Zippos Circus in Brighton - Celebrate the 250th Anniversary of the Circus, up to 50% off

Hove Lawns, Kingsway, Brighton

A circus treat for all ages!

Thursday 16th – Tuesday 28th August 2018

Suitable for 0-100 years

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A spectacle like no other as extraordinary equestrians, astonishing acrobats, comic clowns and dashing daredevils join together in the ring to pay homage to, Philip Astley inventor of the worldwide sensation that is the circus in 1768.

2018's show “LEGACY” will wow and amaze all ages as it celebrates the circus' past, present and future in this amazing new production.

  • See some of the amazing equestrian acts which first thrilled people in Georgian times
  • Including a recreation of a rarely seen and daring equestrian act called ‘The Courier of Saint Petersburg’
  • Daredevil Pablo will perform high in the Big Top atop a dazzling Space Rocket
  • Cuban acrobats the Hermansito Troupe, showing off their Springboard and Russian Bar skills
  • Witness a fearless aerialist swing and walk upside down 30 feet above the audience with no safety nets or wires.
  • Enjoy timeless comics, Totti and his wife, Charlotte, and Brazilian comic acrobat Paulo Dos Santos
  • Discover Capoeira - a Brazilian mixed martial art combining music, dance and acrobatics
  • Plus Ringmaster, Norman Barrett, MBE, will welcome back his colourful fun-loving budgies, a perennial hit amongst children and adults alike.


"Heartstoppingly Good Fun!" - Time Out

"You feel like an awestruck child!" - The Guardian

"One of the most thrilling circus acts I have ever seen!" - The Daily Express

"Zippos makes Cirque du Soleil look wimpish!" - Daily Telegraph 

LittleBird Top Tip

Did you know Zippos Circus holds an 'Animal Open House' on a Friday at 11am when families are able to see animals in their quarters, and their trainers will be on hand to answer questions. Admission is free, families are asked to register in advance via the email link below. For more info and to book, click here

Dates and Prices

Price Information:

  • £9.25 for Child Side View Ticket (2-14yrs), 36% off
  • £9.25 for Adult Side View Ticket, 50% off
  • Under 2's go free when seated on a parents lap



  • Friday August 17: 3pm & 7.30pm
  • Saturday August 18: 7.30pm
  • Sunday August 19: 12noon
  • Monday August 20: 3pm & 7.30pm
  • Tuesday August 21: 3pm & 7.30pm
  • Wednesday August 22: 3pm & 7.30pm
  • Thursday August 23: 3pm & 7.30pm
  • Friday August 24: 3pm & 7.30pm
  • Saturday August 25: 7.30pm
  • Sunday August 26: 12noon
  • Monday August 27: 7.30pm
  • Tuesday August 28: 3pm only
Need to Know
  • Ticket only valid for date purchased.
  • Duration of the performance is approximately two hours including an interval of approximately 15 mins.
  • Under 16's must be accompanied by an adult
  • Tickets are for Side View Seats. See seating plan here.
  • To check wheelchair access availability please call 07774 811811.
  • No booking required.
  • Non-refundable. 
How to Redeem
  • Please print your e-Ticket and present it at the box office for entry
  • Must arrive 30 minutes prior to show commencement.
  • You will receive your e-Ticket via email once you have purchased. 
Plan your Visit

Address and Contact Info

Hove Lawns, Kingsway
by King Alfred Leisure Centre

Nearest Station: Hove
Nearest Park: Urban Escapes
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