Talk: Pablo Fanque’s Fair and The Victorian Circus by Gareth Davies

Talk: Pablo Fanque’s Fair and The Victorian Circus by Gareth Davies

Date/Time
Date(s) - 07/12/2018
11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location
Time and Tide Museum


Pablo Fanque is the first recognised Black circus proprietor in Britain, was born in Norwich.  This talk uses his career to explore the growth of circus as an entertainment form and its contribution to popular culture. It covers the origins of circus; the circus apprentice system; moral attitudes towards women and children performance in the circus; the role of prejudice, race and entrepreneurism within Victorian society.

Booking essential, tel: 01493 743930

Museum Pass Holder £2.50, Adults £3.50

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