Past Tours

Limerick Learning Hub (schools event)

Jan212022
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
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
Location: Outside courtyard at The Valley House, Achill Island, Co Mayo
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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
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
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
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
Location: Online
StrongWomen Science
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See the StrongWomen in action in this filmed performance for Science Week 2021.

Nature’s Secret Circus workshops for schools

Nov82021
Nov122021
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Location: Bolton Museum, Bolton
StrongWomen Science
SWS Edinburgh Science Fest Apr 2019 photo credit Ian Georgeson

POSTPONED till Aug 2021 – Just So Festival

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Location: Rode Hall, Cheshire
StrongWomen Science
SWS Discovery Museum Newcastle Mar 2019 photo credit Alasdhair Johnston SWS_20190310_21. 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.

POSTPONED till Spring 2021 – The Albany, London

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Location: The Albany, London
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 a fun, lively and fast-paced family circus performance, find out how jugglers, acrobats and hula hoop artists use science… Continue reading POSTPONED till Spring 2021 – The Albany, London