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Spectacle & Wonder Booklet

13 page full colour booklet produced by the National Fairground & Circus Archive in the University of Sheffield

for the exhibition Spectacle & Wonder featuring Posters & other memorabilia from the CFA Archive.

On from 7th Nov 2016 to 2nd April 2017


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Vintage Roadscene Magazine: Circus Transport

Vintage Roadscene: Road Haulage Archive

Circus Transport: Lorries That Travelled With The Big Top.

113 pages with pictures in colour & B/w


Circus Mania - New Edition

Douglas McPherson presents Circus Mania

NB: New Edition contains an extra chapter Encore Back to The Circus 2017 Update

Circus Mania is an access-all-areas pass into this unique world, talking to trapeze flyers, clowns, big-cat trainers and sword-swallowers about their lives

Paperback Original 237 pages with photos in colour


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Bretagne Circus No.171 October 2014

French Publication


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Bretagne Circus No. 172 December 2014

French Publication


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Circus Posters - Hardback Book

A selection of 250 British posters from the archive of the Circus Friends Assiciation

128 pgs  - full colour


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Circus Posters - Ring bound Book

A selection of 250 British posters from the archive of the CFA

128 pgs - Full colour

Ring bound Book


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Clowns of Blackpool Tower

A tribute to over 100 years of Blackpool Tower Circus clowns

23 pgs - Photos B/w & colour


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Circus Press Agent - Softback book

The Life & Times of Roland Butler by Gene Plowden

NB: pages loose


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Circus Transport Photographs Vol.3

Over 250 Photos - Compiled by Adrian Corti


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Click below to download a sample copy of King Pole magazine

CFA News

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. May 2019


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 221 March 2019

Out Now
King Pole Extra: 218

Circus Performers

Celebrating 250 years of the Circus


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