Roll up, roll up to the greatest weekend of Circus


Join the Celebration of 250 years of Circus with Houndshill Shopping Centre from the 1st-3rd June between 11am-4pm, for what promises to be a fantastic, fun, Circus extravaganza that all the family to enjoy!

Direct from the world famous Blackpool Tower Circus special guests Mooky and Mr Boo will be showing off their incredible talents and laugh out loud antics.

Come and meet one of the world’s strongest ladies, Betty, a genuine strong woman. Watch her as she performs exhilarating feats of strength as she tears thick books in half, twists solid metal, snaps steel chains and shatters gender clichés, see her perform the Human Carousel – with all the elegance and grace of a lady.

Why not try your hand at circus skills, join Yuri and Tonya from Blackpool Circus School daily as they teach children of all ages how to juggle, balance, unicycle and hula their way to success. 

Prepare to be amazed by Blackpool born entertainer, Adrian Catch as he wows audiences with his daring and thrilling Circus skills. Adrian has packed in plenty of TV appearances and has performed for audiences all over the world.

One of Britain’s most talented Balloon Entertainers, Bob Wooding will be providing Balloon workshops daily. Bob has performed all over the world for prestigious events including the Children’s Royal Variety Performance.

With special dance and singing performances from the talented pupils at Mullin Theatre School, an independent dance school based in Blackpool and founded by Linda Mullin MIDTA.

That’s not all we’ve got an action packed weekend featuring unicyclists, stilt walkers and a whole host of FREE activities, performances and fun surprises along the way.

This event coincides with Great Ormond Street’s UK wide charity fundraising event ‘One Great Day’. All proceeds raised throughout the weekend will be donated to Aiming Higher and Great Ormond Street Hospital Charity.

Aiming higher is a Blackpool based charity established in 2011 for disabled children and their families. You can read more about the charity by visiting

For a full programme of activities and events, click here to download the programme.