Fairgrounds in the Best of the Web UK Directory


All the Fun of the Fair

Active forums for showmen families and fairground travellers, discussing everything from family history to the latest vintage restoration projects and rides for sale.

Fair Organ Preservation Society

Contains an active discussion forum plus a database of vintage fair organs and other mechanical instruments available for hire across the country.

Fair Pix

Features a database of major British fairs and their dates, reports of which rides were where in the country and extensive fair photography from across the UK.

Fairground Association of Great Britain

Club for fun fair enthusiasts provides information on membership, plus event listings and free downloads of rare 1977/78 Association journals.

The Fairground Heritage Trust

Trust devoted to preserving historic fairground equipment, imagery and memorabilia. Includes information on visiting the national fairground collection at the Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre in Devon.

Fairground Rides

Presents an extensive database of fairground rides in the UK, with photographs and ownership details for each.

The Fairground Society

Caters for anyone interested in fairgrounds past or present; information about membership, quarterly magazine, and links.

Gazetteer Of Markets And Fairs in England And Wales to 1516

Project providing information about markets and fairs, with background information on places where they were held. Markets and fairs established during the Middle Ages formed the core of the later network.

National Fairground Archive

Database containing photographic images selected from the full database situated at the NFA at the University Library in Sheffield.

Scotland's Fairgrounds

Offering photographs of fairgrounds and attractions around Scotland.

Scottish Showmens Guild

Outlines the activities and remit of this guild, which represents showmen and their families in Scotland.

Showmen's Guild of Great Britain

Protecting the interests of travelling fun fair families. Contains historical information as well as details of current transport laws, safety, traveller education and regional affairs.

World's Fair

Promotes this weekly newspaper for the travelling funfair community, and provides subscription information.

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