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Circus Playground at Bristol Harbour Festival, 20th & 21st July 2019

Circus Playground at Bristol Harbour Festival, 20th & 21st July 2019

We’ve produced circus and street theatre for Bristol Harbour Festival for 16 years and this year we’re delighted to be celebrating our own 20th birthday! Join us at the Circus Playground in Queen Square, which we’ve packed with a full programme of performance from 11am to 6pm, surrounded by a host of activities and installations … Continued

Volunteers wanted!

Volunteers wanted!

Keen maker, creator or performance enthusiast? Love the arts or working with children? We are on the hunt for volunteers to lend a hand and gain experience as part of our ‘Circus Playground’ at Bristol Harbour Festival 2019. Cirque Bijou have curated and produced the festival’s circus and street theatre area for the past 16 … Continued

We are recruiting: Senior Producer, Business & Arts Development

We are recruiting: Senior Producer, Business & Arts Development

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team in a crucial senior role at a time of change and development during Cirque Bijou’s 20th year. You’ll have the chance to get involved in a variety of projects across the business and help us bring together spectacular shows across multiple industries. We are … Continued

Creating ‘Seraph’

Creating ‘Seraph’

Artistic Director Billy has written this reflection of some days spent working with Chris and Phoebe Bullzini last month, exploring a new collaboration: “Last year we created two large-scale, award-winning high-wire shows at Bestival and the Tall Ships Races in Sunderland (the latter of which was featured on BBC 4 documentary Daredevils and Divas: A Night … Continued

Welcome to the team Ceri!

Welcome to the team Ceri!

We’re delighted to welcome Ceri Wills to the Cirque Bijou team as our new Arts Administrator. From fielding enquiries from all over the world to liaising with our vast network of artists, collaborators, clients and Extraordinary Bodies partners Diverse City, our Arts Administrator is a hugely important role in our small hard-working team. Ceri joins … Continued

What Am I Worth? Indoor Creation Week

What Am I Worth? Indoor Creation Week

Starting life as an outdoor show, last week we headed back in to the rehearsal room with Extraordinary Bodies and project partners Diverse City to reimagine What Am I Worth? for indoor spaces in 2020. Working with Lighting Designer James Loudon, ‘Rose’ (our affectionately named bespoke spinning steel wheel) took on a whole new presence … Continued