Latest Fun Fair News from Irvin Leisure
Fun Fair news from around the country.
Armistice Day As in the First World War many showmen enlisted in the forces including the President of the Guild Charles Thurston who joined the RAF and became Flight Lieutenant and Jimmy Chipperfield who became a fighter pilot. In the History of the Showmen’s Guild, 1939 –1948, Thomas Murphy estimates that over 1,000 showpeople […]
The Legitimate Peaky Blinders Festival was a blinder of a street party – full of Peakys! We had the pleasure of supplying a stage carousel and we’re looking forward to next year!
Irvin Leisure are pleased to be apart of Silverstone Classic 2020. 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 driving activities and dynamic demonstrations. There’s […]
During the Kingston Ultimate Funfair £500 was raised through wristband profits and this has been donated to the Mayor of Kingston’s Charitable Trust (which in 2019/20 is supporting 2 local charities: KCIL and Oxygen. It is our continued commitment to support Local Councils and their charities wherever possible.
Before the day is out, I must pay tribute to a colleague in the entertainment business and Showman George Irvin – for working with The Bishop of Lynn, the Rt Revd Jonathan Meyrick – in producing this wonderfully uplifting publicity message for all concerned and the public generally – at Norwich Cathedral for the last […]
George Irvin and his company Irvin leisure were very proud to be invited to install a Helter Skelter at Norwich Cathedral recently, this Helter Skelter has such a rich history as our great grandfather James Irvin started this business in the the 1800’s. We have operated seven of these helter-skelter‘s since the 1900’s so […]
Irvin Leisure was proud to be apart of such a great occasion and helping with raising money for St. Johns Hospice and looking forward to future events.
Fair’s fares for Hospice funds Hundreds of people were taken for a ride over the Easter break – and they even paid for the privilege. A special charity day at Hampton Court Green funfair raised a whopping £2,000 for Princess Alice Hospice – the profits from a rides discount wristband scheme. Funfair boss George Irvin, […]
From Hire to Purchase we’ve got you covered With years of experience, trust us to supply and install the perfect roller rink for your chosen event Roller skating is an excellent way of combining fun and fitness. If you’re looking to get your guests socialising, communicating and exercising, it’s the perfect activity! Hiring a roller […]
A full-size helter skelter is to be installed in Norwich Cathedral in August to give people a different view of the inside of the building. Read the full article https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cambridgeshire-46030982
Natural History Museum 2019 features a Traditional Carousel and new addition this year is our brand new Alpine Sweet Unit
Our Summer Fairs and events raised £1,000 for Brent Council and George Irvin presented a cheque to the Mayor, Cllr Arshad Mahmood, Thomas Cattermole, Head of Executive and Members Services and the Governance Team recently.
We had the privilege of working with Topshop Oxford Street this year installing our Dodgem & Waltzer cars in their shop for 1 week.
Congratulations to Renad Ahmedali the Winner of our Funfair Fright Night 2018 Competition. Thank you to all who took part and good luck next year! ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]
A reminder that every night is fright night at our Crystal Palace and Roundwood Park Funfairs, £500 prize for the best costume. Email your image taken at the Funfair along with your name, address & telephone number to firstname.lastname@example.org GOOD LUCK!
This year we had the great opportunity to work with Harrow Council and Mayor, Cllr Kareema Marikar at the Queensbury Park Family Funfair and raised £500 for the Mayor’s chosen charities, Firm Foundation & The Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity. We look forward to working with Harrow Council and Mayor, Cllr Kareema Marikar in the future.
Hi George, On behalf of all of us at Children with Cancer UK, thank you very much for allowing our guests free access to the rides at your fabulous funfair on Saturday! We are so grateful to you for helping make this day even more special. Here are some of the comments from the […]
Hi Everyone, We would just like to thank you all for coming to the Kidbrooke Village Summer Fete and making it such a success. The event was attended by hundreds of local residents who had a fantastic day which was all down to you! We look forward to having you at the event next […]
Hello, I just wanted to drop you a note to say thank you again for all your hard work and partnership last week, and in the weeks leading up to the Data Night Out party at ExCel London. The party was a roaring success and we really appreciate you being a part of it. Albert and […]
You will be pleased to know we have now acquired new portable toilets for our Funfairs for your convenience and comfort. For a list of all our upcoming Funfairs click on our Upcoming Funfairs page or click this link www.irvinleisure.co.uk/upcoming-funfairs/
We had the pleasure of supporting Chiswick RNLI this year at Turnham Green! “We are very grateful for the opportunity to have a stand at your Turnham Green funfair last weekend to help raise funds and spread awareness of the safety work of the RNLI on the Thames. Thank you again on behalf of Chiswick RNLI.” […]
One of our Games Stalls Showmen Jeanette Bartlett at Turnham Green Sat 19th May 2018. A regular customer asked if they could have their photo with her as she always give them a lovely prize!
