Pirates Retreat Bali 2018

Posted: January 16, 2018 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : 9-13 Apr 2018
Venue : Private Island near Bali, Indonesia

The concept is simple: spinning, sharing, training the body, relaxing on a island, and partying for 5 days in a remote part of the planet, totally cut off from the outside world. With our own private island, the setting is rather like a dream.

World class international teachers with skills in many different disciplines, from Poi, Contact and Dragon Staff, Hoop, Feicha, Buugeng manipulation, Rope Dart, Staff juggling and multi staff, yoga, acro balance, juggling and more…
Made for spinners and circus artists who think we need more pirates in this world….

Only 45 of us, limited to 35 tickets maximum.

For updates, check the Facebook event page.

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Western Australian Circus Festival 2018

Posted: January 16, 2018 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : 26-28 Jan 2018
Venue : Lunar Circus, 171,Vansittart Road,, Karridale, Western Australia 6288
Tickets : Available Here

A circus festival experience like nothing you have ever experienced before.

Tickets are now on sale for the incredible 2018 Western Australian Circus Festival and The Lunar Circus Summer Training School. Set on a beautiful private property in Karridale in south-western WA, the purpose-built festival site will play host to more than 100 circus, cabaret, comedy and theatre stars, along with the liveliest gypsy funk and hillbilly bands.

PERFORMERS & MARVELS

Djuki Mala | Blindful | Ryan Darwin | A Good Catch
Retrofuturismus | Notorious Strumpet & Dangerous Girl
Perch Balancing | Laser Kiwi | Two Up Circus | Liam Power
Out of this World Children’s Show | The Birdmann & Egg
Driftwood by Casus | Grant Goldie | Marc Dorfner | Michel Fouche
Tumble Circus – Unsuitable | Mariano Rocco | Fabian Galouye
The Pitts Family Circus | Martin Mor | Lunar Circus | Kaput
Broadway and Batton | Entropy | Rodrigo & Solene
Pandora Pink | That Man | Mr Spin | Sandfly Air
Dream & PJ | Byron & Jo | Rowan (Elixer) | Seraina (Germany)
PLUS MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED

MUSICAL WONDERS
Faith Y Branko (UK/Romani) | DJ Hap Myles
Mitchell & The Hot Mama band (WA) | Carlien Jeanne
DJ Freddy FlyFingaz (Gold Coast)
Rastatrix Raggae Band (WA) | Hannah Mae & the Hoodwinks
Charlie McGee (Formiddable Vegetable Sound System)
PLUS WAAAY MORE TBA

The Festival sees more than 3000 colourful festival-goers camping onsite, all the better to enjoy the early morning yoga sessions and late-night adults-only cabarets. With five big tops, two bespoke bars and numerous once-off artworks, lighting displays and intriguing wonders to be found down every garden path, this is a festival experience like nothing you have ever experienced.

Come and enjoy a day’s entertainment or step up and join in a workshop – you can even have a go on the flying trapeze!

Tickets are available from just $75 for one day, or $149 for a full three-day experience with free camping – youth and concession tickets available as well.
Discounted early bird tickets are available until December 1. Tickets on the gate will be available for a 10% surcharge, so head over to Ticketek and book yours today!

For updates, check the Facebook event page.

Tasmanian Circus Festival 2018

Posted: January 16, 2018 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : 19-21 Jan 2018
Venue : Atratus Rise, Swan Bay TAS 7252, Australia
Tickets : Available Here

The Tasmanian Circus Festival is currently shaping up and kicks off on the 19th of January 2018!

Set in Swan Bay overlooking the iconic Tamar River just 20 minutes north of Launceston. The festival features top independent circus performers and physical theatre companies from around the world.

A family friendly festival with a diverse range of market stalls, music and performance. We have three performance venues, including a secret big top for the creatures of the night, hidden deep within the bush and natural amphitheater with a stunning view over the Tamar river.
The public festival weekend (19th-21st January 2018) is a family friendly, 3 day camping event. Performances include aerials, manipulation, dance, acrobatics, comedy and music. Showcasing some of the best independent contemporary circus performances and featuring circus artists from all corners of the globe, local and national talents. Performing for you, their renowned acts in variety shows and cabarets throughout the festival.
The training week masterclasses (14th-18th January 2018), features some of the leading contemporary circus industry trainers and performers teaching a broad range of circus skills to anyone with basic physical theatre experience. The 5 day long intensive masterclasses week aims to bring 150 participants who are keen to broaden their circus skills, whilst camping together as one large circus community.

