Corn Exchange, Nottingham

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Circus

Site Name: Corn Exchange, Nottingham
Location: Nottingham
County: Nottinghamshire
Location Type: Town - in town at determined location

Overview

  • Address: Thurland Street. For a current map, Click here.


  • Alternate Names: Possibly the site of Van Amburgh's Circus/Roman Amphitheatre (a temporary venue erected for Nottingham performances)


  • Performance Space Description: Specific information about this venue has not yet been compiled; however, some sense of the performance space may be gleaned by following the links at right. In particular:


  • See the 'Bibliographic Sources' link for a provisional list of venue-relevant resources (both primary and secondary). Wherever possible (i.e. when the pertinent text is relatively short and/or easily condensed) this material has been transcribed, and appears beneath the appropriate bibliographic citation.


  • See the 'Events at venue' link for a listing of blackface/minstrelsy-related events that took place in this performance space (with attached bibliographic references).


    Beth Marquis

  • Troupes at Corn Exchange, Nottingham

    Troupe Troupe Type # of events
    No Troupe 1
    Sweeney, J.W. Minstrel 3

    Events at Corn Exchange, Nottingham

    Event Date Venue Location Troupe
    Circus 12 December 1844 - 12 December 1844 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Sweeney, J.W.
    Circus 18 December 1844 - 18 December 1844 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Sweeney, J.W.
    Circus 30 December 1844 - 4 January 1845 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire Sweeney, J.W.
    Exhibition 3 March 1851 - 7 March 1851 Nottingham, Nottinghamshire No Troupe

    Bibliographic Sources

    • Nottingham Mercury December 20, 1844: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    • Nottingham Mercury December 27, 1844: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.
    • Nottingham Mercury December 13, 1844: Referenced in University of Bristol, Barker Collection.