All the fun of Statty Fair

CLOSED to traffic for 48 hours, Kimbolton High Street, was transformed into a playground for people young and old last Wednesday with the arrival of the annual Statute Fair. Affectionately known as Statty Fair and held on the third Wednesday in September,

CLOSED to traffic for 48 hours, Kimbolton High Street, was transformed into a playground for people young and old last Wednesday with the arrival of the annual Statute Fair.

Affectionately known as Statty Fair and held on the third Wednesday in September, the fair included bumper cars, a fun house, a giant inflatable slide and waltzers.

In addition to the funfair rides, children and adults alike also tried their hands at hooking a duck to win a fish or knocking down coconuts to win a cuddly toy.

Stretching from the church end of the High Street to Kimbolton Castle, hundreds of people attended this traditional fair, which dates back to 1200 when the local Lord of the Manor, Geoffrey Fitzpiers, Earl of Essex was given permission by King John to hold a market fair in the village.

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