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All the fun of the very ancient fair

‘That special moment is when it all lights up and comes to life and you see the children enjoying the rides and the mums and dads having a wonderful time watching them. And that’s what it’s all about, a magical moment. ‘

The Bishop and the Helter Skelter

In his eye-catching violet cassock, he ascended the spiralling stairs of the Helter Skelter, placed his large frame on the mat, and slid to the bottom...

Magicians, Dogems & Dizzying Waltzes: The origins of Hereford's May Fair

Abie Danter, chairman of the South Wales and Northern Ireland section of The Showman's Guild at Hereford's May Fair, explains how the May Fair has changed over time.