Shows & Festivals

Science on Stilts

Do you look up to scientists? Well now you really can! Science on Stilts is a walkabout show where real life scientists – who are also accomplished stiltwalkers – wander through a festival, along a street or across a park, doing simple science experiments. […]

Equinox Circus Sorcas Festival

Equinox Circus Sorcas celebrates the Autumn Equinox Moban. The 2022 Equinox Circus Sorcas will be held 23 – 24 September 2022. […]

Daring Dames Festival

Next year’s Daring Dames will take place on Achill Island, Co Mayo, on weekend 4-5 March 2023. Put the date in your diary so you don’t miss it! […]

Nature’s Secret Circus Workshops

In Nature’s Secret Circus, young people are guided by an environmental scientist and two circus tutors to create acrobat shapes and movements in response to their local landscape – whether a forest, lake, beach, hill or park. […]

Breathe: Circus to Make You Gasp

Breathe is a lyrical, exciting, relevant performance about the pathway from excess and exhaustion to recovery, expressed through astounding and unusual circus. […]

Twilight Circus

Twilight Circus is a circus, song and storytelling performance in two parts – at the break and at the close of day – inspired by the Dark-Sky movement. […]

StrongWomen Science

SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson Courtesy of Circus250

StrongWomen Science is a circus science show for children and families starring two women scientists turned circus performers. Aoife Raleigh is an engineer, Maria Corcoran an environmental scientist. […]

Shopfront Circus

Shopfront Circus brings your shopping street back to life after lockdown. It uses empty and temporarily abandoned shop fronts as circus performance venues, bringing astounding live acts to the heart of communities in the tradition of a travelling circus. […]

The Secret Life of a Circus Caravan

Dea Birkett in the Circus250 Caravan at The Homecoming festival, Newcastle-under-Lyme, birthplace of Philip Astley

Step inside the magical world of a real life circus caravan and hear what it’s like to runaway to the circus – and end up running away yourself! […]

Victoria200 Circus

Victoria200 Circus for Royal Collection Trust at Windsor Castle

A large scale outdoor circus extravaganza featuring a full scale parade of five life sized elephant puppets and 20 performers in marvellous 19th century style costume. […]

Meet My Circus Family

Meet My Circus Family is designed to break down barriers, build bridges of understanding, and support families of children of the circus community and visiting families children into warm, joyful and safe conversations. […]

Daring Dames

Juanita - Dancing in the Streets

Circus250 specialises in female performers. For StrongWomen Circus, we create an all-female cast of astounding acts and feats of strength. […]

Bespoke Events

Circus250 is an experienced production company that loves to work with venues, organisations, charities, businesses and all sorts of people on bringing their special story alive through circus. […]

Frame – Circus for Drawing

Frame is a live drawing experience for visitors in galleries, with real circus acts. Visitors are supported by an artist throughout. You don’t need any drawing experience. Frame is for everyone, of any age. […]