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NOTTINGHAM GOOSE & HULL FAIRS (28/09/2017)
The end of September is a great time for fairground enthusiasts in the UK and Europe. The anticipation begins to build to see what arrives at Nottingham Goose and Hull Fairs which both begin early next month.

To wet your appetite here are a couple of constantly updated photograph sites from local enthusiasts from both cities.


For Nottingham Goose Fair: Phil Heath Photography on Blogspot.

For Hull Fair: Roger Wilson's Flickr Account.


LATEST FAIRGROUND MERCURY ISSUED (05/09/2017)
The latest edition of the Fairground Association of Great Britain's quarterly journal Fairground Mercury arrived at members' doorsteps.

The Vol. 40 Issue 2 (September 2017) features latest changes of ownership of fairground and amusement park rides, David Wragg gives members an insight on the recent purchase of the Maurer Power Tower by Peter Sedgwick Jnr, Shaun Martin provides a history about Freefall Towers, a biography about the enterprising Kent showman Henry Smith and his introduction of novelty rides to Margate's Dreamland Amusement Park during the 1970's & 1980's, Doug Roseamann provides a fitting tribute to enterprising modelmaker the late Vic King, Owen Ralph recalls his boyhood memories of Preston Whit Fair during the 1980's and the threat it faces today plus some feedback from previous issues and other tributes making this 32 page magazine a great bedtime read.


To join the association and receive four free copies of this journal per year visit www.fagb.co.uk.

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NEW 1:24 SCALE WALTZER FROM S & B MODELS (05/09/2017)
Latest fairground model from Steven Wilcox is this working 1:24 scale model based on a Fairtrade Services Waltzer.

The model designed and constructed for owner Ray Grieve includes the latest RGB programmed LED lighting. All parts are designed by Steven and produced by his 3D printer. There has been lots of enquiries about future models but Steven does a very busy order book at this moment if you are prepared to wait. He can be contacted via his website www.sandbmodels.com.


NEW WEBSITE ANNOUNCEMENT (05/09/2017)
The new website for James Noyce and Sons from Farnborough is now online.

The website aimed towards fun fair hire of amusements was the design and development of local web designer MPC Web Design. The new website can be accessed via www.jnoyce-funfairs.com.

TRAYLEN'S AMUSEMENTS WEBSITE OVERHAULED (05/09/2017)
Middlesex fairground firm Traylen's Amusements Ltd recently overhauled its Coming Events list.

Billy Traylen told Fair-Pix that his website was out-of-date and featured dates from 2010. After some research he commissioned MPC Web Design to overhaul the company's wesbite refreshing its look and bring the Coming Events list up to date. Latest dates can be viewed on www.traylensfunfair.co.uk.




UPDATED: 28/09/2017



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