Empyre

Wake The Beast with Circus Zambia & Barefeet Theatre

23 Jul 7.30pm

Empyre

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Zambia’s spectacular circus collective performs a mesmerising story of fantasy and revolution.

With heart-in-mouth acrobatics, daredevil circus and a driving soundtrack, Empyre shows a deluded Emperor losing grip on his country and mind.

Exploring issues of power, control and truth through breathtaking circus, Empyre is a magical and majestic show for all the family.


Part of Postcards 2019, our annual Pay What You Want festival. Book your tickets, watch the show and pay what you think it's worth afterwards.

Duration: 1h 15m
Age guidance: 5+
Show info: Contains haze, flashing lights, loud music

“Amazing what these acrobats can do”

BBC News on Window Shopping

"Creative, engaging, fun"

MTV: Staying Alive on Circus Zambia performance

"My heart was in my mouth"

CNN on Circus Zambia performance

"Incredible performance,
everyone was smiling. Definite
festival highlight"

Audience member on SpareParts Festival 2018

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