Circuses & Funfairs


Bradford’s traditional Easter fair is back in the City for the school holidays with a host of rides and attractions from white knuckle thrillers to wholesome family fun! The fair has been held in Lister Park for decades and for many years featured mild mannered entertainment, however as technology has progressed in recent times the Easter Fair has been more renowned for its white knuckle thrill rides and modern children’s attractions and now boasts the biggest selection of rides at any Easter Fair in the City.

This year the event will open from Saturday 8th through to Monday 17th of April and will feature some of its most spectacular rides, with organisers W. Marshall’s Amusements bringing along the Crazy Bounce, Matterhorn, Sizzler, Big Wheel, Dodgems, the Hard Rock and even a children’s Roller Coaster!

The one new ride though which is making its debut in the City is the Scream Machine. Not only is the ride a modern take on the popular Waltzer but it is the newest ride of its kind in theUKand features the latest spinning cars which are sure to give a thrilling experience for all the family. 


Other attractions at the event which is free admission and opens daily from 1pm until 8.30pm include lots more for the families including more rides, a giant fun house and an abundance of kids rides and games.


Admission is free and the fair is open daily from 1-8.30pm

  • Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2017 - Mon, 17 Apr 2017
  • Time: Daily 1pm - 8.30pm
  • Location: Lister Park
  • Type: Funfairs & Circuses

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