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Zippos Circus protest in Blackheath!

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Zippos Circus are currently in Blackheath. They'll be there until Tuesday 9th April.

There will be a protest/leafletting against them there, this Saturday 30th March, from 5pm to 7pm.

We'll be meeting by the gates to the Circus. Leaflets, placards,
and banners, will all be provided for you to use there.

Contact number for this demonstration is:

07950 574 383.

Zippos Circus are one of only nine circuses in the UK that continue
to use animals. The other 22 UK circuses don't use animals. Zippos Circus uses Horses, Ponies, and Budgerigars in they're performances. Animal Defenders International did an undercover investigation of this circus, in 2006. Here's a link to that investigation, this link shows what they found:

There's also a Youtube video of Zippos Circus, by Animal Rights
Cambridge, that you can watch. Here's the link for that video:

There are already advertising posters up in the area, so if you live in the area please try to remove illegal posters, and please try to persuade shops not to display them either.

The nearest National Rail Station is Blackheath, but unfortunately due toengineering works this Easter weekend, you can't get trains to this station.The good news though, is that you can go to the next station to Blackheath instead, which is Charlton. This station is in fare zone 3.

There are fast and frequent National Rail trains from London Charing Cross, and slower/less frequent National Rail trains from London Cannon Street Station, to Charlton Station. You'll have to change once, if you go from Cannon Street Station, but there are no changes needed, if you go from London Charing Cross. Once you get to Charlton Station, you'll need to get the Rail Replacement bus from there, to Blackheath, which is also in fare zone 3.

The exact address for the circus, at this location is:

Shooters Hill Road

Here's a map showing how to get to the circus:,-4.064941&sspn=7.323302,19.577637&hnear=London+SE3+0UA,+United+Kingdom&t=h&z=16

Please try you're best to make this important demonstration. These animals need us to protest for them whenever we can, in order for them to eventually be freed from their exploitation, and allowed their freedom.

For more information about animals in circuses, see the website:


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