↑ Baroness Flutterby, a member of the Insect Circus.
Circus! – a major exhibition at Weston Park Museum, created in partnership between Museums Sheffield and the University’s National Fairground and Circus Archive – marks the 250th anniversary of circus in Great Britain (it runs until 4 November 2018). It is part of a major partnership project between Museums Sheffield, the University of Sheffield, Norfolk Museums Service and Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums; concurrent exhibitions are on show in Norwich and Newcastle. Supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Circus Performers: Extraordinary Feats from Ordinary People, in the exhibition gallery at the University’s Western Bank Library until 14 December 2018, examines the stories behind pioneering showmen and circus performers.