THE circus is back in Sherdley Park this week with a new show for all the family – and we have teamed up with them to give tickets away a family ticket to one lucky winner.

The Charles Chipperfield circus, which has been running for 400 years, will be in the area from today Wednesday, April 4 to Sunday, April 8 offering seven shows in total.

The competition winner will win tickets five tickets (must include one adult) to watch the 2pm showing on Saturday, April 7.

Ringmaster Matthew Ryan said: "We are so very pleased to be back in St Helens for the sixth year bringing a brand new show full of excitment for all ages.

"This one is not to be missed as the show features acts from Italy, Hungary, Portugal and from across the UK .

To be in with a chance of winning, like the competition post on the St Helens Star Facebook page and comment saying why you should win.

Deadline for entries is Friday, April 6 at noon and the winners will be contacted shortly after that.

Usual Newsquest rules apply.

To book visit the tickets office from 9am to 9pm or call 07500 365231.