THE KINGS LYNN MART NORFOLK. 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. <br />
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. <br />
A town hall official takes a turn on the Dodgem Bumper cars. This Valentines day fair is traditionally the first showman's fair of the year.
Norfolk Charter Fair Kings Lynn UK
THE KINGS LYNN MART NORFOLK. 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.
A town hall official takes a turn on the Dodgem Bumper cars. This Valentines day fair is traditionally the first showman's fair of the year.

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Date: 29 Jan 2015
Location: Kings Lynn NORFOLK. UK
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