The Blackpool Tower Circus

The Blackpool Tower Circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894 and has not missed a season since.

Wowing Audiences since 1894

From Mooky and Mr Boo's trip around the world to their wild western stand off in Buffalo Bill, the Endresz family's Blackpool Tower Circus show has wowed audiences and delighted families for over two decades!

Jaw Dropping Stunts & Comedy Capers

The show will not disappoint as it brings even more astonishing jaw-dropping stunts and comedy capers in what can only be described as the must-see show of the season. Mooky and Mr.Boo deliver belly-laughs aplenty with their hilarious slapstick antics teamed with edge of your seat death defying stunts from top class acts all over the world.

This years Circus Spectacular!

Don’t forget The Blackpool Tower Circus’ all-time favourites Mooky the Clown and Mr Boo still making audiences laugh and featuring amazing acts from all over the globe. Mooky and Mr Boo’s Circus Spectacular show will excite and delight! Show starts on April 1st 2017!

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Tickets & Prices

Did you know? Parties of 4 or more get a discount.

Online Saver

Save up to 21%

Our best value ticket - standard seating to watch Mooky and Mr. Boo's Circus Spectacular.

  • Adult (15+)
    £13.00
  • Child (3-14 years)
    £10.50
  • Toddler (Under 3)
    £5.95
  • Group of 4
    £43.00
  • Guaranteed Entry
  • Online prices will always be cheaper than on the door

2nd Row

Upgrade your seat to the 2nd row for a great view of this years acts.

  • Adult (15+)
    £16.95
  • Child (3-14 years)
    £13.95
  • Group of 4
    £55.00
  • Toddler (Under 3)
    £13.95
  • See Circus acts perform right in front of your eyes
  • Save when you book online

To book online, you must book at least 24 hours in advance

Circus VIP

Front Row Seats!

For a truly VIP experience, what this years Circus from the front row with a popcorn or ice cream and a drink - all included in the ticket price!

  • Adult (15+ years)
    £19.95
  • Child (3-14 years)
    £16.95
  • Toddler (under 3)
    £16.95
  • Group of 4
    £65.00
  • Watch Mooky and Mr Boo eye-wateringly close up
  • Save when you book online

To book online, you must book at least 24 hours in advance

Combine and Save

Book more of our great attractions and SAVE!

Eye + Circus

Save up to 19%*

Sky high views and jaw dropping stunts!

  • Adult (15+ years)
    £21.00
  • Child (3-14 years)
    £17.00
  • Toddler (Under 3)
    £5.95
  • Online prices will always be cheaper than on-the-door.
  • Families can get even bigger savings… up to 38%!

Eye + Circus + Jungle Jim’s

Save up to 37%*

Sky high views, Circus stunts and monkeying around

  • Adult (15+ years)
    £21.00
  • Child (3-14 years)
    £20.00
  • Toddler (Under 3)
    £8.95
  • Online prices will always be cheaper than on-the-door.
  • Combine and SAVE!!

Blackpool Big Ticket

Save up to 52%*
  • Adult (15+ years)
    £45.00
  • Child (3-14 years)
    £32.50
  • Toddler (Under 3 years)
    £8.95
  • Online prices will always be cheaper than on-the-door.
  • 7 great attractions, 1 great price

*Compared to individual attraction on-the-door prices


Show Times

Circus returning 1st April 2017!

Once the performance has started, you will be unable to take your seats until the interval.


Unique Experiences

For someone looking for that extra something special when visiting The Blackpool Tower Circus this year, we have the perfect packages for all...

Royal Box

For a truly VIP experience, upgrade your show tickets and book yourself and up to 5 other guests into the Royal Box to watch the Blackpool Tower Circus in style!

  • Up to 6 seats in the Royal Box
  • Choice of 1: Popcorn (sweet or salted) / Ben and Jerrys 100ml tub / Calippo
  • Choice of 1: Post Mix (coca-cola, diet coca-cola, fanta, oasis summer fruits) / Water

From £20 per show per person

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VIP Ringside Seats

Upgrade to a VIP ringside seat for the best seats in the house - the front row! Get eye wateringly close to the action. Your ticket will include:

  • Choice of 1: Post Mix (coca-cola, diet coca-cola, fanta, oasis summer fruits) / Water
  • Choice of 1: Popcorn (sweet or salted) / Ben and Jerrys 100ml tub / Calippo
  • From £16.95 per person
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The Clowns

