vintage circus acts...to help with inspiration if you are choosing to get some acts in for your party

vintage circus acts...to help with inspiration if you are choosing to get some acts in for your party

Knife thrower's board but instead water balloons, though I'm afraid they would try to hit assistant rather than not.

Knife thrower's board but instead water balloons, though I'm afraid they would try to hit assistant rather than not.

All Things Gypsy: A Brief History & Cultural Collective

All Things Gypsy: A Brief History & Cultural Collective

Hark! hark! the dogs do bark, The beggars are coming to town; Some in rags and some in tags, And some in silken gowns.* Some gave them white bread, And some gave them brown, And some gave them a good horse-whip, And sent them out of the town.

Unknown aerialist, circa 1900  (that was the original caption... but i did not think that silks were invented yet..)

Unknown aerialist, circa 1900 (that was the original caption... but i did not think that silks were invented yet..)

Circus stilts walkers | Stilts walkers | Walk around acts | Others | Performers | Entertainment Agency | Corporate Event Entertainment

Circus stilts walkers | Stilts walkers | Walk around acts | Others | Performers | Entertainment Agency | Corporate Event Entertainment

Piccolo the Elephant, Bertram Mills Circus, 1951, London.  Please, NEVER go to circus that uses performing animals. As cool as these old photos are, the reality for these poor animals is a horror and we should know better in this day and age. Please spread the word!

Piccolo the Elephant, Bertram Mills Circus, 1951, London. Please, NEVER go to circus that uses performing animals. As cool as these old photos are, the reality for these poor animals is a horror and we should know better in this day and age. Please spread the word!

Another idea for table settings - Each table is a different circus / freak show / carnival act"Circus performers of the past"

Another idea for table settings - Each table is a different circus / freak show / carnival act"Circus performers of the past"

Love the colors of these sketchbooks, themed with Allison Cole's circus illustrations.

Love the colors of these sketchbooks, themed with Allison Cole's circus illustrations.

The circus never dies,  The act forever haunts these skies,  I know we cannot stay. - White Lies, Farewell to the Fairground

The circus never dies, The act forever haunts these skies, I know we cannot stay. - White Lies, Farewell to the Fairground

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