MY KINGDOM FOR A HORSE: THE STORY OF APPLEBY FAIR

Each year, thousands of Travellers and Gypsies come to the little town of Appleby-in-Westmorland in the north of England to buy and sell horses, to meet up with their friends and families, to meet potential partners and to celebrate their culture. The Appleby Horse Fair is an annual highlight for many of them and besides the horses and all things horse related one can find fortune tellers, missionaries, babies in shiny prams, people selling painted milk churns and stalls that sell heated rollers, big bows and frilly socks. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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