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Tickets Competition for Family Favourite Zippo’s Circus

Published on: 9 Sep, 2017
Updated on: 17 Sep, 2017

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Family favourite Zippos Circus, presents a brand new production Jigit! celebrating the show’s sensational new equestrian and fearless acrobatic marvels.

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Performing in Bannister’s Field, Ashenden Road, Guildford GU2 7UN from Thursday, September 21 to Tuesday, September 26, Zippos Circus will welcome the thundering hooves of acrobatic Cossack riding into the UK circus ring for the first time in 30 years with the appearance of the Khadikov Jigit Riders from Kazakhstan.

Their astonishing and fearless  ‘jigitovka’ trick riding showcases beautifully the extraordinary relationship between man and horse and is a must see for all circus and equestrian fans.

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The legendary ‘Lucius Troupe’ the Brazilian daredevils in the Globe of Death. Photographer Piet-HeinOut.

Back by popular demand are Zippos’ 21st Century ‘Jigits’  – on motorbikes not horses – the Brazilian daredevils in the Globe of Death – the legendary Lucius Troupe. With their astonishing, break-neck speed loop-the-loop motorbike performance they are keeping the spirit of Jigitovka alive and well.

Plus hilarity from Alex the Fireman and new laugh-out-loud comic Emilion, juggler extraordinaire the record-breaking Nicolas Souren, the amazing Miss Kimberley on the swinging trapeze, real knife throwing and other marvellous and amazing acrobats and artists – all presented by the one and only Norman Barrett MBE, the world’s greatest Ringmaster with his mischievous Budgerigar pals.

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The World’s Greatest Ringmaster, Norman Barrett MBE with ‘laugh out loud’ comic, Emilion.

Tickets for the two hour show start from just £9 for adults (15 years and over) and £7.50 for children. Seats for ‘first night’ Preview Show are available for £7.50. Kids under 2 go free if they don’t occupy a seat.

Advance booking is recommended – book online and check tour dates at you can Dial-a-Seat tel: 0871 210 2100 (calls cost 10p per minute plus your phone company’s access charge).

You can also follow Zippo’s on : Facebook or Twitter.

For your chance to win one of five Family Tickets (2 adults & 2 children) for Zippo’s, just answer this simple question: Who are the Brazilian daredevils in the Globe of Death?

Send your answer to: Don’t forget to include your name and email address! Competition closes 12 noon on Sunday September 17.

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