Roll up, Roll up! Brand new 'Summer Festival Circus' has arrived at Hastings Pier. From the creators of Zippos Circus, voted Britain's best-loved touring family show, the captivating 'Summer Festival Circus on the Pier' has been specially produced for the re-opening of Hastings Pier and will run from the 5th to 29th August 2016.

Festival Circus will be the first circus on the Pier for 50 years – and the creators have pushed the boat out to create a thrilling 50-minute non-stop spectacle features a world-class cast of performers – from trapeze artistes and awesome acrobats, to jugglers, clowns and dancers galore!

Highlights include Italian artist Patrick – as an astonishing human 'Slinky', a sensational acrobatic troupe from Mongolia who perform high in the Big Top, and – invented exclusively for Hastings – the debut of a new musical instrument – The Hastings Bagpipes – played by hilarious clown Konyot.