THE astonishing Circus Fantasia returns to Clacton Pier this weekend with a thrilling new show for their second major run of the season.

They are staging Clacton Pier Circus in the Jolly Roger before returning for the opening of the new development on July 21 from when they perform throughout the summer holidays. There are two shows a day – at 2pm and 4.15pm – with a dazzling array of international talent from all corners of the globe. Dancing water fountains are also being added to the circus, which does not use any animals. There is seating available for about 300 people. Tickets are £7 available online at