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Fairground Mercury

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The June edition of The Fairground Mercury, the quarterly journal of the Fairground Association of Great Britain, has been posted to all members. In this 40-page, full-colour issue the 30 th anniversary of the National Fairground & Circus Archive is celebrated with a selection of images drawn from its collections; Roger Mills muses on the fairground scene of the 21 st century’s first decade; David Palmer reveals more about his fairground ancestors and Vicky Postlethwaite marks a notable double anniversary. Plus all the latest machine changes, notes for model-makers and lots 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 subscribe online (click here) or send a subscription fee of £15 (OAPs and under 16s, £12) to FAGB Treasurer, c/o 11 Orchard Coombe, Whitchurch Hill, Reading RG8 7QL. Cheques 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.

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.

Please note: Simon Reed is abroad for most of June and will deal with all applications for membership on his return.


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