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Fairground Mercury

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The December edition of The Fairground Mercury, the quarterly magazine of the Fairground Association of Great Britain, has been posted to all members of the FAGB. In this 40-page, full-colour issue Ian Trowell looks at the influence of the Dan Dare comic strip on fairground art; Roger Mills recalls the 1980s; Kevin Scrivens chronicles the short history of the Yo-Yo ride; and Neil Calladine writes about Shirland Wakes. Plus all the recent machine changes, feedback on previous items - and much, much more!

The Fairground Mercury is sent free each quarter to all members of the FAGB.

If you would like to obtain this edition and the next three issues please send a subscription fee of £15 (OAPs and under 16s, £12) to Lynn Calladine, FAGB Membership Secretary, 29 Mill Street, Belper, Derbyshire DE56 1DT. Payment should be made out to FAGB and please enclose a small SAE for the despatch of your membership card. Should you be overseas please add a supplement of £5 to the subscription as a contribution to air mail costs.

Payment can be made by PayPal

All new members will be sent a free copy of the FAGB’s booklet produced to mark the 900 th anniversary of Hereford May Fair – Britain’s oldest fair.


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