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Latest Fun Fair News from Irvin Leisure

Fun Fair news from around the country.

Silverstone BGP 2022

Another exciting British Grand Prix at Silverstone, and a privilege to be involved with it. “Hi All, I wanted to pass my thanks for your hard work and patience in the preparation and delivery of the British Grand Prix.” – Ben  

Ansar Youth Project

Roe Green Family Funfair 2022 “A huge thank you to @irvin.funfairs for giving the young people in AYP an amazing experience. We had so much fun and cannot wait to come again! For more information about the Ansar Youth Project in Wembley visit

Albion at Hampton Court Funfair

“From Garry Stewart”  Albion was made 1944 but never used and when the army released this in 1967 George Irvin’s purchased this and used it to around 1978. To all the people who don’t know, and the few that do. In August 2021 I sold my beloved Albion. I wasn’t actively looking to sell the […]

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Blue Peter Celebrates The Showman’s Guild of Great Britain Centenary 1989

Great event at Kings Cross

Sometimes we are fortunate enough to take part in some wonderful festivals, and one such was in the concourse of the new Kings Cross Station in the very heart of London. We can only praise the imagination and courage of the team from Network Rail who put this together and thank all those technical staff […]

Halloween Competition 2021

Congratulations to this years winner of the Halloween Competition who has asked us to remove her information from the website. We thank everyone who got involved and look forward to doing this next year!

Standon Calling Festival 2021

Standoners! Where do we begin… What a groundbreaking and thoroughly joyous 3.5 days of music, comedy and family entertainment we had! The thrill and excitement of being back in the field after two years apart, of being together with you and the memorable sets from all artists involved will be unforgettable. Thanks to an incredible […]

Fair at Fort Nelson

Hi George,   I just wanted to email as promised to say a massive thank you to everyone that was involved with the fair at Fort Nelson. It was a huge hit with the visitors, and there were several comments from visitors about how nice the staff were 😊   The event worked well, something […]

Amersham Charter Funfair 2021

Some photos from the opening day at Amersham Charter Funfair 2021. Great to see this community coming together through this difficult time.  

World Fun Fair Month

World Fun Fair month is a month of celebrating the past, raising awareness for the present and protecting the future of all Fairgrounds and Fun Fairs internationally. Please support your local Fun Fair! #future4fairgrounds

Helter Skelter at Silverstone 2021

Silverstone 2021

Radio Jackie Prize Winner Announced

Congratulations to Jane Sweeney and her family on being one of the prize winners of a day of fun at Hampton Court Funfair! “Dear Jan Just thought I would drop you an email to thank Radio Jackie for a great day out at George Irvin’s fair at Hampton Court, which I won the competition last […]

COVID-19 safety measures in place complies with new Government Guidance

At Irvin Leisure your safety is our no.1 priority which is why we have made significant changes to our setup and protocols, this is the new standard with all our fairs moving forward to give you confidence and reassurance while supporting our NHS.  

Cultural Fairs Exciting News

via GIPHY Culture creates jobs, supports livelihoods, and brings joy to everyone.  The UK leads the world in the creative industries and we can all feel pride in that. Now, in these challenging times, it’s our turn to show our support for culture.  With an unprecedented investment through the Culture Recovery Fund, the government  is […]

Eco Friendly Posters

As one of the major Funfair companies in the UK we understand our recycling obligations. Our posters are now completely eco friendly, printed on recyclable material using water based inks.    

Speedway History

Hi George, hope you are all well. I read something on facebook a short while ago about your speedway and the size of the centre island. I have some of Philip Bradley’s notes, he lived in Epsom and recorded London fairs from the mid 30’s, and is usually reliable. He says your grandad George had […]

Photoshoot at Clapham Common

Despite Clapham Common being cancelled we had the very unique opportunity of working with some great professionals who wanted to use our setting for their work. Photo credit Instagram: stoyanovjones    

Clapham Common Festive Funfair Cancelled

Due to a rise in Coronavirus cases in Lambeth, we’ve had to cancel the Festive Funfair we were scheduled to run at Clapham Common from 18th December until 31st December.   Though we’ve run COVID-19 Secure Funfairs this year, Irvin Leisure along with the local authority & Public Health England have had to cancel to limit […]

Lee Valley Festive Funfair Cancelled

Due to a rise in Coronavirus cases in Waltham Forest, we’ve had to cancel the Festive Funfair we were scheduled to run at Lee Valley Ice Rink Centre from 12th December until 3rd Jan.   Though we’ve run COVID-19 Secure Funfairs this year, the local authority asked us to cancel as part of their plans to […]

Festive Funfairs confirmed after lockdown!

