Photographer Mary Turner has been spending some time with Mr Fips Wonder Circus which is a small, family run circus.

During their latest season, they will travel up the east of England until their season draws to a close in November. They are a company of around 20 performers, all family and friends from the circus community and their youngest member is 12 years old and their oldest is 75 years old. 

The troupe formed three years ago when Jan Erik Brenner and his wife Carolyn decided that they wanted to return the circus to the intimacy and magic of their childhood memories and now play to audiences of between 100 and 500 adults and children.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: Charlie the Clown played by 75 year old Karl Brenner, currently the oldest working professional clown in the world, waits backstage the on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: Circus trapeze and Hula artists Jana Roberts and Lidia Nicols work on the candy floss and popcorn stall during the inteval at Mr Fips' Wonder Circus on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: Circus artists Karl and Jane Brenner in their trailer before the first show of the day with Mr Fips' Wonder Circus on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: Jan Erik Brenner, in his costume as Mr Fips the Clown, walks out to fix an ailing power generator, at the interval of Mr Fips' Wonder Circus on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: Natasha Lacey, horse trainer with Mr Fips' Wonder Circus, and assistant Laura Ladbrooke, prepare one of the circus' three horses Ulysses for his dressage act on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: Angel Nicols, aged 12, spins plates as the crowd begin to enter the Big Top tent for the first Mr Fips' Wonder Circus show of the day on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: A set list for 'Mr Fips' Wonder Circus' is pinned to a board, backstage in the Big Top tent on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: Acrobat Laura Ladbrooke does her warm-up stretches in her tiny trailer as she warms up ahead of her performance with Mr Fips' Wonder Circus on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: A crown looks up towards the roof of the circus tent as high-wire artist Marco Polo prepares to balances on a chair, with no safety net during Mr Fips' Wonder Circus' evening performance on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England

HUNTINGDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 07: Summer Hazel, aged 5, sitting with her grand-father Jim Hazel, covers her eyes as high wire act Marco Polo walks blindfolded across an inch thick wire, high above the ground during Mr Fips' Wonder Circus' evening performance on April 7, 2014 in Huntingdon, England.

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