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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.

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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.

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 your own Galloper horse

Colour in your own Galloper horse

When you ride on the Gallopers (or carousel) it’s always a lot of fun choosing which horse to ride on. When they were built you could sometimes find a whole range of animals including pigs and zebras. Some even have seats on them. On our Gallopers ride many of the...

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.

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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