rich history. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Visit the Fair!: Heritage

Joe Hives and Joseph Vernon remember the good old days at Hull Fair and anticipate them continuing. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair through the ages. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Then & Now: The Frog Hopper

For Emmy, Tish and Paul, being at Hull Fair includes trying to go on every ride: the Extreme, Twister and even the Sea Storm twice! Their memories are accompanied by amateur footage donated to the Hull Fair Project. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Then & Now: Allotments

For Violet Biddell, being at Hull Fair included cut flowers from the allotments and tea with the local butcher. Accompanied by photographs. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Chips & Folk: Hull People

Albert Baines recalls the people he saw and served at the Fair. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Chips & Folk: Five Bob Please!

Bob Carver tells us about chips, pies and his family's relationship with Hull Fair. Accompanied by photographs of Carvers fish & chips shop and fair sidestall. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Giants & Shamrocks: Shamrocks & Thrills

Sharon Rustling and Mrs Arro recall the Shamrocks, the Waltzer and Dive Bomber. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Giants & Shamrocks: Gentle Giant

David Harrison recalls his childhood visiting the Fair with his father and seeing George the Gentle Giant. Karen Riches also remembers George. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair and various giants from the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - The Show Goes On: Ghost Train

Debbie Reeves tells of her early years working on the fair with her father Gilbert Chadwick. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - The Show Goes On: Building Shows

'I originate from shows, build shows, run shows'. Gilbert Chadwick recalls Ghosts, Novelties, Giants, Rats and more. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Paint & Fire: Painters

Gary Leach has been painting for showmen since the age of 14 and recalls playing football with the local kids during Hull Fair week. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Later Years - Paint & Fire: Fire Brigade

That was an area kept clear for the fire brigade'. George McPhee shows us his photographs of the Fair and Walton Street. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Collection 5: The 1960s

Hull Fair is the greatest travelling fair in the country. The Hull Fair Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has brought together memories and images from the citizens of Hull and the travelling showpeople. Between January 2004 and July 2005 over 60 interviews were conducted and more than 600 images were recorded forming a remarkable snapshot of the relationship between the city and the fair over the course of the 20th Century. The fifth collection contains interviews, photographs and videos from the fair during the 1960s. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Commercial use of this resource is prohibited. All rights reserved.

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Ladies, Ladies: Lovely Ladies

Henry Marshall and John Shaw recount their fascination with the shows (and ladies) of their youth. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Ladies, Ladies: Role Models

'So all these women made an impact on me as a young girl'. Marissa Shaw describes the 'fabulous looking' show women and the impression they made upon her. This video also discusses 'Hull Fair babies'. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Characters: Chicken Joe

'Chicken Joe, the Man You All Know'. Hull Fair wasn't the same without going to see Chicken Joe. Memories from Gladys Kemp, Walter Page and Mr & Mrs Riley. Accompanied by photographs of Chicken Joe. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Characters: Roland Dent

'Black cap, feather, and a stick'. Everyone remembers the eccentric Roland Dent. Memories from Walter, Fred and Margaret Page and Les Paling. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Scotsmen & Traders: Walton St. Traders

Roseanne Peacock and her Uncle George Norris recall the family stall on Walton Street in the 1960s. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Scotsmen & Traders: Scot's Corner

Matthew Taylor tells of his long affair with Hull and the success of Scot's Corner. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Show Row: Affording Chips

'We couldn't afford chips'. Mr Ward recalls visiting the Fair with his Grandad and seeing the Wall of Death, the Boxing and the Flea Circus. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Show Row: The Shows

'Well this is all the show row but they've all changed now'. Margaret Waddington recalls the shows at Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair: Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Horses & Troupes: The Gallopers

Karen Riches tells us about her love affair with the Gallopers at Hull Fair. Accompanied by photographs of the Gallopers. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Horses & Troupes: The Colorado's

Walter Page recalls the Colorado's, Tom Norman's Palladium and Anita the Living Doll. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Riding the Wall: Cyclone Al

Albert Evans, a.k.a. "Cyclone Al", rode the Wall of Death with "Jerry De Roy", whilst his sister "Irene Dare" rode pillion. Accompanied by photographs of the Wall of Death. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1960s - Riding the Wall: The Wall of Death

'Oh, wouldn't it be good if we could have a go'. Douglas remembers seeing the Wall of Death. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Collection 4: The 1950s

Hull Fair is the greatest travelling fair in the country. The Hull Fair Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has brought together memories and images from the citizens of Hull and the travelling showpeople. Between January 2004 and July 2005 over 60 interviews were conducted and more than 600 images were recorded forming a remarkable snapshot of the relationship between the city and the fair over the course of the 20th Century. The fourth collection contains interviews, photographs and videos from the fair during the 1950s. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Commercial use of this resource is prohibited. All rights reserved.

