IF go down to Hamworthy Park in Poole this week you're in for a big surprise.

Eleven acrobat-musicians from French contemporary circus Circa Tsuica will be getting ready for their latest show.

Now or Never is a collaboration with seven young musicians from the Jazz Orchestra at Queen Elizabeth’s School in Wimborne.

Passers-by can watch as Circa Tsuica erect their red and white big top and set up their circus village ready for their first show on Friday.

Now or Never is one of the highlights of Lighthouse Poole’s 40th birthday celebrations.

Chief executive for Lighthouse, Elspeth McBain said: “Visitors to the circus can expect something really spectacular – the likes of which have never been seen in Poole before!”

Now or Never takes place on Friday and Saturday, July 6-7 at 7pm and Sunday, July 8 at 5pm. Tickets £16. To book, see lighthousepoole.co.uk


As a special offer for Daily Echo readers we have two pairs of tickets for the 7pm show on Friday to give away.

All you have to do is answer the following question and email your name and contact number to: Now or Never Reader Competition at digital@bournemouthecho.co.uk.

Question: How many acrobat-musicians are taking part in the show?

Closing date is 12noon on Wednesday.

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