National Fairground and Circus Archive – meeting the showmen

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This week I meet showmen and fairground archivists at the National Fairground & Circus Archive in Sheffield, and learn about the fascinating and community-minded history of travelling show people of the UK.

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/nfca

Lionel Bathe's photos of fairgrounds

https://patcollinsfunfairs.co.uk/

Anthony Harris (Youngest wall of death rider in the world, in the 1940s)

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