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, Sat Dec 28, 2013 4:06 pm
Anyone remember the onion fair at Aston. I think I went once with mom dad nan and granddad, but it was so long ago I can't really remember it. I'm sure someone on this forum will remember it better than me.
, Sun Dec 29, 2013 9:45 pm
I have just read that Pat Collins used to be the owner of the onion fair. Pat was born 12 May 1859 and died 9 December 1943 Pat Collins fair is still going. When I was young I always went to Bob Wilsons fair and for a while worked there.
When we were kids we always went to Bob Wilsons Fair on Kents Moat park, it was a regular venue for years. I seem to remember my Brother in law Barry as an Electrician worked on Bob Wilsons narrow boat at Stratford.
Health and safety is farsical it's crippl'ing the kid's of today imagine us not throwing thing's at each other ,not climbing trees not getting into a scrap with other gang's todays kid's lives must be very boring .