Circus 250

A short series of stories from the glory days of the Circus in Leeds, to mark the 250th-anniversary of the modern Circus. Click on a title below to read the whole story…

William Darby (Pablo Fanque) in Norwich and Leeds: Life and Death

William Darby (Pablo Fanque) and the Ghosts of the Past

Pablo is Coming!

Roll Up, Roll Up, the Circus Comes to Leodis