Tag Archives: unfairground

Here we go again

And their OFF! in a fleet of dodgy vans,  and sketchy trailers the Unfairground takes its summer pitch down on Worthy Farm. It’s ok we’re expected. A few of us are going. You’ve seen the film! We don’t read books! NOW see the Tee shirt. Thanks to Jakey for being a model .

smatt

Unfairground update

Just updated the Unfairground website, with pics and new sections about the venues in the unfairground you can check it out here www.unfairground.org

Glastonbury report 2011

old_boney_sun

So back in the land of the toilet, a land far far away from the long drop loo. Muddy dirty and tired with a million things to do before i fly to Norway friday.
Much rain made the going underfoot swampy during the build but thankfully the weather cleared and the sun baked the mud into 2 foot waves by the time the festival started. The unfairground is a late night spot with stuff happening in the field starting at midnight. the sideshows were rammed and Old Boney proved a great hit, if you excuse the pun.

base1

We had over 700 customers test their strength, but to be fair its hard to give it your best shot, off your tits at 4am in the morning in a muddy field. We had about 50 really strong guys who managed against the odds to ring the bell each of them receiving a original and unique art work for their efforts.

girl_hammer

As you can see there were plenty of girls who attempted to ring the bell, hats off to them, it was a long way up! Thanks to all those who had a go, and congratulations to those truly strong folk who rang the bell.

gobbler_skull

crack_busy

crack_bone

Prizes! Prizes! Prizes!

Voodoo doll production line in full swing! check out the early tests. No prize for guessing the face on this doll.

Like this on Facebook

Glastonbury sideshow report

Months in the making, finally after two weeks install on site the sideshows were ready for the public, The Barking showmen had their costumes, make up and were drunk enough to berate the public, so on first friday of the festival the sideshows opened to huge crowds eager to try their luck on the the unfairest ride in the unfair ground.

All the unfun of the fair, there were steady crowds who lined up to either throw baby doll body parts through the mouths on the gobbler or knock down the heads on the crackheads. The nights rolled on the  barkers got horse, some of the heads were smashed clean of their posts (can’t be a lot of love out there for some of these celebrities)

Over 2000 played during the weekend, dead fish prizes were won by all that played and a lucky few won the star prizes of our limited edition dolls. The rides could not of been done without the fantastic help of our crew, thats Caroline, Ruth, Cy, Finbar, Pete, Lizzy, Ross. Thanks guys you made a great weekend! Crack Heads and Gobbler are now touring sideshows available for all your twisted fairgrounds and festivals, use the contact form for inquiries.

Almost ready

Well its been 3 months in the making but the finishing touches are being put on the jokers side shows for the unfairground at glastonbury. Soon to be packed off , a final coat of varnish is all that is required. Thanks to Teddy Baden and Ben for letting me use their gym to construct the monsters.

perspect

clown