Important Information

Children under the age of 18 should be accompanied by an adult.

Earagail Arts Festival in association with Malin Development Committee presents

Wild Atlantic Weekend

Event Description

Featuring brand new shows by last year’s sold out Tumblecircus, Cikadia and Nakupelle’s Circus Bardo, alongside a hugely entertaining live version of Countdown and the interactive Carnival Dress Up Box, the Wild Atlantic Weekend celebrates the finest in contemporary Irish and international streets arts and circus.

WILD ATLANTIC WEEKEND SCHEDULE

The Big Top

Tumblecircus (1-2pm) – €5

Ireland’s only family friendly revolutionary circus. Hand-crafted and brewed in Belfast. Tumblecircus are fully organic, gluten free and gender neutral.

Be prepared to have your mind blown, witness kick ass circus skills and laugh out loud comedy. One hour of hammer-smashing Belfast-inspired circus.

 

Circus Bardo (3-4pm) – €5

Circus Bardo has a Tube of Transformation, Dancing Capes, Juggling Cups, Kid Acrobatics, Men in Diapers, Flower Power, and a Stunt Baby who dives head first into a tiny swimming pool with only a few inches of water! It also has a man wearing a lot of lightning bolts… What more could you want in a circus?!

 

Cikada (4-5pm) – €5

Cikada is a new circus show fusing acrobatics, theatre and movement. With high level, graceful acrobatics, moments of hilarity, moments of ferocity and moments of sensitivity, the show is a rendition of everyday life mixed with absurd insect habits.

Nominated for the Judges’ Choice Award, ‘Best Duo,’ Dublin Fringe Festival 2018. A pleasure for the entire family, for an audience of all ages. The development of the show is supported by Dance Ireland and Dublin Circus Project.

 

The Wee Top

Spailp (2-3pm & 4-5pm) – FREE

{feminine}, a surprise kiss. A new body of indoors & outdoors experiential
work from the Spailpíns of Fanzini Productions. A street theatre journey, a brief but glorious
experience of your life’s most exquisite moments. Curious? So you should be. Spailp is a show for adults that kids are welcome to.

 

The Village Green

Alongside a hugely entertaining live version of Countdown and the interactive Carnival Dress Up Box, the Wild Atlantic Weekend will feature lots of free entertainment all day as well as various food vendors – a fantastic day-out for all the family.

The Carnival Dress Up Box (all-day) – FREE

Come find your inner carnival self and explore a colourful and unique interactive display of carnival props and costume at The Dress Up Box, a vibrant carnival tent filled with puppets, carnival props and beautiful handmade costume.

Created by some of Ireland’s leading carnival costume designers, giving their own impromptu performances, audiences have the opportunity to dress up and bring the carnival work for a spin!


Important Information

Children under the age of 18 should be accompanied by an adult.

Event Description