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Young and emerging artists create digital work celebrating diversity

Young and emerging artists create digital work celebrating diversity

During the lockdown, young and emerging artists from EBYA created a new digital work “This Town Of Ours”. Working with Biggerhouse Film and musician/composer, Harry Bassett the short film celebrates the role of ‘difference’ in communities. EBYA helps young and emerging circus performers gain professional training. EBYA is supported by Extraordinary Bodies, our partnership with Diverse City. “This … Continued

Supporting Artists

Supporting Artists

At the start of lockdown we created the Facebook group Artists Unite – a place to bring together all our fantastic artists, crew and partners.  This created an open platform for us all to share ideas and thoughts and support each other through this difficult time.   One of the ways we’ve found that we can … Continued

Premier Streaming of Balance of the Cosmos

Premier Streaming of Balance of the Cosmos

On Saturday 18th July at 12.00 (GMT) we will be bringing you a premier streaming of our outdoor spectacle Balance of the Cosmos. Join us and tune in on the Cirque Bijou Facebook page. There will also be opportunities to talk with the creative team and artists behind the show in the comments section, a … Continued

Kitchen Circus: Creating Connections Together While Apart

Kitchen Circus: Creating Connections Together While Apart

This month we begin the next practical phase of our Kitchen Circus Project, an ongoing and special partnership with Travelling Light Theatre Company and Knowle West Media Centre. We have lined up three exciting local artists to work with a family living in each of our Bristol neighbourhoods; Megan Vaughan-Thomas, a physical theatre artist, Mike … Continued

Kitchen Circus Project

Kitchen Circus Project

Our wonderful collaboration with Travelling Light Theatre Company and Knowle West Media Centre, the Kitchen Circus project will be starting again in June thanks to support from Arts Council England and Bristol City Council. We will be working with three families in Easton, Barton Hill and Bishopsworth, in partnership with artists who specialise in storytelling, visual art … Continued

Flames, Blessings and Happy Birthdays… a blog from Taiwan Lantern Festival

Flames, Blessings and Happy Birthdays… a blog from Taiwan Lantern Festival

In January we flew out to Taiwan to put on a run of shows as part of the Taiwan Lantern Festival.   We created a bespoke spectacular centrepiece called Balance of the Cosmos, bringing together incredible artists from around the world featuring high wire, aerialists and a live bespoke music score. Here is Billy’s blog on his time … Continued