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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 Extraordinary Bodies Young Artists  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 … 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 Project

Kitchen Circus Project

The Kitchen Circus Project, our wonderful collaboration with Travelling Light Theatre Company and Knowle West Media Centre will be starting again in June. 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, will be working with a family from … 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

A Message From Us

A Message From Us

To our amazing performers, stage managers, riggers, crew, musicians, designers, costume makers, producers, partners, friends, and most importantly communities and audiences, we like everyone else are gathering up the pieces and trying to fashion them into something positive. It may take a week or two to find the way forward, but we are not going … Continued