Past Tours

Circus Science by the Sea Festival

Nov182022
Nov202022
All-day event
Location: Achill Island
Triple goddess

More information coming soon!

Science on Stilts at Monaghan Science festival

Nov122022
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Monaghan Science Festival
Science on Stilts
ATU Sligo – Family Fun Day – Science on Stilts

Do you look up to scientists? Well now you really can! Science on Stilts is a walkabout performance where real life scientists – who are also accomplished stiltwalkers – do simple science experiments with you! For example, they can talk to you on their paper cup phones, demonstrate why different objects dropped from a height land at… Continue reading Science on Stilts at Monaghan Science festival

Juanita’s Talk at Monaghan Science Festival

Nov122022
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Monaghan Science Festival
Juanita's Talk
Juanita’s Talk

You have to listen to Juanita’s Talk – because it’s time we cleaned up our act!Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander. Exact times tbc

StrongWomen Science – Louth Science Festival

Nov92022
Nov102022
All-day event
StrongWomen Science
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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. 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… Continue reading StrongWomen Science – Louth Science Festival

Juanita’s Talk – NCL

Nov32022
All-day event
Location: Venue TBC
Juanita's Talk
Juanita’s Talk 1

You have to listen to Juanita’s Talk – because it’s time we cleaned up our act!Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander. Showtime TBC

Juanita’s Talk – Castletymon

Nov32022
All-day event
Location: Venue TBC
Juanita's Talk
Juanita’s Talk

You have to listen to Juanita’s Talk – because it’s time we cleaned up our act!Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander. Showtime TBC

Juanita’s Talk – Ballyroan

Nov22022
Time: 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: Ballyroan - venue tbc
Juanita's Talk
Juanita’s Talk

You have to listen to Juanita’s Talk – because it’s time we cleaned up our act!Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander. Showtime: 10am

Juanita’s Talk – Lucan

Nov22022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Lucan - venue tbc
Juanita's Talk
Angelica-Santander

You have to listen to Juanita’s Talk – because it’s time we cleaned up our act!Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander. Showtime: 4pm

Juanita’s Talk – Tallaght Library

Nov12022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Tallaght Library, Dublin
Juanita's Talk
Juanita’s Talk 1

You have to listen to Juanita’s Talk – because it’s time we cleaned up our act!Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander.

Juanita’s Talk at Westival

Oct302022
All-day event
Juanita's Talk
Juanita’s Talk

You have to listen to Juanita’s Talk – because it’s time we cleaned up our act!Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander. To book please click the links below 2pm: https://westival.ie/event/juanitas-talk-2/2022-10-30/ 4pm: https://westival.ie/event/juanitas-talk/

Nature’s Secret Circus – Jersey

Oct222022
All-day event
Location: Jersey Museum
Nature's Secret Circus
NSC Workshop Mulranny 10 Nov 2021 Photo credit Conor McKeown for Circus250

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. It’s capturing the world around them, but not with words on the page or pen in a sketchbook, but… Continue reading Nature’s Secret Circus – Jersey

Strong Women Science – Watt Institution, Inverclyde NEW DATES

Oct182022
Oct192022
All-day event
Location: Watt Institution, Inverclyde
StrongWomen Science
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Join us at The Watt Institution for Strong Women Science, a circus science show for children and families. Places are free but spaces are limited so booking is essential. Call the Watt Institution on 01475 715624 to book your place. Times: 11.30am and 2pm

StrongWomen Science at Droichead Arts Centre

Oct152022
Oct162022
All-day event
Location: Droichead Arts Centre, Stockwell Street, Stockwell Ln, Downtown Drogheda, Drogheda, Co. Louth, Ireland
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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… Continue reading StrongWomen Science at Droichead Arts Centre

Fruity ‘n Dishy – Family Day in Kilkenny

Oct92022
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Canal Walk, Kilkenny City.
Fruity 'n Dishy
Fruity ‘n’ Dishy

Fruity loves to juggle fruit. Dishy loves to spin plates. Together they show you how it’s done – then you can have a go at juggling and plate spinning yourself!

