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image for Talk item typePhilip Astley Talk- By Charlie Cairoli at Newcastle College Performing Arts Centre

Talk, Mon 25 Sep 2017, free entry

Charlie Cairoli

Charlie Cairoli




Knutton Lane,
Newcastle under Lyme,

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Join world famous clown Charlie Cairoli for a lively conversation about Charlie's career, and the life and legacy of Philip Astley - father of modern day circus. The evening promises to be an entertaining and enlightening peek behind the scenes - celebrating Astley's legacy with a fun look at the serious business of clowning, circus & entertainment.

Charlie Cairoli first performed alongside his father, who was well known for his years at Blackpool Tower Circus and children's TV show ‘Right Charlie’. Charlie has enjoyed his own successful career, performing in circus, on television and in theatre shows and pantomimes throughout the country.

This is the first of our series of talks about Philip Astley - come along to find out more about the father of modern day circus, Astley's link to Newcastle-under-Lyme, and our plans to celebrate the 250th anniversary of circus during 2017-2018.

Please book via Eventbrite link.

Event details

Dates Times
Mon 25 Sep 2017 18:30 to 21:00


Free entry



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