30 Jul 2018

Gentrification threatens Glasgow’s carnival families

Scotland Correspondent

More than 4,000 people work in Scotland’s carnival yards; families whose heritage goes back centuries.

Many of them live in Glasgow, but say they are being pushed out by the city’s fast moving regeneration – including in Govan, where a £17 million development is being built.

We’ve been to meet the people who’ve been providing the rides and thrills at fairs and festivals for years.