Mitcham Fair opening ceremony
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|Partial / Incomplete Date||c.1936|
|Copyright 1||Keystone View Co|
|Notes / History||Showman and dignitaries watch from the steps of Tom Norman’s sideshow as the Mayor of Mitcham, Councillor J. M. Davies raises the golden key, traditionally used in the ceremony. Made from gilded wood the key is lodged with the showmen and has been associated with Mitcham Fair for well over a century.