Easter fair to return to Yarmouth next week

THRILL-seekers will be able to enjoy a range of new and exciting rides when the annual Great Yarmouth Easter Fair returns to the town next week.

The fair will be opened by the town’s mayor, councillor Barry Coleman at the dodgems on the main Market Place with the now traditional handing over of the Fair Key to the national president of the Showmen’s Guild, Ramon Henderson.

The fair key was commissioned in 2008 and was designed and made by local potter and artist Ernie Childs of Great Yarmouth Pottery to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Town Charter.

The popular rides will be in town for three days with a range of adrenaline blasting entertainment for adults and youngsters.

On Thursday, thrill-seekers will benefit from he traditional cheap price day where the rides will be priced at �1 for children’s rides and �1.50 or �2 for the adult more “white knuckle” daring rides.

There will also be candyfloss, toffee, apples and traditional rock for those who prefer to soak up the fairground atmosphere.

The Great Yarmouth Easter Fair promises to be a great day out for all the family and runs from Thursday, April 12 to Saturday, April 14, from 2pm until 11pm each day. Admission is free.