Links Market


Links Market

The Links Market in Kirkcaldy, Fife is Europe's longest street fair [cite web | author=Fife Council | year=2007| title=Kirkcaldy Links Market | work=www.fife.gov.uk | url=http://www.fife.gov.uk/events/index.cfm?fuseaction=event.display&objectid=396160E4-AA00-D5D8-D50F212540A4E4D3 | accessmonthday=March 23 | accessyear=2007 | quote = Europe's longest and most modern street fair stretching along the Esplanade for 6 days of thrills and spills for all ages.] and the oldest in Scotland. Established in 1304, the annual six-day event attracts between 200,000 and 300,000 visitors [cite web | author=Fife Council | year=2007| title=Kirkcaldy Links Market 2007 | work=www.fife.gov.uk | url=http://www.fife.gov.uk/yourtown/index.cfm?fuseaction=event.display&town=F4CE47C8-8E20-4229-92DF6169F7EB7E4D&objectid=E3302D81-E7FE-C7EA-0CDE62589709582D | accessmonthday=March 23 | accessyear=2007 | quote = the event regularly attracts between 200,000 and 300,000 visitors over 6 days in April] to the town. 2004 was the 700th anniversary of the event, with 225 attractions and more than an estimated half a million visitors. [cite web | author=Fife Council | year=2007| title=Links to the past bring events up to date | work=www.fife.gov.uk | url=http://www.fife.gov.uk/news/index.cfm?fuseaction=feature.display&objectid=64A6EB2F-0DDB-4914-ADC1B0159E9682E1 | accessmonthday=March 23 | accessyear=2007 | quote = These superlatives add up to the Kirkcaldy Links Market, this year celebrating its 700th anniversary...] The Links Market is held along the town's seafront — still one of the longest developed seafronts in Europe.The Links Market is also (Un-Officially) The largest Street Fare in Europe.

References

External links

* [http://www.linksmarket.org.uk/ The Links Market]


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