Mooky

  • Full Name Laszlo Endresz
  • Where Were You Born Eastbourne
  • Where Do You Live Blackpool
  • How long have you been at The Blackpool Tower Circus 25 Years
  • Top circus skills Juggling, acrobatics, clowning around and music
  • Best achievement whilst in the circus Entertaining thousands of people and making them smile
  • Background Privately educated, worked all over the World and received several International Circus Awards
  • Who is your inspiration Scaramanga
  • Favourite food Salmon
  • Favourite colour Black
  • Favourite quote "The show must go on"

Mr. Boo

  • Show Name Mr Boo
  • Full Name Bubu Endresz
  • Where Were You Born Irvin in Scotland
  • Where Do You Live Blackpool
  • How long have you been at The Blackpool Tower Circus 25 Years
  • Top circus skills Juggling, comedy and music
  • Who is your inspiration Humanity
  • Favourite food Steak
  • Favourite colour Black
  • Favourite quote "The show must go on"

Famous Clowns

A Circus just wouldn't be the same without its clown. Interacting with the audience, bringing fun and laughter and generally linking the entire show together, the Circus Clown has a most important and demanding role.

Down the years, many Clowns have starred in the famous Tower Circus Arena. One of the first was Bob Kellino, who performed from 1897 – 1903. Between the two World Wars, Doodles became the Tower's most popular Circus Clown, performing with his sidekick Austin and ringmaster George Lockhart.

The famous Charlie Cairoli made his debut appearance at the Circus in 1939 and continued to make audiences laugh for over 40 years.

The present incumbent of the role is the incredibly talented Mooky, son of Tower Circus Director & Producer Laci Endresz Snr and the third generation from a famous family of Clowns.

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History

No other show has the rich heritage that The Blackpool Tower Circus Possesses.

A Unique Combination of fun, thrills and spectacular feats

Ever since The Blackpool Tower first opened, The Circus has been delighting audiences with its unique combination of fun, thrills and spectacular feats of skill and bravery by our Artistes from the four corners of the globe.

Until 1990 The Circus even featured wild animals performing in the ring including lions, tigers, polar bears and elephants. The cages and pens where they were kept were beneath the Arena and still exist today. Never missing a season, not even during the two World Wars, The Blackpool Tower Circus is Blackpool's longest running show. Step into the Circus Arena and you are literally stepping back in time. Dating back to 1894, it is the oldest permanent Circus Arena in the world. Sitting at the base of the great Tower, within the giant legs, the 110 x 110 foot Arena seats an audience of 1,300 people.

Circus Trivia

  • The Circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894, admission was 6d
  • The Circus has never missed a season since it began in 1894
  • The Circus is positioned at the base of The Blackpool Tower between its four legs
  • The present interior of The Circus was designed by the famous theatre designer, Frank Matcham, and was completed in 1900
  • Animals have not appeared in The Blackpool Tower Circus performances since 1990
  • Every Blackpool Tower Circus performance has concluded with a spectacular water finale. The Arena's unique design features a hydraulic floor which sinks and fills with 42,000 gallons of water in less than a minute

A Circus Family

Since 1991, The Blackpool Tower Circus has been home to the Endresz family, where they have created a Circus legacy that has become renowned worldwide.

Born in Hungary in 1945, Laci Endresz Snr is a sixth generation Circus family member who graduated from the Hungarian Circus Academy and spent 25 years perfecting the flying trapeze. His wife Maureen has an equally impressive pedigree, being a member of the famous Roberts Brothers Circus family, specialising in foot juggling and balancing.

They met in 1970, whilst Laci was performing with his brother Attila for Maureen's family's Circus. After 6 years in the UK, they travelled abroad performing in Hungary and Spain before eventually returning to England. Their three children, Kate, Laci Jnr and Bubu all followed them into the ring at an early age.

Laci Jnr, born in Eastbourne, made his first appearance as a Circus Clown at the tender age of 4! Although now synonymous with the character Mooky, Laci Jnr first drew international acclaim as a juggler, appearing with his sister Kate. He has worked in most of the leading Circuses in Europe, appeared on the Paul Daniels TV special three times, performed before the late HRH Princess Margaret in the Royal Command Performance and Prince Rainier in the Monte Carlo Circus Festival.

His younger brother Bubu has now also firmly established himself as a top Circus entertainer at The Blackpool Tower Circus.

2016 has seen a celebration of 25 years of the Endresz Circus family here at The Blackpool Tower Circus, showcasing similar astounding acts that have performed at The Tower Circus over the last 25 years.


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Groups (10+)

Plan an amazing group trip and enjoy great discounts!

Groups

Opens daily at 10am

Ballroom and Circus times depend on the time of year. Closing time also varies so be sure to check for your chosen visit date.

Opening Times

Schools and colleges

An amazing location for your next school trip.

Schools

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FAQS

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Accessibility

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Accessibility

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