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Philip Astley Plaque

A Plaque in memory of Philip Astley is to be unveiled on Easter Monday 2nd April 2018 close to the site of Astley`s first circus performance. The unveiling will be preceded by a parade involving horses from Zippo`s Circus and other circus performers plus Chris Barltrop as Philip Astley. The site is close to Waterloo East Railway Station. The Parade will assemble at 11.00am in Whittlesey Street, and then walk down Roupell Street. The event will finish at around midday and is open to the public and CFA members.


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Circus Show of Shows

Circus Show of Shows - Time & Tide Museum Gt Yarmouth - 6th October 2018 - 3rd March 2019

CFA Annual General Meeting 2019

The CFA AGM day will take place in Great Yarmouth on Saturday 13th April and will include a visit to Pirates Live at the Great Yarmouth Hippodrome. Booking Forms with the December King Pole.

2018 CFA Photographic Competion

Congratulations to this years winners:

Andy Payne & Cathy Cooper


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