Roll Up! Roll Up! Roll Up!
The Theming trend of the year has caravanned its way into town, or at least to an event near you… followed by an array of beasts, freaks and right royal Ring Leaders.
It’s the Circus!
Since its arrival into
Circus has long been held close to our hearts, perhaps sometimes for the most
questionable of reasons, those Victorians were a curious bunch! Even to a
stretched sense in current ‘civilised’ nations such as the Uk we still love to
gawp and poke a psychological stick at those who are different or even gifted. Immediately
echoed within the events industry, where at present Circus themed events,
playing on the Retro Revival are all the rage, without a clown in sight! Britain
A theme which allows an Events organizer oodles of creative scope, from aesthetics to activities, not to mention the performers! It would appear we’re not alone in our love of the old fashioned Big Top.
Other experiential examples of this apparent Cirque Craze being offered by the UK’s healthier than ever Festival Industry, no matter the audience whether families or creative’n’cultured types the added element of Circus always seems to please. This years Standon Calling has entirely adopted the lure of this vintage arty entertainment form. It’s fantastic to see like minded forwards thinking within the local industry engaging our local community here in Hertfordshire.
If Circus appeals then also check out
Southbank where the Wondergroud
Festival is now fully underway, with shows ranging from Canadian
Lumberjacks to a traditional Parisian Burlesque knee’s up! Something for the
clown or contortionist locked away in each of us. London
However, one aspect still entirely up for debate being clowns, funny or just creepy? Either way I ruddy loves em!