Circus City

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Circus City Blame Game by Kundle Cru CREDIT Alice Underwood


Circus City - the UK’s biggest festival of contemporary circus – will bounce back into Bristol this Autumn with a programme combining circus skills with music, film, theatre and dance and happening city-wide in indoor and outdoor venues, as well as online.   

Highlights include:

Ves-Tigios by Circolombia at Circomedia, 30 September - 1 October
A journey through a dystopian wasteland that fuses stunning physical performance with film to create a remarkable visual journey all about brotherhood. Infused with extravagant visions, terrifying acrobatics and magic moments…you won’t come out unscathed.
£15/£13 + booking fee

Blame Game by Kundle Cru, 2 - 3 October
The international cast of Kundle Cru have fused breakdancing, juggling, Chinese pole and contemporary dance to create a genre-defying movement language. In combination with music, they tell stories in their own physically brilliant style.
​​​​​​ £16/ £13 + booking fee

Cuidado by Circolombia, 8 - 9 October
Fresh from Bogotá, one of the world’s leading circus companies brings you extraordinary feats and seamless acts, all performed with breathtaking skill. This unique show will transport you to the streets of Colombia’s capital city in a succession of snapshots of actions and reactions, dreams and wills, courage and risks. Let the power and momentum of this renowned company sweep you away.

Kerfuffle by Scottee & Friends LTD at The Mount Without, 15 - 16 October
A jukebox circus cabaret of camp classics for queers and their friends.
£15/£13 + booking fee

​​​​​​(le) Pain By Dream at Tobacco Factory Theatre, 15 - 16 October
 A journey through bread making, acrobatics and growing up in strait-laced provincial France, that reverberates with the tragedy, comedy and joy of making a break for it. 

See the full programme

Circus City is a biennial event based in Bristol, UK. It is funded by Arts Council England and Bristol City Council. 

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