Watch a sneak peek of Circus 1903’s Brazilian Wheel of Death!

The pulsating Circus 1903 returns to the Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall for a short Christmas season with a spectacular new show full of new acts - including the Brazilian Wheel of Death!

Watch the behind-the-scenes video of the jaw-dropping wheel in action below - it will get you and your child excited for when the circus comes to town from 19 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020!

But nothing compares to the delight your family will experience seeing the complete death-defying act up close in London for the festive season. Why not book your tickets after you’ve watched the video and treat your child to amazing daredevil entertainment for families?

Please read on to find out more about the show and information to help you book your day at the circus this Christmas.

Roll up, roll up to Circus 1903 this Christmas!

Come one, come all – see the circus like you’ve never seen it before in London for Christmas and New Year when Circus 1903 returns for a limited three-week run only from 19 Dec - 5 Jan!

Featuring a range of brand new acts to compliment the best-loved acts of last year, you’ll be delighted and astounded watching this troupe of amazing performers present death-defying stunts and mesmerising showmanship that brings back the golden age of the circus for modern audiences of all ages.

Circus 1903

Marvel at the jugglers, acrobats and contortionists. Wonder at the sensational puppetry - brought to life by the award-winning team behind War Horse - that puts elephants back in the ring. And get ready for the jaw-dropping Brazilian Wheel of Death which makes its first appearance in London during the show! Circus 1903 is old-fashioned, daredevil entertainment that never fails to excite and amaze!

We’re here to help

We want to help as many families as possible get their chance to see the show. Before you book, take a look at the helpful information below to assist you in planning your day out:

The show lasts approximately 2 hours and 20 minutes.

Suitable for children aged 3+

Free booster seats are available – just ask on the day.

Drinks and snacks available to buy before the show and at the interval.

If you have any questions or need help please don’t hesitate to contact us. You can email us any time at or call us on 0330 058 1585. We’re available Mon- Fri 9am - 6pm and 9am - 5pm weekends and bank holidays.

Circus 1903 visits London for three weeks only from 19 Dec - 5 Jan 2020. Book your tickets now before it’s too late.


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