Do you remember your first circus?

On Wednesday 3rd January, Radio 3’s Free Thinking Programme hosted a discussion about the invention of the circus ring.

Andrew Van Buren (Van Buren Organisation, Philip Astley Project), Tom Rack (No Fit State Circus), Naomi Frisby and Professor Vanessa Toulmin (Sheffield University) discussed our fascination with running away with the circus and the sheer wonder of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Naomi Frisby.

ordinary people doing extraordinary things

Hosted by Matthew Sweet, this engaging and informative conversation will give you all the background you need to prepare for 2018 – the 250th anniversary of modern circus!


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