President Martin "Zippo" Burton

President Martin "Zippo" Burton


Founded Zippo’s Circus in 1986. Zippos Circus has grown to be Britain’s most popular traditional tenting circus, having been voted many times as “Britain’s Favourite Circus” and also “Scotland’s Favourite Circus”. Since 2000 Zippos has featured famous Ringmaster Norman Barrett MBE and some of the finest circus acts from around the world.

Past Presidents / Vice Presidents

Ron Moody (Ronald Moodnick) Laughing in Heaven.

Gerry “Scats” Cottle Laughing in Heaven.

Bluey “Clown Bluey” Brattle

Ken Dodd (Kenneth Arthur Dodd)

Laszio “Mooki” Endresz

Bernard “Mr Woo” Moore Laughing in Heaven

Christopher M “L.O.” Stone