Juanita’s Talk – ASDC conference

Sep292022
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Location: Glasgow Science Centre
Juanita's Talk
Juanita’s Talk

You have to listen to Juanita’s Talk – because it’s time we cleaned up our act!Juanita’s Talk is an hour-long interactive environmental show for the whole family by Ireland’s leading female clown Angelica Santander. Juanita wants to lift the lid on your recycling bin. What should we do with all this plastic? Where does all that plastic we recycle… Continue reading Juanita’s Talk – ASDC conference

Clowning and climate change: Dea Birkett at ASDC Conference

Sep292022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: ASDC Conference, Glasgow
Dea Birkett – The Ringmaster’s Jacket

Discussion Table: Clowning and climate change. Is circus a good way to communicate science? This table will discuss the following questions: Why have you never used circus before? If you have, how? Can circus make science less scary? And the future less bleak? Do you think circus science in your centre would attract different visitors?… Continue reading Clowning and climate change: Dea Birkett at ASDC Conference

House of Straw Festival (free!)

Sep252022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Straw Bale Theatre, Achill Island
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Circus 250 will be hosting the first House of Straw Festival on Achill Island, supported by funding from the Local Live Performance Programming Scheme. The Local Live Performance Programming Scheme is funded by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media and administered by Mayo County Council

Daytime Equinox Festival (free!)

Sep242022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Valley House, Achill Island
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Wake up to Twilight Circus – a glittering festival cabaret to welcome the autumn and celebrate the passing of summer About this event Wake up with us! A festival of light and laughter for all the family starring contortionists, tumblers, hula hoop artists, jugglers, flow dancers, music and spoken word poetry from across the world. Equinox is… Continue reading Daytime Equinox Festival (free!)

Culture Night (free!)

Sep232022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Valley House, Achill Island
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Roll up for a Culture Night like you’ve never seen before – from Bardic poetry to Ireland’s only Strongwoman. Culture with a twist and kick. About this event Culture Night at the The Valley House features: FIRST ACT Short Film – Blood Cradle of the Heart Singer and musician Ursula Burns The Dangerous Harpist Kevin Toolis – Ireland’s only Bafta-winning Bardic… Continue reading Culture Night (free!)

Science on Stilts at British Science Festival

Sep172022
Time: 11:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Humberstone Gate, Leicester
Science on Stilts
ATU Sligo – Family Fun Day – 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 stilt walkers – do simple science experiments with you! They’ll stop on their stilts to have scientific chats with anyone who has high ambitions to learn more about science.… Continue reading Science on Stilts at British Science Festival

StrongWomen Science at Cork Circus Factory

Sep172022
Sep182022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
StrongWomen Science
Aoife Heavy Duty Dame

As part of Pitch’d Festival, StrongWomen Aoife and Maria are bringing their shows to Cork on in September! Sept 17th 1.30pm at Marina Market 3.30pm at Lapps Quay Sept 18th 1pm Lapps Quay Plus a performance at the Gala in the Everyman starting at 4pm.

Daring Dames at Castletymon Library

Sep32022
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Castletymon Library, Dublin
Daring Dames
Daring Dames 2022

Daring Dames is Ireland’s first and only all-female travelling circus – bringing astounding feats of strength and daring to you. Led by a ringmistress and resounding with music and song, Daring Dames goes beyond spectacle to question who can be and what is daring, and how we are all daring in our everyday lives. Shows at 12 noon and 14:30

Fruity and Dishy at Savour the Flavour of Donegal Town

Aug282022
All-day event
Location: Donegal
Fruity 'n Dishy
Fruity

Join our new act, Fruity ‘n Dishy at Donegal’s Savour the Flavour! Fruity is a juggler, Dishy a plate spinner. And fruity loves to juggle real fruit while Dishy spins his plates. In hours of foody fun, they show how to juggle apples, oranges and pears, and spin plates. And everyone can have a go at doing it themselves.

