The circus comes to Swindon this Christmas

By Jessica Durston - 19 August 2021

Arts and CultureAttractions

Swindon's Meca will be the location of a three-day circus event hosted by Barnum & Bailey.

Barnum & Bailey's 'The Greatest Show on Earth' Christmas circus event will run from Thursday 9 - Saturday 11 December. 

Doors will open at 7pm and the entertainment will run until 1am. 

A spokesperson for the event said: "Watch as we bring The Greatest Show to you and transform MECA into the big top of dreams this December.
"Whether you’re looking for a work do or a festive get together with friends, join us for candy floss cocktails and a three course dinner whilst our circus troupe wow you with acrobatics, singing, dancing and aerial!
"The fun doesn’t stop once dinner is over, don’t forget to swing by the photobooth or past the bar to pick up a drink with your unlimited wristband before heading to the dance floor to dance the night away."

Food is available and the menu includes:

Starter - Trio of Melon Salad

Mains - Chicken Ballotine (Stuffed chicken in a creamy white wine sauce, served with roast new potatoes, green beans and vichy style carrots)

For Vegetarians - Mediterranean Vegetable Tart (Served with roast new potatoes, green beans and vichy style carrots)

Desserts - Trio of Mini Chocolate Treats (Double chocolate mousse, white chocolate and raspberry mousse and a chocolate and orange tartlet)

Tickets are £45 per person and are available through Swindon Meca's website:

Tickets for Friday 10 are available at

Tickets for Saturday 11 are available at

For enquiries regarding the Thursday date, booking requirements, drinks packages and unlimited wristbands, members of the public can email or call 01793 251111.

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