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november, 2016

12nov5:30 pmCircus Siamsa (Late Show)€12, Family of 3: €30, Family of 4: €405:30 pm Event Type :Show

Event Details


At the heart of the festival is Circus Siamsa, a variety show, held each year in Siamsa Tire theatre. This year, as every year, an entirely new show has been created by Fanzini Productions for the good people of Tralee and beyond, bringing the stars of contemporary circus, street and variety performance to the stage in Siamsa. It’s a family show but not just for kids! This year handpicked acts from UK, Italy, USA, Sweden, Belgium and France will come for one day to thrill, delight and amaze the lucky audiences who are there to witness this unique spectacle! This show is a highlight of the festival and not to be missed! “It’s circus Jim but not as we know it”.

Circus Siamsa Acts:

MC – DJ On Air

Leah Wolff

Jay Gilligan & Brian Crabtree


More information about our acts here:


Junior Reviewers:

Following on from a hugely successful pilot programme in 2015, the National Circus Festival of Ireland will once again roll out their Junior Reviewers Programme for this years festival. The aim of the Junior Reviewers  programme is to involve young people from age 6 and up to watch shows and performances with a critical eye, to engage in discussion and to feel confident and competent to write their views, opinions and suggestions. With encouragement and support from the National Circus Festival team of producers and performers and with the assistance of parents/guardians this programme will improve capacity for critical thinking, encouraging young people to question what they see and to create the type of art, performance and culture they would like to see. After the Friday (Nov 11th) night show Silver linings Playback  and after both editions of Circus Siamsa on Saturday (Nov 12th) young people will be invited to spend some time writing their reviews of the shows in the foyer of Siamsa Tire Theatre. Keep an eye out for our Junior Reviewers and be nice – they are the critics of the future!!!!



(Saturday) 5:30 pm

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