Frame at the National Gallery

Aug222022
Aug232022
All-day event
Location: The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN
Frame - Circus for Drawing
FRAME – Circus for Drawing

Join us for a live drawing experience at the National Gallery, with real circus acts. Visitors are supported by an artist throughout. You don’t need any drawing experience. The Frame acts are highly visual, a little slower than a regular circus act, and involve repetition so visitors have more than one attempt to capture them.

Daring Dames at Funtropolis

Aug212022
All-day event
Location: Mountjoy Square, Dublin
Daring Dames
Daring Dames Festival 2022

Join Daring Dames at Funtropolis in Mountjoy Square, Dublin. From astonishing acrobatics to hilarious clowns, Ireland’s all-female circus artistes entertain and enthrall.

Secret Garden Circus

Aug182022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Jackie Clarke Collection, Pearse Street, Ballina.
Frame – circus for drawing

Join a cast of Circus250 performers for this free event to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Jackie Clarke Collection’s beautiful Walled Heritage Garden for Heritage Week. This free event is running from 11am until 4pm in the Jackie Clarke Walled Heritage Garden and everyone is welcome!

Belmullet Festival

Aug182022
Aug192022
All-day event
Daring Dames Festival 2022

Join a cast of Circus250 performers at Belmullet Festival on the 18th and 19th of August. On the 19th, there will be a street carnival with live performances and music from 7pm.

Big Grill Festival, Dublin

Aug132022
Aug142022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Dublin
Daring Dames | Fruity 'n Dishy
Daring Dames 2022

Join us at Big Grill Festival in Dublin where we will be entertaining you with our Daring Dames cabaret as well as brand new act Fruity ‘n Dishy!

Dishy and Fruity

The Claremorris Agricultural Show is back for 2022! Fruity is a juggler, Dishy a plate spinner. And fruity loves to juggle real fruit while Dishy spins his plates. In hours of foody fun, they show how to juggle apples, oranges and pears, and spin plates. And everyone can have a go at doing it themselves.

All Together Now

Jul302022
All-day event
Location: Waterford
Equinox Circus Sorcas Achill 19.9.21 Maria stiltwalking by Kevin Toolis, courtesy of Circus250

Join us at All Together Now festival at Curraghmore Estate in Waterford, where Circus250 will be providing a day of all things circus on 30th July.

Strong Women Science – Jarrow Focus Library

Jul272022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Jarrow Focus Library, South Shields
StrongWomen Science
Daring Dames Festival 2022

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. Details to come.

The Theatre Chipping Norton

Jul232022
Time: 2:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: The Theatre Chipping Norton, 2 Spring St, Chipping Norton OX7 5NL
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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. Details to come.

Strong Women Science – Cabra Library

Jul192022
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Location: Cabra Library
StrongWomen Science
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Ever wanted to know how you balance a chair on your chin, or if you can juggle liquid? Well roll up, roll up and watch StrongWomen Aoife and Maria reveal the scientific secrets behind these and many more astounding tricks, with science just as breath-taking as the feats themselves. In this fun, lively and fast-paced… Continue reading Strong Women Science – Cabra Library

Cairde Silgo Arts Festival

Jul32022
All-day event
Location: Peace Park, Silgo
StrongWomen Science
Aoife and Maria at Equinox Circus Sorcas Festival

StrongWomen Science will be at Cairde Sligo Arts Festival, a unique coming together of artists and audiences. It is a celebration of imagination and shared experience that welcomes all.

Juanita’s Talk – Omagh Library

Jul22022
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Omagh Library, 1 Spillars Place, Irishtown Road, Omagh BT78 1HL
Juanita's Talk
Juanita’s Talk, part of Daring Debuts, new work at the Daring Dames Festival, 4.30pm Saturday 5 March, Valley House, Achill Island

Juanita will will treat children of 8 – 11 years to an interactive ecology show as part of Omagh Library’s StoryTrails – Two days of fun for all the family! Juanita will use music, dance and clowning to encourage the children in the audience to come up with their own innovative and imaginative answers to… Continue reading Juanita’s Talk – Omagh Library

Flavours of Fingal

Jul22022
Jul32022
All-day event
Location: Newbridge House, Dublin
Science on Stilts
ATU Sligo – Family Fun Day – Science on Stilts

Catch Science on Stilts at this unforgettable county show. 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.

