ShowWorld At Padstow Vintage Rally 2017

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ShowWorld At Padstow Vintage Rally 2017 Yes, it's that time of year again! This June 30th to July 2nd, ShowWorld UK will be providing arena entertainment for the 2017 Padstow Vintage Rally. Click here to find out more about this yearly event Here are the Acts ShowWorld will be providing: Dingle Fingle will also be […]
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The Golden Age of Circus

The Golden Age of Circus: The Show of Shows; 100 Years of Vaudeville, Circuses, and Carnivals Roll up, roll up for an unforgettable experience! This film tells the story of itinerant circus performers, cabaret acts and vaudeville and fairground attractions. Rarities and never-before-seen footage of fairgrounds, circus entertainment, freak shows, variety performances, music hall and […]
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The Wheel Of Death Comes To London In April!

If you’ve ever seen a performance of The Wheel Of Death, you’ll know how magnificent, yet absolutely terrifying to watch, it is. If you haven’t seen it in action, or even heard that it was a thing, here’s a bit about it: The Wheel of Death, in the context of acrobatic circus arts, is a […]
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Review Cirque Berserk

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Cirque Berserk . It was an honour to be invited by Martin ‘Zippo’s Circus’ Burton to see his new show at Brent Cross Presented with five Star press reviews and with friends saying to me ’you must see this show’.  My two children and I set off for a half term treat to see what everyone was […]
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Circus History | Bert Leo

Here’s a bit of circus history for you… “Bert Leo in a Hippo’s mouth”. Bert Leo’s real name was James Leo Duffy. He was born 13 Apr 1882 in New Castle, Lawrence County, PA. He started out by performing as an acrobat in a vaudeville show in 1900. He later joined the circus and became […]
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Things You Never Knew Animals Could Do

Here at ShowWorld, we occasionally work with animals, so we know that they’re smarter than your average bear – but, did you know animals are a lot more like us than we’d like to think? We hope you enjoy this infographic; and if you have any smart animal stories, we’d love to hear them in […]
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Like Father, Like Daughter

Showmanship clearly runs in Dingle Fingle’s family, as his daughter Teal Grindle performed a beautiful beam routine to secure the silver medal for her team of junior British gymnasts! The junior women caused quite a stir before these championships as their results and style were noticed by many fans across the world. Their team silver […]
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Swan Lake As You’ve (Probably) Never Seen It

To say the Chinese State Circus is merely a show is grossly to underestimate it; it is the embodiment of a traditional art form which can trace its history back over 2000 years. The presentation lives and breathes with the enthusiasm of its acrobatic artistes whose whole lives centre in the performance. The result is […]
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Cirque Noir

The circus isn’t always all light and laughter, as the following photos will show… (although it’s a lot better since the freak show days) Sad and tired clown: Z shaped woman – old circus freak: The Living Skeleton by jack_mord, – Carte de visite. On the back of this photo is handwritten: “I.W. Sprague Age […]
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Dingle Fingle & Kangaroo Kid Delight At Northumberland County Show

From ShowWorld’s Dingle Fingle to the Kangaroo Kid, thousands of people baked in the spring sunshine at this year’s Northumberland County Show. More than 23,000 people are thought to have visited Bywell Hall, in Stocksfield, Northumberland, for the annual agricultural show. And while livestock classes included the finest examples of cattle, sheep, horses, dogs, alpacas […]
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