NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC: Extraordinary Announcement – MACARTE’S CIRQUE IMPERIAL, Accompanied by a Troupe of Real PERFORMING CAMELS.
BOTANIC GARDENS, BURY. ONE DAY ONLY. TUESDAY, the 28th day April, 1857.
THE First Summer Tour since their return from Belgium.—Madame Macarte had the honour of appearing before the Emperor of the French, at Paris, October 16, 1856; also before Leopold, King the Belgians. Madame Macarte has the pleasure to inform the Public that she has, at enormous expense, engaged the troupe of
REAL BEDOUIN ARABS,
Ten in number, from Morocco, and the same who created such an extraordinary excitement when playing at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, London, in November last. The magnificent Procession will enter the Town at Eleven o’clock, preceded by Taylor’s celebrated Brass Band. The Stud consists of 60 Horses and Ponies. The Ladies will be richly habited in Costumes as worn by the Queen at Aldershot review. The Real Bedouin Arabs will appear in their Native Costume in the Procession mounted upon the Troupe of Camels.—There will be Two Exhibitions, the first commencing at Half-past Two, the second at Half-past Seven.—The Day Performances will conclude with the extraordinary Feats of the Bedouin Arabs, from Morocco. In the Evening the Arabs will perform again, and the Entertainments will conclude with the Act of RICHARD III., as played at Astley’s for upwards of 100 nights. The best Clowns of the day including Mr. J. Cooke, the great Shakespearean Clown and Jester. First Class Seats, 2s.; Second Class. Is.; Third Class. 6d.
Stephen Horne, Bury St Edmunds Tour Guides