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The Father Of The Circus

Tuesday 1st May 19:00 - 20:15 at Leeds

"Rooooollll uuuupp! Roll up! Hear all about the great circus empresario Billy Buttons! One Night Only! Roll up! Roooooolll uuuupp!"


Steve Ward, author of the popular historical book "Tales From The Big House: Temple Newsam" returns to Leeds in grand style. His new book describes the life of Philip Astley (better known as Billy Buttons) notable for his creastion, 250 years ago, of the kind of circus that we are familiar with.

Tickets are free for this event but as seating is limited please register your place by phone 01132444588, twitter @wstonesleeds, or by asking at our ground floor counter.
Leeds Waterstones, Leeds
Tuesday 1st May 19:00 - 20:15

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