If you want to know more about this 1983 fair there is a lot of great stuff on Derek's site: NR23 .
All I have are some dreamy memories and a few photos:
Below the right Irreverent Patrick Hornby "marries" a couple of fair-goers for the price of a drink. Nik Turner and pals serenade. The pyramid stage seen above belonged to Nik.
The Tibetans with their blue and white marquee and bus named "The Beast".
...........and as the sun went down a mist rolled along the river...........
Oh, and that is the same bridge that the Peace Convoy jammed the road with their trucks and confronted the police. The previous black and white picture of the pyramid stage shows where they broke through on the other side of the river where the horses are. Follow the link below gentle reader and all will be explained.....