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Bungay May Horse Fair
Bungay May Horse Fair

Bungay May Horse Fair 1976


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Bungay May Horse Fair 1976

4 mins United Kingdom

The first Bungay Horse Fair held at Mettingham Castle in May 1976. One of the East Anglian Fairs that ran during the 1970s, another being Barsham Fair. These fairs became a significant feature in the Suffolk calendar, a place for travellers, new agers, and locals to gather. The East Anglian Fairs, later called the Albion Fairs, were a hybrid of a music festival and a centre of interest for rural community living. Captured on 8mm Kodachrome by amateur filmmaker Mr A. Taberham.

The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.


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