We look forward to seeing you there!

For updates, check the Facebook event page!

New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival 2018

Posted: January 10, 2018 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : 15-18 Feb 2018
Venue : Hawkes Bay, Elwood Rd, Tomoana, Hastings 4172, New Zealand

It’s confirmed! Brought to you by Johhny Ryan and the NZJA! The 26th Annual New Zealand Juggling and Circus Festival is all on for 2018!
Thursday 15 th of February till Sunday the 18 th in beautiful Hastings, Hawkes Bay!
Come and join the locals in their celebration of everything Art Deco. It’s a fabulous weekend to be in the Bay: Sunshine. Crowds full of fun. Costumes and Craziness. Massive events everywhere! Sounds like the Festival already!

Thursday: unpack at the AMP Showgrounds amongst the NZJA ‘Tent City’, relax in the Chill Zone, juggle in the Big Tent, and enjoy BBQ Night with all your friends you haven’t seen for a year!

Friday: workshops, fun at Splash Planet, unicycle Te Mata Peak, wander the beautiful gardens and juggle by the pond, prepare for the 7.30 Renegade in the Big Tent.

Saturday: more workshops! Juggling Olympics! Public Show in the centre of Hastings in a fantastic 300 seat venue!

Sunday: Juggle for your Breakfast – enjoy the amazing Hawkes Bay Farmer’s Market right next door. Enjoy one more day of wonderful weather. Pack up after lunch. Option to stay till Monday for travel.

Extras to watch out for: Thursday evening “Madness In The Mall!” with the Hasting’s Business Association. Massive busking opportunities. Food. Costumes. Help the NZJA make an impact!

Splash Planet time on Friday and Saturday. Hawkes Bay’s answer to Parakai. Huge outdoor slides and fun park. Indoor hot pools and slide. Plenty of space to throw things in the air! (Ticketing to be confirmed.)

Week long Art Deco events throughout Hawkes Bay like the ‘Tremains Art Deco Festival’ which includes over 250 events, hundreds of 1920s and 30s cars, aerobatic flying displays, railcar rides, great Gatsby picnics, dinner dance extravaganzas and free outdoor concerts to name a few. The chance to join thousands and thousands of guests and locals alike dressed in Deco style bringing your own glamour to the streets of Hastings and Napier.

Bring your costume. Tune into Louis Armstrong. Get your routine ready. Put on your hat. Wax your moustache. Polish your beads. It’s going to be a blast!!! Come and join us!

For updates, check the event page.

Circus Workshops Feb 2018 (Circus Kumarani)

Posted: January 10, 2018 by lambentI2e in Workshop

Date : 2 Feb – 13 Apr 2018
Time : 4-8pm
Venue : Kamo War Memorial Hall (corner of Boswell and Grant St), Boswell St, Kamo, Whangarei 0112, New Zealand

Registration closes 20 Jan 2018

For updates, check the Circus Kumarani Facebook page.

West End Fire Fest

Posted: January 10, 2018 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : 3 Feb 2018
Time : 5-10pm
Venue : Orleigh Park, Orleigh St, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 4101

✨✨ FREE COMMUNITY EVENT ✨✨
Welcome to West End Fire Fest.
🔥 Brisbane’s Fire Spinning Festival! 🔥

The firetribe welcomes you this very extraordinary gathering.
WEFF as its locally known is held bi-monthly in Orleigh Park. Spontaneously combusted in 2006 it has since transformed into a free community night filled with music, fire arts, drums and a little magic.

This peculiar place is where you can meet new friends or catch up with old ones right in the heart of Brisbane City. WEFF is where many tribes gather to share and learn new techniques.
Join us and help expand the Flow & Fire Arts.

Families and spectators are welcome!
Discover the wonders that WEFF has to offer.
Lay down a mat and bring a snack to nibble on.
Sit back, relax and enjoy the show.

There is a lengthy love affair with the Circus arts and Orleigh Park. 🎪 Let’s keep the arts alive in West End! 🎪

Special Guest DJ
PhauxReal
https://soundcloud.com/phauxreal

FOOD TRUCKS 😋😋
La Cucina Mobile
https://www.facebook.com/LaCucinaMobile.au/
Kraut N’ About
https://www.facebook.com/krautnabout/
That Greek Truck
https://www.facebook.com/thatgreektruck/

🔥 FIRE SPINNERS:
Please respect the space.
ONLY 5 SPINNERS at a time in the circle.
NO FIRE BREATHING
NO KEROSENE
NO SHELLIGHT
NO Poi Circle Burn-offs
Plz Don’t burn the grass.
Use the spin off jars for fire poi! Save money & the environment!

