Spotlight: on the ground at Barnstaple Fair

Showmen were back at Barnstaple last month for the town’s historic charter fair. Martin Burridge was there to capture some of the showfolk in attendance. This feature was originally published in World’s Fair October 2023 edition. To buy the print version, click here. Billy Kayes …

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More from the Moor: Showmen at Newcastle

There were over 400 attractions and stalls at this year’s Hoppings – here are a few of the Showmen involved in presenting them. This feature was originally published in the print edition of September’s World’s Fair. You can buy a print copy here. From slush …

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Spotlight: Showmen at Newcastle Town Moor 2023

Here are a few of the Showpeople caught by our camera at Newcastle Town Moor Hoppings fair: Riley, Carla and Blake Holdsworth. John Ashcroft. Connor and Roxanne Cowie Rochelle, Blake and Stevie Boswell William and Maxwell Smith. Tina Crow in the paybox Sammy and Rachel …

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Spotlight: Knutsford Royal May Day Fair

The traditional Royal May Day Fair celebrated a royal occasion this year with the King’s Coronation weekend and an extension to the stay. Here are some of the Showmen we pictured on the Heath of this picturesque town. This feature was first published in our …

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Showmen at Kirkcaldy Links Market

World’s Fair visited Kirkcaldy Links Market on opening day. Here are some of the Showmen we captured on camera… If you wish to purchase a print copy of this issue, you can do so here. Not that John Walter Wilmot needed any free ride tickets …

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England win Showman’s Ryder Cup

England were the hosts for this year’s Showman’s Ryder Cup, played at Wychwood Park in Crewe. The competition took place over two days, Tuesday 9 and Thursday 11 May, with England winning 22 ½ to 12 ½. England captain was Harrison Holmes and Scotland caption …

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The Showmen’s International Spotlight

Over 1,200 people watched the Showmen’s International at Aylestone Park FC supporting both the main team and an under 12s team. Here are some of the Showmen pictured at the presentations. At the back are Shalane Hammond, Emile Davis, Harry Miller and Allan Sharp and …

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Kids football returns to International

As the Showmen’s International celebrated 70 years this year, the kids football was revitalised with U12s teams who gave their all for their countries. It’s quite a few years since a junior team played at the Showmen’s International, but this year, to celebrate the 70th Anniversary …

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Tammy Silcock celebrates 50th birthday

It was time to party for Tammy Silcock when she celebrated her 50th birthday in style at Warrington’s Grand Hotel in November. Tammy with parents Tommy and Ann Chadwick. Tammy Silcock (centre) celebrating her 50th birthday with husband Billy, son William and partner Charlotte, and daughter Claudia. …

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