Yorkshire Silent Film Festival is taking part in a nationwide celebration of the 250th anniversary of circus. Professor Vanessa's Performing Wonders features early films of dancing pigs, eye-popping circus performers, balancing wonders and other amazing sights. This extravagant musical showcase of the late-Victorian and Edwardian performance will be introduced by Professor Vanessa herself.
Curated and presented by Vanessa Toulmin.
Tickets £7, £6, £5.
Special thanks to Library of Congress, Lobster Films and the National Fairground and Circus Archive.