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250 years of Circus:Islington's acts, animals & auditoriums talk expired Free

Posted by: Circus250
Posted on: May 28, 2018
Category: Other Events
Type: In Person
250 years of Circus:Islington's acts, animals & auditoriums talk - Circus Events - CircusTalk
2018 marks the 250th anniversary of the world’s very first ‘circus’ in London. Local guide and historian guide Jiff Bayliss will recount tales and stories about the circus and circus acts in Islington from the ‘Aggie to Zippo via ‘Joey’.

Find out about the circuses that performed in the world’s largest arena (at the time) and the internationally famous acts that performed at this huge venue, as well as the life and times of the world’s most famous clown, Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), who worked and lived in Clerkenwell.

Image credit: Islington Local History Centre
Date: June 19, 2018
6:00 pm
Timezone: Greenwich Mean Time (Lisbon, London)
Application link:
Location: Finsbury Library
245 St John Street EC1v 4NB
London
United Kingdom

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