The annual street fair at Pinner in Middlesex was founded in 1336 and has been held ever since. At frequent intervals over the past two hundred years, people have been trying to suppress it for a variety of reasons. This book looks at the changing style of entertainments provided at the Fair, and examines the ways in which it has survived for over 650 years, when many neighbouring fairs and more famous national ones have been abolished.
Modern concerns for health and safety have brought renewed threats to this historic event, but Pinner Fair is a stubborn animal...
Supplied by: Pinner Local History Society
Product Ref: PIN-1008