NOSTALGIA: Gone, but not forgotten

Alnwick Fair parade in 1993.
Alnwick Fair parade in 1993.

Those Were The Days returns this week to one of its most popular topics – the much-loved, and perhaps much-missed, Alnwick Fair.

The famed fixture in the town’s calendar for almost 40 years was finally axed in 2008.

Alnwick Fair parade in 1993.

Alnwick Fair parade in 1993.

These three pictures, provided by Gazette reader Mrs Turnbull, feature the Fair parade and the Fair Queen and Princess on a dray from the 1993 event.

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Alwnick Fair Queen and Princess in 1993.

Alwnick Fair Queen and Princess in 1993.