Wild West show


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Wild West show

n
(Theatre) US a show or circus act presenting feats of horsemanship, shooting, etc

Wild′ West′ show`


n.
a show depicting scenes from the early history of the western U.S. and displaying feats of marksmanship, horsemanship, rope twirling, and the like.
[1880–85]
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Noun1.Wild West show - a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scaleWild West Show - a spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe
show - the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill"
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HIGH NOON: Wolviston Wild West Show in June 1980 raised a record pounds 1,200 for the village hall fund.
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He participated in the battle of Las Guasimas, the attack on San Juan Heights, and the siege of Santiago; later, he performed in Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show and won the Cowboy Hall of Fame's Great Westerner award.
Cilla, Artie, Gary and Kevin are heading to Whitley Bay Playhouse this weekend with their rootin' tootin' western adventure Wild West Show.
Their aim wasn't to give visitors a history lesson, but to entertain -- which explained the cornball comedy that echoed the Wild West show at Knott's Berry Farm.
Names are changed -Marenka becomes Myfanwy, Jenik/Joseph, Kecal/Kettle and so on -the local lads play rugby, and the travelling circus is transformed into a second-rate and often hilarious Wild West show.
The great American showman brought his Wild West Show to Birmingham in 1900, where crowds turned out to see him.
It will feature live entertainment, a Wild West Show, PAT (Pets as Therapy), disco workshop, games and fair rides accessible to children with disabilities.
And we've also booked a great night out at Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show complete with gunslingers and a host of exciting stunts.
Kids can have a free breakfast with the Disney characters, Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show or a day trip to the centre of Paris - one child for each adult buying any of these optional extras.
TheVillage offers a great selection of shopping, eating and top-class entertainment including Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
The Royal Artillery Parachute Display Team enthralled crowds while on the ground motorcycle stunt riders and a Wild West show provided breathtaking displays of skill.