Stendhal Festival

Jul22022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Ballmully Cottage Farm, Limavady BT49 0NQ, N Ireland
StrongWomen Science
Circus Sorcas 1

StrongWomen Science will be at Stendhal Festival, Northern Ireland’s much loved family festival, which highlights the very best in local and international music, art, comedy, dance, theatre and more.

Clondalkin Library Summer Celebration

Jun182022
All-day event
Location: Round Tower Centre, Clondalkin
Daring Dames
Daring Dames 2022

Be amazed at all the female talent in Daring Dames – Ireland’s first all female circus festival. From astonishing acrobatics to hilarious clowns, Ireland’s circus artistes entertain and enthrall. Times 11.30, 13.45 and 15.45

Unboxed Festival, Belfast

Jun162022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Location: Divis Mountain
Nature's Secret Circus
NSC Workshop Mulranny 10 Nov 2021 Photo credit Conor McKeown for Circus250 3×2

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. It’s capturing the world around them, but not with words on the page or pen in a sketchbook, but… Continue reading Unboxed Festival, Belfast

Science on Stilts at Cork Carnival of Science

Jun112022
Jun122022
Time: 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location: Fitzgerald Park, Cork, Ireland
Science on Stilts
ATU Sligo – Family Fun Day – Science on Stilts

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. They stop on their stilts to have scientific chats with audience members, festival goers, shoppers and anyone who has high ambitions to… Continue reading Science on Stilts at Cork Carnival of Science

Meath (Ashbourne Library) for Cruinniu na nOg

Jun112022
Time: 10:30 am - 1:15 pm
Location: Ashbourne Library, Meath
StrongWomen Science
SWS Swansea Uni Science Festival, National Waterfront Museum, Nov 2018, photo (c) Adrian White Photography

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… Continue reading Meath (Ashbourne Library) for Cruinniu na nOg

FREE Nature’s Secret Circus workshop

Jun112022
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Keem Beach, Achill Island, County Mayo
Nature's Secret Circus
NSC Workshop Mulranny 10 Nov 2021 Photo credit Conor McKeown for Circus250 3×2

Want to learn about the astounding environment of Keem beach and learn circus skills at the same time? Nature’s Secret Circus is an environmental circus workshop with and circus tutors Beanie Sky and Selene Murphy, alongside geologist Eoin Halpin. Learn to balance branches, juggle rocks, and make mountains with your bodies. Suitable for ages 8-12… Continue reading FREE Nature’s Secret Circus workshop

Riverbank Arts Centre

May192022
Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Location: Riverbank Arts Centre, Newbridge, Co Kildare
StrongWomen Science
StrongWomen Science

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. Two shows for schools, 10.00 and 12.00

Roscommon Arts Centre

May182022
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Roscommon Arts Centre
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_37. Courtesy of Circus250

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 this fun, lively and fast-paced circus performance, you’ll find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science… Continue reading Roscommon Arts Centre

Rural islands tour

Apr292022
May22022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Various locations
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

StrongWomen Aoife and Maria take their show to the islands of Clare ( 29 April), Inishturk (1 May) and Inishboffin (2 May), to 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… Continue reading Rural islands tour

Naas schools performance

Apr272022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Schools event
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston. Courtesy of Circus250

Our StrongWomen Science performers Aoife and Maria will be showing the scientific secrets behind their astounding tricks in an event for schools. In a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, the children will find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

Harrogate – Wesley Centre

Apr162022
Time: 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Location: Wesley Centre
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_37. Courtesy of Circus250

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.

Aberystwyth University

Apr132022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Aberystwyth University
StrongWomen Science
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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.

POSTPONED British Commerical Vehicle Museum

Apr112022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: British Commercial Vehicle Museum, King St, Leyland PR25 2LE
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

In a return visit, 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. Details to come.

Sligo Family Fun Day

Apr32022
Time: 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: IT Sligo
Circus250 Also Presents...
Equinox Circus Sorcas Festival – Aoife stiltwalking

A family fun day with stiltwalkers, clown, giant bubbles and lots more celebrating 50 years of education and welcoming Atlantic Technological University to Sligo.

