Our Edinburgh Festival hotlist 2019

Posted on: 5 Aug 2019

We’re looking forward to the Edinburgh Festival this August and its must-see programme of physical and visual theatre from the UK and around the world.

These shows are on our Artistic Director Rachel Clare’s hotlist – dive in!

Bromance, Knot and Super Sunday  were all part of  Circus Evolution  our UK wide strategic partnership of venues, funded by… 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