Ambitions for Excellence supports #Circus250

Posted on: 14 Jun 2017

Next year the circus sector marks 250 years since the founding of the world’s first modern circus on the banks of the Thames with a far-reaching programme, Circus250. Thanks to a successful application to Arts Council England’s Ambitions for Excellence programme, Crying Out Loud will deliver an ambitious outdoor programme. New and unusual collaborations will allow emerging and established…

Spotlight on photographer Richard Haughton

Posted on: 28 Apr 2017

London-based photographer Richard Haughton creates dazzling works of art featuring food with a clean, bright and inspired style. Here he talks about his long-term working relationship with James Thierrée, the multi-talented performer and director whose spellbinding theatrical creations have surprised and delighted audiences across the world. The Toad Knew, Thierrée’s latest creation is at Sadler’s Wells and The…


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Sideshow is a magazine and news point with a vigilant eye on the rising tide of contemporary circus. Through its event and festival listings, research initiatives and features coverage, the site aims to map the development of the art and to introduce audiences to the freshest and most exciting work while experimenting with new forms of digital media and storytelling.