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Fairground Images: Showmen group

Showmen group, Knutsford May Fair, photographed 4 May 1953. This 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: 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 - 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 - 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: 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: 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: 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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