The Carters Steam Fair Gallopers at Night
John Carter fell in love with these gallopers that were built in about 1895. He and his wife Anna restored them, found their original steam engine, returned them to original glory using traditional painting techniques and so their funfair was born
Anna Carter working on a picture of her husband John
Anna Carter painting a panel from one of the rides depicting her husband John, who died in 2000, with his cherished gallopers in the background.
The Chair-o-Planes in Flight
The Chair-o-Planes, which the Carters were working on while the documentary was being made. This ride, dating from the 1920s, was the second they acquired for the steam fair
Carters' 1932 Ford Model AA
This is thought to be the oldest truck in Britain still used for work. With its coach-painted livery, lettering and lining, it is a proud example of all the fairground art traditions the Carters keep alive.
Joby Carter's 1940s Showman's Living Van
When Carters Steam fair is out in the summer the family and their colleagues live in these beautiful wagons. "All cut-glass and mahogany, " says Anna Carter. "And very comfortable."