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Activites at Home

More than just a fair

We think that the fun of the fair shouldn’t end when you leave us at the end of your day. So we’ve created some fun activities to keep the kids busy, perfect for a rainy day.

We’ll add new activities each month so make sure to sign up to our newsletter to be the first to know.

Colouring In

For all the budding artists out there, join in the fun with our fairground colouring worksheets! Simply download the PDF and print them out for hours of fun.
Thank you to the NHS Colouring In

Thank you to the NHS Colouring In

We would like to celebrate, support and appreciate our NHS staff and all the other key workers out there that are fighting COVID-19 on the front line. A special shoutout also to Amber and Yasmine two of our family members who work in the NHS. Amber is a Midwife and...

Design your own Scammell Truck

Design your own Scammell Truck

What is a Scammell Truck? Scammell trucks were made in Britain between 1921 and 1988 and were used for lots of different tasks, including being used by the war by the army. Some people say they are the best name in commercial British road transport. When war broke out...

Colour in the Gallopers Ride

Colour in the Gallopers Ride

When you ride on the Gallopers it’s always a lot of fun choosing which horse to ride on, each of the horses have different names and we have named ours' after family and friends. Download our colouring-in sheet and write your name on the rounding boards for your own...

Learning Activities

Whilst the fun of the fair is certainly colourful, there’s much more to this historic steam powered fun fair. Find out more of what makes the fair work with our puzzles and learning activities.

Signwrite your own lorry

Signwrite your own lorry

Create your own lorry by signwriting a special message and choosing the colours! Lots of vans and lorries have words on them, but nowadays they are mostly designed on a computer, printed out and stuck on. Our vintage lorries are hand painted, because in the old days...

Find the ducks activity

Find the ducks activity

There are 20 ducks from our Hook-a-Duck stall hidden in this picture of the fair, can you find them all? When you find a duck, colour it in and tick off one of the boxes at the bottom. When you’ve found all 20 you can celebrate by colouring in the rest of the fair!...

Test your knowledge of fairground words and phrases

Test your knowledge of fairground words and phrases

There are some phrase and words associated with English fun fairs. How many of these do you know about? Read about the meanings and then see how many you can find in our word search. Dodgem Dodgems cars were popular from the 1920s onwards – who could resist the idea...

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