Saturday, March 17, 2018


Brigg Blog has happy childhood memories from the early 1960s of being taken to watch a circus on the Recreation Ground.
History is to repeat itself well over half-a-century later with the James Richards Circus visiting the Wrawby Road Rec over  Easter Bank holiday weekend 2018.
The circus will be coming to town from Thursday, March 29 to Monday, April 2.
Performances will be as follows:
Thursday: 6pm.
Friday: 5pm and 7.30pm.
Sunday and Monday: 2pm and 5pm.
Monday: 2pm.
Admission is £7 and an on-site ticket office will be open from 9am on  Monday, March 26.
Or call 07491 222714.
You can email
There's also a website
Or visit James Richards Circus on Facebook
On Twitter, message @Jamesrichardcircus
Back in the early 1960s there were animals at the circus that came to Brigg.
The poster for the James Richards Circus describes it as an "all human production."