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Modern big wheel at Loughborough Fair

Fun of the Fair

A fair has been held in Loughborough for nearly 800 years.  The original charter was granted in 1221 by King Henry III for a fair on St. Peter’s Day (in July), a second charter extended it to three days and in 1228 a third charter changed the dates to coincide with Hallowmas.  At this time […]

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