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Updated: June 2004
The 800th Rowell Fair

The fair in 1993.Photo: Mick Wells

The pubs open at 6.00am and a pub crawl starts soon afterwards - What better way is there is open a fair?

For 800 years the Rowell Fair has been held in Rothwell.

We bring you the ultimate guide.
Sat 5 - Sat 12 June, 2004
The bailiff delivers the proclamationPhoto gallery
View our photo gallery of this year's proclamation.
  A visiting mayorVideo availableVideo of the fair
BBC Look East's Sarah Foster reports on the Rowell Fair (Realplayer, 56k)
A fairground ride.  Photo by  David Spribgthorpe.What's On
A comprehensive list of events during Rowell Fair Week.
  The proclamation; photo by David SpribgthorpeThe Proclamation
Milk and rum and God Save The Queen for breakfast!
A fairground lorry from 1967. Photo by  David Springthorpe.800 years of history
Find out how the fair began more than eight centuries ago.
  Robert Denton6.00am pub crawl
Robert Denton must have one of the best jobs in the world!
The brass bans.  Photo by David Springthorpe.Photos from the past
View our gallery of photos of the Fair from previous years.
  Market HouseRothwell in 360°
Explore Rothwell using our 360 degree panoramic photos.

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• More panoramic photos of Northamptonshire
• Weather for Northamptonshire


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