Long Eaton Chestnut Fair celebrates 25th anniversary


Long Eaton’s Chestnut Fair celebrates its 25th anniversary this month, when traditional rides and stalls will once again take over the town centre.

This year’s event takes place between Thursday 21st and Saturday 23rd November.

The fair will be given its usual official opening by the mayor of Erewash, Cllr Sue Beardsley, at 6pm on the Thursday.

The official opening will take place by the dodgems on Waverley Street.

The fair will once again feature rides for all ages – from traditional carousels through to the white knuckle rides for daredevil thrill-seekers.

Rides and stalls will stretch the length of Waverley Street and along the high street through to the market place.

Cllr Sue Beardsley, commented: “I look forward to opening the Chestnut Fair, it is a firm family favourite offering something for everyone so wrap up warm and enjoy this colourful street fair.”

The fair is open from 6-10pm on Thursday and Friday, and 1-10pm on Saturday.

Waverley Street will be closed to traffic and Cross Street, Union Street and the market place will also be affected.


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