❗ PARENTS:
Please keep an eye on your children at all times. This is an open public space.

⚠️ SAFETY AREA:
Wear the right clothing. Natural Fibers / 100% cotton is best.
Please use the fueling area provided.
Please do not try new moves on fire here.

🚯 PUBLIC:
Please put your rubbish in the bins provided throughout the park. Respect the space.
This event finishes at 10pm.

❓ TOILETS:
The toilets are located next to the playground.

❓ PARKING:
Please do not park on people’s lawns.

❓ DIRECTIONS & TRANSPORT:
Ferry Terminal – Exit at West End Ferry Terminal then 5min walk to the other end of Orleigh Park.
Bus Stop- Montague Rd at Cordeaux Street, Stop 14 is the closest stop
GPS ADDRESS:
24 Hill End Terrace, West End

❓ PURCHASE EQUIPMENT
Fire fuel & Fire Spinning gear is available on the night.

For updates, check the Facebook event page.

Circus Science : Under the Big Top

Posted: November 22, 2017 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : 28 Oct 2017 – 18 Mar 2018
Time : 10am-6pm
Venue : The Annexe, Science Centre, Singapore

The exhibition highlights how science has always had an important role in the circus and how circus relies upon a balance of artistry and science to meet new challenges and fulfil audience expectations. Just as science can satisfy our need to understand, the circus meets our need to be amazed, thrilled and even perplexed.

Visitors will learn the science behind the circus by performing, examining and watching the art. They will also be invited to hold various circus acts up to scrutiny, investigating illusion versus reality, pseudo-science versus science.  Visitors will ”live the science” through the magic of the circus.

The exhibition will showcase a collection of exhibits that visitors can try on. Below are some of them:

  1. Elastic Acrobatics – visitors will gain a better understanding of what it feels like by performing their own tricks while hanging in mid-air with a safety harness strapped around them;
  2. The High Wire – visitors will strap themselves into a harness and see if they can make it across a nine-foot-high cable;
  3. Balance Bar – visitors are challenged to maintain their balance, not allowing their feet to strike the ground;
  4. Contortionist – visitors can explore the art of getting into small spaces;
  5. Clown Alley – visitors will see some tools of the trade and will be able to try them out in the costume and role play area.

For tickets, you can purchase them from any Sistic outlet or at Sistic Online.

Newcastle Juggling Convention 2018

Posted: November 22, 2017 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : 25-28 Jan 2018
Venue : Callaghan College Waratah Technology Campus, 24 Turton Road, Newcastle, New South Wales 2298, Australia

—-> TICKETS ON SALE SOON! <—-

SPECIAL GUEST: SAGI BRACHA

Newcastle Juggling Convention returns in 2018 for 4 big days of Juggling fun with special guest Sagi Bracha.

For updates, check the Facebook event page.

Future Circus Lab 2017

Posted: November 22, 2017 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : 8-10 Dec 2017
Venue : Kaohsiung Pier 2 Art Center Taiyi Park, Taiwan

What’s the future of the circus?

The “Future Circus Experimental Ground” to be held at Kaohsiung Pier Two will bring together ten national and international juggling experts from 10 countries to jointly start a very different kind of circus imagination.

Jumping board, aerial stunt, limit ring, juggling thrown, cross-border creativity, clown interaction, challenge ring, live DJ, street performances, documentary screening, unlimited 3 consecutive days of supply of fantastic imagination; in addition to professional / Experience workshops, campus lectures and flash performances on the streets. Welcome to the discovery of more than one hundred kinds of circus.

For updates, check the Facebook event page.

Bornfire Festival 2017 Open Stage

Posted: October 31, 2017 by lambentI2e in Events / Gatherings

Date : Sat 11 Nov 2017
Time : 730pm
Venue : Kallang Community Club

Do you have a work in progress; a new routine or a group creation to showcase?

Sign up for Open Stage this Bornfire Festival 2017!
http://tinyurl.com/bf17-openstage

Deadline: 10th Nov 2017, 10pm (GMT+8)
Only 12 slots available.

Check the Bornfire event page for updates.