An Opening Weekend toook place Saturday 29 – Sunday 30 June celebrating the opening of the new Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition.

Saturday 29 June Highlights

  • First look at the Fantastic Fairground Factory exhibition
  • 2 hr Junk Modelling Automata workshops
  • Drop-in craft sessions between 1pm-4pm

Sunday 30 June Highlights

  • Fun fairground games for the whole family
  • 2 hr Junk Modelling Automata workshops starting at 10am & 2pm **
  • Spectacular performances from Euphoric Circus performers
  • Fairground crafts and games inc. Splat the Rat, Hook a Duck, Tin Can Alley, Hoopla and even a Giant Kerplunk!
  • Hobby horse racing
  • Face Painting

Cabaret Mechanical Theatre presents the Fantastic Fairground Factory at Tullie House Museum, a brand-new exhibition exploring the secrets of the fairground with interactive exhibits designed to bemuse, baffle and bewilder.

Tullie House welcomed friends and families as the first to see this brand-new fairground and automata exhibition and join in with the creative drop in craft sessions.

Visitors took part in workshops to learn how to make your own automata using junk and recycled materials.  More automata workshops will take place during the summer. Find out more on this website.

 

Sunday 30 June was a jam-packed family fairground extravaganza, filled with games and fairground amusements such as Splat the Rat, Hook a Duck, Tin Can Alley, Hoopla and even a Giant Kerplunk!

There wwas face painting in the garden, hot dogs in the restaurant as well as spectacular performances by the Euphoric Circus performers & Escapologists.