Extreme Circus Manchester

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This year a new death-defying and extreme circus is launching in Event City in Manchester, celebrating 250 years of circus performances with the ultimate show to remember.

From February 9th until February 25th, Event City, Manchester, will be hosting Circus Extreme. A one-of-a-kind performance, that has been five years in the making and features some of the most talented performers in the world. 
Extreme Circus Manchester
Extreme Circus Manchester
Because of its diverse and cultural background, Manchester was specifically chosen as the location for Circus Extreme. As a major centre of the creative industries and the third most visited city in the entire United Kingdom, where better than to celebrate the vibrant, artistic and awe-inspiring nature of the circus.

Extreme Circus Manchester
Merging modern and contemporary styles with extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, audiences will be amazed by the jam-packed Circus Extreme with show-stopping performances that will have you on the edge of your seat.

Acts include the Danguir Troupe, who will be preforming a high wire and double wheel of death stunt which has never been seen before in the UK, with leader of the troop, Mustafa Danger, flying in all the way from Africa for the performance.

Just back from its European tour, the extreme FMX team will be bringing you its jaw-dropping stunts to the Big Top as our pilots fly through the air displaying cliff-hangers, nac nacs and supermans to name a few. Battling for air space, our resident riders are sure to get the adrenaline pumping as they defy gravity with incredible mid-air backflipsOur stunt riding team will also be performing the Globe of Death. The most death-defying act ever completed, as the group experience G-force similar to that of a fighter pilot. Watch as they loop vertically and horizontally all while encased in a mesh sphere. This really is one for the petrolheads!

Extreme Circus Manchester
Extreme Circus Manchester

World famous Henry the Prince of Clowns, a legendary figure in the circus industry, will be keeping the audience amused throughout the show, while Laserman will also be putting on his internationally-renowned act, firing lasers from his fingers, engulfing the whole of the big top in this sensational immersive act transporting the audience into a
sci-fi world.

On top of this there will be the Cloud Swing, Trapeze, Body Twisting Contortion who can fire an arrow from a long bow, with her feet!! High Table Rolla balancing of 5 moving cylinders, while playing guitar and our troupe of dancers performing their acts all with unique twists, many of which have never been seen before in the UK.

Extreme Circus Manchester

This really is an event with something for everyone, if you’re a petrolhead, theatre-goer, thrill seeker or wanting to see one of the greatest shows of its time, make sure to get your tickets fast.

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Win a family ticket!

We’re giving two Explore Buxton readers the chance to win x2 family tickets to the show (can be used at any date), *terms and conditions apply. Head over to our Facebook page and all you need to do to enter is ‘Like’ and ‘Share’ the post, good luck!

Show Dates:

Venue address: Manchester, Phoenix Way. Stretford. Manchester. M41 7TB.
Friday 9th 7.45pm
Saturday 10th 3pm & 6pm
Sunday 11th 2pm and 5pm
Monday 12th no shows
Tuesday 13th 5pm & 7.45pm
Wednesday 14th 5pm & 7.45pm
Thursday 15th 3pm & 7.45pm
Friday 16th 3pm & 7.45pm
Saturday 17th 3pm & 6pm
Sunday 18th 2pm & 5pm
Monday 19th no shows
Tuesday 20th 5pm & 7.45pm
Wednesday 21st 5pm & 7.45pm
Thursday 22nd 3pm & 7.45pm
Friday 23rd 3pm & 7.45pm
Saturday 24th 3pm & 6pm
Sunday 25th 2pm & 5pm

Getting to Events City, Manchester

CAR: Just 2 minutes from the M60, for sat navs, use postcode: M17 8AS

Manchester: 10 minutes 
Liverpool: 40 minutes 
Leeds: 50 minutes 
Birmingham: 1 hour 30 minutes 
London: 3 hours 30 minutes

TRAIN: The Nearest train station is Urmston.


Buxton: Northern train to Manchester 60 mins
Manchester: 10 minutes 
Liverpool: 40 minutes 
Leeds: 55 minutes 
Birmingham: 1 hour 30 minutes 
London: 2 hours 10 minutes

BUS: There are numerous bus routes that regularly stop outside EventCity. For more information, visit stagecoachbus.com


X5 23/23A 100 245 256
18/18A 52 126 247 291
22 68 132 250 300
PARKING: At EventCity there are over 3,000 FREE parking spaces and a 60 bay coach park.

* Terms and conditions apply for competition to win family ticket – cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount, cannot be exchanged for cash or equivalent ticket face value and cannot be exchanged for another show. Ticket can only be used for show dates between February 9th – February 25th 2018 at Extreme Circus, Event City, Manchester. Family ticket is for x2 adults and x2 children.