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  2. Does anyone on this site remember 'The Circus Society' was was set up during the mid 1980's in an attempt to help fight the anti circus campaigns. I am looking to purchase any of the early magazines from the Society to fill the gaps in my magazine collection. IF anyone has any magazines they wish to get rid of, please send me a message with your prices etc.
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  4. 57Smart

    For Sale

    For sale VHS NOT DVD video's buyer to collect Weymouth Dorset £25 1/Classic trucks 95 2/The Iron Maiden film 3/GDSF narated by Gerry Burr 4/Salisbury road run 93, 5/Dorset Spring Fair held at Chappeldown farm, Sixpenny Handley, 6/Fair at the GDSF 2002. 7/ Great Steam Fair at Shottesbrooke Park,2 copies. 8/Transport of Delight vol 11. 9/ Boston May Fair 94. 10/Vintage Fairground Fun on show. 12/Fairground Magic Goose fair 95. 13/ World of fairground modelling vol1. 14/Old Glory 93 inc Hollycombe steam collection. 15/ Hull fair 97. 16/ GDSF 93. 17/ Cavalcade of transport 92-93. 18/ Carters Pinkneys Green 92. 19/ First GDSF. 20/ Stamford Mid Lent 96. 21/Scammell Showtracs on parade. 22/ Fairgrounds on film 1915-1970. 23/ A fairground heritage film History of Boston May fair 94. 24/ Bridgewater fair date unknown.25/ ATFOTF Goose fair 90. 26/ 100 years of fun the Showman's Guild.
  5. Gary Witcomb

    • Gary Witcomb
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    • Ryan K Spencer

    hi Ryan i have just recieved this photo from the current owner here is a copy for you 

    all the best Gary 95612682_3481235138559571_6953726552450269184_n.jpg.56bf0b6e515334ed9577ca57c2718c65.jpg

  6. Ricki Oakes

    Wanted: Juvenile Ride

    Yeah got information, photos, price ? Cheers
  7. Kirsty Macdonald

    Kirsty Macdonald

    I always looked at phil as a showman and that's how it staying ......

  8. Shaun Martin

    Butlin, Billy Joe - "Vortex" (NFASV1)

    Seaburn April 2007
  9. Darren Ward

    • Darren Ward
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    • Paul Needham

    Hi Paul, I guess you’ve been asked this a thousand times, but could you post a picture of the drive mechanism from a model Miami please.

    many thanks

  10. Perhaps we could get them interested in doing the Brooklands Speedway at Dingles!! LOL
  11. Swingboat

    Carters Models For Sale

    4 Carters models for sale. All are Boxed never been unpacked, in excellent condition. 3 Corgi Fairgound Attracktions1/50 CC10203 ERF/swingboat CC10804 Foden Yatch lorry &trailer CC10706 Scammell with box truck/roof load. 1 Corgi Classics 16501 Scammell with trailer and living wagon Offers for all or willing to sell separate. Can post or collect from Hertford.
  12. Desmond FitzGerald

    • Desmond FitzGerald
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    • Bill Edwards

    Hi Bill, Just sent you an Admin message with a release from the Guild re Red Diesel... Desmond.

  13. Bill Warren

    Wanted: Coulson Chairs

    Darren Jones has a set on trailer for sale on fairground equipment for sale and wanted group on FACEBOOK
  14. Wishing you Good Luck,with this adventure
  15. Chris Russell

    Fair Reports Query

    Yes thanks for your replies.
  16. GeorginaBailliesNumber1Fan

    Social Media Posts

    I must admit that its nice for all the info to be in one place here. I tried facebook but its not for me. There is a lot of negative energy circulates on social media sites which has a lot to answer for in modern day society. I think this site is very friendly and it is good that the team keeps it happy and safe on here. I too like the team made mistakes in the past. me with some of my early posts.I was a member here from 2006 not the later year like my profile says.(just for the record) Its best to ignore any negative energy and do not respond to it then it does not escalate.
  17. Gareth Goss

    Showmans Wagon For Sale

    Showmans wagon for sale
  18. the long awaited book will be released 20th January 2020 priced £10.99 plus p&p 178 pages, per order here :- http://www.joylandbooks.com/books_new/battersea-fun-fair.htm i
  19. Paul McHaddan

    24 Hour Free Trial for Member Class

    What a great idea...But with it being the new year a lot of members might be away celebrating the new year with family so a lot might miss the opportunity... Can i suggest this gets repeated say the following weekend for 24 hours? Best wishes to the team for 2020 all the best...
  20. Alan Russell

    For Sale: Hoopla

    For sale Hoopla 14ft bottom 16ft top Counter boards New duck tank Bottom shutters reskined No table Good hoopla Inbox for details
  21. must be in Cornwall Devon Somerset! 15 seater chairs
  22. Dear Members It has been suggested that we can improve our Funfair Reports by allowing added text. The Team have listened, discussed and think that the suggestion has advantages - improved readability and more use when archived. We would like the basic concept to stay the same - that is a list of Rides with their Owners, but if you wish to add some text before or after the list then we think this will enhance our reports. This is NOT compulsory. The following is given as suggestions - Background, the weather, new rides, history, level of business etc We would also like to take this opportunity to remind Members who post Funfair Reports that using the template supplied and sticking to the format used has massive advantages for US ALL. We have reports going back twenty years and if we all stick to the same format, we have a much greater chance of finding what we seek when using the "Search" facility on the site. Please try to keep an eye on spelling in particular. If you have any suggestions for further improvements to the Funfair Reports, or indeed any part of the forum, please let a member of the Team know. Lastly, a MASSIVE THANK YOU to all those members who supply Funfair Reports and content for the site! The Team
  23. Kevin Smith

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    • Andy H

    The wheel at the Christmas event in Edinburgh belongs to Thurston & Mannings. M & Ds have a wheel at Paisley.

  24. Gary Witcomb

    Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre 2020 Calendar

    Please note all the stock i had has now gone they are still available on the Dingles on line shop should anyone want them
  25. Ross A Jones

    Rides List - Forum Supporter ONLY

    Bill Thank you for your reply access now ok
  26. Trevor Spir

    • Trevor Spir
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    • Bill Edwards

    Hi Bill ive been seeing photos off here being posted on face book 

    1. Bill Edwards

      Bill Edwards

      Can you give me any more info please? Posted where? Link? By who? Group? Page? Individual?

  27. Roy Hudson

    'Crazy Beach' - Mark Connelly - For Sale?

    Mark Connolly 0035387 9967687
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