One Lucky Elephant Aug22

One Lucky Elephant

Where does an elephant go after a life in the circus? Sixteen years have passed since circus producer and co-founder of Circus Flora, David Balding, adopted an orphaned baby African elephant named Flora. He lovingly raised her as part of his family and made her the star of his show. As...

Merry Andrew Jul01

Merry Andrew

by Luz-Mireille Theron Lately there’s been a surge of interest in circus life, we’ve all noticed the new books and movies, even reality shows. It’s become pretty clear that the world of the circus is no longer limited to the three ring stage, but has spread like wildfire...

The Last Circus Jun20

The Last Circus

It’s a great year for circus themed movies! Hot on the heels of  the film Water for Elephants comes The Last Circus (original title Balada Triste de Trumpeta) written and directed by filmmaker Álex de la Iglesia, also known for such films as The Day of the Beast, Dance with the...