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Talent: He could do all sorts

'But this lad, he could do all sorts'. Ron Appleyard recalls his schooldays at Paisley Street School and remembers Ringmasters and vaulting horses. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Talent: A Hull Man's Tale

Jim Holbrook stood in for the showmen at the Fair for many years. Here he remembers the shows and the tales he told to entice people to enter. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Guys & Dolls: Fairy Dolls

John King celebrates the Gypsy Dolls at Hull Fair. The accompanying film is archival footage from the National Fairground Archive. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Guys & Dolls: Lovely Dark Skin

Mrs Brown reminds us of romance during the Rock & Roll years at Hull. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Birth & Marriage: Showman's Wedding

Margaret and Albert Baines were married at Hull and tell the story of a showman's wedding. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Birth & Marriage: Christened at the Fair

'I was christened at Hull Fair'. Henry Marshall and John Shaw tell of their early experiences of the Fair. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Boxing & The Shows: Conned!

'It was obvious you were conned as soon as you went inside.' Les Paling remembers the shows and the rides of the Fair: the Boxing Booth, the Circus, the Wild West show and Winkles. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Boxing & The Shows: Uncle Bert Hughes

Sylvia Grantham recalls her Uncle Bert Hughes of Boxing Booth fame. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Dances & Tassels: Ladies with Tassels

Jean and John Powell recall Ladies with Tassels and other shows of the 1950s. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - Dances & Tassels: Dances & Ice Cream

Sandra Wright and Albert Baines recall their teenage years on the Fair. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - The Site: Ground Men

'Always seemed to have the Fair in their heart'. David Wallis remembers the importance of the ground men at Hull Fair. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: The 1950s - The Site: Old Walton Street

'The coal man used to come'. Albert Baines recalls Walton Street as it used to be. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD Collection 3: World War II

Hull Fair is the greatest travelling fair in the country. The Hull Fair Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has brought together memories and images from the citizens of Hull and the travelling showpeople. Between January 2004 and July 2005 over 60 interviews were conducted and more than 600 images were recorded forming a remarkable snapshot of the relationship between the city and the fair over the course of the 20th Century. The third collection contains interviews, photographs and videos from the fair during and after World War II. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Commercial use of this resource is prohibited. All rights reserved.

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD Collection 2: Between the Wars

Hull Fair is the greatest travelling fair in the country. The Hull Fair Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has brought together memories and images from the citizens of Hull and the travelling showpeople. Between January 2004 and July 2005 over 60 interviews were conducted and more than 600 images were recorded forming a remarkable snapshot of the relationship between the city and the fair over the course of the 20th Century. The second collection contains interviews, photographs and videos from the fair between the two world wars. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Commercial use of this resource is prohibited. All rights reserved.

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD Collection 1: Early Days

Hull Fair is the greatest travelling fair in the country. The Hull Fair Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, has brought together memories and images from the citizens of Hull and the travelling showpeople. Between January 2004 and July 2005 over 60 interviews were conducted and more than 600 images were recorded forming a remarkable snapshot of the relationship between the city and the fair over the course of the 20th Century. The first collection contains interviews, photographs and videos from the fairs beginning and early days. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: World War II: Tasting Candy Floss

'That was where I first tasted candy floss'. Les Paling recalls his first fair at Corporation Field at the end of the War. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: World War II: Hot Dogs & Bonnets: Burgers & Speedways

'The Elephant backed right up…sat on the bonnet and crushed the car'. Bill Shaw recalls the end of rationing with ice cream, hot dogs, burgers and ex-naval frogmen. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: World War II: Hot Dogs & Bonnets: Mrs Riley's Hat

Mr and Mrs Riley went courting at the Fair and tell us about their adventures. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: World War II: Anti-Aircraft

'They used to have a big anti-aircraft site on there, at the fairground.' Jim Holbrook had worked on the Fair as a boy and returned there after the war. Here he recalls some of the early post-wars fairs with Billy Butlin. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: World War II: The Gallaghers' War

