Bartholomew Fair

Bartholomew Fair

Bartholomew Fair

Bartholomew Fair discusses the early market activities in the 17th and 18th century that take place in Smithfield. Both men and women pursue pleasure during these occasions to escape the limitations of life. In the end, they usually do not get anything they expect. The fair was meant to “delight all and offend none, “and this explains why everyone was after enjoying themselves. Sometimes people would engage in drunkenness and immorality due to the extreme entertainment during the fair.

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