Circus Festivals

Circus250, the Achill-based circus group, hosts a number of events during the year including two major festivals:

Daring Dames

Taking place on the weekend of the 25th and 26th May in 2024, the Daring Dames circus festival is an all-female event featuring aerial acts, clowns, and late-night circus cabaret. All events are free but booking is advised to reserve your spot – see for full timetable and booking links.

Circus Science by the Sea

Typically scheduled for the autumn, the Circus Science by the Sea festival featured science-themed events, presentations, performances and workshops. View video of the 2023 Circus Science by the Sea Festival: