On Saturday 9th September Children with Cancer UK welcomed families with a child with cancer to be our VIP guests at a special performance of Zippos Circus. On arrival, the children and their families were welcomed by our staff, volunteers and Mr Strong and shown into their very own mini big top for welcome refreshments.
After their welcome, the families were taken to the Big Top, where they enjoyed a sensational Zippos Circus extravaganza, featuring over 20 performers.
Ringmaster, Norman Barret MBE, hosted the colourful and action-packed two hours of high-energy acts from across the world.
The amazing line-up included the incredible motorcycle Globe of Terror, Juma the Contortionist, the stunning Cossack horses of the Khadikov Troupe, tumbling and human pyramids from the Kenya Boys, Hula Hoop performer, Odka Amraaand and Norman Barrett’s world famous budgies.
After the show, and back in the Mini Big Top, the children enjoyed a delicious post-show lunch provided by Fare and Harbour and Jones, and met some of the wonderful circus performers.
As the children left, recounting their favourite parts of the show, each was given a gift to take away to mark the end of an unforgettable day.
Children with Cancer UK would like to thank Martin Burton at Zippos Circus, Cos Onisforou, Fare of London, Bid Food, CMB foods, West Horsley Dairy, Evolve Hospitality, and Caters Linen for their generous contribution towards this very special day.