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Circus City 2017 is go!

We are storming ahead with plans for October 2017 which will see Bristol covered in Circus once again.

 

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Circus City 2015 goes out with a bang

We celebrated the end of Circus City 2015 in a Halloween style with late night dancing at Loco Klub.

 

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Circus City supporting Pirates of the Carabina

Circus City talks to Shaena Brandel Co-Producer & Co-Director of Pirates of the Carabina about their new show.

 

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Half term with Circus City

During the autumn half term break, Circus City has lots to keep your kids entertained and inspired by all things circus.

 

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End Party – Secret Location Revealed & extra date

Circus City End Party - Secret Location Revealed as The Loco Klub and extra Fri 30 Oct date added.

 

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Bromance cancelled

The Circus City team are really sorry to announce that, due to an artist injury, Bromance by Barely Methodical Troupe has been cancelled.

 

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Q&A with Upswing

We talk to Upswing about their show Bedtime Stories which comes to Bristol on Saturday 24 & Sunday 25 October at Arnolfini.

 

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Q&A with Metta Theatre

We talk to Metta Theatre about their show The King of Tiny Things, showing during half term 29-30 Oct at M Shed.

 

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Skill Swap with Moscow State Circus

On Thursday 8th October Circus City joined forces with the amazing Moscow State Circus for a day of skill swapping.

 

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Tight Wire Tour locations announced

The Bullzini Family tour Bristol in their beautiful showman's wagon to teach tightwire walking for FREE! The locations of where you can find them and have a go yourself have now been announced.

 

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Q&A with Lost In Translation

We talk to Lost In Translation Circus who are bringing The Hogwallops to Circus City during October Half-Term and ask what inspires them, their influences and what the role of an audience can be.

 

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What are Chinese Poles?

Another key circus discipline is the Chinese Poles. Click to find out more about them and where you can see them being used at the festival.

 

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Q&A with Lords of Strut

We talk to the Lords of Strut about Chaos coming soon to Tobacco Factory Theatres on 29 - 31 October. Among other things they reveal the secret to life and happiness. Read more...

 

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What is the Cyr Wheel?

For those who aren’t familiar with all things circus we thought we’d explain a few of the lesser known circus skills used in some of the Circus City shows. Click to find out more... and watch some Cyr wheel in action.

 

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Volunteer call out!

Join the Circus City team! Circus City has a variety of ways for you to get involved, from writing reviews, photographing events to event organisation.
Click to find out more...

 

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Circus City’s official trailer

We are very pleased to present our new trailer giving you an overview of the astonishing performances we have in store. Watch here now, we'd love to hear what you think on Twitter & Facebook

 

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24 Hour Flash Sale Fri 4 Sept

Circus City is joining forces with Bristol’s best loved cultural institutions for a city-wide arts flash sale from 10am on Friday 4th September. It’s the perfect opportunity to grab a bargain and try something new.

 

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Circus B&B

During Circus City there will be a huge influx of artists performing in the city and in order to spend less money on hotels and more money on art we are setting up a Circus B&B. Find out how you can help...

 

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Q&A with our Co-Producers

We ask Co-Producers Kate Hartoch and Lina B Frank how Circus City came about, why circus inspires them as an artform and what audiences can expect from Bristol newest festival...

 

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