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The world's longest-serving Ringmaster to headline Circus in Birmingham

An 85-year-old circus Ringmaster who has been in the business for 21 years is headlining the shows across Birmingham.

Norman Barrett is known to be the World’s Greatest Ringmaster, and holder of the Guinness World Record for being the longest-serving Ringmaster.

Norman and his team are performing their new shows in Kings Heath and Billesley that include acrobats and aerialists and motorcyclists performing stunts.

The Zippos Circus will see artists from across the world taking part including foot jugglers, contortionists and dancers.

Also joining them is Paulo Dos Santos, a 3 foot 6 inches tall showman, acrobat and martial artist.

The circus is on tour across the UK until October 2019.