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"Go to the Goose Fair. ..." Nottinghamshire Favorite Tip by SusanneBeck

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Favorite thing: Go to the Goose Fair. Nottingham has had an annual fair since 1294. The original fair was for the sale of livestock (particularly Geese- hence the name!!) during the first week of October. This would enable the folk of outlying villages to buy meat for the winter and have a goose fattening up in time for the Christmas Feast. During the early part of this century the fair was moved to a site North of the City approximately 1 mile from the Market Square. LOCATION: Forest Recreation Ground. For more info, <a href='http://www.shef.ac.uk/~nfa/history/charter/nottgoos.html' target='_blank'>click here</a> or <a href='http://www.nottinghamgoosefair.co.uk' target='_blank'>here</a>

Review Helpfulness: 1.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Aug 25, 2002
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