The Circus is Coming to Chipping Norton!

News item added: 23 May 2011

The award winning John Lawson's Circus, voted Best Small Circus in Great Britain in 2008, is coming to Fairytale Farm in June.

Founded in 1974 by the late Captain John Lawson, and originally titled 'John Lawsons Circus De Reszke' (after a Polish Circus Artiste who introduced Captain John to the world of Circus), this is the first time a circus has visited Chipping Norton in several years.John Lawsons Circus

Introduced by Ringmaster Attila Endresz, amongst the attractions in the multi award winning show will be: the Deltai Troupe from Hungary presenting their aerial perch, hula hoops, trampoline and Russian bar acts; western pastimes with The Nevadas; Miss Claire Marie on the solo trapeze; from Bulgaria The Duo Ditchevi on the unsupported ladder; sword and dagger balancing with Miss Top Hat and Tails; and Britain's Funniest Clowns The Popolinos with their unique mix of madcap mirth. Plus plate-spinning, magic, acrobats, audience participation and lots more.

The Circus will be at Southcombe Farm, Chipping Norton, on:
Friday 17th June @ 4.30 & 7.30
Saturday 18th June @ 2pm & 5pm
Sunday 19th June @ 2pm only

All seats are £8 or just £6 on Fri 17th.

TICKET HOTLINE: 07860 49 88 33

Car boot sales now on!

News item added: 23 April 2011

altOur car boot sales are now open. From 8am every Saturday, and free entry for buyers.

Our first sale of 2011 on 23 April was our most successful yet by far and the weather was glorious. The photograph on the right shows the car boot sale main field just as the first buyers were arriving. Click here for a photo gallery.

More details of the car boot sales here.

Nick Laister on BBC Radio Oxford

  News item added: 6 April 2011BBC logo

Nick was a guest on the Malcolm Boyden morning show on 6 April 2011. This was followed up on 11 April by a report on the BBC News website, focussing on how Nick's daughter, Olivia, inspired the project.

Fairytale Farm needs your help!

News item added: 10 April 2011


Fairytale Farm has been entered into the Barclays 'Take One Small Step' competition. The winner from each region will get £50,000. We really need this to complete the project in time for opening next year, so please drop by the website and 'Like' us. And then spread the word! alt

Cotswold Music Festival

News item added: 25 March 2011Cotswold Music Festival

 Raising funds for the Fairytale Farm project, the Cotswold Music Festival has been announced. Taking place on 30 July 2011, on the site of Fairytale Farm, the  event will feature bands such as the Backbeat Beatles, Stereosonics, Bongiovi, Man Make Fire, Ear Candy and more. There is a licensed Bar, Pig Roast, Barbeque, Candy Floss, Popcorn, Soft Drinks, Children's Activities and a Bouncy Castle. Cotswold Music Festival

A special website has been set up where you can buy tickets - click here for details.

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