See how Hull Fair has changed through the decades in these amazing pictures
It's nearly that time of year again when Walton Street comes alive to the sounds of excited youngsters riding roller coasters and the crunch of brandy snaps as Hull Fair rolls into town.
This year the fair, which starts at 5pm on Friday, October 7 and runs until Saturday, October 15, will welcome 300 rides, spanning an epic 16-acre site - making it the biggest and best travelling funfair in Europe.
Last year an estimated 800,000 people visited the fair during its week-long stay, having a go on everything from the nerve shredding Air ride to the more sedate teacups.
And 2016 is set to... read more
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