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Circus 1903

Experience all the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus when CIRCUS 1903 returns to the Southbank Centre this Christmas.

A range of dazzling new acts from around the globe will accompany favourites from last year, transporting audiences back to the wonders of the Golden Age of Circus. Undoubtedly the most charming puppet elephants on any stage, created the award-winning team behind War Horse, Queenie and Peanut will return for alongside Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade, and new for 2019, The Wheel of Death - a ginormous rotating apparatus featuring large metal hoops at each end in and on which our three performers will carry out eye-popping acrobatic skills whilst the wheel is rotating.

Joined by strong men to contortionists, acrobats to musicians, knife throwers, high wire and much more, CIRCUS 1903 will amaze, captivate audiences of all ages. CIRCUS 1903 is in town for three weeks only. Book now to avoid disappointment!


Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX

Cancellation Policy

No exchanges, no refunds after purchase.


Approx. 140 mins

How Does It Work

You will receive a booking confirmation email.

Please print the booking confirmation and bring it on the day, a minimum of 30 minutes before the performance start time. You will also need to present the card used to purchase the tickets as valid ID.

Suitable For Children

Ages 3+. Babes in arms are not permitted.


19th December 2019 - 5th January 2020

Where Do I Go

Royal Festival Hall

Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX

Royal Festival Hall

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, Lambeth, London SE1 8XX

Latest customer reviews

  • circus 1903

    24 January 2020

    This is an absolute must to see.

    Bob Drake Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • A magical show

    20 January 2020

    What a brilliant show this is. Bringing the world’s most talented circus acts together the Ringmaster (David Williamson) did a superb job relating this to a pantomime. The 15 odd minutes when he got four children up on stage was literally the funniest thing I have ever seen in my life. The show was a great reminder that nothing is impossible if you practice, perfect and present.

    Iain Alembick Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • 14 January 2020

    I’ve been to other local circus’s that have been just as good without paying all that money

    J Gibbs Confirmed ticket purchaser

  • Brilliant show

    10 January 2020

    This show far exceeded my expectations. If they come back for another season, then I will be there. Great showmanship. Very funny as well

    Karanszia Confirmed ticket purchaser

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