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Paisley 2021: Out of This World

Paisley 2021: Out of This World

We were delighted to be invited back to Paisley this year to once again curate their award-winning Halloween Festival with Renfrewshire Council.  This was our second year working in the town. In 2019 we bought the Dark Circus to the centre – an evil ringmaster led a huge parade through the town, with giant puppets, … Continued

For the love of Camp Bestival

For the love of Camp Bestival

We have had the joy of working with the Camp Bestival team for nearly 10 years now and it is always a highlight in our show calendar. We help curate the area Caravanserai and this year also put on a high-wire finale on the Saturday night. This gave us an opportunity to devise a brand … Continued

Getting back to live shows

Getting back to live shows

We at Cirque Bijou are no strangers to a challenging brief, and creating work amid a pandemic has been just that. Our back catalogue from the past 20+ years is full of big, bold shows. These often require us to think outside the box to offer innovative solutions for the most fiendishly challenging problems. This … Continued

Coventry – Party on the Green

Coventry – Party on the Green

The allure of a cabaret – Party on the Green for Coventry City of Culture 2021 When Coventry City of Culture approached us with an open brief to present an outdoor show for a local community that was diverse, fun, entertaining and unusual, we knew that bringing as many artists together as we could was … Continued

We are recruiting: PA to Artistic Director

We are recruiting: PA to Artistic Director

This opportunity is now closed. We are looking for a dynamic and supportive individual to work with one of our Artistic Directors across their portfolio of work, with specific focus on a couple of key and exciting projects. A job for an organised, practical, and proactive multi-tasker, it requires confidence, resourcefulness, a head for numbers, … Continued

A fortnight under canvas

A fortnight under canvas

For two weeks in June we had the absolute joy of pitching and working out of a beautiful Big Top tent, thanks to support from Arts Council and DCMS Cultural Recovery Fund.  The giant blue circus tent at Avon Valley Wildlife and Adventure Park served as a summer home, a rehearsal and events space, and a trial run for a proposed future … Continued