A LEGENDARY figure from the British Circus circuit is to share his decades of experiences and anecdotes at a talk in Whitefield.

Over a near 75 year career, ringmaster Norman Barrett has delighted audiences around the globe and worked with some of the world's most famous circuses.

During this time he spent 25 years at the Blackpool Tower Circus as well as being the ringmaster at Belle Vue Christmas Circus in the 1970s and 80s.

Next month will give a public talk at Besses United Reformed Church from 2pm on March 14.

Admission to the event is £5 and refreshments will be available. For more details contact Chris Goring on 01617665446.