Cork Printmakers, Backwater Artists Group and The Lavit Gallery are pleased to present: In The Open – Faoin Spéir World Circus Day with Circus Factory April 16th, 2022.
Circus Factory is taking over the courtyard at Wandesford Quay for World Circus Day. Join us for a day of fun for both adults and kids. We’ve got our brand new ‘Super Star Circus’ show for youngsters along with our much-loved ‘Circus Disco’ post show. And for the grown-ups? We’ve got a high-flying Circus Cabaret!
World Circus Day for Kids: Premiere of Super Star Circus
Ready, Steady, Hup, it’s time for some super cool circus with Jimmy, Gabbo, and AD. These three circus enthusiasts love to do Circus cause it’s the the bestest thing ever. On a mission from the Circus Gods to share their amazing tricks with the world, whether the world wants it or not, our circus heroes will charm their way into your hearts. You’ll see that there’s no such thing as failure, only another chance to try it again. And before you know it you’ll be trying it too.
What is a Circus Disco?
We bring with us Juggling Balls, Clubs, Diablos, Flowerstick, Hula Hoops, and maybe a Unicycle or two. We put on some music and encourage a fun “try it out” atmosphere for approximately 40 minutes. Nobody is too old or too young to try, and the way you use the equipment is the correct way to use it. The Circus Disco takes place right after each performance.
Tickets and Performance Times for Kids
- 1pm/ 2.30pm/ 4pm
- €5 per ticket
- Capacity 40
Grab your tickets for World Circus Day!
World Circus Day for Adults: Under the Stars – An Evening Cabaret
Introducing the evening activity for Faoin Spéir: ‘Under the Stars: An Evening Cabaret’. In this cabaret for adults, allow yourself to be lost and found again through aerial arts, object manipulation, comedy, exploration, and fire.
World Circus Day Adult Cabaret Performers:
Judenald M Penders
Cormac Mohally will be our MC for the evening, the person leading us through this wonderful cabaret… faoin spéir… in the open… under the stars… ✨
Tickets and Performance Times for Adults
- 6pm, 8pm
- €12/€10 unwaged/ low waged or student. Use discount code at check out: INTHEOPENCF
- Capacity 100
These World Circus day events are supported by Backwater Artists Group, Cork Printmakers, the Lavit Gallery and Cork City Council Arts Office through the Arts Council of Ireland’s In The Open – Faoin Spéir award: A curated programme of multi-disciplinary, inclusive arts activities in community outdoor spaces running from July 2021-April 2022. #InTheOpenFaoinSpeir
Looking for more?
This is the 3rd event for World Circus Day! Yep, that’s three events and you can attend all three if you want (as long as you’re over 18. Under the Stars: An Evening Cabaret & Digital Stations of the Cross are for over 18s). Super Star Circus welcomes all.
This 3rd event will be held at Circus Factory HQ which is just across the road from the Marina Market and a short walk from Cork City Centre.
Digital Stations of the Cross: “Get ready for a massive night of circus, dance and music! Savage craic to be had! Live DJs throughout the night with surreal performances in between it all. Get on it!”
Tickets: €10 (Limited spaces available due to venue capacity!)
(Note: Digital Stations of the Cross is an unrelated event to Faoin ir and will take place at the Circus Factory HQ at Centre Park road.)