BLAKE’S CIRCUS FIRST OUTING WAS ON 12TH APRIL 2018 WITH A WORK IN PROGRESS SHARING AT NO FIT STATE’S CIRCUS VILLAGE IN NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME
CIRCUS, PAST PRESENT AND FUTURE
Project in Newcastle-under-Lyme in partnership with New Vic Theatre.
Circus Past Present and Future is a project run by New Vic Theatre, celebrating 250 years of Circus in 2018. Bringing together national and international partners incvliudong NoFit State Circus and the Victoria and Albert Museum with circus expert such as Academic Advisor Professor Vanessa Toumlin (University of Sheffield) this will be an extraordinary year of events taking place in Newcastle-under-Lyme that will spectacularly showcase the art form in its anniversary year.
Taking place between March and August, the programme will see Newcastle-under-Lyme, birthplace of Philip Astley, the father of modern circus, become a hub of celebratory activity as it joins with the national celebrations of circus.
No Fit State- Big Top - Circus Village Newcastle-under-Lyme
Ryecroft, Corporation Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 2 Nearest train station: Stoke on Trent.