VIDEO: The circus is coming to town!
Written byLeah Cassady
23 April 2013
The Moscow State Circus begins its brand new UK tour in Stafford. The infamous circus will be putting on their first show and wowing audiences tonight housed in an amazing state of the art big top in the beautiful historic surroundings of Shugborough Estate.
This years show features:
Award winning Flying Trapeze of Alievs White Birds.
The unbelievable roller skating of the Veslovskis.
Three bathing beauties swept up on the revolving Ariel Ring and the unique Yakovlev Vertical Pole Jugglers.
From the most demanding feats of strength from the hand balancing of Vladislav Khostik to the gorgeous & gracious Ariel sail of Natalia Goncharova.
Add to this mix, the Kozak whip crackers & the revolving Russian Swing, catapulting its 10 strong troupe high into the apex of the chapitou at breakneck speed.
We popped over on Monday to see how they were getting on and capture a few of their acts in rehersals, take a look at our video below.
The Moscow State Circus will be at the Shugborough Estate, Milford, Stafford, ST17 0XB from Tuesday 23rd April to Sunday 28th April. Shows will be on at 7.45pm Tuesday to Friday, 2pm, 5pm and 7.45pm on Saturday, and 2pm and 5pm on Sunday.
Tickets are available from www.ticketmaster.co.uk, or by calling 0844 856 5555, starting at £10 for adults.