Line-up unveiled for Whitsun circus

  • 19 May, 2019
  • Entertainment
  • On the pier


A stellar line-up of top circus acts from
around the world has been unveiled and will be appearing at the end of Clacton
Pier over the Whitsun holiday.

The fun gets under way on Saturday May 25 and
will continue until Sunday June 2 with two daily shows.

The ever-popular Clown Phillipo will be returning
to head the talented cast with a whole new array of mischief throughout the

He will be getting the audience involved in
his act and is looking forward to coming back to the town for the nine days.

Clown Phillipo will be backed up by Miss
Caroline on the swinging trapeze as well as her exciting hula hoop routine.

Miss Xsenia from Russia will be performing on
the low wire and the fast action continues with Africa United with their hoop
diving, limbo and acrobatics from this four strong male team. The line-up is
completed by Miss Evangeline on the aerial chains.

Clacton Pier Circus is being presented by Fantasia
in the Jolly Roger Arena with shows costing £7 at 2.15pm and 4pm every day.

Pier Communications Manager Nigel Brown said
it will be the third season that this family entertainment has been brought

“It’s the perfect live show for the end of the
Pier which will appeal to all ages and the circus will not involve any animals,”
he added.

“The kids will love it – and grandparents won’t
be disappointed with this traditional circus.”

The Jolly Roger Arena is converted into an
intimate circus arena seating around 300 people and tickets can be booked
online at or
bought on the day.

The show lasts for one hour, twenty minutes
with a ten minute interval.

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