News: Jacksons Lane releases international contemporary circus short film Closer

Jacksons Lane arts centre has released a contemporary circus short film, Closer, produced by an international collaboration during lockdown between circus companies from Germany, Finland and England. The film is available to stream for free online. Shot entirely outside, Closer features seven circus artists against the backdrops of magnificent Berlin colonnades, Helsinki’s urban wetlands and... Continue Reading →

News: Hotel Paradiso heads to Newcastle and Kent

Check into the Hotel Paradiso this April as Lost in Translation, one of the UK’s leading contemporary circus companies, bring their circus spectacular to Newcastle and Kent. An establishment like no other, Hotel Paradiso is a hilarious and boisterous family show for adults and children alike. Doing battle with the dastardly Banker, the hapless and... Continue Reading →

Interview with Joanna Vymeris

The Feathers of Daedalus Circus have teamed up with renowned poet Roger McGough to present Sky in the Pie, a circus and puppetry spectacular running at OSO Arts Centre in February and the VAULT Festival in March. I caught up with the show's director, Joanna Vymeris, to find out more about this new production.  How... Continue Reading →

Review: Lexicon, Roundhouse

If you’re looking for something a little different this January to combat the post-Christmas blues, NoFitState’s Lexicon could be just the thing. Returning to London’s Roundhouse following the success of Bianco in 2013, NoFitState’s latest show offers a contemporary take on traditional circus acts and brings to life a world of ‘misfits, magic, music and... Continue Reading →

News: Tarot comes to London’s VAULT Festival

Live Tarot reading meets mesmeric contemporary circus as The Feathers of Daedalus come to VAULT Festival with a spell-binding reworking of their Edinburgh Fringe hit, Tarot. Taking audiences on a thrilling and unpredictable adventure guided by fate, the visual imagery and characters of the cards are brought to life through skilled acrobatic and musical improvisation.... Continue Reading →

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