Drogheda school performances

Mar242022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
StrongWomen Science
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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 performances for schools. In this fun, lively and fast-paced circus performance, you’ll find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula… Continue reading Drogheda school performances

Dublin St Patrick’s Festival

Mar202022
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Spiegeltent Mór @ Festival Quarter
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_37. Courtesy of Circus250

Join StrongWomen Aoife and Maria in Dublin for a day of performance, science and spectacle, 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. Two shows at 12.00 and 15.00

Limerick St Patrick’s Festival

Mar192022
Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Location: Limerick St Patrick's festival street show
StrongWomen Science
Aoife and Maria at Equinox Circus Sorcas Festival

Join StrongWomen Aoife and Maria on the streets of Limerick for a day of performance, science and spectacle, 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. 

Waterford Theatre Royal

Mar102022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Waterford Theatre Royal, The Mall, Waterford, Co. Waterford
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson Courtesy of Circus250

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. Details to come.

Daring Dames Festival, Achill Island

Mar52022
Mar62022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Achill Island
Daring Dames
Maria Corcoran

Circus250 specialises in female performers. Our Daring Dames create an all-female cast of astounding acts and feats of strength. Expect pioneering performances, lively and provocative discussion, ‘circus women in cinema’ screenings, Circus Women Book Club and informal talks.

MK Gallery

Jan302022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
Frame - Circus for Drawing
FRAME – Circus for Drawing

Want to draw a hula hoop artist, unicyclist or strongwoman? 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.

Limerick Learning Hub (schools event)

Jan212022
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Schools event
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson Courtesy of Circus250

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

Westport Town Hall Theatre

Dec52021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Westport Town Hall Theatre
StrongWomen Science
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See our fabulous StrongWomen Science show at Westport Town Hall Theatre. This is a free event, supported by Mayo County Council Arts Office and the Dept of Arts, Culture, Heritage, Tourism and Sport Live Performance Support Scheme. Capacity is strictly limited for this event, booking essential.

Twilight Circus

Dec42021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Outside courtyard at The Valley House, Achill Island, Co Mayo
Circus250 Also Presents...
Circus Sorcas 3

Two free performances of song, circus, music and magic celebrating the dark skies of Mayo in the historic Valley House. Be bewitched by tumblers and contortionists, enthralled by a magician storyteller, entranced by the live band of fiddles, guitar and banjo, and swept up in the songs. Two unique performances to celebrate the coming of the bright day and the arrival… Continue reading Twilight Circus

Limerick Festival of Science

Nov122021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Local schools
StrongWomen Science
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StrongWomen Aoife and Maria are performing in local schools as part of this science festival.

Mayo Science and Technology Festival

Nov112021
Nov132021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

Watch StrongWomen Aoife and Maria in this online film as part of Mayo Science and Technology Festival

Cavan Monaghan Science Festival

Nov102021
Nov112021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Local schools
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_37. Courtesy of Circus250

StrongWomen Aoife and Maria are performing in local schools as part of this science festival.

Offaly Libraries STEAM programme: Science Week

Nov82021
Nov92021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
StrongWomen Science
SWS-Edinburgh-Science-Fest-Apr-2019-photo-credit-Ian-Georgeson-100419IAGSCI_26.-Courtesy-of-Circus250

See the StrongWomen in action in this filmed performance for Science Week 2021.

Nature’s Secret Circus workshops for schools

Nov82021
Nov122021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Various
Nature's Secret Circus
Nature’s Secret Circus

Outdoor environmental circus workshops with Mayo schools, supported by Bioeconomy Ireland Week and Science Foundation Ireland

South Dublin Libraries – Ballyroan Library

Nov52021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Ballyroan Library, Dublin
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson

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.

South Dublin Libraries – Tallaght Library

Nov42021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Tallaght Library, Dublin
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson

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.

