The Circus of Horrors


If you like circus, horror, rock’n’roll, fire, and real emotions, we have something for you that you will surely like – The Circus of Horrors. They are an alternative circus with bizarre & unbelievable acts from an almighty cast & performed to live rock music.

Their are a British contemporary circus created by Doctor Haze and Gerry Cottle. First seen performing at the Glastonbury Festival in 1995. Influences include Alice Cooper, Marc Bolan, Jim Rose Circus and Archaos


They combining horror, black comedy and rock and roll with circus acts, the circus uses goth and steampunk imagery, and references victorian freak shows and burlesque. Their great achievement was, among other things, winning the semi-finalists of the British Got Talent program in 2011.

Over the past few years The Circus of Horrors have toured Poland, Germany, Ireland, Belgium, Italy, Holland & the UK, in addition to appearances at major Festivals such as Download, where they were 2nd in the ‘not to be missed’ listings behind Guns & Roses & ahead of Marilyn Manson and Ozzy Osbourne. October turned out to be a magnificent month when they operated four different shows in four different locations, one unit in Italy, another in Germany, a further one touring UK theatres, and the fourth unit running for the whole month at Tulleys Shocktober Fest. These gigs attracted over 100,000 people!! And that is in just one month!!

The Circus of Horrors contains some nudity and language of an adult nature. It is not suitable for children, people of a nervous disposition, chavs & sissies. And that sounds like the best advertisement!

 All photos were taken by Kamila Burzymowska during Szczecin Tattoo Convention.


Get to know The Circus of Horrors better and watch their promo video below. We are sure you will be delighted!


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