SK4641 : Tuesday at the Fair

taken 12 years ago, near to Ilkeston, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Tuesday at the Fair
Tuesday at the Fair
For a week in October each year, travelling showmen take over the town centre to stage the Annual Charter Fair. Henry III's Royal Charter of 1252 means that Ilkeston's fair is actually older than Nottingham's more famous Goose Fair and it is also one of the largest street fairs to be held in Europe. On Tuesday the fair begins to take shape as rides and sideshows are assembled in the Market Place. The 2005 fair was the 753rd - more images from Ilkeston Fair can be seen at LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 7 March, 2006
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Town centre   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4651 4176 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.2712N 1:18.5332W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4644 4170
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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