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      Philip Astley, Circus Showman - From Westminster Bridge to the World in City of London


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      July 29, 2014

      Tuesday   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

      Aldermanbury
      City of London, Westminster EC2V 7HH

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      Philip Astley, Circus Showman - From Westminster Bridge to the World

      Mike Rendell discusses the 18th-century entrepreneur Philip Astley, called the founder of the modern circus. A brilliant equestrian, he started by giving riding lessons in the morning and putting on "a bit of a show" in the afternoon. It grew into a circus extravaganza which swept the globe.

      Includes a wine reception.

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