Don't miss the greatest magical illusions in the UK with legendary Gerry Cottle's ‘The Magic Circus’ touring in Somerset!

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October 09, 2017

Local businessman and owner of Wookey Hole Caves, and the local Circus School which was set up in 2007, legendary Circus Master, Gerry Cottle brings his highly successful South West tour of ‘The Magic Circus’ to its grand finale in the county of Somerset, where he lives and works. And it’s a family affair, with four generations of Cottle’s performing and working in the show.

The SW tour culminates with two shows, Moorlands in Taunton 4th – 8th October, and Mid Somerset Showground, Shepton Mallet 10th – 15th October. A unique magic and illusions show combined – the only one of its kind in the UK, ‘The Magic Circus’ brings Las Vegas to the South West, showcasing young talent and international stars from around the world!Don’t miss the opportunity of seeing this sparkling spectacle from the new tip-up tiered theatre style Big Top seating up to 850, with the electric atmosphere of Britain’s most established family extravaganza.

Gerry draws upon his 50 years in circus to provide an awe-inspiring line-up of the World’s greatest acts in circus, comedy and magic for live entertainment to thrill and astonish all ages. Wild, wonderful and out-of-this-world, ‘The Magic Circus’ brings together amazing acts with an infectious soundtrack and the latest lights and technology and dazzling energy – family entertainment for the modern age.

Expect the unexpected with another UK first, Gerry Cottle presents ‘The Queens of Magic’ - all female illusionists with up to six ladies per show, led by mother and daughter act: Sarah Cottle and Ellen Ramsay and their group known as MAGiQUE. Girls with attitude showcasing their larger-than-life Las Vegas style illusions. Traditionally it’s the ladies who end up in pieces or as targets; with MAGiQUE, however, it’s the girls who cut the man in half!

Home-grown UK talent includes The Wow Stars, a troupe of ten hugely talented young performers who will astound you with their unbelievable daredevil acts high in the roof of the big top, on unicycles, roller skates and outstanding juggling skills. You won’t believe your eyes with the amazing acts in the air including: The Sky-high Motorbike – upside down on the high wire ‘Duo Roma’.

And there’s fabulous entertainment from World-class acts with Gordon Marquez the Mexican madcap juggler and ‘The Veslovski’, Russian whip-cracking Cossacks. From Africa, The Tanzanian Tornadoes, and the truly International fire finale is Rocking Around the World…

World-renowned Circus Master, Gerry Cottle said: “Be prepared to be amazed with this modern and very different show featuring young talents offering good value, and fun entertainment for all the family. It’s got my name on it and I promise you a great show like no other, with a whole world of live entertainment for all the family – you’ll have the time of your life!”

Tickets starting from as little as £8. Family super saver (family of four must include at least 1 child) Grandstand £32 - VIP Ringside £40 for the best seats in the house.

To book call: 0845 835 5050 or visit:

See coverage on: Somerset Life

See coverage on: Somerset Live