Hippodrome's 110th Birthday

The Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth is celebrating its 110th birthday. Entertainment greats Houdini and Charlie Chaplin both performed there in the past. It's the last dedicated circus building in the country which remains in use.

Hippodrome's 110th Birthday

The Hippodrome in Great Yarmouth is celebrating its 110th birthday.

Entertainment greats Houdini and Charlie Chaplin both performed there in the past and it's the last dedicated circus building in the country which remains in use.

Sychronised swimming at Great Yarmouth Hippodrome Credit: ITV

It's also one of the last surviving buildings in the world where the circus ring is still flooded in the second half so synchronised swimmers can perform their finale.

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