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Clowns gather for annual celebration honoring Joseph Grimaldi
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Clowns gather for annual celebration honoring Joseph Grimaldi
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns arrive ahead of the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns attend the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns attend the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns attend the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Clowns pose ahead of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Clowns pose ahead of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns arrive ahead of the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Clowns pose ahead of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns arrive ahead of the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns including English actor, musician, writer, and theatre director Simon Callow CBE (who made a surprise appearance) attend the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: English actor, musician, writer, and theatre director Simon Callow CBE makes a surprise appearence as clowns in full costume attend the 70th anniversary Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns attend the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Clowns arrive at the start of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns arrive ahead of the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Clowns pose ahead of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
Clowns pose ahead of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns arrive ahead of the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns including English actor, musician, writer, and theatre director Simon Callow CBE (who made a surprise appearance) attend the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Clowns call for order at the start of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns attend the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
Clowns arrive for the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns arrive ahead of the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 07: Clowns arrive ahead of the 70th anniversary Clown Church Service at All Saints Church in Haggerston on February 7, 2016 in London, England. Clowns attended the service in memory of Joseph Grimaldi (1778-1837), the most celebrated English clown who was born in London. The service has been an annual tradition since 1946. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
A clown plays his mandolin ahead of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
TOPSHOT - Clowns pose ahead of the 70th annual 'Clowns International' church service at the Holy Trinity church in Dalston in east London, England on February 7, 2016. The service takes place to celebrate the father of modern clowning, Joseph Grimaldi, who died in 1837. / AFP / LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
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