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ALL THE FUN: BLACKBURN EASTER FAIR 1960
DVD

Nostalgia reigns supreme as this film brings back memories of one of the last fairs to be held at the old Market Ground in Blackburn Town Centre. The year was 1960, and the fair's days on that unique site were numbered. Blackburn Arts Club decided that it should be recorded for posterity. More...

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BLUEBERRY STEAM
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The Bluebell Railway's Steam Fair takes lace during July and complements the locomotives and period scenery of this famous preserved line.

The Harris Brothers' 'Old Tyme' Steam Fair, which was located behind the station, was entirely driven by magnificent Showmen's engines including Burrells, Fowlers and the McLaren 'Banshee'.

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boston1994cover.jpg (8565 bytes) BOSTON MAY FAIR 1994
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Extensive day and night footage of the fair, including build-up and pull-down.

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BUILDING UP ALBERT HOLLAND'S CYCLONE
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The full build up of Albert Holland's Edwin Hall built Cyclone Twist ride at Chesterfield in August 2005.  More...

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BUILDING UP ALBERT HOLLAND'S ALPINE EXPRESS MATTERHORN
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The build up of Albert Holland's Alpine Express Matterhorn at Chesterfield Bank Holiday Fair in April/May 2006. Includes a 3 minute ride! More...

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BUILDING UP BERT HOLLAND & SONS WALTZER
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The full build up of Bert Holland's Waltzer at Buxton in July 2005.  More...

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BUILDING UP JUVENILE RIDES
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The full build up of Race-O-Rama, Disneyland Ride and Sea On Land.  More...

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BUILDING UP THE WALTZER 2
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The pull on and full build up of John Armitage's Thunderdome Waltzer at Sheffield, February 2006. More...

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BUILDING UP THE ELEKTRIC ROTOR
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Rob Selby’s 1947 Rotor (sticky wall) built up from packing to punters at Llandudno Victorian Weekend in May 2007.  More...

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BUILDING UP THE EXTREME ORBITER
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The complete build up of Albert Holland’s six arm, KMG built 'Extreme' Orbiter, which he acquired from a Scottish Showman during early 2014. Filming took place both at Bakewell and Buxton, where the ride is seen in operation. More...

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BUILDING UP THE GALLOPERS
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The complete build up of the Steam Gallopers at White Waltham in 1994, with footage of the fair open at Palmer Park in 1995. More...

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BUILDING UP THE JOY CAR DODGEM
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The full build up of the massive former Edwards owned Dodgem track at Dingles, including the magnificent scenery and the transport.  More...

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BUILDING UP THE MOONROCKET
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The complete build up of Howard Maden’s Maxwell-Lakin built Moonrocket ride in its 70th Anniversary year which coincided with its 10th appearance at the Lincoln Steam Rally in 2008.  More...

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BUILDING UP THE 'MOVE IN TOP' TAKE OFF
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This massive 68 x 64 foot ride arrived in the UK in the early part of 2010 from Italy. The 32 seater capacity machine is seen at the Buxton Well Dressings Fair arriving and being built up, as well as providing thrills for the local fairgoers. More...

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BUILDING UP THE MOVE IT 32
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Built by KMG in 1996, this unique ride was acquired by James Cox & Sons in 2002, and travels all over the UK. The machine was redecorated for the start of the 2006 season, and extra lighting added. More...

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BUILDING UP THE RODEO SWITCHBACK
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Full coverage of the build up of this historically important ride at the Dingles fairground Heritage Centre. With archive footage from 1983, and trial running of the ride in 2006. More...

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BUILDING UP THE SEA STORM
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The pull on and full build up of David Wallis's Seastorm ride at Loughborough in 2005. More...

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BUILDING UP THE SONACASE TWISTER
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The building of SCL Leisure’s Sonacase built Twister ride at Long Eaton in 2006. With footage of the ride pulling on and the ride open at other locations. More...

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BUILDING UP THE SPACE ROLLER
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James Mellors Amusements first opened their Mondial built Space Roller ride at Leeds in 2006, and since then it has travelled the whole of the UK. Here we see the 15.5m by 15.5m machine building up in readiness for the Buxton Well Dressing Fair in 2008. The ride is also seen open at Nottingham in 2008 and Buxton along with some spectacular “on ride” footage.  More...

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BUILDING UP THE STARGATE
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Generically known as the 'Twinspin', this ride was built by ARM in 1995 for William Wilson. The compact design is accommodated as a single trailer load, and is featured on this volume building up at Nottingham Riverside August 2010. Also included is footage from 1996, when almost new, and of Stevens’ similar Megaspin ride. More...

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BUILDING UP THE SUPER CHARIOT RACER
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Full coverage of the build up of this ex R Edwards & Sons ride which is now owned by the Fairground Heritage Trust. Includes footage of the ride open and the transport. More...

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BUILDING UP THE SUPERSONIC SKID
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The third ex-Robert Edwards & Sons ride to be built up at Dingles, with all the magnificently decorated scenery. No views of the ride operating here, as there is work to be done before this can happen. More...

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BUILDING UP THE 20TH CENTURY THRILLER
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The full build up of Richard Millband’s 20th Century Thriller on its debut in his ownership at Lincoln in 2009. More...

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BUILDING UP THE VERTICAL LIMIT UFO
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There are very few Huss built fairground rides travelling in the UK, and John Wesseldine’s UFO example is one of 27 such rides built by this well known German manufacturer. Here it is seen being built up and open in the tiny Derbyshire village of Parwich in support of the Wakes festivities of 2010. More...

