Freedom for Animals

Freedom for Animals in Circuses

Help us bring an end to animal suffering in circuses! With a ban already in place in Scotland and Ireland, and bans proposed to end wild animal circuses in Wales and England, working together we can ensure one final push to end cruelty for wild animals under the big top for good!

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It ran from 12:00 PM, 27 November 2018 to 12:00 PM, 4 December 2018

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Confined to wagons as they travel, forced to perform degrading tricks, housed in unnatural social groups within inadequate environments, animals are still suffering in circuses. We have made great progress to end such cruelty, with a ban in place in Scotland and other countries across the UK promising to follow. But we have been promised bans before which were not acted upon, so it is more important than ever to keep up the fight for animals trapped in circuses. Until all are free!


Our project will ensure government’s across the UK stick to their promises and finally ban wild animal circuses. Through continuing to monitor circuses, developing evidence-based resources, empowering local people to take action and lobbying government, we will make sure these animals are not forgotten. The English Government have promised to ban circuses by 2020, and so now is the opportune moment for one final push to secure a better future for wild animals experiencing great suffering.