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TITLE
Fairground at Campbeltown
EXTERNAL ID
QZP27_00_00_00
PLACENAME
Campbeltown
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ARGYLL: Campbeltown
PERIOD
1890s; 1900s; 1910s
CREATOR
Charles & Dennis MacGrory
SOURCE
Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service
ASSET ID
30579
KEYWORDS
fairgrounds
attractions
shows
Kinloch Park
recreation
swingboats
Fairground at Campbeltown

A visiting fairground, possibly at Kinloch Park in Campbeltown. In the centre of the photograph are children riding on boat-shaped swings. The fairground or 'shows' were always a great source of entertainment to local children and their families. Amongst the attractions on offer were 'steam roundabouts', 'Kennedy's Boxing Booth' and a 'Test Your Strength' machine


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Fairground at Campbeltown

ARGYLL: Campbeltown

1890s; 1900s; 1910s

fairgrounds; attractions; shows; Kinloch Park; recreation; swingboats

Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service

MacGrory Brothers Archive

A visiting fairground, possibly at Kinloch Park in Campbeltown. In the centre of the photograph are children riding on boat-shaped swings. The fairground or 'shows' were always a great source of entertainment to local children and their families. Amongst the attractions on offer were 'steam roundabouts', 'Kennedy's Boxing Booth' and a 'Test Your Strength' machine <br /> <br /> <br /> This image is available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email <a href="mailto: libraryhq@argyll-bute.gov.uk">Argyll and Bute Library & Information Service</a>