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Circus:Circus of Horrors Revamped & Rocking Adult Show at The Hippodrome Circusadd to shortlist

Circus, from 5 Mar 2021, £21

Circus of Horrors

Circus of Horrors

Circus of Horrors

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Circus Of Horrors first unleashed its macabre delights on unsuspecting audiences at Glastonbury in 1995. Since then, this grimly entertaining spectacle of the amazing and the bizarre has toured the world, reached the finals of Britain’s Got Talent, set a Guinness World Record (for the most vampires in one place at one time – 1,040, if you’re keeping score), became the first UK circus to perform in Russia and entertained festivalgoers at Download, Reading and Leeds, Fuji Rock Festival, Wacken and many, many more. It’s even popped up on Judge Rinder, The One Show, This Morning and Daybreak, fulfilling its mission of “taking the extreme to the mainstream”.

The dark and deviant acts at a typically atypical performance mix together a witch’s brew of the rock theatrics of an Alice Cooper show with a heady combination of burlesque, steampunk, gothic horror, black comedy and Victorian freak shows. Over the years, Circus Of Horrors has accumulated enthusiastic reviews from celebrity fans including Graham Norton, Scott Mills, David Hasselhoff and Simon Cowell. Britain’s Got Talent judge Amanda Holden compared it to “Rocky Horror on acid”.

As part of the show’s 25th anniversary, it teamed up with seminal punk band The Damned and the world-famous Hammer House of Horrors for a show at the London Palladium, preceded by a funeral procession through the West End. In September 2020, Circus Of Horrors announced further 25th anniversary celebrations in the form of a series of COVID-secure performances.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groups

Disabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 5 Mar 2021 20:00
Sat 6 Mar 2021 16:00 20:00



St Georges Road,
Great Yarmouth,
NR30 2EU


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Disabled accessDisabled access


See location of The Hippodrome Circus on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 530071  Lat: 52.60277 Long: 1.73567

By Road:
Just behind the 'Circus Circus Arcade' on Marine Parade.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Great Yarmouth station

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls