Links to some organisations working with and for Showpeople in Scotland

Scottish Traveller Education Programme

Scottish Showmen’s Guild

Showman’s Guild of Great Britain

European Showman’s UnionFacebook page

Current research, researchers, and archives

Andrea Salvona

National Fairground Archive (Sheffield, England)

Current and past creative projects working with Scottish Showpeople and Fairground Heritage

The Winning City – 2014 project which examined specific aspects of the culture of Glasgow’s East End, including Travelling Showpeople in Dalmarnock and Carntyne

Fair Glasgow – 2014 project (website of the 2013 Fair Glasgow project, which the Fair Glasgow Museums Working Group was a part – explained on About page), funded by the HLF

A Showman’s Yard in the East End – A 2013 Illustration (or ‘dialectogram’) by Mitch Miller, winner of the AOI Illustration New Talent Award

The Govan Fairway – 2012 project led by Fablevision, highlighting the stories of Govan’s Showfamilies, funded by the HLF

The Ghost Show: Travelling Showpeople – 2008 project, funded by the HLF



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