Saturday 2 July, 11am to 6pm

Fairlop Waters, Forest Road, Barkingside, Essex IG6 3HN


Call out for performers plus arts & crafts stall holdersPiece of art from Blue kazoo creations


Fairlop Fair was a great success last year with over 5,000 people in attendance, if you are interested in attending this event to sell your handmade items or would like to be a part of one of the biggest annual events in Redbridge then we would like to hear from you!

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Round up of Fairlop Fair 2015wellgate


New to Fairlop Fair for 2015 were some very cute visitors from Wellgate Farm whilst in new Craft Jungle Pod, children loved taking part in the workshops to create their own head dress and recycled instrument, the children showcased their creations later on in the day at the Fairlop Fair parade. 

Our Gingerbread Man competition attracts more and more young designers each year who really enjoy the competition and take pride in their unique designs, aiming to win the prize! mr e

Our Children's Theatre was also extremely popular and featured; traditional Punch and Judy show and The Wonderful World of Mr E performed by Dizzy O'Dare. 

There was also entertainment for our older visitors, Redbridge Music Lounge played a number of different musical genres throughout the day outside Fairlop Waters clubhouse overlooking the lake.

Not forgetting the ice-cream lovers dream had the opportunity to make their very own ice-cream flavour at Whipsmiths!

This is just a taste of last years events, so if you have never been to Fairlop Fair make sure you save the date - Saturday 2 July!

Please check this page again in June for more details of 2016 events.

How to get there 

Find Fairlop Waters on our map.

Car parking

The charge for car parking is £3.

There is limited car parking available, once the car park at Fairlop Waters has reached capacity, parking will be available at the Farmers Field opposite Fairlop Waters, this will be sign posted on the day. 

Disabled Parking and access

There is limited disabled parking within the car park at Fairlop Waters available on a first come first served basis. Once the car park at Fairlop Waters is full, people with disabilities can be dropped off at the entrance of the fair whilst the driver finds alternative parking in the overflow car park opposite Fairlop Waters. 

Disabled access is weather dependant via the network of pathways.

Public Transport

The nearest underground tube station is Fairlop.

The following buses stop along Barkingside High Street; 128, 150, 167, 169, 247, 275 and 462, followed by 10-15 minute walk to Fairlop Waters.  

Please see the Transport for London website for more information on how to get to Fairlop Waters.

Related pages and documents

Download a History of Fairlop Waters (PDF 312 KB)

Fairlop Waters Storytelling Resource Books:

Download a set of six Storytelling Resource Books about Fairlop Waters written by Tony Cranston. The books are aimed primarily at Key Stage 1 and 2 but also suitable for all members of the family.

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