Catboy and Owlette from PJ Masks were at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday 28th April 2018. Come and bring all the family on Saturday 5th May 2018 when Jake and Finn from Adventure Time join us. Token cost only £1.20 each or 10 for £10!
Sat 21st April 2018 Leo & Raph from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, next up Catboy & Owlette from PJ Masks on Sat 28th April!
Character days at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park have already been a huge success! Chase & Skye from Paw Patrol joined us on 5th April and Peppa Pig on 12th April. It has been a fantastic time for all families. Next we have Leo & Raph from Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles at intervals on Saturday 21st […]
Home of corporate fair Your team, clients and partners deserve the very best you can provide when it comes to entertainment. Our reputation for quality equipment, professional service and safety conscious event planning has ensured a satisfied client base that includes: Honda,BMW,Microsoft,KPMG,Mobil Oil,Glaxo Wellcome and Hampton Court Palace to name but a few. Irvin Leisure […]
George Irvin’s Irvin Leisure was very excited to work on a special project in Paris, France this year. On the 3rd March 2018 Mira Mikati the French Fashion House promoted their new range at a event presentation which included special battery powered dodgem cars. The event was fantastic and the client was super happy about the […]
Congratulations on raising over £50,000! Manorfield Primary School put together a fundraising initiative towards the cost of the build of their new Nursery and Outdoor area. They had over 300 runners take part in a new half marathon on the 4th March 2018 in London (The Big Half), which was won by Sir Mo Farah. […]
We had a great response to our Fright Night Halloween Costume Competition with so many people coming along in costume – and no wonder as we were offering £500 for the best costume! Fairgoers were asked to take a picture of themselves in all their made up glory (or should we say gory!) and send […]
It was our absolute pleasure to present the Mayor of Hammersmith and Fulham Council with a cheque for £4300 to go towards The Mayor of Hammersmith & Fulham Appeal Fund and the Grenfell Tower appeal. The money donated was raised by our amazing funfair visitors at the Shepherds Bush Green Summer Funfair – it is […]
Irvin Leisure is proud to announce that the sum of £2000 was raised for the the Princess Alice Hospice charity at George Irvin’s annual Easter funfair at Hampton Court on Thursday 13th April. The funfair was a great success running from the 13th to the 18th April 2017, with over 40,000 visitors attending over the […]
Fashion designer Marta Jakubowski showed real style at this years’ London Fashion week by using a funfair carousel from Irvin Leisure to show off her Spring/Summer 2017 collection. Created by set designer Gary Card, the carousel was redressed in hot pink and rotated at slower speeds to show off the chic eveningwear in matching fuchsia, […]
George Irvin’s funfairs are once again generously donating £1000 to the Mayor of Kingston upon Thames’s Charitable Trust. The Mayor’ charitable trust is proud to be supporting Momentum during 2016/2017 which an amazing charity that supports children with cancer and other life-limiting conditions. One of Momentum’s main aims is to improve the healing environment in […]
Irvin Leisure is delighted to announce that the annual Shepherds Bush Green Fun Fair held on the 22nd July to 7th August raised £1000 for the Major of Hammersmith & Fulham’s charities. This term Councillor Mercy Umeh, Mayor of Hammersmith & Fulham is supporting Hammersmith & Fulham Mind and Hammersmith and Fulham Foodbank, two great charities in the local […]
George Irvin’s Funfair recently presented a cheque for £2,000 to us at Hampton Court Palace. The funds were raised, in part, from the sale of wristbands on ‘Charity Tuesday’ at this year’s Hampton Court Fair. Unfortunately, bad weather over the Easter weekend meant that the footfall at the Fair was lower than usual and fewer […]
The Charity Wristband Day at this Easter’s funfair at Shepherds Bush Green was a roaring success and raised £1000 for charity. The picture above shows George Irvin Jnr presenting the cheque to the Mayor of London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham These funds will go towards the following two charities: * Lupus – […]
This year’s Islington in Bloom competition will open for entries Friday – 15th April and you could be in with a chance to win up to £100 in Camden Garden Centre vouchers! The competition invites Islington’s residents and businesses to enter their blooming masterpieces. If you don’t have a window box, container garden or front garden at home […]
Easter Fayre Raises £35,000! Thousands filled St John’s Wood Church Gardens in support. There was a funfair, donkey rides, the chance to meet Peppa Pig, face painting and a BBQ surrounded by an array of local traders selling food, toys, jewellery and many more homemade crafts. We would like to thank our sponsors; Barclays St […]
The Hampton Court Funfair, crammed with family fun and white knuckle rides, is gearing up for its annual showpiece this Easter. Best of all it will be FREE to enter! The Fair will open at 12noon on Good Friday 25th March and stay open right through to 11pm that night and then open the same time every day for […]
Irvin leisure are proud to be joining IMG at the Natural History Museum again this year with one of our Traditional Carousels as part of the truly magical Christmas that the IMG creates for the Museum each year. From the rows of trees lit with sparkly fairy lights at the spectacular Swarovski ice skating rink, […]