Saturday 15 September, 6.30pm – 9.00pm - SOLD OUT
Caversham Court Gardens, Church Rd, Reading RG4 7AD
Ticket Price: £8 Full Price / £5 Concessions
Following their involvement at the groundbreaking Lumière London ,Cirque Bijou will be coming to Reading!
Roll up, roll up. It is the 250th anniversary of circus in Britain and across the country, artists, communities and audiences are coming together to celebrate this most accessible, most thrilling and most liberating of art forms. Set against the beautiful and atmospheric backdrop of Caversham Court Gardens, Cirque Bijou bring the party to Reading with an immersive evening of the most contemporary of circus. Combining traditional skills and daredevilry with modern technology, live music and sophisticated styling, you will witness beautiful, graceful and inspiring performances supported by performances from the communities of Reading against this unique riverside backdrop. Come dressed for a night at the circus... An accessible event for all the family.
Cirque Bijou creates and produces bold, visually arresting, highly physical circus. Through collaboration with exceptional and diverse talent, and the use of multiple art forms, Cirque Bijou comments on and challenges contemporary culture, and inspires a sense of inclusion and shared meaningful experience.
17:00 - First shuttle bus service from Friar Street FH, outside Sainsbury’s
18:30 - Doors Open
18:30 - DJ & Walkabout
19:00 - Last shuttle bus service from Friar Street FH, outside Sainsbury’s
19:10 - Chinese Pole
19:50 - Aerial Hoop/ Violin/ Drums
20:00 - Umbrella parade
20:05 - Umbrella dance
20:15 - Aerial rope
20:30 - Aerial violin
20:40 - Highline
20:50 - Finale
21:00 - Performance finishes, DJ til close
21:30 - First huttle bus service from Caversham Court Garden
23:00 - Last shuttle bus service from Caversham Court Gardens
SHUTTLE BUS INFORMATION
There is NO AVAILABLE PARKING at the event.
Q: Can we bring our own chairs?
A: This is a standing event. Some chairs will be available for those who need it, but do feel free to bring your own.
Q: Can alcohol be brought into the event?
A: Whilst alcohol is not permitted to be brought into the event, there will be an on-site bar serving both alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Q: Can we buy tickets on the door?
A: Tickets sale will be CASH ONLY on the door if there are still tickets avaliable.
Q: Is there any food stalls at the event?
A: Blue Collar Food is providing some food vendors, information is below. The bar, Nacho Odyssey and Sear Street Kitchen all take card however The Massita is CASH ONLY
Q: When does the doors open?
A: The gates will open at 6.30pm.