Guild sponsors fireworks for Hinckley Tin Hat Fair

The Midlands Section presents another fine fair which is well supported by locals in the Hinckley area. Since it began in 1994 the Hinckley Tin Hat Fair has marked the beginning of Christmas festivities in the Hinckley and Bosworth area. It’s an important part of …

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Christmas sparkles in Higham Ferrers to start festive season

Christmas events keep Showmen busy across Northants and Leics as large crowds turn out for popular Higham Ferrers event. The 20th Higham Ferrers Christmas Sparkle was opened in front of a large crowd by the mayor, Cllr Nigel Brown. It started the festive season in …

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Charmaine Stevens-Traylen: the show must go on

The head of Stevens Fun Fairs, Charmaine Stevens-Traylen, tells World’s Fair about a life in showbusiness, including some surprising encounters along the way. Christened in her grandfather Billy Smart’s Big Top, you could say Charmaine Stevens-Traylen has been immersed in the entertainment industry from an early …

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Christmas by the Sea in Blackpool

New attractions and extended hours make Blackpool’s magical ‘Christmas by the Sea’ seasonal village better than ever. Once again for the Christmas period, Christmas by the Sea magical seasonal village set up on the Festival Headland on the promenade, opposite the famous Blackpool Tower. The …

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Meet Julie Fisher, Close Brothers Regional Sales Manager

Julie Fisher is Regional Sales Manager and fairground industry specialist for Close Brothers Asset Finance. Here, she tells us what she enjoys most about her role and how she works with the Showmen community. Tell us about your role and your current responsibilities… I work …

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Stoke Winter Wonderland returns after a year’s hiatus

Perseverance and public pressure sees the return of an impressive festive celebration in Stoke-on-Trent. Last year Stoke-on-Trent missed out on its Winter Wonderland and the annual transformation of a generally unused piece of ground opposite Hanley Bus Station on Birch Terrace. Here there was a …

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Clacton: Billy Ball on a pier for all seasons

Over the last 14 years, brothers Billy and Elliot Ball have turned Clacton Pier into a hugely popular year-round attraction. We caught up with Billy recently to find out more. The iconic pier in the Essex seaside resort of Clacton-on-Sea first opened in July 1871, …

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Guild announces plans for agreement with NCASS

The Showmen’s Guild has announced it is working with the Nationwide Caterers Association (NCASS) towards a membership agreement for Showmen with catering. The Showmen’s Guild is pleased to announce that it is looking to work with colleagues at sister trade association, NCASS, the Nationwide Caterers …

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Showmen’s Guild Central Council

Guild Rules, safety, insurance and education among key issues discussed at annual meeting in London. The Showmen’s Guild Central Council meeting returned to the Union Jack Club in London on 17-18 January for their annual meeting where a range of issues was discussed including, importantly, …

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