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BUILDING UP THE WILD MOUSE
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A principal attraction at many major UK fairs is Abie Danter’s Reverchon Wild Mouse ride. The family attraction was built in 2002, and is featured here being built up and open at Nottingham Goose Fair in 2008. It is transported on five trailers and requires a ground space of 104ft by 60ft. 'On ride' footage is from Kirkcaldy in 2009. More...

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A FAIRGROUND HERITAGE: THE HISTORY OF BOSTON FAIR
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Documentary about the history of Boston Fair, including archive footage from 1925 to the 1960s.

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FAIRGROUND MAGIC
DVD

The sights and sounds of Nottingham Goose Fair

£12.95

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FAIRGROUND PULL-ON
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Transport pull-ons at Nottingham, Stamford, Cambridge and Boston.

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FAIRGROUNDS ON FILM: 1915 TO 1970
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A look back at fairground life between the years 1915 and 1970 using archive film.

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goose2000cover.jpg (9396 bytes) GOOSE FAIR 2000
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Featuring the transport pull on followed by the fair in action by day and night. Running time 90 minutes.

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THE GREAT DORSET STEAM FAIR: ALL THE FUN OF THE FAIR
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In this programme we focus on the smaller exhibits that give the fair its unique and eclectic feel. More...

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THE GREAT DORSET STEAM FAIR: WORKING TRACTORS AND SHOWMAN ENGINES
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In this programme we focus on working tractors and what are many visitors' favourite exhibits - the lovingly maintained showman engines.  More...

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THE GREAT DORSET STEAM FAIR: HEAVY HAULAGE ON THE ROAD AND IN THE 'PLAYPEN'
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In this programme we focus on the preparation and arrival of the main steam engine exhibits as they make their way slowly but surely to the fair site. Then it's off to the showground affectionately known as the 'Playpen' where dedicated enthusiasts put titans of steam from a bygone era through their paces. More...

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THE KEN FOX WALL OF DEATH
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The story of the Ken Fox Troupe begins in Skegness back in 1975 where Ken started his long career with the Wall of Death. In this programme Ken gives his own account of his life so far, we show how the wall is set up & moved from show to show, the riders & those death defying stunts performed in the worlds greatest show.

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MARBLING WITH DAVID WALLIS
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The art of paint marbling as demonstrated by David Wallis at Dingles and Long Eaton in 2005. More...

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MOONRAKING AT DINGLES
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Erection of the Fairground Heritage Trust’s new exhibition hall meant that there was sheltered accommodation for a lot of the Trust’s assets. May 2006 saw the arrival of the five of the ex-Robert Edwards & Sons rides, most of which were transported in their original distinctively decorated trucks and comprised sections of the Dodgem, Ark, Skid, Brooklands Speedway and Gallopers. More...

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NOAH'S ARKS AND SPEEDWAYS
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Unseen footage from 1992-94. Nothing but Speedways and Arks: Harry Wigfield's, Abie Danter's, Terry Atha's, Des Stanley's, John Silcock's, Pearson's, Raymond Eddy's and Joe Rowland's. More...

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NOTHING BUT WALTZERS VOLUME 1
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Just what the title says! All filmed in 2006, the waltzers featured are: Darren Mayne, William Percival, Dunny Tucker, Stewart Robinson, John Simon, David Taylor, Asa Taylor, Justin Codona, Charlie Horne, Joe Taylor, Simon Devey and Billy Freeman. More...

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NOTHING BUT WALTZERS VOLUME 2
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13 UK Waltzers in action: Raymond Codona’s Hellraiser at Newcastle(1990) and Kirkcaldy(1992), R.Eddy & T Atha at Hull, P.Sedgwick on Blackpool’s South and Central Piers, W.Clark, A.Crow, J.W.Shaw & K.Turner at Newcastle, A&R at Torquay, A.Harris & B.Holland at Nottingham and D.Cox at Ilkeston (all 2006). More...

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THE OLD-TYME PENNY ARCADE & THE VINTAGE FAIRGROUND
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See traditional old penny amusements, vintage fairground rides and much more in this very special programme. More...

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SOUTH EAST TOUR 1993
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Britain's South East Coast amusement parks and funfairs. This DVD features Dreamland (Margate), Rotunda (Folkestone) and several travelling fairs. More...

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STAMFORD MID LENT FAIR 1996
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Stamford's historic stone buildings were an impressive backdrop to the Mid-Lent 1996 fair which was reported as being one of Lincolnshire's biggest, rivalling Lincoln and Boston Fair. A dozen major attractions were new this year, with some never seen before at Stamford. More...

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STEAM POWER
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The power and the glory of the mammoths of yesteryear transported to your living room from Expo Manby '91.

It was a record entry of steam giants for the second year that the show was staged at Manby Showground, Louth, Lincolnshire. More...

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THE STORY OF HULL FAIR
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Enjoy the thrills and spills, the frights and delights of one of the world's greatest travelling spectacles - The Hull Fair. From its ancient beginnings as a means of selling and promoting local goods to the adrenaline charged excitement of modern rides, this DVD gives a brief look at one of Europe's most exciting events. More...

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THE STORY OF THE HOPPINGS
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A unique programme never seen before on television, directed by Jeff Brown. Containing treasured moments from the social history of the North East of England, a journey through Newcastle’s world famous funfair, held on the Town Moor for over 120 years. More...

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TORNADO SMITH: THE WALL OF DEATH PIONEER
DVD

In 2008 we celebrated 80 years of the Wall of Death in Boxford the home town of George William Smith. This DVD films the celebration weekend & looks at the life and legend of Tornado Smith. It includes interviews with Neil Calladine, Alan Ford and members of the Smith family. With film and photo archive from the 1930s we are able to look back in time and see why Tornado Smith is remembered with such affection as the British Wall of Death Pioneer. More...

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