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Circus talk and family fun day in Sheffield

A young visitor looks at the Circus! Show of Shows exhibition at Weston Park Museum, Sheffield
A young visitor looks at the Circus! Show of Shows exhibition at Weston Park Museum, Sheffield

Circus expert Professor Vanessa Toulmin speaks at the Millennium Gallery about the history of circus on Saturday at 6pm as part of a weekend of Off the Shelf events to celebrate 250 years of the artform.

On Sunday, a drop-in afternoon of family fun features the Insect Circus Museum and the Circus 250 Caravan at Weston Park Museum, tying in with its current Circus! Show of Shows exhibition.