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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Through circus, I surprised myself and surpassed my own expectations of what my body was capable of and how strong I could be both physically and mentally. Circus has opened my eyes to some of the strongest, most capable and inspiring women that I’ve come across. Tilly Lee-Kronick At Cirque Bijou we passionately believe in … Continued

We are recruiting: Production & Logistics Co-Ordinator (Freelance)

We are recruiting: Production & Logistics Co-Ordinator (Freelance)

This opportunity is now closed. We are looking for an exceptional production and logistics specialist to support our small, passionate team across a number of specific projects. This is a freelance role on an ongoing basis, to support the company on a number of specific projects in 2021 as we begin our journey out of … Continued

The Magic of Storyboards

The Magic of Storyboards

So here we are: 2021. In general the start of a new year is a quieter period for us, usually having followed a very eventful summer and Christmas season. Although we haven’t been as busy as usual throughout 2020, we are lucky enough to still be working on some exciting projects: commissioning a new Big … Continued

Cultural Recovery Fund signals bright future for Extraordinary Bodies

Cultural Recovery Fund signals bright future for Extraordinary Bodies

The Department for Culture, Media and Sport announced today that our Extraordinary Bodies partners Diverse City will receive critical support of over £270,000 as part of the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund. Most significantly, some of the money will be an investment in a ‘Big Top’ tent to house flagship integrated circus company Extraordinary Bodies. The tent will allow … Continued

WE MAKE EVENTS

WE MAKE EVENTS

Cirque Bijou, along with the rest of the arts and entertainment industry, have been radically affected by Covid 19. After months of no work we decided to put on our own performance: highlighting the plight of the events industry supporting #WeMakeEvents, honouring our love for the arts and the NHS, and showing that performances and … Continued

Kitchen Circus: Creating Connections Together While Apart

Kitchen Circus: Creating Connections Together While Apart

The fourth iteration of our Kitchen Circus Project in Bristol has come to an end successfully. Perhaps not in the way that we envisaged at the start of the year, but the artists and families found a way to make some incredibly beautiful and thought-provoking work that transcended the difficulties everyone has faced over the summer. Three families, three organisations, three artists … Continued