All the Fun of the Fair: 135 Years of The Hoppings

@ Discovery Museum

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18 January 2018 - 04 March 2018

Free entry, donations welcome

All the Fun of the Fair charts the history of Newcastle’s much-loved Hoppings fair, first held on the Town Moor as a Temperance Fair in 1882. From the involvement of the Showmen’s Guild to the memories of generations of Hoppings patrons, All the Fun of the Fair explores the history and development of The Hoppings in a colourful, hands-on setting.

Play with our unique collection of 50 vintage coin-operated amusement machines, discover ‘what the butler saw’, perfect your pinball skills, and even have your fortune told.

Venue
Discovery Museum
Blandford Square
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE1 4JA

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