Upcoming Tours

StrongWomen Science

The Exchange, Twickenham

Date: February 20, 2020

Location: The Exchange, 75 London Road, Twickenham TW1 1BE

Ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire? StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts. Shows at 13.30 and 16.30

The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland

Date: March 5, 2020

Location: The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland

A circus science show for kids starring two women scientists turned circus performers!

As part of Engineers Week 2020 we have a very special science show with a difference for you to enjoy!

10am (Primary Schools)
1pm (Secondary Schools)

St Patrick’s Festival

Date: March 16, 2020

Location: Dublin

Join StrongWomen Aoife and Maria at St Patrick’s Festival in Dublin as they reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

Cambridge Junction, Cambridge

Date: March 22, 2020

Location: Cambridge Junction, Cambridge

StrongWomen Science  doesn’t only illustrate scientific facts. It seeks to promote enquiry, inventiveness and accessibility in science, making it open to all, in  particular  young women and girls. In addition to demonstrating scientific principles in fun and accessible ways, it looks at the worth of failure and the power of teamwork, both shared by science and circus.  Because  when science meets circus, anything’s possible.  

11:30am & 2:30pm

There’s something for ALL ages at this unique motor museum. Join StrongWomen Aoife and Maria as they reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

Tattershall Lakes, Lincolnshire

Date: April 9, 2020

Location: Tattershall Lakes Country Park, Lakes Holiday Village, 57 Sleaford Rd, Tattershall, Lincolnshire LN4 4LR

For guests only. StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

Edinburgh Science Festival

Date: April 19, 2020

Location: Edinburgh Science Festival

The Edinburgh Science Festival is an annual science festival taking place across the Easter school holidays in Edinburgh. Each year it delivers the UK’s largest Science Festival with almost 270 events for families and adults over the course of two weeks. Its programmes include family days out, hands-on activities, talks and discussions.

Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton

Start date: May 28, 2020 - End date: May 29, 2020

Time: Tbc

Location: Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton BA22 8HW

Ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire? StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire

Date: August 10, 2020

Location: British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire

There’s something for ALL ages at this unique motor museum. Join StrongWomen Aoife and Maria as they reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

Stockwood Discovery Centre

Date: August 11, 2020

Location: Luton

StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

Just So Festival

Start date: August 21, 2020 - End date: August 23, 2020

Location: Rode Hall, Cheshire

StrongWomen Science will be performing at Just So Festival, a family weekend adventure in Cheshire. Weekend tickets with camping and day tickets available.

Lapworth Museum of Geology, Birmingham

Date: August 26, 2020

Location: Lapworth Museum of Geology, Birmingham

StrongWomen Aoife and Maria will be performing in the wonderful Lapworth Museum, surrounded by rocks, fossils and even dinosaurs!

Tattershall Lakes, Lincolnshire

Date: August 27, 2020

Location: Tattershall Lakes Country Park, Lakes Holiday Village, 57 Sleaford Rd, Tattershall, Lincolnshire LN4 4LR

For guests only. StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

Big Top, King’s Lynn

Start date: August 29, 2020 - End date: August 30, 2020

Time: Tbc

Location: Big Top

Ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, if you can juggle liquid, or how circus performers eat fire? StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts. Taking place in the Big Top in King’s Lynn.

The Albany, London

Date: October 18, 2020

Location: London

Galway Science & Technology Festival

Date: November 22, 2020

Location: Galway

Circus250 Also Presents…

Speaking at Irish Museums Association Conference

Date: February 22, 2020

Location: Irish Museums Association Conference, Athlone

How to Bring Circus into Your Museum

The museum of the past must be set aside, reconstructed, transformed from a cemetery of bric-a-brac to a nursery of living thoughts. The museum of the future must stand side by side with the library and the laboratory.

Smithsonian curator George Brown Goode, 1889

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