In 1768, Newcastle-under-Lyme’s famous equestrian and cavalryman, Philip Astley created the circus ring and invented the circus form.As part of... Read More
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Convention and Conference Announced
‘The birthplace of the father of circus’ plays host to a series of events in April 2018 to start the national celebrations for 250 years of circus.
Circus Past, Present & Future
Circus Past, Present and Future is project led by New Vic Theatre, celebrating 250 years of circus in 2018. Bringing together national and... Read More