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Black History month - Pablo Fanque

Pablo Fanque (born William Darby 30 March 1810 in Norwich, England; died 4 May 1871 in Stockport, England) was a British equestrian performer and circus proprietor, the first recorded non-white British circus owner in Britain.

Born: 30 March 1810, Norwich

Died: 4 May 1871, Stockport

His circus acts included juggling, horse riding, the waltz, jumping through fire, jumping from height and tight rope walking. We re-enacted each of these in our PE lesson and hope you enjoy watching our videos. The background music is 'For the benefit of Mr. Kite' which was written and performed by The Beetles in his memory.

Juggling by Eltaf

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Tight rope walking by Faye

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Horse riding by Cooper

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Jumping through fire

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