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Francesca

Francesca

Four-year-old Francesca is excited to be at the start of her journey at mainstream school! She is really enjoying making new friends and loves to learn. Francesca has Down Syndrome and often struggles with loud noises and busy places, so a trip to our show was a...
Lewis

Lewis

Lewis, aged 12 has been coming to Circus Starr with his little brother for the past five years! Often feeling excluded and judged in day to day life, there is nowhere else he feels more accepted than at our show. Mum Gemma told us how difficult it can be for him...
Lotto funding for Changing Places Facilities

Lotto funding for Changing Places Facilities

Circus Starr are excited to announce that they have successfully secured funding from The National Lottery Community Fund. Thanks to their amazing contribution of over £200,000 Circus Starr are committed to providing Changing Places facilities at each of their Big Top...
Sign up for our additional projects…

Sign up for our additional projects…

Our Autumn tour is fast approaching and its all ‘Go! Go! Go!’ here at Circus Starr HQ! We’re always busy making sure everything is ready, but this year’s Autumn tour has more projects than ever which is certainly keeping us on our toes. The final tour of 2019 offers...
Swansway’s donation goes up a gear!

Swansway’s donation goes up a gear!

Over the past three years we’ve proudly partnered with Swansway Group, and their most recent donation of £4680 is their highest yet! The family owned car business support us through the sales of their Motability vehicles. For every vehicle on this scheme that they...
A new chapter in our Sensory Story…

A new chapter in our Sensory Story…

Circus Starr are so excited to collaborate with Joanna Grace of The Sensory Projects to create The Circus Starr Sensory Story and pack. We know we can bring so much joy to the lives of disadvantaged children through the magical art of circus, but we also know that the...
Jack

Jack

Jack joined us with his big brother Logan for his 10th Birthday! Due to both of the boys having challenging needs, Mum Erika explained why Circus Starr was the perfect place to celebrate his special day. “Logan has cerebral palsy and moderate learning difficulties...
Feedback Friday…The Spring 2019 Edition

Feedback Friday…The Spring 2019 Edition

There is nothing we love more than hearing from our audience members! Seeing their drawings and hearing about their experience really brightens our day. You may see that we always get a great response on our social media, which we love! But we also receive some...
Our Spring 2019 Tour Roundup

Our Spring 2019 Tour Roundup

Well that’s it – another terrific tour is over! We’ve had so much fun this Spring. Every other day we have entered a new community and left each of them a little more magical than when we arrived. This tour has seen us entertain more disadvantaged...
Our Sensory Story continues…

Our Sensory Story continues…

We want everyone to able to experience the magical world of Circus Starr. That’s why we’re currently working with Joanna Grace, founder of The Sensory Projects, to develop a new sensory story . Having a sensory story which uses words and sensory stimuli means that we...
Time flies when you’re having fun!

Time flies when you’re having fun!

April saw us start our brand new tour and boy have we been busy?! Circus Starr is the only circus in the UK that moves location every other day, meaning we can reach as many disadvantaged families as possible. And now here we are, half way through our Spring 2019...
Circus Starr wins PACA Mark Award

Circus Starr wins PACA Mark Award

We’re always trying our hardest to be as accessible and inclusive as possible and we are excited to have recently earned a little acknowledgement for our efforts! The Parent and Carers Association in Milton Keynes receive free tickets to come an enjoy our show, and...
Denver

Denver

Our Norwich show saw our troupe meet a very strong little boy called Denver. Denver loved super heroes and Power Rangers. He would light up any room he walked into with his Mum describing him as having a smile that would melt your heart. He came to Circus Starr aged...
Our projects blossom this Spring!

Our projects blossom this Spring!

We’re so excited to start our new tour which offers more of our projects than ever before! This Spring sees our team tour around the UK with our world class show with a difference. As ever each of our performances will be accessible, inclusive and fun! However,...
Elliot

Elliot

Eleven year old Elliot loves to escape through the magical world of circus! Based in Edinburgh, Elliot got to experience our circus as part of our winter tour and loved it so much that he travelled to see our Big Top show when we visited Newcastle. This super fan has...
We’re IncLOOsive!

We’re IncLOOsive!

Circus Starr are proud to announce that 2019 will be our most incLOOsive year yet! We are excited to confirm that we will be offering changing places facilities at every single one of our big top shows as we continue to work with Mobiloo! We became the first circus to...
We’ve had snow much fun this winter!

We’ve had snow much fun this winter!

Nothing stops us here at Circus Starr, we aim to help vulnerable children make life long memories no matter what the weather! And now fresh off finishing our most recent tour we feel we have done just that. In the winter we bring our shows indoor, meaning we visit...
Hearing is believing – audio description enhances our shows

Hearing is believing – audio description enhances our shows

Our mission is to transform, enrich and inspire the lives of children and families who need it most through the magical art of circus performance. We’re delighted, therefore, to have been able to help blind and partially-sighted children to enjoy our Autumn shows as...
Neelkanth Safe Deposit Ltd

Neelkanth Safe Deposit Ltd

“Neelkanth Safe Deposit Ltd, has been providing a large range of lockers in a highly secure environment at very affordable prices and have over 30 years of experience. Situated in Southall and Croydon, both their branches have been built to the highest European...
OneFile

OneFile

Supporting over 600,000 users worldwide, OneFile is the UK’s leading eportfolio for learning and development – and winner of the 2017 Queen’s Award for Innovation. But we do more than sell software. We believe people deserve to reach their full potential –...
New Forest Energy Ltd

New Forest Energy Ltd

New Forest Energy are once again proud sponsors of Circus Starr supporting their 2019 Spring Tour. “New Forest Energy was established in early 2009 as a biomass woodchip supplier. Now we produce and supply over 20,000 cubic meters of woodchip annually to Schools...
Harry

Harry

Harry is a cheeky 4-year old who loves his baby sister Aubrey, and is the apple of his mum and dad’s eye. When he came to our Circus Star panto he had sensory processing issues, a fear of crowds and difficulty concentrating – days out for the family were almost...
Guy and Evan

Guy and Evan

Guy and Evan had lost someone very special to them and were introduced to Circus Starr by St Richard’s Hospice. After a 17-year battle with cancer, Guy had lost is wife and Evan had lost his beloved ‘Grammy’. In Guy’s words: “My two daughters lost a fantastic mum, my...
Tilly

Tilly

Tilly was born with an extremely rare condition; so rare that nobody actually knows exactly what it is. She has no reflexes and no speech, she has epilepsy and poor motor skills with very little understanding and a tendency to be very violent. Tilly’s mum Hana...
Ebony

Ebony

Seven-year old Ebony was a daddy’s girl and mad about the circus. Ebony was diagnosed with neuroblastoma before her 4th birthday and her family’s life revolved around endless hospital visits and rounds of treatment as Ebony battled her cancer. Ebony was a special...
Daniel

Daniel

Here’s Daniel’s story in his own words: “The night before my chemotherapy is always tough. I usually play on my console and try not to think about it or how lousy I’ll feel afterwards. It’s something I’ve had to get used to since I was diagnosed with Acute...
Amelia

Amelia

Amelia is three and a half and has a rare form of epilepsy and a hole in heart – it means that she can stop breathing up to 15 times a day. Her family live in constant fear and her condition means that she can never be left alone. Amelia’s mum, Marina, explains:...