Out There Festival in Great Yarmouth Is Back to Celebrate 250 Years of Circus  - CircusTalk

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Out There Festival in Great Yarmouth Is Back to Celebrate 250 Years of Circus 

Great Yarmouth’s annual international feast of all things circus and street arts is integrated into the Circus250 event series this year, celebrating the 250th anniversary of the first ever circus, which was staged in 1768 in London by showman Philip Astley.
The Out There International Festival of Circus & Street Arts takes place all over the town center and seafront from September 14-16, 2018 – and it’s completely free! In its 11th year, this popular festival is a spectacular riot of color, thrills, spills with an impressive line up of circus shows from all over the world. Over the last decade Out There has built a reputation for presenting the weird and wonderful, the outrageous and outstanding. Recent study showed that Out There directly contributed almost £1,200,000 to the Great Yarmouth economy. This year the festival is also part of the Circus250 celebrations, for which Great Yarmouth and Norwich have been officially appointed as one of only six UK Cities of Circus. The big headline event comes from French street arts titans, Marseilles based Générik Vapeur, who will be returning to Great Yarmouth to collaborate with Gorilla Circus. Together they will create a special world exclusive Ci...
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