International circus comes to town 

Cirque Bijou

World famous circus troupe Cirque Bijou is staging a massive and unique outdoor show at Castle Hill playing fields at 7.30pm on Sunday 2 May. 

Cirque Bijou is one of Europe’s most creative and diverse event and performance production companies, and has worked on events for celebrities including Take That, Muse and the Royal Family.

The company is famous for high energy performances combining death defying acrobatics, world class aerial stunts, mountain bike riders with a twist, the UK’s top break dancing boys – b-boys, stunning live video projections, electronic props, fireworks and fire for the ultimate circus show experience.

The free event, which is part of the Inspiring Communities programme, will bring the local community together and is expected to attract 3,000 people. The evening will start at 7:30pm, with activities from local organisations and performances, finishing with a breathtaking production show from Cirque Bijou. 

Councillor Linda Thomas, Executive Member for Corporate Resources and Health commented:  “Cirque Bijou is a famous company which has worked with celebrities across the world and we’re delighted that they are coming to Bolton. We hope that as many people from the local area come along as possible and enjoy the free show.”

Bolton is one of fifteen inspiring communities pilot programmes nationwide which aim to make a difference to young people in their learning, cultural experiences and aspirations.


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