Nieuw Circus, Ghent

The New Circus, also called Winter Circus, is a former winter circus and hippodrome located in the Belgian city of Ghent, which was located in a present still existing building near the Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat. It is bordered by the Lammerstraat, Platteberg and Korianderstraat and came on … Continue readingNieuw Circus, Ghent

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l’Hippodrome de Douai

Besides being a circus building with an original shape, the The Hippodrome is also noted for its classic design, with its pediment and columns.Many circus buildings, organized around a circus ring, have been built in the nineteenth century. Only seven originals still exist in France … Continue readingl’Hippodrome de Douai

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Cirkusbygningen, Copenhagen

In 1884, Fritz Petersen, a master carpenter, purchased the site on Jernbanegade, next to Axeltorv, for DKK 954,000. The Circus Building was then built. It was designed by the architect H. V. Brinkopff, while the beautiful horse-racing frieze, which encircles the outside of the building, … Continue readingCirkusbygningen, Copenhagen

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Tower Circus, Blackpool

The Tower Circus first opened to the public on 14 May 1894 and has not missed a season since. The Blackpool Tower is a big Eiffel Tower like structure with a big building as its base. The circus is located directly between the four tower … Continue readingTower Circus, Blackpool

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Cirque Jules Verne, Amiens

The nineteenth century is a circus one. The rise and succes of traveling circuses, all over Europe, is launching a major movement of constructing circus buildings throughout France. The decision to build one in Amiens was taken in 1887 in honour of the centenary of … Continue readingCirque Jules Verne, Amiens

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Cirque Berserk REGENERATE

Piet-Hein Out – Circus Photographer was present again at Hyde Park WinterWonderland to provide them with pictures of Zippos Christmas Circus and the brand new spectacular production REGENERATE of Cirque Berserk. As usual Piet-Hein Out also designed the Souvenir Brochure.

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