Thursday, August 18, 2022

Tag: Colleen Roper

F4F named Showman of the Year 2021

Future 4 Fairgrounds named Showman of the Year 2021
The members of Future 4 Fairgrounds have together been named Showman of the Year 2021 by the SGGB, at the Guild’s annual Western Section luncheon.

Future4Fairgrounds reflects on “huge success” of campaign

Future4Fairgrounds reflects on huge success of campaign
The team behind Future4Fairgrounds has reported that the first ever World Fun Fair Month last September was a “huge success,” with Showmen around the world coming together to mark the occasion.

Colleen Roper rallies industry to get behind World Fun Fair Month

World Fun Fair Month Future 4 Fairgrounds
As the first World Fun Fair Month draws near, Future 4 Fairgrounds co-founder Colleen Roper has taken to the local press to grow awareness about the importance of the event.

On form: Showmen recognised on school enrolment

Showmen recognised Future 4 Fairgrounds
Future 4 Fairgrounds has celebrated the inclusion of Showman as an ethnic identity on a number of school enrolment forms in England, hailing the move as “a milestone moment.”

Fairgrounds fighting for their future

Fairgrounds fighting for their future
Travelling fairs are facing a potentially catastrophic financial crisis, brought about by a combination of Covid, the refusal of some local authorities to issue licenses and the fairground’s unwelcome status as ‘a forgotten industry’.

Poor show: Future for Fairgrounds cites ‘acceptable form of prejudice’

Future 4 Fairgrounds campaign
The Daily Telegraph has highlighted the plight of Britain’s travelling showmen and some believe there’s more than a whiff of prejudice in the air.

Female showmen form Future 4 Fairgrounds campaign group

Showmen Future 4 Fairgrounds campaign
A group of female Showmen have launched a new campaign group, aiming to highlight the plight of the funfair industry and ensure its continued survival in the face of prohibitive and frequently unfair measures aimed at operators

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