Hosted by Yorkshire’s own Professor Vanessa, join us for an afternoon of spectacular and remarkable entertainments celebrating the 250 anniversary of Circus. Featuring early films of dancing pigs, circus performers, balancing wonders and other amazing sights, this extravagant musical showcase of the late-Victorian and Edwardian performance is a unique chance to see some of the most unusual and fascinating early films from archives around the world.
Performing live: Jonny Best
90 mins total
Special thanks to Library of Congress, Lobster Films and the National Fairground and Circus Archive.