Frequently asked questions

What time do the doors open at the big top venues?


The venue and fully licenced bar opens one hour before the show.




Can I bring my own food and drink?


No drinks or food not purchased at the venue may be taken inside the venue, security guards will be enforcing bag searches where necessary. There is a fully licenced bar, hot food and snacks available inside the venue.




How strict is security at the event?


Security staff reserve the right to refuse entry to any persons. Certain items are not allowed inside the Big Top but there will be a cloakroom facility where items can be left at owner's risk.




Do you take card paymets


Cards accepted but we advise you bring cash in case of poor reception for the card machines in some locations.




What is the restricted age for the event?


This is an over 18's event, photo ID required as proof of age.




Do you have disabled access?


Disabled access is available at the venue, but can only be booked directly through our Box Office in advance by calling 07706168507.




How many people to a VIP table and can we sit together?


VIP tables seat 4 people. You may be sat at a table with other customers. If you have booked tickets under different names and wish to be seated together, please contact us before the event and we will be happy to arrange this.




Can we sit together on the tiered seats?


Standard tiered tickets are in a tiered seating stand, and seats are not numbered. Seats are allocated on a first come first served basis. On sell out shows we endeavour to seat everyone together in their groups but this may not be possible if you arrive at the last minute.




Are the tiered seats numbered?


Standard tiered tickets are in a tiered seating stand, and seats are not numbered. Seats are allocated on a first come first served basis. On sell out shows we endeavour to seat everyone together in their groups but this may not be possible if you arrive at the last minute.




How long is the show?


The show is 90 minutes with a 15 minute interval in the middle.




Can I take pictures or film?


Photography and filming permitted. Please use the hashtag #cirqueduvulgar if you wish to upload to social media - and try not to spoil the surprises for those who haven't seen the show yet!




What rules do you have in place to follow Covid guidelines?


Masks must be work in the Big Top unless eating, drinking or you are exempt. We have a one way system in place through the Big Top. When you are seated there is a space between you and other parties to maintain social distancing. Drinks must be ordered through the BUTLR app or using table service for VIP. We have various hand sanitising stations throughout the Big Top.