Thinking about running away with the circus?

Thinking about running away with the circus?

Thinking about running away with the circus?

On Tuesday, 8th May 2018, Giffords Circus put on a special ‘one-off’ Q&A session following the evening performance. 

“I am often asked about careers within the circus industry.” Says Nell Gifford, owner of Giffords Circus.

“There are so many roles involved here at Giffords, from performers to designers, directors, clowns and musicians, it is the most amazing industry to work in and is often overlooked as an art form and career option.”

How our Giffords Circus mugs are made...

How our Giffords Circus mugs are made...

How our Giffords Circus mugs are made...

Nell’s sister is businesswomen Emma Bridgewater, so it was only natural that a few years back Nell and Emma put their heads together and the Giffords Circus limited edition Emma Bridgewater mug was created. Each year a new limited-edition mug is designed and produced in Emma’s Stoke-on-Trent factory, and the mugs have fast become a firm favourite of Giffords Circus fans and Emma Bridgewater fans alike. Here's a look at the process that goes into making every mug… 

The Great Giffords Advent Giveaway

The Great Giffords Advent Giveaway

The Great Giffords Advent Giveaway

The Great Giffords Advent Giveaway is back and we have a wealth of Giffords Goodies to giveaway along with a gorgeous Gem Hall Photography print, the most beautiful bracelet from Taylor Black and tickets for Sudeley CastleBlenheim Palace and Stonor Park & Gardens. It's a free prize draw, we'll post a different prize on our Facebook page everyday and to enter you simply 'like and share' our daily posts from the 1st to the 24th December. A little festive cheer to get us in the Christmas mood.

How do you say Goodbye?

How do you say Goodbye?

How do you say Goodbye?

It's the end of the Giffords Circus season and a time of goodbyes. You have lived with the circus village on tour since the spring and suddenly it's autumn. The ground is wet, the evenings are dark. The circus lights seem brighter in the dark and the warm bright intensity of the tents contrasts with the mud and brown leaves outside.

A Giffords storm is brewing...

A Giffords storm is brewing...

A Giffords storm is brewing...

Last week a surge of talent descended on Fennells Farm for the production meeting, a key day for the show's creation. It is an extraordinary day of collaboration. Old working relationships being rekindled and new ones being formed. We all talk, ponder, laugh, question, observe, listen, all working to the same goal, a vision of Any Port in a Storm. The buzz is palpable