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The Blondin Gala 15 September 2018
The Blondin Gala 15 September 2018


Our closing summer spectacle The Blondin Gala was a celebration of the historic event when in 1861 international sensation Blondin completed a tightrope walk across The Piece Hall.

The Bullzini Family recreated this great high wire feat for this specially commissioned show for the big occasion, alongside an array of artists and performances including side show curiosities, vaudeville style street theatre, circus acts and magic making this an evening to remember.

The programme included: The Bullzini Family, Mark Mark, George Orange, Norvil & Josephine, Copperdollar, Artizani, Ian Marchant, Matt Bernard, Madame Zuccinni, Mat Ricardo and Circus 250 Caravan. 


Photos by Charlotte Graham Photography and Stu Johnston Photography

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The Piece Hall heritage regeneration project is also supported by Garfield Weston Foundation and The Wolfson Foundation.
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