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Christmas Event, Sat 9 Dec 2017 - Sun 7 Jan 2018

Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show

Christmas Spectacular Circus & Water Show


To celebrate 17 years of phenomenally successful Hippodrome Great Yarmouth Christmas Spectacular and Water show, this show has fun, thrills and excitement for the whole family and is guaranteed to amaze with an array of international artists.

There are Dancers, swimmers, acrobats and a large children’s group from Dance Estelle plus Jack Jay, established now as the Hippodromes No 1 Host.

It’s a fast moving dynamic show, with outstanding lighting, sound and special effects which has been dubbed by the Daily Mail one of the 7 wonders of the British seaside the iconic Hippodrome with its Edwardian splendor and atmosphere with a Las Vegas style family blockbuster show of today’s taste is not to be missed, a Christmas treat for all the family.

Special VIP tickets are available with dedicated butler service including drinks, popcorn, and light up novelty for the children and a personal guided tour of the back stage museum.

There is a special Gala New Year’s Eve performance at 8pm which is without doubt one of the highlights of the entire year, tickets for this show are normal prices plus £3 but includes a goody bag.

Producer and director Jack Jay said ‘We have an incredible line up this Christmas in a fast moving and now record breaking dynamic show. There’s drama, the unique water spectacle and the world’s best circus artistes.’

What a way to celebrate Christmas.

Taking a trip into the magical world of circus at the Yarmouth Hippodrome is like taking a step back in time to a bygone age as you enjoy a night of breath-taking entertainment at the country’s only surviving permanent indoor circus building. Hailed as East Anglia’s mini Albert Hall, it is one of the town’s hidden treasures, nestling as it does, in a road behind Yarmouth’s Golden Mile.

The venue creates the perfect backdrop for a show that is a non-stop whirlwind of gymnasts, acrobats, aerial artistes and international acts that dazzle and amaze the audience in this fast paced family night out.

Towards the end of the show the venue comes into its own and as if from nowhere the floor gives way to create a pool where swimmers perform a synchronised swimming display that is the only place in Europe you can see a synchronised swimming show. Add to the mix some great music and lots of laughs and the Hippodrome Show is an absolute must.

This exciting alternative to traditional pantomime is the Christmas Hippodrome Circus and Water Spectacular in Great Yarmouth, which provides an amazing experience for all the family.

Coach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Gift shopOn-site light refreshmentsAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sat 9 Dec 2017 - Sun 7 Jan 2018 14:00 18:00



Box Office

01493 844172


St Georges Road,
Great Yarmouth,
NR30 2EU



See location of The Hippodrome Circus on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TG 530071  Lat: 52.60277 Long: 1.73567

By Road:
Just behind Circus Circus Arcade on Marine Parade, opposite Marina Centre.

Parking: free

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Great Yarmouth station


  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
    • Yesis solid
  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
    • YesTo a specially adapted public toilet suitable for wheelchair users
    • YesTo the gift shop
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesBaby changing facilities
  • YesHearing loop installed in public areas


  • YesEntrance is well lit


  • YesLevel access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to cafeteria
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls