Happy New Year! And a Happy Birthday to circus as the 250th anniversary celebrations begin!
‘Tis the season to be jolly… so what could be more jolly than a trip to see some circus? Here’s our video round up, with some holly on top!
Winter’s in the air, canvases are being stashed for the season, but our video guide shows you what’s still on and where in all the circusy nooks of the UK.
Jude Kelly, Artistic Director of Southbank Centre, London, brings her creation inspired by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Children, to Manchester, offering our young people a celebration of their rights and capabilities, offering inspiration: we can make change in our world.
The UK towns and countryside look busy as ever with festivals and free events adding to the circus fare this month. Anything else we should be looking out for or reporting on?
The months move quickly, and with them the touring, tenting and special-eventing circuses of the world. Here’s what’s going down in the UK this June.
May’s circus forecast is here! Third time’s the charm, they say, let us know if we’ve got it right… what are we missing?
The second of our monthly what’s on where videos for circus in the UK.
This month we made a pilot for a monthly ‘What’s On’ guide for circus in the UK. Let us know what you think!
With Christmas in full swing, it feels like a good time to look back at the highlights of a busy year for theatre in Manchester. Here are Upstaged Manchester’s theatrical highlights of 2016. Which shows would make your list?
Thing 1 and Thing 2 had a blast at Winter Wonderland Manchester yesterday evening, as did their parents. Now in its fourth year, this fantastic festive event, housed in the 22,000 sq ft of EventCity continues to attract people of all ages. With all of the fun of the fair under one massive roof – there is plenty of enjoyment for all of the family.
Following its success at the 2016 Big Bang Fair, the largest science fair in the UK, The Hollywood Special Effects Show visits The Lowry, Salford. This is an interactive science and special effects show for the whole family.
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The Next Step is a Canadian reality-style TV show that follows a group of young dancers and in the UK, this popular tween drama is broadcast on CBBC. In this explosive collaboration,The Next Step has teamed up with new CBBC show Lost and Found Music Studios and the result is The Next Step: Wild Rhythm Tour.
Are you looking for the best theatre and creative activities taking place in Greater Manchester during Easter? Look no further. We’ve compiled a list of the best theatre shows and creative activities for all of the family.
Wit is Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, a humorous, emotional and ultimately devastating story set in the final few hours of Dr Vivian Bearing’s life.
Since Big Fish Little Fish launched in Manchester in November 2015, their family raves have proven to be the hottest ticket in town. Always a sell-out gig, with tickets selling out for the Manchester January event in 15 minutes – once you’ve been you will know why.
Get a ticket and go and see The Girls. It is a phenomenal production. A thunderous applause and a well deserved standing ovation greeted the passionate performers and production crew on the press night. Being able to witness everybody around you in the stalls leap to their feet, cheering and clapping is a rare occurrence and a worthy testimony to show how fabulous The Girls really is. Just go.
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