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Coming in September 2016

  • UK Reviews: Uncle Sam's; Wonderland; Santus; Great Yarmouth Hippodrome, Giffords.
  • Don Stacey's Odessa file, 5th festival in Ukraine
  • International reviews: Arnardo in Norway; John Cooper revisits Denmark
  • Obituaries: Noe-Noe Ernie Stevenson; Michu; Pete Cristiani; Stewart Waghorn RCA.
  • 2016 Circus Directory of the British Isles
  • Postwar circuses in Skegness Winter Gardens
  • Irish reviews and news: Tom Duffy & Son's; Gerbola; Fossett's 2nd Unit; Charles Chipperfield's.
  • News, book news; feedback;
  • Announcing the Open Day to view the CFA Circus Archive, now in the NFA, University of Sheffield.


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CFA News

CFA Annual General Meeting 2019

The CFA AGM day will take place in Great Yarmouth on Saturday 13th April, 2019 at the Time and Tide Museum and will include a visit to Pirates Live at the Great Yarmouth Hippodrome. 

CFA Rally to Zippos Circus 2019

Easter Saturday, April 20th 2019 - Zippos Circus Blackheath, London

CFA Rally to Circus Fantasia 2019

Saturday August 24th 2019 - Circus Fantasia Essex

CFA Rally to Southwold Summer Circus 2019

Planned for Saturday August 10th 2019


Shop News

New In:

Circus Photo Magazine No58 February 2019

Circus Model Magazine No 26

The Greatest Posters on Earth

250 Years of Circus Poster Art by Steven B Richley

Coming soon:

Circus Backstage series Volume 3 Zirkus Charles Knie


Now on Sale:

Circus Photo Magazine No58

Circus Models Magazine No 26

Circus Models Magazine Volumes 1 to 25

King Pole Back Issues

King Pole Extra Back Issues

Out Now
King Pole 220 December 2018

Out Now
King Pole Extra: 218

Circus Performers

Celebrating 250 years of the Circus


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