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Memories of the circus in Leeds over the decades

These fantastic photos celebrate the arrival of the circus to Leeds over the decades. They feature publicity shots as well as images of the marquee that are sure to evoke memories for a generation of circus enthusiasts. They are a mix of the YEP archive and others published courtesy of Leeds Civic Trust which stimulate interest and attention for the history and character of the city. Others are published courtesy of the West Yorkshire Archive Service, which collects and manages the region’s unique documentary heritage dating from the 12th century to the present day – over 800 years of local history. He also runs Catblogue, an online blog dedicated to preserving the past, serving the present, and protecting the future. READ MORE: The rocky road that took Leeds more than four decades to complete LOVE LEEDS DO YOU LOVE NOSTALGIA? Join Leeds Retro on facebook