Pablo Fanque blue plaque

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    Pablo Fanque

    Pablo Fanque, real name William Darby, the first black British circus proprietor, was born in Norwich and lived near to this site. He is immortalised in the Beatles song Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite, with the line:
    'The Hendersons will all be there, late of Pablo Fanque's fair, what a scene!'

    1. Just Back 14 months ago | reply

      In this way Mr. K will challenge the world!

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