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The circus is coming to town

The Royal Hanneford Circus (WYDaily Photo/ Courtesy of the City of Hampton)
The Royal Hanneford Circus (WYDaily Photo/ Courtesy of the City of Hampton)

The Hampton Coliseum is hosting the Royal Hanneford Circus next month.

Tickets costs anywhere from $17-32. Purchase tickets here, by phone at 800-745-3000 or at the box office.

According to the city’s announcement, the three ring circus features elephants, high flyers, a human cannonball and other acts over the show’s four performances at the coliseum.

The Royal Hanneford Circus has been running since 1690 and the producer, Nellie Hanneford, is a 7th generation Hanneford.

The Royal Hanneford Circus is April 26-28 at the Hampton Coliseum, 1000 Coliseum Drive. For more information, visit the event website or call the Hampton Coliseum Box Office 757-838-4203. See the showtimes below:

  • Friday, April 26 – 7:30
  • Saturday, April 27 – 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 28 – 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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