Hullabaloo! Children’s Festival

Oct272021
Oct302021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
StrongWomen Science
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Watch StrongWomen Aoife and Maria in a filmed performance and accompanying workshop films in this online event.

Breathe – Mayo schools

Oct192021
Oct222021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Mayo schools
Breathe: Circus to Make You Gasp
Breathe

A two-person 35 minute outdoor ecology circus show about recovery We will be visiting several schools in Co Mayo with Breathe and our other shows StrongWomen Science and Nature’s Secret Circus, as part of BioEconomy Ireland Week.

Bioeconomic Week Ireland

Oct182021
Oct242021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

Hosted by BiOrbic Bioeconomy SFI Research Centre as part of Bioeconomic Week Ireland, you can watch our StrongWomen Science films online all this week.

Breathe at Ballina Fringe Festival

Oct162021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Belleek Woods, Ballina, Co. Mayo
Breathe: Circus to Make You Gasp
Breathe

A two-person outdoor ecology circus show about recovery Breathe is a lyrical, exciting, relevant performance about the pathway from exhaustion to recovery expressed through circus. Performance at 11.00. Workshop at 12.00 (limited places). Unplug at the Snooze Inn at 15.00.

Droichead Arts Centre, Drogheda, Ireland

Oct92021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Droichead Arts Centre
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_37. Courtesy of Circus250

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.

Jersey

Oct32021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Radisson Blu Hotel, Waterfront, Jersey
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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.

Equinox Circus Festival – StrongWomen Science family circus science show

Sep192021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Achill Island
Circus Sorcas | StrongWomen Science
Circus Sorcas 1

Join scientists-turned-circus artistes Maria and Aoife to discover the amazing science behind their astounding tricks. Huge fun for all. About this event An OUTDOORS event opposite Mastersons pub, Golden Strand, Dugort, Achill Island, County Mayo. Part of Equinox Circus Sorcas Festival on Achill Island, celebrating the autumnal equinox Moban with daytime shows and evening Sunset… Continue reading Equinox Circus Festival – StrongWomen Science family circus science show

Equinox Circus Festival – World famous clown acrobat Mr H in CART GALORE

Sep192021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Achill Island
Circus Sorcas
Circus Sorcas 2

International clown comedy superstar Mr H comes to Achill Island for his hilarious show of astounding acrobatics, comedy and amazing circus About this event Ireland’s most famous comedy clown Mr H comes to Mayo for the first time for Equinox Circus Sorcas Festival.

Sunset Circus Sorcas fire show to close Equinox Circus Sorcas

Sep192021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Achill Island
Circus Sorcas
Circus Sorcas 3

A breathtaking sunset fire show at the close of Mayo’s first circus festival – a spectacle for all above the blue flag Golden Strand beach About this event An OUTDOORS event opposite Mastersons pub, Golden Strand, Dugort, Achill Island, County Mayo. The closing ceremony of Equinox Circus Sorcas Festival on Achill Island, celebrating the autumnal… Continue reading Sunset Circus Sorcas fire show to close Equinox Circus Sorcas

Daring Dames – South Dublin Libraries

Sep32021
Sep42021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Various locations
Daring Dames
Juanita – Dancing in the Streets

Join our all-female cast of Daring Dames at South Dublin Libraries, and watch their astounding acts and feats of strength. Shows as follows: Friday 3 September Tallaght Library 11.00 and Ballyroan Library 15.00. Saturday 4 September Castletymon Library 11.30 and North Clondalkin Library 15.00.

Norwich Theatre Interlude in the Close

Aug252021
Aug302021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Big top, Norwich Cathedral Close, Norwich NR1 4DD
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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, learn how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create… Continue reading Norwich Theatre Interlude in the Close

London Wonderground

Aug232021
Aug242021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Earls Court, London
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson Courtesy of Circus250

Watch our fabulous StrongWomen Science show at Underbelly’s London Wonderground festival which brings live entertainment back to the world famous Earls Court Exhibition Centre site this summer. The programme showcases the very best in circus, comedy, music and family entertainment, with performances in Underbelly’s iconic upside-down purple cow tent, Udderbelly, and the magnificent Big Top. 

