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Circus 1903 at Royal Festival Hall - The Hit Family Extravaganza Returns, Up to 34% off

Royal Festival Hall, London

"Stunning. Astonishing." - LA Times

19 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020

Suitable for 3+ years

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This Christmas experience the thrills and daredevil entertainment of a turn-of-the-century circus. Circus 1903 returns to Southbank Centre, with new acts for 2019 including the Brazilian Wheel of Death.

Featuring acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, trapeze and high wire performers and more, Circus 1903 will captivate and transport audiences of all ages to the mesmerising Golden Age of the circus. 

  • "The Greatest Showman meets Warhorse in a dazzling treat" The Express 
  • Roll up! Roll up! The sell-out circus experience returns bringing magic and wonder to Christmas once again 
  • Includes sensational life-sized elephants stunningly created by puppeteers from War Horse, putting elephants back in the ring as never before.
  • A huge cast of jaw-dropping and dangerous acts from all corners of the globe.
  • Featuring acrobats, contortionists, jugglers, trapeze and high-wire performers and more
  • Transports audiences of all ages to the golden age of circus
  • "Heart-stopping. A great night's entertainment." - Sydney Morning Herald
  • In town for three weeks only!
Dates and Prices


  • Saturday 21st December - 11am and 7.30pm
  • Sunday 22nd December - 11am and 7.30pm
  • Monday 23rd December - 7.30pm
  • Thursday 26th December -3pm and 7.30pm
  • Friday 27th December - 11am, 3pm and 7.30pm
  • Thursday 28th December - 11am, 3pm and 7.30pm
  • Sunday 29th December - 11am and 3pm
  • Monday 30th December - 7.30pm
  • Wednesday 1st January - 3pm & 7.30pm
  • Thursday 2nd January - 11am and 3pm
  • Friday 3rd January - 3pm and 7.30pm
  • Saturday 4th January – 11am, 3pm and 7:30pm
  • Sunday 5th January - 11am and 3pm

Price Information: 

  • £15 for Balcony, 25% off
  • £19.50 for Rear Stalls or Balcony, 34% off
  • £29.50 for Rear Stalls, 25% off
  • Both adults and children will require a ticket
  • Please note: Babes-in-arms will not be admitted. All children must be old enough to occupy their own seats.
  • To see a Seating Plan, please click here.
Need to Know
  • Circus 1903 is fun for all the family. As a note to anyone who wants to bring young children, the show is suitable for ages 3+
  • Running time 2 hours plus interval
  • To see a Seating Plan, please click here.
  • Tickets required for both adults and children.
  • Only valid for the date and time you purchase for.
  • Tickets are allocated by the box office and not by LittleBird
  • Seating is allocated within the price band you have purchased or higher and all tickets purchased together under the same name will be sat together.
  • Please note we cannot guarantee the specific seating allocation but seating will be allocated by best available.
  • Please note that the circus acts performed are carried out by professionals in a highly controlled environment and are not suitable to attempt at home.
  • No refunds or exchanges.
How to Redeem
  • Please print out your e-Ticket
  • You will receive your e-Ticket via email once you have purchased.
  • You will need to exchange your e-ticket at the Royal Festival Hall  Ticket desk.
  • Tickets will be ready for collection an hour before the performance.
  • Early collection is encouraged and advised to save queues at the desk.
Plan your Visit

What makes Royal Festival Hall family friendly

Wheelchair accessible
Wheelchair accessible

Address and Contact Info

Royal Festival Hall
Belvedere Road

Nearest Station: Waterloo
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