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Giffords Circus

The Garden | Folly Farm, Bourton-on-the-Water GL54 3BY, England
0845 459 7469
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Banbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Just about to book for 2014 and thought I would have a quick look at trip advisor to see if other people thought as I did. Our family went for the first time last year as my birthday treat and what a treat, good clean traditional fun, not like the sad circuses you see in the news, etc. my little... More

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Massa, Italy
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

this is BRILLLLLLLIANT and is so entertaining and fun for everyone and food is available and kids can come on at the end and so old fashioned but still not old!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

we took our grandchildren to the afternoon performance and they were entranced as were we. Good old fashioned fun, cant wait to go again next year, can recommend

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 via mobile

We go every year without fail. I love the fact that three generations go - from my 61 year old mother to my 1 year old daughter - and we all love it. If you're not convinced by circuses, then throw away your prejudices for Giffords, as it is unlike any other circus I have seen or heard of. It... More

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

A summer treat for all the family (tiny tots to 70+). I been to Giffords Circus a couple of times now and have found each show fun and fresh. Mr. Tweedy (clown) captivates the children and has a gentle prod at even the most serious of adults (you're at the circus cheer up!). I love the personal touches such as... More

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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

Been every year since it started gets better and better. The children love it especially Tweedy the clown. This year was more like a theatre show than a circus but it has great character of old fashioned England perfect for young and old.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

It is a magical experience at Giffords Circus. More of a dramatic performance with circus acts included, I strongly recommend this for groups and families. They tour the Cotswold / West Country and have performances on Commons and Village Greens that are great backdrops for the performances. Definitely buy a programme - another work of art.

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Painswick, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

Each year Giffords Circus creates a new show and takes it around the Cotswolds and nearby areas, setting up on village greens and doing 2 - 3 shows per day. The tent holds about 400 people, so the setting is intimate. This is not your typical circus, but there are circus acts and they are fantastic. The circus acts are... More

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Went with friends. Best to take a cushion as the benches are hard. It was very well organised and the ambiance was great. Edwardian style, excellent entertainment and superb musicians, acrobats, animal trainers, clown, singer and good storyline line. For all the family and they accommodate wheelchair users too. I didn't notice any loos for the disabled though, but I... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

Booked the tickets without knowing what to expect, my Oh my! We were not disapointed.It was one of the best evenings out for a long time.in Clever, funny, talented performers and musicians a veritable feast for the eyes,an extravaganza for the mind! pure bloody bliss!.

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