Philip Astley theme school assembly

This week Andrew Van Buren from The Philip Astley Projects 🎪 visited St. Giles & St George’s C of E Academy in Newcastle under Lyme, where he presented his unique Philip Astley school assembly for the children and teachers. 
“Andrew spoke to the pupils about the history and wonder of Newcastle-under-Lyme’s son, Philip Astley: the military hero, original Ringmaster and father of the modern circus, as well as performing some of his own exciting circus skills and tricks”.
Quote: This week, we had the absolute pleasure of hosting the fantastic and renowned variety performer, Andrew Van Buren, from The Philip Astley Projects. The children loved it, we hope our pupils get the chance to visit, to explore, to learn, and be inspired at the Philip Astley Centre and we hope to work with them closely in the future”.
The Philip Astley Centre will officially open its doors to the public on 9 March 2024 Merriall Street (ST5 2AE)
Updates can be found at:
Also on the Philip Astley Project website:
Andrew Van Buren:
More information about St. Giles & St. George’s C of E Academy website.



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