Two of our favourite Funfairs are back from 12th December 2020 running right through to January. Plan your trip with your family and loved ones this festive period. All our fairs are suitable for adults and children and COVID-19 secure while also complying with tier 2 & 3 COVID-19 regulations.

Supporting A Crystal Palace Christmas

We are pleased to be supporting A Crystal Palace Christmas! Please get involved by making a donation if you can afford to so everyone in the community can share in the happiness and joy of A Crystal Palace Christmas. Visit #crystalpalacefestival #crystalpalacechristmas #crystalpalace

Disabled Friendly

All of George Irvin’s Funfairs are disabled friendly and you’re more than welcome to join us. When you arrive you will be greeted by friendly staff to assist you if you require it.

New rides at Lee Valley Funfair

New rides are now operating at our Lee Valley Funfair. Open to the public from 7th Aug – 31st Aug (Fri-Mon) only. E20 3AD Parking available at the Hockey Centre. Register at  

Part of our Heritage

  Our past Victorian Funfairs part our our heritage Funfairs over the last 200 years, steeped in history.

Happy Halloween at Clapham Common

Thank you to everyone who participated in this years Fright Night competition. Below are some of our favourite images. Winner will be announced privately & the runners up will be emailed FREE tokens for the upcoming Xmas Funfair!  

Create a TikTok and win £100!

For all you TiKToK lovers out there, create a TikTok video at Clapham Common and tag us on TikTok at Irvin.funfairs for your chance to win £100! Winner announced Monday 2nd November 2020. Good luck!

TiKToK in style

David Walliams Travelling Showmen’s heritage

Lovely to see David Walliam’s Travelling Showmen’s heritage on Who do you think you are? You can watch it on the BBC iPlayer  

Putting the fun in fair

Putting the fun in fair @irvin.funfairs Impressed by the ride hygiene, socially distanced attractions and speedy contactless payments. Well worth a half term visit if you’re in the capital Photo Credit IG: Lucy Brookes

Outside Bars

We need to make Restaurants, Pubs, Bars and the rest of the Hospitality industry aware who are finding it hard to trade under the new COVID-19 restrictions that we can help keep trading. Normally we have over 25 sets of Dodgems operating with many of you at Xmas Parties, unfortunately we have none of this business […]

London Xmas Funfair

Our new London Xmas Funfair is just around the corner.  Sat 5th Dec 2020 – Sun 3rd Jan 2021 More details to follow.

Clapham Common Funfair Extended!

  NEW DATES ADDED! Clapham Common – SW4 9AP. Extended dates: Sat 17th Oct – Sun 1st Nov (CLOSED 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd) EVERYDAY 50% OFF ride tokens for NHS workers and HALF PRICE tokens on weekdays! Every night is fright night so come along in your best costume and email a picture to […]

COVID safe at Clapham Common

Just some of our transport today at the Clapham Common Funfair operating now until the 12th Oct, so come along in groups of no more than six and enjoy yourselves.

Summer fun at the Fair

stylegrimoires: Instagram “It felt so good to escape the doom and gloom & experience some good old fashioned summer fun on yesterdays date night at the funfair. I don’t know if its because of current times but everyone was radiating pure joy in the experience, I could feel it pulsating off strangers & echoing off […]

Have confidence at our fairs

Why have confidence at Irvin Leisure fairs? As well as social distancing measures, significant changes to our setup, protocols & hand sanitiser stations, we also use Zoono Surface Sanitiser which significantly reduces the spread of harmful bacteria, viruses and other pathogens. It’s innovative technology can last for up to 30 days on treated surfaces and […]

Astro Slides

Astro slides now available for hire  

Henry and Pride of London the new additions to the fleet

Henry and Pride of London is the newest two additions to our fleet.    

Black Lives & other Communities Matter

Silverstone Classic 30th July – 1st Aug 2021

Irvin Leisure are pleased to be apart of Silverstone Classic from 30th July until 1st Aug 2021. The packed weekend of the Silverstone Classic provides spectacular classic motor racing on the world famous full Grand Prix Circuit, impressive track parades, infield displays from over 120 car clubs featuring more than 10,000 classic cars, plus interactive […]