Picture: TSPL
Picture: TSPL

13 pictures of people enjoying the Glasgow Fair holiday

It may be hard to imagine now but there was a time, not so long ago, when the whole of Glasgow would virtually shut down for the last two weeks of July.

It was known as the Glasgow Fair Fortnight, and in times gone by, factories, shipyards and businesses would close down completely, heralding a mass exodus of the city as workers and their families headed to the seaside to enjoy some well-earned time off. Today, on this year’s Fair Monday, we take a look back at people from Glasgow enjoying this holiday

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