History of the Showmen"s Guild
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History of the Showmen"s Guild by Thomas Murphy

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Published by [World"s Fair Ltd.] in [Oldham] .
Written in English


  • Showmen"s Guild of Great Britain.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Thomas Murphy.
The Physical Object
Pagination223p., [4] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages223
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17527439M

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The Guild places a very high value on the maintenance of proper safety precautions and played a large part in the drafting of the Code of Safe Practice at Fairs, published by the Health and Safety Executive in This is the most comprehensive safety manual for the industry ever produced. Since its introduction, the Executive has published the first titles in a projected series of safety. initiative in October which is the largest in it’s history, with £ to be raised. The Showmen’s Guild, with its 4, members and organisation of up to funfairs weekly between Easter and Bonfire Night, and many others across the year, are of course, in a unique position to assist in this worthy project. The Showmen’s Guild “Public reactions to nomadic communities have seldom been sympathetic and have more often been marked by fear, suspicion, hostility and social rejection.” 4 Between and , evangelist George Smith referred to members of the itinerant community in Britain as ‘the dregs of society’ and proposed legislation to. Contact Details. Showmens Guild 4 Turner Avenue Yatala, Qld, Phone: (07) Postal Address: PO Box Beenleigh, Qld, Facsimile: (07)