The Hoppings fair returns to Newcastle

The Hoppings, Newcastle's historic funfair, will return today and will run on the Town Moor for a week.

Live updates

The Hoppings fair returns to Newcastle

The fair will start today (Friday 20 June) and run for a week. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees
There had been fears that this year's fair would not happen after a dispute between showmen and land-owners. Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

The Hoppings, Newcastle's historic funfair, will return today and will run on the Town Moor for a week. It was cancelled last year after a row over rent between the showmen and the land-owners but it was then brought back after negotiations between the two sides.

Back to top