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Theatre:The Hippodrome Circus

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The Hippodrome Circus

The Hippodrome Circus

The Hippodrome Circus


Reopening TBC - awaiting more Government guidance.

***SUMMER SPECTACULAR 8th July – 20th September 2020 The Hippodrome’s Brand New Circus and Water Summer blockbuster with amazing International Circus Artists, Dancers, Show Swimmers, Acrobats plus comedians Jack Jay and Johnny Mac. The mind blowing Finale Water Spectacular is one of only three in the world and the only place in Europe that stages such a show with Swimmers, Aerialists and special effects when the ring turns into a giant pool - an unforgettable experience.

***HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR 22nd October – 1st November 2020 This ultimate spooky experience has a whole new adventure written by comedy partnership and the Hippodrome’s favourites Jack Jay and Johnny Mac. They will be joined by an amazing cast of international acts as they look to throw the biggest Halloween party ever.

***CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR 5th December 2020 – 10th January 2021 the Hippodrome’s brand new Christmas show is a fast moving alternative to the family visit to a pantomime. With your No1 host Jack Jay’s hilarious interludes, local comedy legend Ben Langley, amazing circus artists from all over the world and to add to this Swimmers, Dancers and a large children’s dance troupe from the local legendary Dance Estelle School. The amazing Water Spectacle has all the Christmas spirit you need set in the unique atmosphere of the Edwardian Hippodrome that has so much to see at Christmas with all its yuletide decorations. It’s a blockbuster show not to miss that has become a local must see Christmas attraction.

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

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

Open January, April, July, August, September, October and December. Please check website for show times and additional shows.


Prices vary please contact directly for further information.


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 the 'Circus Circus Arcade' on Marine Parade.

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
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

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