Tewkesbury Mop Fair celebrates 800 years of Fairs (since 1199), it's the Biggest Street Fair in the west, with Traditional Rides and Stalls complemented with the very latest Thrill Rides, fun for all ages (see photos below).
Shops, Cafes, Pubs and Resturants Stay Open while the Mop Fair takes over the Medieval Town centre with rides and stalls squeezed between fine Tudor Buildings and in some of the Town centre car parks.
Tewkesbury Mop Fair is held 9 and 10 October every year unless the dates fall on a Sunday. The Fair is presented by James Danter, a member of the famous Danter showman family.
Car Parking is provided a short walk away, please look for car park signs near the Tewkesbury Mop Fair or click the button above to view the Location Map. Note: The Town Center Main Car Parks (off Oldbury Road - see map button above) are not available during the Mop Fair.
This outstanding heritage event is kept alive by Tewkesbury Fair Society. Tewkesbury's Fairs date back to 1199, predating the Battle of Tewkesbury 1471 by 300 years, they were granted a Royal Charter in 1610. Galloping Horse Rides were manufactured in Tewkesbury until 1925.
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Here's a selection of photos from recent Tewkesbury Mop Fairs.
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