The Winter Circus with a purpose!
Circus Starr kicks off 2020 with an inclusive show that is bursting with talent, The Winter Circus. Our first tour of the year sees our troupe travel all over the UK, from Brighton to Dundee! We’re doing what we love to do – sharing a magical show with those who need it most. But, in […]Read more >
Our Sensory Story Starr shines!
This year saw Circus Starr introduce a new sensory story and we are excited to announce that the youngest member of our team has now won an award for her efforts on this project. Thanks to a collaboration with sensory specialist Joanna Grace, we were really excited to offer The Circus Starr Sensory Story as […]Read more >
Our Autumn 2019 Tour Round Up
November see’s us wave goodbye to our Autumn tour! It’s been a really exciting one for us here at Circus Starr, we introduced projects that were both old and new to more people than ever. From our touch tours and signed performances, to creating a brand new Circus Starr Sensory Story, we really have enhanced […]Read more >
Touch tours help visually impaired children enjoy our spectacle
This Autumn has seen us make our show more accessible for visually impaired children. At Circus Starr our mission is to transform, enrich and inspire the lives of those who need it most through the magical art of circus performance. We know that despite our show been visually stunning some of our audience members can […]Read more >
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 sites for the next five years. It was in the Autumn of 2018 that […]Read more >
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 five deaf friendly locations that will […]Read more >
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 sell they donate £20 to Circus Starr, meaning that each Motability […]Read more >
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 thought of coming to our show […]Read more >
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 feedback via post, as well as drawing entries for […]Read more >
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 families than ever before and we really couldn’t have […]Read more >
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 can help children prepare for our performance, particularly those […]Read more >
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 tour, and we are loving […]Read more >
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 have very kindly nominated and awarded us with a PACA […]Read more >
Celebrating Down Syndrome Awareness with our patron Sarah Gordy MBE
We had soooo much fun celebrating World Down Syndrome Awareness Day on Thursday 21st March. The day takes place annually on the 21st as a nod to the extra chromosome that people with Down Syndrome have. Circus Starr joined people all around the world in wearing #lotsofsocks to show their support. We also decided to […]Read more >
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, we’re now proud to offer more shows with […]Read more >
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 tour with these facilities in […]Read more >
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 theatres or school halls in a […]Read more >
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 part of a new project. Funded by Big Lottery and the […]Read more >
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