“A history of The Blackpool Tower Circus” a talk by Professor Vanessa Toulmin.
Heritage Blackpool and The Blackpool Tower proudly presents – “A history of The Blackpool Tower Circus” a talk by Professor Vanessa Toulmin.
Friday 6th July at 1pm
The Blackpool Tower Circus
We invite you to discover the unique and remarkable history of The Blackpool Tower Circus. Join Professor Vanessa Toulmin, historical advisor to Circus 250 and Chair in Early Film & Popular Entertainment at the University of Sheffield, as she examine some of the most important international acts to appear in the iconic Blackpool Tower Circus since 1894 including Female Fakirs Lady Clowns & The Flying Marvels. Lover of all things Blackpool Professor Vanessa has published four books on the resort including Blackpool Tower Wonderland of the World. Join us for a magical afternoon of discovery and learn more about our unique Circus history.
Supported by the Collections Fund delivered by the Museums Association.
Heritage Blackpool is delighted to be working in partnership with Professor Vanessa Toulmin and Blackpool Tower to showcase the unique and rich history of Blackpool Circus as it features in our amazing historical collections. This activity is support by funding from The Collections Fund delivered by the Museums Association.