It was 171 years ago today… - Kite

It was 171 years ago today…

It was 171 years ago today…

February 14, 2014

Valentine's Day 1843 was a pretty special occasion if you happened to be in Rochdale. If you bought a ticket to Pablo Fanque's Circus Royal then, courtesy of Messrs Kite & Henderson, you would have been assured that the evening's entertainment would "be one of the most splendid ever produced in this town, having been some days in preparation." 




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