The Hoppings is back!
The world’s biggest travelling fun fair returns to Newcastle’s Town Moor from Friday, 19th June to Sunday, 29th June with over 300 rides and attractions.
A regular favourite with families and visitors across the North East and now in its 133rd year, Hoppings 2015 promises to be the biggest yet, bringing another ten fun-filled days to the region.
Watch out for the return of thrilling rides, such as AIR, Extreme and Crazy Mouse – sure to make even the bravest dare devils scream.
But that’s not all. This year, the amazing Newcastle Military Show will be taking place on Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st June – so there will be even more to see!
Thanks also to Trinity Mirror Group, publishers of the Newcastle Chronicle and Journal for their support.
We all look forward to seeing you there!
COMPETITONS AND PRIZES GALORE
From 1st June, look out for more fantastic competitions on Facebook and Twitter to get you in the mood for the big, official launch on Saturday 20th June.
Address Newcastle Town Moor, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 3DA
Date of event Friday 19th June to 27th June 2015
Opening Times Friday 19th June – 1pm – 10.30pm
Saturday 20th – official launch at 1pm
Sunday 21st – from 1pm
Monday 22nd to Friday 26th – from 2pm
Saturday 27th – from 1pm
Newcastle Military Show 20th-21st June
More information to follow.
Opening times to be announced soon.
How to get there
However you decide to travel, remember, entry is free to The Hoppings!
Access is via the Grandstand Road entrance near the Blue House roundabout.
Parking – there are many parking restrictions in Jesmond and Gosforth, so we strongly recommend that you park on site where it only costs £3 to park all day.
Pedestrians can enter The Hoppings via the main entrance on the Great North Road, via the car parking area on Grandstand Road, or from Claremont Road which will bring you onto the fairground at the southern end, near the fortune tellers.
BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT
You can travel by bus or Metro to the Hoppings. Alight at the Great North Road if travelling by bus, or at West Jesmond Metro station, if travelling by Metro.
Nexus can give you any travel information you need to get to and from The Hoppings!
Whatever your age, there are rides to suit everyone. All rides and attractions are individually priced.
Vouchers – Go to our vouchers tab to download as many vouchers as you need. You’ll save ££££s!
Your safety is our priority.
A fairground superintendent is on duty throughout the duration of The Hoppings. He can be found at the Control Centre next to the main entrance on the Great North Road.
Feeling unwell? The First Aid centre can be found at the main entrance on the Great North Road at the portacabins. St. John’s Ambulance Staff will also be patrolling the site.
Fairground ride operators reserve the right to prevent any passengers from using their ride if they feel that they are under the influence of alcohol on arrival.