SGGB

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SGGBShowmen's Guild of Great Britain
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The Showmen's Guild of Great Britain was founded in 1889 and is the trade association for travelling showmen.
Preparations begin for the Hoppings on the Town Moor, the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain meet with David Wilson of the Freemen of the City and <B Newcastle City Council Lewis
Two years ago it was cancelled due to a dispute between the moor's custodians, the Freemen of Newcastle, and members of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain.
The historic event held at the Town Moor was cancelled last summer after the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain voted it officially 'out of order'.
Some 46 local authorities were represented at the annual luncheon of the Midland Section of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain, held at the Ramada Hotel & Resort Birmingham.
The Showmen's Guild of Great Britain, which runs the 700-year-old fair, has threatened to call off festivities next month after council chiefs decided to move from the traditional Market Square site to St Mary's Land at Warwick Racecourse.
The historic event held at the Town Moor in Newcastle was cancelled after the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain fell out with organisers, the Freemen of the City.
However, Glenn Miller, chairman of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain, had a different story to tell after 200 of his members voted on March 15 to withdraw all of their stalls and rides from the fair.
More than 250 guests attended the annual luncheon of the Midland Section of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain, held at the Ramada Hotel & Resort, Walmley.
Former secretary of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain, John Culine, who retired earlier this month, said he has spent years fighting police fees, al-though the organisation does not have control over the set-up of fairs.
THE famous Hoppings fun fair has been cancelled after an emergency meeting of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain.
Frank Abbott, defending, said Duell, who had been driving for 60 years, was a member of the Showmen's Guild of Great Britain and had driven tank transporters during the Normandy landings.