April, 2021

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2021Fri30Apr4:00 pmFeaturedCircus in Aotea Square Sunset SessionsFree school holidays in Aotea Square4:00 pm Aotea Square, 291-297 Queen Street, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010Type:Free,School HolidaysWhere:Central AucklandAges:All Ages

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Event Details

Be dazzled by an impressive, family-friendly line-up of FREE aerial acrobatics, hilarious flips and slips, and a whole lot of tricks on Friday 30 April and Saturday 1 May in Aotea Square.

The Square will transform into a mini-festival featuring a mixture of local and international circus and music performance, you’ll find yourself wanting to run away with the circus in no time.

Perfect for whānau and tamariki, make the most of these FREE sessions these April school holidays.

Circus in the SquareSunset Sessions on Friday 30 April and Saturday 1 May:

Curious Wanderings | 4:00 pm & 5.30 pm
Emerging and talented circus troupe, Highjinx Youth Company offers a unique insight into how urban spaces can be transformed through playful physicality and circus storytelling. Woven into the story are elements of hand-balancing, contortion, stilt walking, tumbling, unicycling and aerial work.

Are You Having Fun Yet? | 4:30 pm
Don’t miss this fun, circus variety show! Six artists – from acrobats to an accordion player –  reveal their secret joys and how to find them in this quirky cabaret for the whole family.

Dream Garden | 6:00pm
Featuring aerial acrobatics, comedy and live art projections, this daring circus duet is inspired by the concept of dreams – dreams of being an astronaut, a superhero, of flying and of falling. “Hands down one of the best shows at Bread and Circus World Buskers Festival 2019”.


Free school hoiday event


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