Just So Festival, Cheshire

Aug202021
Aug222021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Rode Hall, Cheshire
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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

Skipton Town Hall, Skipton

Aug112021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Skipton Town Hall
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

StrongWomen Science is a circus science show for families and children starring two women scientists turned circus performers. Aoife is an engineer, Maria an environmental scientist. 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… Continue reading Skipton Town Hall, Skipton

British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire

Aug92021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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. To book tickets, please call… Continue reading British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire

Festival of Curiosity, Dublin (online)

Jul222021
Jul252021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

Join our StrongWomen Aoife and Maria for an online screening of StrongWomen Science at the Festival of Curiosity, Dublin. 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.

Virtual Lambeth Country Show (online)

Jul172021
Jul182021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_37. Courtesy of Circus250

Watch Aoife and Maria in our StrongWomen Science workshop films and join in!

Salisbury Playhouse, Wiltshire

Jun262021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Salisbury Playhouse
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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.

Edinburgh Science Festival 2021 (online)

Jun262021
Jun272021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online event from Edinburgh Science Festival
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson Courtesy of Circus250

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 online family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use… Continue reading Edinburgh Science Festival 2021 (online)

Dean Crowe Theatre & Arts Centre (online)

Jun122021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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 online family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use… Continue reading Dean Crowe Theatre & Arts Centre (online)

CANCELLED Stockwood Discovery Centre, Luton

May272021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Luton
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_37. Courtesy of Circus250

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. Postponed from 11 Aug 2020.

Swindon Festival of Literature (online)

May82021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online from Swindon Festival of Literature
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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 online family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use… Continue reading Swindon Festival of Literature (online)

CANCELLED British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire

Apr122021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire
StrongWomen Science
SWS-Edinburgh-Science-Fest-Apr-2019-photo-credit-Ian-Georgeson-100419IAGSCI_26.-Courtesy-of-Circus250

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. We hope the show on… Continue reading CANCELLED British Commercial Vehicle Museum, Lancashire

County Library, Tallaght, Dublin (free online event)

Mar82021
Mar92021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Online event
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston. Courtesy of Circus250

Join StrongWomen Aoife and Maria on International Women’s Day 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. 

Roscommon Arts Centre – streamed event

Feb282021
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Streamed event from Roscommon Arts Centre
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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 streamed family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science to create their amazing acts.

Tuar Ard Arts Centre, Co Westmeath, Ireland

Nov112020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Tuar Ard Arts Centre
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson. Courtesy of Circus250

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… Continue reading Tuar Ard Arts Centre, Co Westmeath, Ireland

Theatre Royal, Waterford, Ireland

Nov102020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Theatre Royal, Waterford
StrongWomen Science
StrongWomen Science

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.

Shopfront Circus at Thriftfest Upcycled

Sep122020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Palace Hub 3, The Hub, 35 High St, Redcar TS10 3AE
Circus250 Also Presents...
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson

Circus250 is taking part in Thriftfest Upcycled, Festival of Thrift’s digital makeover of their annual festival.

The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland

Mar52020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_37. Courtesy of Circus250

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)

Speaking at Irish Museums Association Conference

Feb222020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Irish Museums Association Conference, Athlone
Circus250 Also Presents...

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

The Exchange, Twickenham

Feb202020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: The Exchange, 75 London Road, Twickenham TW1 1BE
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston. Courtesy of Circus250

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… Continue reading The Exchange, Twickenham

Northern Ireland Science Festival

Feb182020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Belfast
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson

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… Continue reading Northern Ireland Science Festival

Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2020

Jan302020
Feb82020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Abu Dhabi Science Festival 2020
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_29. Courtesy of Circus250

Now in its 10th edition, the Abu Dhabi Science Festival (ADSF), organized by the Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK), is the capital’s highly anticipated annual science festival. It features engaging live shows, demonstrations, diverse edutainment activities and workshops that aim to inspire the nation’s youth and encourage them to pursue STEAM subjects.

Bolton Museum, Bolton

Jan112020
Jan122020
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Bolton Museum, Bolton
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson