TV/FILM PROP HIRE
We receive many requests from Theatre, Photographic Studio's, TV and Film Prop Buyers and Set Designers wishing to hire our attractions for their filming or advertising projects. Below is a selection of our most popular hires and are all working period fairground props with the side stalls in particular dressed ready for on set use with authentic period 'prizeware'.
Prices are for one full day hire, after which if the prop is required for a longer hire term, discount will be given for each consecutive days hire after the first day. Prices shown do not include your additional delivery/collection charges if hire location is over 30 miles of SY16 4DA; please CONTACT US for an accurate quote, outlining your hire location postcode, dates of hire required and props you wish to hire.
1940's CHILDREN'S ROUNDABOUT RIDE ~ £495.00
The renovation of our beautiful rare 1940's Coulson Minor Mobile hand turned roundabout ride is now complete and as the photos proudly show, for anyone looking for a perfect trailer mounted kiddies ride for their photographic shoot or filming purposes, this will be the prop for you! Will seat 9 children at full capacity, with a maximum per user height of 1.25 metres, and with the vehicles onboard consisting of a rocket ship, a two seater yacht, 1 x police car, 1 x roadside recovery car, 2 x motorbikes and nestled next to these, 2 x motorcycle side cars. Comes with a choice of a central traffic policeman or an illuminated central spray. For anyone requiring a festive themed ride for Christmas advertising or filming use, this ride can convert to a 'North Pole Express' Ride featuring three engines pulling a carriage each and a choice of a vintage blown mould Santa or illuminated spray in the centre. No electric is required to use (lights are illuminated with a rechargeable internal battery) however longer hire use may prefer to use their own electric socket supply for ease.
Must have direct even ground access for trailer build up and an operating area of 15ft x 10ft is required. Ride takes approx. 1 hour to build up & 1 hour to pull down.
An original Coulson Minor Mobile as renovated by Traditional Fairground Co.
An original Coulson Minor Mobile as renovated by Traditional Fairground Co.
North Pole Express Ride
CANDY FLOSS & POPCORN CART ~ £395.00
Nothing says 'fairground', vintage or otherwise, than a fabulous stick of freshly made sweet candy floss or a cone of just popped corn, and served from our stunning barrow, you'll really set the traditional funfair scene beautifully for your production! We can set up our Barrow for one day shoots with a trained member of staff, dressed to the nines and serving as an on set extra or we can spend a couple of hours training one of your actors to use the popcorn machine safely and spin up a floss on a stick perfectly. Barrow can either be used as a stand alone prop with prepared popcorn filling the serving machine and bags of candy floss hanging from the stall or you can use it as a fully working prop.
Please note: Electric point is required to run machines. Approximate size of attraction is (h) 6ft 5" x (w) 7ft x (d) 4ft. Stall takes approx. 1½ hour to erect & 1½ hour to pull down.
FAIRGROUND ORGAN ~ £195.00
Our replica of a traditional old fashioned Fairground Organ is so true to it's original, it's almost impossible to tell the difference. Plays a large selection of typical fairground organ music, but instead of using pipes, it uses an environmental quality sound system, which can be set at any level of volume to re-create the sounds of a bygone era funfair. Music can be switched to festive fairground organ tunes throughout Christmas if wished.
Size approx. (h): 4ft 6" x (w): 3ft x (d) 2ft ~ Electric required for this attraction.
FORTUNE'S TOLD CLAIRVOYANT BOOTH ~ £495.00
Our stunning Tarot Booth is a superb piece of art in its own right; there's so much more to this wonderful fortune tellers tent than meets the eye; on the exterior panels beautiful hand painted gypsy girls display mirrored fortunes, which a curious viewer will love to decode and the header panel reads, 'Fortunes Told, Palmistry, Tarot & Crystal Ball'. Inside is just as eye-catching, and is entered through a 'theatre style' beaded curtain, which opens up to reveal two Gold & Red Velvet Louis XVI style Chairs, a Reading Table, Crystal Ball, Brass Inlaid Moneybox and a deck of Circus Sideshow Tarot Cards, all darkly illuminated with a 1920's style Beaded Lampshade. Perfect for any shoot wanting a real wow factor or where the actor is a fortune teller and you need a stand alone prop piece to fill out a set being instantly recognisable as a fortune telling booth.
Please note: Electric point is required is wishing to illuminate the Clairvoyant Booth. Approximate size of attraction is (h) 6ft 5" x (w) 7ft x (d) 4ft. Stall takes approx. 1½ hour to erect & 1½ hour to pull down.
OLD PENNY AMUSEMENTS ARCADE (11 MACHINES) ~ £695.00
For those of you looking for a large fairground stand alone attraction to fill your set with, our fabulous Old Penny Amusements Arcade is housed in a vintage fairground side stall joint and looks just amazing with its stunning hand painted fairground art, bulb lighting and old time signage, along with in situ Orange amplifiers which can be used if you wish them to be. Our Standard Old Penny Amusements Arcade includes a wonderful smattering of 11 different machines, ranging in dates from 1930's right through to 1970's and including a Ruffler & Walker Grip Tester, an Oliver Whales 24 Winning Cups Allwin, a Bryans Clock, a See Saw Penny Tipper, a Beromat 'B' One Armed Bandit, a Palladium Ring-a-Ding Buzzer alongside an Exhibit Supply Co. Sex Appeal Love Tester, a Bryans Bullion Machine, Rolling Penny Golf Game, Parkers Carousel Allwin, a NSM Mint Record Bandit; all machines using '1d Penny Tokens' for authenticity.
Hire of our Penny Arcade requires an electric point and must be ground floor installed with no obstacles to overcome and no further than 5 metres distance from set up site for trailer build up and pull down; the complete stall installation takes approx. 2 hours to erect & 2 hours to pull down. Approximate size of attraction is (h) 8ft x (w) 12ft x (d) 8ft.
*our machines can be hired in single units for inside filming/studio use. If interested contact us with the machines you'd like to hire, your hire dates and studio/set postcode for an accurate quote and further information.
TRADITIONAL 4 BAY JUVENILE SWINGBOATS RIDE ~ £595.00
Our lovely Victorian inspired Swingboats Ride, comes with 4 traditionally decorated boats, suitable for children up to 1.35m in height (approx. 10 years old), seating 8 individuals at full capacity (2 per boat). These boats are powered by the riders themselves, who each have an alternating rope to pull and the speed of the swinging boat can be controlled easily once in rhythm. No electric is required to use (unless you'd like the ride illuminated for evening shoots, in this case you would require an electric socket point), making this is the perfect 'place on set and just photograph or film' prop. As photographs 3 and 4 highlight, our Swingboats can be converted to a Santa's High Flyers Ride for Christmas filming if required.
Must have direct even ground access for van build up and a minimum operating area of 20ft x 12ft. Ride takes approx. 2 hours to erect & 2 hours to pull down.
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TRADITIONAL FAIRGROUND SIDE STALL GAMES JOINT ~ £695.00
Our wonderful old time Fairground Side Stall is hand painted in richly coloured flamboyant paints in the ornate Victorian style often associated with these bygone era funfair joints and comes with strings of colourful bulb lighting and lots of hanging tickets and gag boards which shouts out 'all the fun of the fair'. Simply choose up to 2 x 'Sporting Pastimes' games, from a choice of either Hook-a-Duck, Hoopla or Tin Can Alley and we'll set our stall up with your choices, so they're all ready for your extra's to 'run'. This superb side stall comes with prizeware props: a choice of modern prizes or vintage prizes are available, to suit your period filming or photography requirements.
Electric required - Direct from van build up is required and stall takes approx. 2½ hours to erect & 2½ hours to pull down. Approximate size of attraction is (h) 8ft x (w) 12ft x (d) 8ft.
TRADITIONAL VICTORIAN HAND CART ~ £395.00
No old time Autumn or Winter scene would be the same without a wonderful Victorian Hand Barrow gracing it's pages or screen. Our Hand Cart has been professionally hand built and hand painted by ourselves, so you know it's unique to us and we're very proud of all the admiring looks it constantly receives. It's been used onset as a Baked Potato Barrow, Hot Dog Cart, Christmas Roast Chestnuts Cart, Dickensian Fruit Market Barrow and just recently as a Bonfire Toffee Apple Stall; if it fits your remit, then you can use this superb cart to display any foods you wish! Your hire can come with a false oven which you can use as an illumined prop, giving the effect of your foods cooking away inside or we can supply up to 4 wooden fruit and veg boxes for you to fill up instead. Imagine just how festive this cart will look for your holiday production!
Electric required to illuminate and/or work oven - Direct from van build up access is required. Stall takes 1½ hour to erect & 1½ hour to pull down.