Circus Around & About presents a circus double bill featuring Roll Up, Roll Up (Simple Cypher) and Pirate Taxi (Pirates of the Carabina)


Halstock Village Hall Field

Thursday 19th August 7.00pm

£10,£5 u18s,£25 family of 4

Deborah 01935891744


A memorable double bill of extraordinary family-friendly circus shows is coming to Dorset this summer!

Prepare to be amazed by Roll Up, Roll Up as Simple Cypher perform explosive tricks with effortless agility within a large, spinning steel ring known as a Cyr Wheel. This skilled duo combines freestyle hip hop and acrobatics with juggling in an innovative and original way in this playful production.

Pirates of the Carabina are award-winning circus artists, acrobats and musicians. Their brand-new show Pirate Taxi tells their own tale of running away to the circus, with humour, original music and an ingenious set. Join the adventure and watch an extraordinary aerial performance.

Touring Dorset with Artsreach, the county's touring arts charity. Please bring your own chair or rug and dress for all weather. Barbeque/Hog Roast or vegetarian option and bar from 6.00pm. Tickets must be booked in advance, available online, at Halstock village shop or by phone from Deborah 01935891744 Please visit the Artsreach website.

Artsreach are back in Halstock Village Hall this summer with 2 exciting workshops for children.  Our first till be a Wild Withy workshop led by Fran Quinlan on Wednesday 28th July from 10am - 1pm

Create giant structures inspired by seed pods, flowers, cones, vegetables and fruits.  Add to these organic forms - recycled paper, wool, threads, strips of fabric and tissue paper and take home a light and graceful sculpture which can be suspended or free standing.

Dress for mess. Suitable for ages 8yrs +

To book visit and further information from Deborah Childs 01935891744 Mobile  07939 550719

Tickets: £8


Later during the holidays there will be a Stop frame animation workshop led by Gary Jarman of Pageant Productions on Monday 16 August from 10am – 3pm.  

This is a fun and engaging stop-motion animation workshop for kids who want to create their very own short film.  You will construct a small set, create scenes and use props to film your story on the effects of Climate Change.  This workshop is a great introduction into the world of animation. Dress for mess.  Remember your lunch.  Suitable for ages 7 – 12yrs

To book visit and further information from Deborah Childs

Tickets: £10

--website for full details  Full guidance including covid information available online and when booking. Suitable 5+






Artsreach is a registered charity that works with a network of volunteers to bring high quality performances of live theatre, music, dance and family shows to the heart of rural communities across Dorset, including Halstock Village Hall.


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