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National Fairground and Circus Archive – meeting the showmen

Hack Circus

Release Date: 01/11/2017

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.


Lionel Bathe's photos of fairgrounds


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