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At The Funfair

Steve Purnell | Chair O Plane

Chair O Plane

A Chair-o-plane funfair ride situated in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom for a summer beach party.
Steve Purnell | High In The Blue Sky 2

High In The Blue Sky 2

A Ferris wheel, named after George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., (sometimes called a big wheel, observation wheel, or, in the case of the very tallest examples, giant wheel) is a nonbuilding structure consisting of a rotating upright wheel with multiple passenger-carrying components (commonly referred to as passenger cars, cabins, capsules, gondolas, or pods) attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, they are kept upright
Steve Purnell | Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter

A helter skelter is a funfair or amusement park ride with a slide built in a spiral around a high tower. Users climb up inside the tower and slide down the outside, usually on a mat or hessian sack. Typically the ride will be of wooden construction and, in the case of fairground versions, designed to be disassembled to facilitate transportation between sites. The term is primarily (but not exclusively) found in the UK. In the US, the ride is uncommon and may be called by other names, such as a Skyslide. (Courtesy of Wikipedia) This particular helter skelter was situated in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.
Steve Purnell | Helter Skelter Black And White

Helter Skelter Black And White

Cardiff Bay played a major part in the development and success of Cardiff as an exporter of coal to power the industrial age. Tiger Bay is historically one of the first multicultural ports in Great Britain and the community comes from up to 45 different nationalities. The docks were regenerated in 1999 by the creation of the Cardiff Bay Barrage
Steve Purnell | Cardiff Bay Beach Party

Cardiff Bay Beach Party

During the summermany tons of sand is transported to Roald Dahl Plass in Cardiff Bay and the Oval Basin is tarnsformed to the cardiff Bay Beach with funfair attractions to amuse people of all ages. Cardiff Bay played a major part in the development and success of Cardiff as an exporter of coal to power the industrial age. Tiger Bay is historically one of the first multicultural ports in Great Britain and the community comes from up to 45 different nationalities. The docks were regenerated in 1999 by the creation of the Cardiff Bay Barrage
Steve Purnell | Chair O Plane Mono

Chair O Plane Mono

A Chair-o-plane funfair ride situated in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom for a summer beach party.
Steve Purnell | High In The Blue Sky 1

High In The Blue Sky 1

A minimalist view of a Ferris Wheel. A Ferris wheel, named after George Washington Gale Ferris, Jr., (sometimes called a big wheel, observation wheel, or, in the case of the very tallest examples, giant wheel) is a nonbuilding structure consisting of a rotating upright wheel with multiple passenger-carrying components (commonly referred to as passenger cars, cabins, capsules, gondolas, or pods) attached to the rim in such a way that as the wheel turns, they are kept upright.
Steve Purnell | Chair O Plane 2

Chair O Plane 2

A Chair-o-plane funfair ride situated in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom for a summer beach party.
Steve Purnell | Helter Skelter

Helter Skelter

A helter skelter is a funfair or amusement park ride with a slide built in a spiral around a high tower. Users climb up inside the tower and slide down the outside, usually on a mat or hessian sack. Typically the ride will be of wooden construction and, in the case of fairground versions, designed to be disassembled to facilitate transportation between sites. The term is primarily (but not exclusively) found in the UK. In the US, the ride is uncommon and may be called by other names, such as a Skyslide. (Courtesy of Wikipedia) This particular helter skelter was situated in Cardiff Bay, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom.
Steve Purnell | Rocking With The Beast 2

Rocking With The Beast 2

Passengers on The Beast being swung from side to side.
Steve Purnell | Rocking With The Beast 3

Rocking With The Beast 3

Passengers on The Beast being swung from side to side.
Steve Purnell | Flying High

Flying High

Passengers on the Sky Tower at a funfair swing high above the ground.
Steve Purnell | The Ghost Train

The Ghost Train

The Ghost Train Ride at a funfair given a transformation to add a spooky feel to it.
Steve Purnell | Rocking With The Beast 1

Rocking With The Beast 1

Passengers on The Beast being swung from side to side.
Steve Purnell | All The Fun Of The Fair

All The Fun Of The Fair

A view of a Ferris Wheel and Helter Skelter being two of the large attractions at a fairground.