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Le Manège, Reims

Le Manège, Reims – France History In 1880 the city youth asked for an equestrian riding school to be build. Several years later the Lord Mayor Édouard Werlé (1801-1884) took this idea and took it to the next level. He created the concept with a combination of a gymnasium, riding school and permanent circus. He

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Brighton Hippodrome Inside the dome by Circus photographer Piet-Hein Out

Hippodrome, Brighton

Hippodrome, Brighton What started out as an Ice-rink became a circus designed by the famous English theater and circus architect Frank Matcham. After a refurbishment it functioned as a theater from 1902 to 1964 after which it became a bingo hall from 1967 to 2006. For years it was a derelict building for which several

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Académie Fratellini, Paris

Académie Fratellini, Paris Annie Fratellini The Fratellini Family is a well known circus family in France. After the immense popularity of the Trio Fratellini Clowns. The Clown trio consisted of Paul (1877–1940), François Fratellini (1879–1951) and Albert Fratellini (1886–1961). On of their descendants was Annie Violette Fratellini (1932–1997), fourth generation granddaughter of Paul and daughter

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