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Appleby Horse Fair 2010

By IMAGESTAR  
Appleby Horse Fair
It is probably the best known of the horse fairs attended by Romany families travelling to meet up with old friends and conduct business. It is world famous, the largest of its kind in the world, and attracts a huge gypsy gathering.

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NEWMANP Plus
8 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2010 6:24PM
nice, when i was there i saw the barrel tops but no people
Phil

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CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
10 Jun 2010 6:29PM
A super image, must be a wonderful fair to visit, hope to see some more pics. Carol
helenlinda Plus
9 343 22 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2010 7:28PM
Such a colourful shot - good to see one of the horses in the picture too.
Helen
phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2010 9:13PM
Excellent image but a little surprised they allowed you to shoot like this . I know they ride around in the river etc. but some require money to allow that even....Phil
Ray42 8 3 England
10 Jun 2010 9:48PM

Quote:A super image, must be a wonderful fair to visit, hope to see some more pics. Carol

I agree - the canvas on the caravans looks remarkably new - perhaps they are settled romany's
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
10 Jun 2010 9:49PM
Certainly captured a good feel in this,\ good comp, details and colours.
Regards Richard
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
10 Jun 2010 11:00PM
Lots of interest in this well composed image. They look extremely neat and tidy, unlike some who gather around our part of the country and who leave the sites a total mess!

Ann
MickyMc 8 8 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2010 11:08PM
Really interesting shot
Mavis
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
11 Jun 2010 9:49AM
I hope that there are more from this day? really interesting to see, good composition
great shot
Lillian
KingBee Plus
10 485 2 Scotland
11 Jun 2010 2:57PM
Yes, like Lillian, love to see more. Wonderful picture of life. Bob

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