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Circus Performers: Extraordinary Feats from Ordinary People

Posted on: Apr. 25, 2018
Category: Circus250 Programme
Circus Performers: Extraordinary Feats from Ordinary People - Circus Events
Showcasing rare and important items from the National Fairground and Circus Archive collections, the exhibition examines the stories behind the pioneering showmen and Circus performers who have thrilled audiences around the world. From the equestrian skills of Philip Astley to human cannonballs, visitors can discover the reality behind the amazing talents of acrobats, aerialists, animal tamers and clowns and learn what made and continues to make them so special.
Date: June 14, 2018 10:00 am - Dec. 14, 2018 6:00 pm
Location: National Fairground and Circus Archive, University of Sheffield Exhibition Gallery
Western Bank Library, 10 2TN
Sheffield
United Kingdom

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