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National Fairground Archive Images: Fairground Shows

The National Fairground Archive (NFA) is part of the University of Sheffield Library Special Collections. The online image database contains 1000 photographic images selected from the full database situated at the NFA at the University Library in Sheffield. This collection contains photographs of the various shows that can be found at fairs, including oddities and curiosities, westerns, menageries and funhouses. 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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Fairground Images: Charles Thurston's Great Show, showing Paulos and Ibhar, Egyptian Magicians

Charles Thurston's Great Show (bioscope), photographed 1912. Showing Paulos and Ibhar, Egyptian Magicians. 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 - 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: 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: 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 - 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 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 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: 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: 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: 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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"Admission all Classes": End of the Pier podcast

This podcast describes the Admission All Classes tribute to the Pier shows that used to be a major part of seaside entertainments. This resource was created as part of the National Fairground’s AHRC-funded project, ‘Admission All Classes’, in association with Blackpool Council (See http://www.admissionallclasses.co.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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