ONCE A YEAR 1970s BRITISH FOLKLORE
BRITISH FOLK CUSTOMS KINGS LYNN NORFOLK CHARTER FAIR VALENTINES DAY
THE KINGS LYNN MART NORFOLK. 1974. Town hall dignitaries ride the dodgem bumper cars, free of charge after the opening ceremony.
The first recorded Charter granted to the town was in 1204. However the Charter marking the Valentine's Day fair was granted by Henry VIII in 1537.
The site of the fair is the Tuesday Market Place with the Mayor and Chairman of the Markets Committee accompanied by local dignitaries and officials of the Showmen's Guild performing an opening ceremony....