Goose Fair 2012
The famous Nottingham Goose Fair begins
on Wednesday 3rd until Sunday 7th October 2012 at the Forest
Recreation Ground, Gregory Boulevard,
With more than 700 years of history, Nottingham Goose Fair
is one of Europe's most famous travelling fairs, and is
still a fantastic event to delight all ages.
At the 5 day fair visitors can enjoy over 500 rides, including
thrilling white knuckle rides, big wheels, family rides
and favourites including waltzers, carousels and Hook-a-Duck
plus fairground treats, market stalls and an unbeatable
As always, admission to the ground is FREE!
Wednesday 3 October - 5.30pm - 11pm
Thursday 4 October - 12noon - 11pm
Friday 5 October - 11am - 11.30pm
Saturday 6 October - 11am - 11pm
Sunday 7 October - 1pm - 9pm
Plus don't miss
the brand new ride for 2012 - Atmosfear! This brand new
ride moves passengers through 360 degrees in all three dimensions
so the arm rotates over the top with the end of the arm
also rotating as do the actual passenger seats. The ride
is about 23 metres high at the top of the swing.
Apart from all the modern rides that have visited the fair
before like the Rock Rage, Mouse Coasters, the Reverse Bungee,
Superstar, Frisbee, Top Buzz, Starflyer, Take Off, Stargate,
Crazy Bulls, Bombers and Chaos there are also all the favourites
such as Twists, Dodgems, Ghost Trains, Superbowls, Matterhorns,
Waltzers, Miamis and the Giant Wheel. For traditionalists
there are the Gallopers, the Cakewalk and Helter Skelters
plus many more. There are also a couple of old favourites
that haven't attended the fairs for a few years with a Superbob
that last appeared in 2008 and a renovated Super Skid which
hasn't attended the Goose Fair for over 20 years.
Along with the traditional Goose Fair food of mushy peas
and mint sauce, candy floss and brandy snaps, visitors could
eat their way around the world with chestnuts and doughnuts
to food from the Caribbean, Chinese noodles, Indian kebabs,
Spanish churros, paella and French crepes.
Come along and experience the dazzling array of sights and