Producing Hubs project funded by Arts Council England

Posted on: 29 Jul 2019

Crying Out Loud is excited to be working in partnership with Déda in Derby taking part in the three year pilot Derby Creative Arts Network (Producing Hubs)  project funded by Arts Council England. Led by Derby Theatre with an exciting consortium of artists-led organisations and local partners. The aim is to genuinely reach out to different areas of the city… Read more

The history of UK circus

Posted on: 10 Jan 2019

Are you interested in the history of circus in the UK? Then take a look at our  Circus Timeline.

Inspired to find out more?  For an entertaining and quick read see The Guardian‘s Chainsaw Juggling, human cannonballs and Coco the Clown! The astounding 250 year story of circus, written by Lyn Gardner in January 2018… Read more

Circus Timeline

Posted on: 2 Jan 2019

Contemporary circus has more history than you might think as our Circus Timeline reveals.

Taking its starting point in the community and social circus movements of the late 60s and early 70s, the Circus Timeline marks a selection of the pivotal companies and events from six decades of UK contemporary circus.

In the long view, we see circus’ reliable ability to… Read more