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Aerial shot taken from tallest ride at Great Yarmouth’s Easter Fair captures rare birds eye glimpse of Market Place

A view from the top of one of the rides over the Market Place at the Easter Fair in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Twitter/@GYarmouthPolice

A view from the top of one of the rides over the Market Place at the Easter Fair in Great Yarmouth. Photo: Twitter/@GYarmouthPolice

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A photograph has captured all the fun of the fair from Great Yarmouth’s Easter Fair.

Mayor Malcom Bird and his Donna try out the dodgems
Picture: David HannantMayor Malcom Bird and his Donna try out the dodgems Picture: David Hannant

From atop of the tallest ride at last week’s fun fair, the image offers a rare birds eye glimpse of the Market Place.

Great Yarmouth mayor, Cllr Malcolm Bird, launched the Great Yarmouth Easter Fair and said at the time: “It gives me great pleasure to open this Easter fair. I would like to pass on my best wishes for a successful few days.”

The borough council is running the fair with the eastern counties branch of the Showmen’s Guild.

A gold-embossed ceramic Charter Key was presented to the guild made by Ernie Childs, of Great Yarmouth Potteries, in 2008 to commemorate the 800th anniversary of the Royal Charter granted to Great Yarmouth by King John in 1208.

Among the rides and attractions were dodgems, a bomber, a fun house, and a helter-skelter.

Other attractions included candy floss and toffee-apples.

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