Monday, September 03, 2012

All The Fun Of St Giles Fair

The fair has started for two days in central Oxford, this is our annual fair St Giles Fair, which has it's origin's as far back as 1200. It has been recorded that Queen Elizabeth stayed in Oxford in September 1567 and watched the fair from St John College The fair is held on the first Monday and Tuesday after the first Sunday of September, which is St Giles Day.

2 comments:

june in florida said...

I remember the fair when i was a kid, so much fun.

Paul @ Leeds Daily Photo said...

I too loved this fair when I was a boy, how times have changed, today I see a fair and wonder if I have time for some pictures.