Frequently Asked Questions
General Fair Information
What are the causes of gambling addiction?
What is gambling addiction?
Gambling for fun and enjoying it on occasion is relatively harmless and usually shouldn't lead to addiction. However, problem gambling can occur when the gambling spirals out of control and disrupts your life and those around you. Whether you bet on scratch cards, poker, slots, sports, or roulette, at the race track, online, or in a casino; addiction to gambling can lead to significant consequences. It can interfere with your personal and professional life and cripple you financially. You may even end up doing things you never thought you were capable of such as burdening yourself with increasingly mounting debt or stealing money to feed your gambling addiction.
How to stop gambling?
If you want to stop gambling, start with the following:
Is full recovery from Gambling Addiction possible?
After years of addictive, destructive behaviour, it is normal to ask is recovery from gambling possible. Although it may seem impossible, overcoming your addiction can happen. It takes hard work and effort and you need to be prepared to make some life-changing decisions. Do it for yourself and not for others – if you truly have the desire to recover, and armed with the correct, most up to date informstion for gamblers, then you can succeed.
How to help someone with a gambing addiction?
We are frequently contacted by the loved ones of those who are struggling with a dependence.
I have a gambling problem - what should I do?
If you have are concerned that you have a gambling problem or need help with gambling addiction then get in touch via the form below to arrange an initial consultation so we can advise on the best course of treatment.
Do you have a gambling addiction therapist near me?
Yes. We provide all our counselling online and cover all areas of the UK, however we have local hubs in London and Leeds with more opening soon. For more details see our Regional Hubs.
Carnival, Tickets and Wristbands
When are discount tickets available and where can I purchase them?
Discount tickets will be available in June and can be purchased via our secure online webstore.
What days are unlimited carnival ride days and how do I purchase wristbands?
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday.
How much do ride tickets cost?
20 Tickets ... $20.00 (buy before 6 pm on August 19th for half price.)
56 Tickets ... $50.00
Tuesday, Friday* and Sunday are hand-stamp days.
Ride all the rides from noon till closing for only $25
Livestock and Animals
When can I see the animals in the barns?
The animals will be available all week for you to see them and to talk to their farmers,
Can I pet the animals in the barns?
Please ask permission from the farmer before petting any of the animals at the fair.
Animals may bite or kick.
Members of the FFA - Future Farmers of America have plenty of opportunity for petting of baby ducks and chicks in the FFA building.
Can I feed the animals in the barns?
No. These animals are on strict diets for their health and safety.
What precautions should I take in the barns and after leaving the barns?
Children should be supervised at all times.