Circus

All the world’s a stage at Poole

POOLE’s Lighthouse centre for the arts is renowned for the breadth and diversity of its programming, a commitment to provide arts and entertainment for people of all ages, backgrounds and interests. The autumn programme ranges from broad comedy to high drama, Joan Armatrading to Love Actually in concert, dinosaurs to Dick Whittington. Highlights of the…

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Roll up and join the summer circus

THE Stagewise 2018 summer workshop, running from 1st to 7th August for children aged from four to 11 years, this year focuses on circus. Jamie Jigsaw will lead The Greatest Summer Workshop, at Wimborne Comm­unity Learning and Resource Centre,  from 1st to 3rd August and at the Priory School in Christchurch on 6th and 7th…

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Multi talented Mat

CABARET star and juggler Mat Ricardo is bringing his show. Mat Ricardo vs The World, to Dorchester Corn Exchange on Thursday 19th July, and it’s suitable for audiences aged ten and older. After a 30-year career as the go-to guy for jaw-dropping dexterity, Mat had a problem – he’d run out of new tricks. So…

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Now or Never in Hamworthy Park

AS part of the Circus250, the nationwide celebrations of the anniversary of modern circus,  French company Circa Tsuica comes to Hamworthy Park in Poole from Friday 6th to Sunday 8th July with its latest show, Now or Never. The performances will be accompanied by the jazz orchestra from Queen Elizabeth’s School. On Monday 2nd July, …

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Testing the limits in circus

THE Australian Casus Circus comes to Strode Theatre in Street at 6.30pm on Friday 22nd June to perform Drift­wood after its debut performances in London. Regarded as the hottest contemporary circus company in Australia and based in Brisbane, Casus Circus takes circus arts to a new level. Performances incorporate choreography, acrobatics, trapeze and aerial stunts,…

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