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From founder of circus Philip Astley's astounding feats on horseback to today's strong women, Circus250 is celebrating London as the first City of Circus - 250 years of thrills, wonders and art in the capital since 1768. A Twitter day filled with images of circus past, present and future.


London - First City of Circus: An online celebration
9.00am to 9.00pm approximately 
FREE - @circus250 #Circus250#LondonCityofCircus

Join Circus250 in celebrating 250 years of circus in London, first city of circus where this fabulous, astounding, awesome art form was born in 1768.

On London History day, Circus250 is tweeting images of circus past, present and future and invites you to share yours - whether a family visit or from a local archive. Let us see your circus pictures and memories, in recognition of London as the birthplace of an art form that travelled around the world.

Circus is diverse and exciting - just like the capital. It's the diversity circus this Circus250 Twitter day celebrates. Look forward to celebrating with you.

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Graphic silhouette of Big Ben represented in green red and blue. Text reads: London History Day
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