Congratulations to Jane Sweeney and her family on being one of the prize winners of a day of fun at Hampton Court Funfair! “Dear Jan Just thought I would drop you an email to thank Radio Jackie for a great day out at George Irvin’s fair at Hampton Court, which I won the competition last […]
At Irvin Leisure your safety is our no.1 priority which is why we have made significant changes to our setup and protocols, this is the new standard with all our fairs moving forward to give you confidence and reassurance while supporting our NHS.
Hi George, hope you are all well. I read something on facebook a short while ago about your speedway and the size of the centre island. I have some of Philip Bradley’s notes, he lived in Epsom and recorded London fairs from the mid 30’s, and is usually reliable. He says your grandad George had […]
Lovely to see David Walliam’s Travelling Showmen’s heritage on Who do you think you are? You can watch it on the BBC iPlayer https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000npqt/who-do-you-think-you-are-series-17-2-david-walliams
We need to make Restaurants, Pubs, Bars and the rest of the Hospitality industry aware who are finding it hard to trade under the new COVID-19 restrictions that we can help keep trading. Normally we have over 25 sets of Dodgems operating with many of you at Xmas Parties, unfortunately we have none of this business […]
“What a Party” This was in Olympia Exhibition Hall on Fri 22 Dec 1967 as I was there with Dad who supplied the Funfair. On the day of the event unfortunately there was a bus strike so very few members of the public actually turned up to the event. But it turned into a massive […]
“Lola’s Theme” – the debut hit of British House Duo the Shapeshifters (Simon Marlin and Swedish producer Max Reich, from Gothenburg) went straight into the UK charts at number one on its release on 12 July 2004… The video was shot at George Irvin’s Funfair at Clapham Common, featuring his arcade, David Irvin’s Hellraiser Waltzer […]