Acrobats swing through the air to bring a jaw-dropping performance

FROM tightropes, trapezes and colourful displays, immerse yourself with this exhilarating socially distanced performance.

The Corn Exchange in Newbury is welcoming guests across Berkshire to its first ‘post-lockdown’ cultural event.

Audiences are guaranteed to be swept off their feet as they watch a show-stopping performance by the acclaimed and energetic Gorilla Circus.

For the perfect bit of escapism, you will be able to watch acrobats balance on a high wire and fly in the air on a trapeze.

Watch exhilarating acts of aerial acrobatics as performers tumble and fly through the air high above your head on their towering outdoor structure.

The fun is guaranteed to last throughout the show with the performance being held on The outdoor programme starts on Saturday, August 22, with a performance by Gorilla Circus on their giant trapeze rig for a socially distanced audience.

The jaw-dropping act invites audiences to relax and sit with your household bubble on socially distanced tables and enjoy the ‘jaw-dropping’ show.

The event will be outdoors and audiences are expected to arrive early to enjoy music by classical guitarist Simon Bowers.

In line with Covid-19 guidelines, audiences are expected to arrive between 11am – 11.45am for the 12pm show and 2pm – 2.45pm for the 3pm show to allow plenty of time to allocate seating and enjoy the pre-show entertainment.

Venue bosses have reduced audience capacities to reduce the risk of crowding and seating will be allocated in order for household bubbles to be distanced safely from one another.

Masks will also be recommended to be worn during the show.

Part of the venue’s regular annual outdoor arts programme of events, Gorilla Circus is presented by the Corn Exchange and 101 Outdoor Arts Creation Space and funded by Greenham Trust and Arts Council England.

Support the arts industry during the coronavirus lockdown and enjoy a family day out at this unique and jaw-dropping event.

There is a maximum of six tickets per household booking.

Visit: to book your ticket.

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