PICTURE SPECIAL: The Hoppings returns to Newcastle

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THE Hoppings, the world’s biggest travelling fun fair, officially opened on Newcastle’s Town Moor at the weekend.

The fair, which has more than 300 attractions, is celebrating its 132nd year, and lasts until Saturday.

Its attractions include Star Flyer, a new tower ride, which is making its northern debut, Crazy Mouse, The Big Wheel, and The Log Fume.

There are also a variety of food stalls available on site, selling traditional fairground fare including hotdogs and candy floss.

Enjoy our slideshow of pictures, courtesy of Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.




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