Margaret Waddington and her nephew Lawrence Gallagher recall the War years in Hull. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: World War II: The People

'People and the way they dressed'. Geoffrey Waters was taken to the Fair by his wife to be. Here he shows us his photographs from that visit. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Good Old Days: Wiggle Woggle

Richard Wride was born in Delapore Avenue and tells us about his memories of the pre-war Fair including Madame La Guillotine and the Wiggle Woggle. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Good Old Days: Coconuts

'I knocked the top coconut down'. Fred Page was a sure shot at the Fair. Here he recalls the rides, the shows and some laughs. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Boys & Machines: Traction Engines

Robert Shipp recalls the Fair of his childhood and the traction engines arriving from Nottingham. 'It was quite exciting in those days'. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Boys & Machines: Short Trousers

Jim Holbrook knew the Fair intimately as a boy. Every year he helped out the showmen minding the steam engines. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Steam & Prizes: A Prize Vase

Walter Page's affair with the Fair began when he was still a boy. Here he tells us about his brother's prize vase and recalls his early impressions. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Steam & prizes: Steam Yachts & Bread

'I wonder what happened to that loaf of bread!' Mrs Reed's adventures on the Steam Yachts made a long lasting impression on her. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Paraffin: Spending Coppers

'After spending our coppers we trudged wearily home.': Robert Shipp's poem recreates the atmosphere of a childhood spent at the fair. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Paraffin: Paraffin Lamps

Donald Connington used to accompany his grandfather when he was selling paraffin to the showmen at Hull Fair. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Menageries: Monkeys & Buckets

Louise Ward remembers visiting the Fair where she came face to face with a monkey and needed a bucket to relieve herself. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Menageries: Bostock & Wombwells

Mr and Mrs Bentham recall the Fair arriving at Paragon Station and the excitement of following it down to Walton Street. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Fear & Wonder: Fearless Egbert

Donald Connington remembers the shows of his childhood: Wild West, Rats and Fearless Egbert riding with a Lion on the Wall of Death. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days: Beginnings: Early History

Extracts from the Hull Daily Mail and World's Fair newspapers during the 1890s, accompanied by films of Hull Fair from 1902 by Mitchell & Kenyon. The extracts are read by John Alibone, Donald Campbell, Chris Church, John Horsley and Chris Wilson. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days: Romanies: A Romany at Hull Fair

John King recalls his family's early days on the Fair. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days: Romanies: Romany Origins

John King recalls the origins of the King family. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days: Food & Elephants: Elephant V Man

Jean Ward Skerrow recalls 'Pop's' adventures where he found himself playing in an unlikely football match in 1903 against an elephant. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days: Food & Elephants: The Universal Caterer

Mary Weighton recalls the days of her Grandfather, Horatio Marshall, who ran a successful catering business at Hull Fair before World war one. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days - Food & Elephants: The Universal Caterer

Mary Weighton recalls the days of her Grandfather, Horatio Marshall, who ran a successful catering business at Hull Fair before World war one. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days - Travelling Showmen: Hull Showmen

Lawrence Gallagher recalls the years before World War Two. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days - Travelling Showmen: Getting There

Sandra Wright recalls a lifetime of visiting Hull Fair with her family the Marshalls. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days - Early Gallaghers: Shooting Galleries

Lawrence Gallagher and Margaret Waddington nee Gallagher recalls the early years of the Gallagher family in Hull and beyond. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair. Includes details of the shooting gallery, coconut shy, big swings, and hopla stall. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Early Days - Beginnings: Early Memories

Stanley Randerson recalls a century of visiting Hull Fair. Mainly recalling the Fair in the 1910s to 1930s. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for All DVD: Between the Wars: Fear & Wonder: Sawing up the Lady

Renee Hamilton recalls visiting the Fair as a child and seeing Madame La Guillotine lose her head, a tiger behaving badly and a Pony with a point to make. Accompanied by photographs of Hull Fair during the same period. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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Hull Fair, Fun for all DVD: Introduction

View of a swing carousel from early 20th century. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s project, ‘Hull Fair, fun for all’, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund in association with Hull City Council (see http://www.hullfair.dept.shef.ac.uk). The resource is the copyright of the National Fairground Archive, University of Sheffield (http://www.nfa.dept.shef.ac.uk/) and has been made available with their permission. Some rights reserved (see terms of licence by clicking on the CC licence logo below).

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